Posts tagged with: Italian

Local knowledge: Via Tevere. Visiting with our daughter who is a Vancouver “local” and she recommended we give this place a try…it did not disappoint. The pizzas are cooked in a woodfired oven in about 90 seconds…in the true Neapolitan fashion. I’m told you aren’t supposed to cut it up but we succumbed to a......
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  • La Famiglia Street View
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:06 pmClassic Italian: La Famiglia. Small group dinner in this well known Philly establishment which did not disappoint. First task was to choose a wine…the list is quite extensive…the largest I have seen with over 14,000 bottles in cellar and with prices up to $14,000. We were on......
  • How to Cook a Wolf Street View
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:15 pmDon’t worry, it’s not on the menu: How to Cook a Wolf. I’ve been intrigued by the name and finally decided to give it a try. I was also up for some Italian fare so the stars were aligned. This is another in a long line of......
  • Willmott's Ghost Street View
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:19 pmAt the Amazon Spheres: Willmott’s Ghost. I’ve wanted to visit this new, Italian themed, restaurant by Renee Erickson since it opened in late October. The space is very unique……inside the Amazon Spheres…..in the 6th Ave one to be exact. We experienced lunch this visit which was heavy......
Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 08:36 pmRecruitment dinner: Piatti. Haven’t been here since they remodelled. The space is more modern, clean and efficient than before which is a welcome change. The menu seems similar and remains solid. There were a number of us at this dinner but this isn’t a place to share......
Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 11:50 amCarbo load: La Toscana. Getting ready for a bike ride and pasta is always a good pre ride choice.  The restaurant is quite “local”…..Google Maps will have you turn the wrong way so be vigilant….it’s actually easy to find if you look at an online map of the location.......