Inspiration

Peacock Symbolism

Long symbols of integrity, beauty, protection and watchfulness, the peacocks epitomize Chambar’s design aesthetic and business values. They also serve a more practical purpose. Like their ancestors who roamed the palace grounds of Eastern emperors, they guard the restaurant— especially the doorway to the wine cellar, which we like to think of as our very own treasure room.

Wine

How to Win

14 of British Columbia’s top sommeliers gathered for a challenging day of wine competition to determine the “Best Sommelier of BC”. The contest was the first of its kind in the province, and Chambar’s Jason Yamasaki was crowned inaugural champion.

Mixology

A Suffering Bastard

Invented in the World War 2 Era in Cario Egypt by Joe Scialom, The Suffering Bastard was a concoction made for the front line British soldiers to—you guessed it—cure their suffering.

Mixology

The El Morocco Deux

Since ancient times, roses have been used medicinally, nutritionally, and as a source of perfume. The ancient Greeks, Romans and Phoenicians considered large public rose gardens to be as important as croplands such as orchards and wheat fields.