Pop Up: Great Escape Tickets

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

What is Pop Up: Speakeasy?



Pop Up: Speakeasy is an event on February 12th and 14th that will serve as Pop Up Hamilton's love letter to the heydays of secret clubs that quietly circumvented America's Draconian prohibition on wine, beer & spirits in the 1920's and 30's in order to bring cheer and good times to many.  The term "Speakeasy" comes from the  practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, OR when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors.

What does that mean for you?  Be prepared for an unforgettable evening of cuisine inspired by the elite, secret clubs of the Prohibition-era paired with gorgeous wines & craft beer with live performances, incredible live music and more than a little "naughty".

Want to know the secret password?  Tickets available at the top of this page or call 289-788-3283.

Pop Up: Speakeasy location revealed to ticketholders 48 hours before our event! 

Pop Up Neighbourhood


Our first Pop Up Neighborhood was a celebration of Hamilton's downtown core where we took a group of adventurers on a fabulous tour of four phenomenal eateries in one night!  Each restaurant prepared a trio; three signatures dishes that showcase their culinary horsepower.  On the way, we threw in some surprises!  Have a look and stay tuned for an announcement about Pop Up Neighbourhood #2! Tickets on sale soon!

The 'Welcome' sign at our first stop My Thai at 21 John Street!

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The My Thai trio was a celebration of their inspired, authentic Thai cuisine!

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Owner of My Thai, visionary and all around charmer, Vanh Kalong.
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Our group assembles for our trip to Stop #2! But how will we find it?
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Ladies and gentleman, the amazing Murray "Voodoo Ray" Swain! Thanks for showing us the way, Murray!

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Manager, Jennifer Gibson introduces our group to one of the new additions to Hamilton's downtown restaurants: Eh Panini!

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Eh Panini also offers a delicious assortment of take-home products.

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Eh Panini's trio was a sampling of their most popular sandwiches & snacks: exceptional breaded veal, Italy-inspired vegetable spring rolls and their signature (and to  die for) chicken club panini
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They're ready for us at our third venue.  One of the jewel's of King William and the Hamilton music scene: Baltimore House!

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Exquisite treats awaited us prepared in their café, The Sanctuary!


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Our last stop is the recently opened (and already adored) Made for You by Madeleine,  an open kitchen bakery in which organic grain is milled on-site into the freshest flour.
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Sunday, 14 December 2014

Pop Up: Royal Connaught - PICTURES




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