November 27, 2014

Chilango Yelpers enjoy a night of tasty food, fine beer and 3d printing on YHH

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La noche del miércoles los Yelpers fuimos invitados por 3dLab fab&café México a dar un salto al futuro rodeados de impresoras 3d y deliciosos samplers de su menú: Bruschettas de jitomate, wraps cesar, empanadas de queso y jamón, sandwich de berenjena con tocino y reducción de balsámico y de postre mini tartaletas de fresa y muffins de chocolate; todo acompañado de cervezas de nuestros amigos de Cervecería La Patrona. Mientras saboreábamos todo esto, tres suertudos Yelpers tuvieron la oportunidad de ser escaneados para ser clonados en un pequeño mini me de recuerdo mientras Julieta, la propietaria del lugar, nos hablaba de las posibilidades y alcance de esta tecnología. Lee todas las reseñas del evento aquí y revive la experiencia (o descubre de lo que te perdiste) con el álbum de Flickr.

Gracias a nuestros patrocinadores 

3dLab fab&café México Cervecería La Patrona 

 

 

November 26, 2014

‘Tis The Season For Tinsel And Tequila

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Yelp Toronto welcomed the holiday season in style at Yelp’s Merry Mansion, hosted by beautiful Osteria Dei Ganzi. The venue wowed with bite-size Italian fare and vodka cocktails that kept coming in true wintertide gluttony. Ganzi was in the holiday spirit and it really was a more-the-merrier festivus for the rest of us, with many other vendors joining in! Tequila Tromba wowed with their smooth and spicy apple Winteritas. The Rolling Pin sweetened the evening with gingerbread treats and an edible mansion prize. Steph Bea photography made Elites and their guests look good. As if this wasn’t warm and fuzzy enough, almost $400 was raised for Yelp Toronto’s furry friends at he Toronto Humane Society. ‘Tis the season.

Thank you to our generous sponsors: Osteria Dei GanziTequila TrombaThe Rolling PinSteph Bea PhotographyToronto Humane Society 

In Singapore, we got the keys to KEEPERS

Posted by Michelle M

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To kick off the most wonderful time of the year, over 30 Elite Yelpers and their guests came together at the beautiful KEEPERS pop up shop on Orchard Road. They were able to browse this trendy, temporary space and get a head start in purchasing some amazing gifts for this holiday season. 

Daily Juice provided some tasty samples of their refreshing, cold-pressed juices. Flavours such as Barnie, Krypto, and Pepplemint were enjoyed by all! And who could forget the Caribbean canapés served by Lime Deli? Telok Ayer's newest takeaway spot kept Yelpers happy with their curry goat, jerk chicken, and their special Scotch Bonnet Hot Sauce. In addition to good food and drink, Yelpers put their DIY skills into use in the workshop space, where they made their own holiday cards.

But don’t take our word for it – check out the photos here and see what people thought here!

Martini Ming-le In Calgary

Posted by Dale E.

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On Monday night, Calgary Elites got together to explore Calgary's martini dynasty - Ming! Featuring four custom made Tito's Handmade Vodka martinis ranging from classic, to creative and colourful, Yelp Elites mixed, mingled and enjoyed gyoza, takoyaki, calamari and more! Read the reviews here and see all the fabulous photos on the Flickr page.

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Yelp Shops Local Kickoff Party - St. Louis

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Yelp St. Louis Elites got early their holiday shopping in early this season when Collective at MX opened up the doors for a private shopping party! Elites received private access to over 25 different retail vendors. This party wasn't just about the shopping! Spirits of St. Louis provided 2 singautre cocktails for guests to sip on throughout the evening. It paired well with our phenomenal cajun vendors: Kitchen Sink and Evangeline's Bistro. Check out the amazing reviews and photos by Jessie Flori Photography

Yelp Shops Local For The Holidays In Baton Rouge...

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How does Yelp Shop Local, you ask?  This holiday season, Yelp wants to encourage you to keep your dollars locally... support the small businesses in the Baton Rouge Community!  This Holiday Guide connects you to Red Stick businesses that you may need to use during the upcoming holiday month! Whether you are going on a night on the town and need to get primped up or have been shopping all day long and need a place to take a breather, we have it here for you! You need your strength through the hustle and bustle of it all, so we even have recommended places that can help you stay healthy. Make sure the kiddos aren't bored during the break and need a safe haven, while you are out painting the town even more red... we have tips on where to bring them. Did your favorite business make the list? Keep checking back for changes to this list!

