Pronto – Pasta and Pizza

I was researching a place to enjoy some Italian food for a decent price. I wanted somewhere that provided pasta and pizza and that’s when I stumbled upon Pronto. I made my reservation and was ready to go. I had the Rigatoni Boscailo – Prosciutto, sun dried tomato, cremini mushroom and garlic in cream sauce.… Continue reading Pronto – Pasta and Pizza

Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Nicli Antica Pizzeria

I’ve been wanting to go to Nicli Antica Pizzeria for a while now, especially after I heard about their happy hour special (half off Margherita pizzas from 3-5). We walked in at around 4 and there weren’t many people inside which is to be expected on a Thursday afternoon. We sat down and asked if… Continue reading Wednesday Foodie Getaway at Nicli Antica Pizzeria

Addesso Bistro

Date Visited: June 21 2015 What I ate: Pizza ai funghi truffle fonduta 6/10 Very strong truffle flavour The pizza was not too soggy Definitely not a Neapolitan style pizza but morel like a flatbread style pizza Fritto misto di mare – crisp fried seafood, vegetables, lemon and parsley 5/10 The crispy fried seafood was… Continue reading Addesso Bistro

Finally! Dinner at Ask for Luigi

Date Visited: June 19 2015 What I ate: Chicken liver bruschetta and endive marmellata 8.5/10 Extremely creamy chicken liver with a strong liver kick Very rich but the endive marmellata balances it out perfectly The onions and garlic provide a sweetness to the dish All the ingredients are well balanced and divine Luigi’s meatballs 8/10… Continue reading Finally! Dinner at Ask for Luigi

Mercante

Date Visited: November 27 2014 Address: 6488 University Blvd  Vancouver, BC Type of Restaurant: Italian, pizza, pasta Price Range: $ Overall: 6.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel. 10: Perfection. I could eat a morsel of… Continue reading Mercante

Anton’s Pasta Bar

Date Visited: November 11 2014 Address: 4260 East Hastings Burnaby, BC V5C2J6 Website: http://www.antonspastabar.com/ Type of Restaurant: Italian, Pasta, Wine Bar Price Range: $$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – comfortable Overall: 6.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge… Continue reading Anton’s Pasta Bar

Spaghetei

Date Visited: October 5 2014 Address: 1741 Robson St  Vancouver, BC Website: http://spaghetei.com/ Type of Restaurant: Japanese, Italian, Fusion, Dessert Price Range: $$ Recommended: Any of their pastas Overall: 8/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7: okay, 8: good, 9: Wow! Please enlarge my morsel.… Continue reading Spaghetei

Bufala

Date Visited: August 21 2014 Address: 5395 W Blvd  Vancouver, BC Website: http://www.bufala.ca/ Type of Restaurant: pizza, Italian Price Range: $$ Ambiance and design(out of five): 4/5 – the service was very good, very attentive. The design of the restaurant is modern yet not overwhelming. A lot of wood elements tied in with marble. There… Continue reading Bufala

Via Tevere Pizzeria

Date Visited: June 15th 2014 Address: 1190 Victoria Drive Vancouver, BC Website: http://www.viateverepizzeria.com/ Type of Restaurant: pizza, Italian Price Range: $$ Recommended: Graffe con Nutella – Homemade Neapolitan fritters dusted with sugar and cinnamon and drizzled with Nutella Overall: 8.5/10 (1-4: will never come back, 5: pass (I’m okay with a tinier morsel), 6: acceptable, 7:… Continue reading Via Tevere Pizzeria