A glance at Vancouver's iconic Commercial Drive by Shawn Conner
'I think there’s so much character entrenched here it would take a lot to disrupt things. People adapt to what the Drive is, rather than the Drive adapting.'
His own business has begun to attract more locals, whom he thinks may once have been suspicious of just what "supper club” entails – which, for Federico’s, can mean anything from comedy roasts (comedian Patrick Maliha is booked for April 19), to ventriloquism, to Michael Bublé-style (or Frank Sinatra, if you prefer) crooning. Along with dinner and dancing, of course....
Italian Day on The Drive is one of Vancouver's largest street festivals of which Federico's Supper Club is a huge supporter, having two key team members on the Italian Day Festival Society Board of Directors: Federico Fuoco and Brunella Gaudio. This interview provides a glimpse of 2013 Italian Day activities with an emphasis on 'La Cucina Italiana' - a new cooking demonstration feature for the 2013 street festival.
Executive Chef Nick Grant from Federico's Supper Club appears on Global Morning News on Wednesday, October 24 2012 making Ravioli di Zucca (pumpkin ravioli).
Executive Chef Nick Grant on CTV Noon News on December 4 2012 preparing Obie Brazier beef dish (Tallone di Manzo). A new dish but a cut of meat (eye of heel) that has been around for a while. Foodie alert - look out for this dish in 2013!
Vancouver plans for Italian Day by Dana Gee, The Province - June 7 2012
Federico Fuoco, owner of Federico's Supper Club as well as President of Vancouver's Italian Day on the Drive - takes Dana Gee on a quick tour of 'The Drive' a few days before one of the city's biggest street festivals which celebrates Italian heritage, culture and community in Vancouver.
Supper Club gets the last laugh by Lena Sin, The Province May 9, 2011
Comedian, Patrick Maliha, had a pleasant surprise when he he played Federico's Supper Club for the first time, discovering that he liked both the place's old-school feel and its new-school crowd.
Federico's Supper Club on Urban Rush, June 2011
Owner, Federico Fuoco and Chef Romy Prasad appear on Shaw TV Vancouver's Urban Rush with hosts Fiona Forbes and Michael Eckford.
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