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

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Coffee Drank in Hong Kong Part 2

 Here we continue on our caffeinated journey. A newer kid on the block or should I say Kennedy Town district is – Lex Coffee. I passed by this coffee shop a lot when going grocery shopping and finally I decided to go one day. I definitely picked the wrong day. There were so many people … Continue reading Coffee Drank in Hong Kong Part 2

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

The Oakwood Bistro

Date Visited: October 30 2014 Address: 2741 West 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC Website: http://www.theoakwood.ca/ Type of Restaurant: Canadian, craft beers, bistro, French, Burgers, Brunch Price Range: $$$ Ambiance (out of five)/Setting/Design/service: 4/5 – very relaxed and comfortable, the service was kind and the design of the restaurant is very earthy yet with some modern tones … Continue reading The Oakwood Bistro