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Italian restaurants

Brunch with Aamer Haleem at The Bibo

Brunch is a favourite past time shared by many and should be an extraordinary experience, one that you will cherish. Vancouver has some wonderful places for brunch. Each of the places I visit is unique for what is offered along…

THE PARLOUR RESTAURANT

1011 Hamilton St, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-3322    | Web: www.theparlourrestaurants.com Twitter: @ParlourYaletown Advice: They offer take out and delivery for all of their pizzas. As a pizza lover I am always yearning to visit the new pizza joint on the block…

WIN a Pizzeria Experience at Cotto Enoteca

I recently had my own pizzeria experience at the newly opened North Burnaby restaurant that has Executive Chef Alex Tung cooking up delicious Italian eats. Cotto Enoteca Pizzeria, North Burnaby’s exciting and new modern Italian restaurant, focuses on authentic VPN…

COTTO ENOTECA PIZZERIA

6011 Hastings Street, Burnaby Tel: 604-299-8002 Web: http://www.cotto.ca Twitter: @cottoenoteca Advice: Make reservations for large parties, sit at the communal table or the bar if dining solo. My love for Italian food took me East last week to dine at…

Tasting Brunch at The Bibo

It is no secret that I love The Bibo, asides from their great food, both of the owners Andrea and Lorenzo are innovative and are constantly introducing new authentic dishes from Italy to their menu. I attended a tasting recently…

Eating Italian with Ricardo’s

It’s no secret that I love Italian cuisine, whether eating in Rome, Vancouver or elsewhere, the food of Italy is about delicious food and enjoying. I recently attended a media dinner in Vancouver with Chef Ricardo Scebba, he and his…

NOVO PIZZERIA

2118 Burrard Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-736-2220 Web: http://www.novopizzeria.com Twitter: @NoVoPizzeria Advice: Located in the 5th Avenue Cinema complex. One hour free parking in the underground parking garage. I am so there when it comes to eating at a new Italian…

The Bibo New Dishes Party

On Monday I attended a lunch at The Bibo to launch the many new dishes on their latest menu. Starting with the appetizers al imported from Italy, were Black and green olives from Salerno Porcini mushrooms from Piemonte Artichokes from…

TRILUSSA

4363 Main Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-338-6914 Web: www.trilussa.ca Twitter: n/a Advice: If you want to get a mix of two pizzas, I suggest you order a Large and ask them if they can give you half and half. Closed Mondays….

Frankie’s Italian Kitchen Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Frankie’s Italian Kitchen on Beatty Street downtown Vancouver. As Guests arrived they were served a glass of Prosecco and served canapés of salmon tartare, ahi tuna puffs and more. A pasta station…

CAFÉ IL NIDO

780 Thurlow Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-685-6436 Web: http://www.cafeilnido.net/ Twitter: @cafeilnido Advice: Pastas are available as half size just ask your server. Hidden off of Robson, tucked into the courtyard this long time restaurant has been serving customers for over 23…

Italian Day June 5th on the Drive

Experience the Flavors of Italy “La Dolce Vita” with culture, food and live entertainment Sunday, June 5th, 2011 12:00PM – 8:00PM Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC Public event open to all ages and cultures The Italian Day Committee and the Commercial…

THE BIBO

1835 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-568-6177 Web: http://thebibo.com/ Twitter: @Thebibo Advice: You can get half the pizza with one variety and another with a different variety, just ask your server. Slicing the pizza is not recommended, best to use…

The Bibo Italian Restaurant Opening

On Tuesday night March 15th, I attended the opening party for The Bibo Italian Restaurant in Kitsilano. Once inside a wide selection of Antipasti was being served to the invited guests and media, red and white Italian wines poured Montepulciano…

Contest: Win a copy of Mangia with Quattro Cookbook

Italian food, from the Corsi family to yours. For the Corsis, owners of Vancouver’s popular Quattro restaurants, the most important things in life are sharing simple meals with friends, cooking with fresh ingredients, drinking joyously, and living with abbondanza (Italian…

POOR ITALIAN

3296 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver Tel: 604-251-1122 Web: http://www.pooritalian.com/ Twitter: n/a Advice: Reservations suggested, free parking. My friend Ajay joined me for a delightful dinner recently at this Eastside Italian, within minutes I noticed friends Rick and Kathleen being seated…

GUSTO DI QUATTRO

1 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver Tel: 604-924-4444 Web: http://www.quattrorestaurants.com/gindex.html Twitter: @GustoDiQuattro Advice: Reservations suggested. Romantic hideaway by night, a place to escape by day, this fine dining contemporary Italian gem is located minutes away from the northshore seabus terminal. I…

Q4 al Centro Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Q4 al Centro, that opens today connected to the elegant L’Hermitage Hotel on Richards & Robson in downtown Vancouver. The ever so crowded party was filled to the rim with guests and…

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