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An UnWedding At The Grand Summit Hotel

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Two hundred and fifty Yelpers attended an UnWedding at The Grand Summit Hotel in Summit, NJ this past Friday, and raised $4200 for The Community Food Bank of New Jersey. A black tie affair, Yelpers were dressed to the nines for a full buffet of eats. The grub ranged from a carving station, to a mashed potato bar, a chocolate fondue fountain, a full coffee bar, a wedding cake and much, much more. In addition to an open bar, Yelpers enjoyed music, magicians, a cigar roller and of course, a fun filled photo booth. Check out all the great reviews here and find all the great event pictures taken by Great Heights Media here.  

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Birmingham Elites Meet Hard To Find Whisky

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Is there anything finer than a wee dram of the good stuff on a cold, wintry evening? The Yelp Birmingham Elites were invited down to Hard To Find Whisky on one such night in Brum to sniff, swirl and taste some of the varieties of Whisky on offer at this specialist store. Between a sensation led tasting (matching Yelpers to Whisky's via the feel, smell and taste of different kinds) and a guided tour around the shop and the distilleries stocked therein (included the legendary Macallan 50 year old at a eye watering £35,000 for the bottle), it was a "Dramtastic" evening! Why not have a read of all the reviews of the event here and see all the fabulous photos on the Flickr page?

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Yelp Stockholm Goes Movember At Roy And Son

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On Tuesday November 25th, Elites and Yelpers got together at Roy & Son to celebrate Movember and men's health. Male Yelpers got in for free and the ladies gave a small donation to Movember and got their own mustache to show off. While sipping on Macallan Whisky and snacking away they listened to Nils, the head barber, who talked about beards, mustaches and the history of the Barber Shop. One lucky Yelper got a Live grooming while Nils got in deep about products, who knew you could have a bad beard day? There was a photo competion and a lottery where all donations went to Movember. The prizes included a gift card to Roy & Son, a gift card to Linje Tio and three months free Spotify Premium.

Read the reviews and check out the photos, especially these photos. It sure was a night to remember.

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November 25, 2014

Yelp Daytime Disco! @KITSUNE

Posted by Rika Nakazawa

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On a sunny autumn Saturday afternoon, about 50 Yelpers gathered at a mysterious underground space “Dining & Bar KITSUNE” on Meji-Street in Ebisu.  The theme of the event was “Daytime Disco!”  With cool beats provided by a hip DJ, Yelpers played Yelper Bingo and tequila roulette.  In the center of the bar, which looks like a spaceship, KITSUNE’s best dishes were showcased.  Their specialty, sushi with a modern twist, was a hit among the Yelpers.  KITSUNE got a facelift in October 2014, making the space even cooler through an extensive renovation.  Walking around, Yelpers almost got lost in the huge underground space.  Cool space, combined with delicious food made the venue a perfect place for a daytime party! Check out reviews and fantastic photos by Kenji Mori!

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Yelp NC Triad's Nifty Under $50 Holiday Gift Guide

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Greater Toronto Elites Bank Comfortably

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Take one part tech-savvy Yelp Elite, add in one part revolutionary new approach to banking, five parts delicious Mediterranean cuisine, and a little trivia, and what do you get? A whole new approach to connecting with great local businesses — that only Yelp Elites would get. Guests had full run of this new teller-free, cashless branch, while learning to use their Yelp mobile apps in a whole new way! Read all the reviews of the event here and see all the fabulous photos on the Flickr page.

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A Caribbean Vacation In Brooklyn

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Last night, this bold and refreshing restaurant on North 6th Street invited the best of Brooklyn's Yelp community out for an intimate look at their welcoming spot. Inspired by his Caribbean roots, the man behind Jify's incorporates a range of his native Curacao-style ingredients such as coconut, plantains, mango, pineapple and avocado into each dish. Read all the reviews of the event here and see all the fabulous photos on the Flickr page.

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Love, Food, And The City. 10 Anni Yelp!

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An epic event was organized in Napoli to celebrate 10 years of Yelp. The evening was reserved for the heart of Yelp: the members of the Elite Squad! Good food, lots of friends and a general love for Yelp was felt through out the evening. Do you wanna more know about the amazing event? Well, just check out the reviews to see what everyone says and view the pictures on Flickr.

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November 24, 2014

Yelp's Seven Deadly Sips: Pride

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On Thursday night, Yelp Fort Worth celebrated their amazing selves at the beautiful Robbins Brothers in Arlington. The event was all about the "sin" of pride, and Yelpers weren't afraid to be vain for an evening! We dressed up, tried on Robbins Brothers' gorgeous jewelry, received complimentary jewelry cleanings, took a ton of fabulous pics with MyLivePhotos, and one lucky guest won an incredible Tacori necklace. Deep Eddy Vodka and Woodchuck Hard Cider served delicious drinks, including a signature "Vanity" cocktail made with Deep Eddy Cranberry Vodka, Woodchuck Amber Cider, and a splash of cinnamon schnapps (it tastes like Christmas)! Enjoy all of the fantastic event reviews, photos, and pictures from MyLivePhotos.

 

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