New Menu Tasting at La Quercia

After almost 10 years Chef Adam Pegg has reinvented his restaurant, renovated, now has a printed menu with many pasta selections, all pastas are made in house daily, as well are their are many new dishes and some old favourites. I had an opportunity to taste thru the menu recently.

1st dish:

Jerusalem artichokes

Jerusalem artichokes, roasted red peppers, white truffles, and bagna cauda dressing; delicious

2nd dish:

Grilled Humbolt Squid,

Grilled Humbolt Squid, beautiful flavours

3rd dish:

Leeks

Leeks, leek purée and truffles, stunning

4th dish:

Orecchiette with sea bass

Orecchiette with sea bass, broccoli and bread crumbs, and olive oil -loved the flavours and textures of this dish.

5th dish:

A tasting flight of Stragalapretti, Ricotta and Semolina Gnocchi, Lasagna con Coniglio

A tasting flight of Stragalapretti, Ricotta and Semolina Gnocchi, Lasagna con Coniglio e porcini with rabbit topped with shaved truffles – all outstanding!

6th dish:

Risotto with squash

Risotto with squash, Granny Smith apples, almonds

7th dish:

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

Chocolate Chestnut Cake

8th dish:

Lemon Creme

Lemon Creme

9th dish:

Apple Strudel

Apple Strudel and vanilla ice cream

La Quercia is located at 3689 W 4th Avenue in Vancouver. Advance reservations are suggested by phone at 604-676-1007.

By: Richard Wolak