Pescetarian Tasting Menu at Ancora

Chef Ricardo Valverde has put together an incredible tasting menu which I experiencd the other night, this Pescetarian menu is on until the end of March available Sunday – Thursday. The menu is $59 per person, with wine pairings extra, for both it is $99 per person.

An Amuse of Lobster Bisque, coconut espuma was served at the beginning.

Causa Mixta

Causa Mixta selection of shellfish, yam, nori, acevichado sauce; this was an outstanding dish and it was paired with Seastar Stella Maris 2014 (mostly Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris) Pender Island, BC

Matane Shrimp Risotto

Prima Volta Chardonnay

Matane Shrimp Risotto cauliflower, hazelnuts, preserved lemon, thyme; another outstanding dish and this one was paired with Prima Volta Chardonnay 2015 Okanagan Valley, BC.

Aji Panca Glazed Sablefish

Aji Panca Glazed Sablefish quinoa crackling, kale gomae, smoked potato puree; the fish was just like butter, delicious dish and it was paired with Kettle Valley Reserve Pinot Noir 2013 Okanagan Valley, BC.


Late Harvest Sperling 2014

Picarones a peruvian classic, lucuma ice cream, fig syrup; for a sweet ending; paired with Late Harvest Sperling 2014 Okanagan Valley, BC.

Ancora Dining is located at 1600 Howe Street in downtown Vancouver, to book this tasting menu, call them at 604-681-1164.

By: Richard Wolak

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