Owner Victor Syperek hints, “There might be birthday cake.”
This is also a time for new starts: The Backstage and The Diamond are getting makeovers to make room for more fun. They’ll be re-opening just in time for the birthday party.
In the kitchen, Chef Matt Costain has just cruised over from The Press Gang to join the team--those of you who’ve eaten there know his impeccable taste. He’s working on a new menu which he says will “showcase Atlantic Canada with a Spanish/Mediterranean flare.” What could be more fitting for this Barcelona-inspired establishment?
Over the past 16 years, The Shoe Shop has become a favourite for artists, musicians, and actors. Even Hollywood celebrities have been known to visit this hub.
“[I remember] the night Liam Neeson, Harrison Ford, Sean Penn, and Elizabeth Hurley were all sitting in here,” says Syperek.