Returning for the 11th year, Taste of Yaletown is back! 27 restaurants will be offering hungry diners an introduction to the Yaletown dining experience. Exclusive tasting menus will be offered for $25, $35, or $45 for only two weeks!

La Pentola, Yaletown, Vancouver

As part of the Media Preview Tour, we got a taste of La Pentola! This 3-year-old upscale eatery offers rustic Northern Italian inspired fare. It’s situated in the “Forbes Four-Star” and “Top 5 Trendiest Hotels in the World” – OPUS Hotel Vancouver.

Today, we were pampered with a delicious selection from their specially crafted $45 Taste of Yaletown Dinner Menu by Chef Travis McCord.


Cauliflower and Endive SaladWe kick started our meal with the creamy Cauliflower and Endive Salad with bagna cauda and pecorino.ParmesanSouffléThen, this vegetarian beauty caught our eyes the Parmesan Soufflé. Crisp on the outside and light, cheesy, and fluffy on the inside. A bite paired with roasted beets and balsamic carrots, delicious!



Simple, hand crafted pasta with flour made in-house! YES! They make everything in-house, even their flour!TaglieriniFirst off, we got a taste of their Taglierini, a thin ribbon shaped pasta that is similar to tagliatelle. The pasta was served with tender octopus and arrabiatta, sprinkled with bottarga.Tagliatelle BologneseThe second pasta dish we got a taste of was the Tagliatelle Bolognese. The al dente pasta, with crumbly and moist mince, was served with rich and silky bolognese. Comforting and yummy!


3rd COURSELing CodThe crispy skin Ling Cod was served with roasted tomato purée, peppers, baby squid and fragrant black olive oil.Grilled Skirt SteakHere comes the star of the meal – the Grilled Skirt Steak. Served with arugula, pine nuts, balsamic and parmesan. The flavorful skirt steak was juicy and delicious!



Lastly, the sweets!

biscottilemon_creamThe adventure ended on a high note with the tasty Lemon Cream and biscotti. Yum!


Don’t forget to call to reserve your spot for an introduction to the La Pentola experience. Enjoy!
La Pentola Address:
350 Davie St, Vancouver



Taste of Yaletown Festival Date:
October 15 – 29, 2015

Taste of Yaletown participating restaurants:

  1. Bistro Sakana
  2. Brix & Mortar
  3. Cactus Club Café
  4. Central City on Beatty St
  5. DD Mau
  6. The Distillery Bar + Kitchen
  7. Hamilton Street Grill
  8. Hapa Izakaya
  9. Honjin Sushi
  10. Hub Yaletown
  11. Hurricane Grill
  12. La Pentola
  13. Lime and Moon Pie Company
  14. Milestones Grill and Bar
  15. Minami Restaurant
  16. New Oxford Public House
  17. The Parlour
  18. Provence Marinaside
  19. Romer’s Burger Bar
  20. Simply Thai Restaurant
  21. Sushi Maro
  22. Urban Thai Bistro
  23. West Oak Restaurant
  24. Yaletown Brewing Company
  25. Yaletown L’antipasto
  26. Zend Conscious Lounge
  27. The Greek by Anatoli

More Info:

La Pentola - Opus Hotel Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Taste of Yaletown Media Preview @ La Pentola - Opus Hotel
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