Five Rooms for a Power Lunch


Bacchus at the Wedgewood 845 Hornby St., Downtown, 604-608-5319. Who You’ll See Entrepreneur Jimmy Pattison, Canaccord CEO Peter Brown, steak tycoon David Aisenstat, Telus CEO Darren Entwistle.

Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill 1133 Hamilton St., Yaletown, 604-688-7466. Who You’ll See Former Canuck Trevor Linden and wife Cristina, mining and movie mogul Frank Giustra with buddy Bill Clinton, real-estate bigwigs Bob Rennie and Simon Lim, Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini.

Diva at the Met 645 Howe St., Downtown, 604-602-7788. Who You’ll See Futura Corp CEO Amar Doman, Canaccord executive vice-president Paul Chalmers, socialite Jacqui Cohen, diamond magnate Catherine McLeod Seltzer.

Imperial Chinese Restaurant 355 Burrard St., Downtown, 604-688-8191. Who You’ll See Billionaire land developers like Li Ka-shing, the Kwok brothers Walter, Thomas, and Raymond, Hendersons Land’s Lee Shau Kee, Expo 86 mastermind Stanley Kwok, visiting dignitaries like Madeleine Albright, and Hong Kong celebrities like Jackie Chan, Jet Li, and John Woo.

La Piazza Dario 3075 Slocan St., Kingsway, 604-430-2195. Who You’ll See Canada Wide Media president Peter Legge, Global News Hour’s Tony Parsons, developer Nat Bosa.

La Terrazza 1088 Cambie St., Yaletown, 604-899-4449. Who You’ll See Shipping mogul Kyle Washington, Concord Pacific CEO Terry Hui, Premier Gordon Campbell, Colliers executive vice-president Avtar Bains, politicos Herb Dhaliwal, Ujjal Dosanjh, and Attorney General Wally Oppal.