A trio of Vancouver’s gastronomic hot shots runs this glammed-up Gastown eatery—where the mirrored ceiling makes fun sport of ogling the good-looking staffers and patrons. Boneta’s menu of Eurasian-fusion cuisine (whimsically and conveniently projected on a wall above the open kitchen) changes seasonally and leans heavily on local ingredients. If it’s available, try the braised beef short rib with parsley root purée, and cut some calories by sharing a sample of the Quebec-inspired poutine—fries with gravy and cheese curd. The constantly changing wine list includes regional labels and is worth reading just for the hilarious quotes mixed in.
Insider Tip: The Gastown neighborhood is trying really hard to gentrify, but you’ll want to take a cab (especially at night), as the street scene is far less savory than Boneta’s food.