GOODS: Haro’s Adesso Bistro Gets Ready To Serve In Support Of “Dining Out For Life”

March 26, 2012 

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

The GOODS from Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | We are proud to be one over 230 restaurants participating in Dining Out For Life in support of A Loving Spoonful and Friends For Life. On Thursday, March 29th, we will be donating 25% of all food sales to support Vancouverites living with HIV/AIDS. Make a reservation at our the West End restaurant here and learn more about us after the jump… Read more

GOODS: Haro’s Adesso Bistro Plating Three Courses In Support Of “A Loving Spoonful”

January 17, 2012 

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street in Vancouver's beautiful West End | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

The GOODS from Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | From January 20th to February 3rd, the West End’s cozy Adesso Bistro will be plating a special, three course dinner featuring such options as buffalo bresaola, warm portobello mushroom salad, roasted vegetable risotto, and zabaglione semifreddo. The cost is just $33, with partial proceeds going to A Loving Spoonful, the volunteer-driven, non-partisan Society that provides free, nutritious meals to Vancouverites living with HIV/AIDS. Learn more about the restaurant and take a look at the menu in full after the jump… Read more

GOODS: The West End’s Elegant “Adesso Bistro” Plating Two Services On New Year’s

December 29, 2011 

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Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street in Vancouver's beautiful West End | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

The GOODS from Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | Haro’s cozy Adesso Bistro has a few openings for dinner on New Year’s Eve with tickets available for both the early three course seating at $45 per person, and the late, four course seating at $65 per person (price inclusive of bubbly and party favours at midnight). Make a reservation here or by phone (604-568-9975). Check out the menu after the jump… Read more

GOODS: Kitchen At Haro’s “Adesso Bistro” Looking To Hire For Chef De Partie Position

August 19, 2011 

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

The GOODS from Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | The West End’s Adesso Bistro is hiring for the Chef de Partie position. The successful candidate’s duties will mainly be pan station but won’t be limited to just that. We require a strong and passionate cook with a positive work ethic. The pay starts at $15 hour plus gratuities. Please reply to chefscott@adessobistro.net. Learn more about the restaurant after the jump… Read more

GOODS: West End’s Idyllic “Adesso Bistro” Amping Up Its Nightly Neighbourhood Deals

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

The GOODS from Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | As part of Adesso’s ongoing Neighborhood Nights specials, which include a three course, $28 prix fixe Italian menu (running Sunday through Wednesday nights with $5 martinis and $4 draught beers), Carol Gadsby and Luciano Loi’s cozy, West End icon will be offering a starter at no charge with the purchase of a main course this Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm. Best enjoyed on the leafy, romantic patio, which is now open for the season (weather permitting). Learn more about the restaurant after the jump… Read more

GOODS: “Dining Out For Life” At The West End’s Adesso Bistro On Thursday, March 24

March 15, 2011 

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

The GOODS from Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | Enjoy dinner at Adesso Bistro on Thursday March 24, 2011 and support people in your community who are living with HIV/AIDS. Dining Out For Life is BC’s largest restaurant fundraiser, benefiting two charities: A Loving Spoonful and Friends For Life. It has so far raised over $3 million for HIV/AIDS support services over 16 years. The restaurant will be contributing 25% of their sales that day to help. Call 604.568.9975 or go online to reserve. Learn more about Adesso Bistro after the jump… Read more

Adesso Plating Special Menu In Support Of “A Loving Spoonful”

January 13, 2011 

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

News from Scout supporter Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | Adesso Bistro proprietors Carol Gadsby and Luciano Loi invite guests to dine out for an important cause, January 24 to February 6. The charming West End restaurant known for its Ligurian delicacies has partnered with the charity A Loving Spoonful who provide nutritious meals to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS.

“We are pleased to announce the A Loving Spoonful menu and to facilitate the contribution of $5 from every Adesso prix-fixe meal ordered which will support the non-profit society so they can continue to provide free, nutritious meals to people living with HIV/AIDS,” says Gadsby. “A nurturing spirit and recognition of the importance of food – for sustenance, community and personal connections – tie our restaurant and their mission. It is a wonderful fit. And we believe our guests will embrace this opportunity to donate through a special Adesso dinner created to raise awareness and funds for the cause.” Get all the details and the menu after the jump… Read more

“Adesso Bistro” On Haro Warms Up To Winter With New Prix Fixe

November 26, 2010 

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

News from Scout supporter Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | Adesso Bistro has perfected the recipe for cozy dining. From now through December 30, the West End eatery will feature an ever-changing three-course prix-fixe menu – available Sunday through Thursday – showcasing a trio of richly satisfying dishes which guests can enjoy in the restaurant’s warm and intimate dining room. As Adesso specializes in cuisine from Italy’s lauded Liguria region, guests can expect to find delicious Northern Italian-inspired creations on the menu, cooked to perfection and served with aplomb. From surf n’ turf starters to hearty main attractions like Queen Charlotte sablefish and braised pork ribs, the dishes are complemented by tasty accompaniments, such as Porcini broth, creamy polenta and warm potato salad. Dessert selections – from orange and mascarpone trifle to coffee semifreddo with walnut chocolate brownies – are sure to put a sweet spin on the evening. Details after the jump… Read more

Adesso Teams Up For Dinner With Laughing Stock Vineyards

September 1, 2010 

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

Adesso Bistro is located at 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC. | 604.568.9975 | www.adessobistro.net

News from Scout supporter Adesso Bistro

Vancouver, BC | On Thursday, September 9, Adesso Bistro welcomes Jonas Greig, Assistant Winemaker of Laughing Stock Vineyards, for an evening of delicious Italian fare paired with Laughing Stock wines. Executive Chef Sean Sylvestre has crafted a five-course menu that stays true to Adesso’s Liguria-inspired culinary approach. Fresh Qualicum Beach Scallops, Albacore Tuna and Pasta Genovese start the meal, followed by an entrée choice of Lamb Ribeye or rich Vegetarian Risotto. A Mascarpone and Maple Torta with Syrah-poached late summer fruits caps the meal. Each course will showcase a glass of wine – including Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Portfolio (Bordeaux blend) and Syrah – from Naramata’s Laughing Stock Vineyards. Tickets are available by calling the restaurant directly at 604.568.9975. Menu and details after the jump… Read more

The West End’s “Adesso Bistro” Has Joined The Scout Community

August 17, 2010 

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Adesso Bistro is now a proud member supporter of Scout. We will be publishing their news and press releases on our front page and hosting a page for them in our list of recommended places to check out. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank them for their support of our little website. Click ahead to read on or jump directly to their Scout pageRead more

Westender Review #253: “Finer Diner ‘Cafeteria’ Opens Strong”

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My review of Main St.’s new Cafeteria in this week’s Westender:

by Andrew Morrison | It’s not uncommon for eagerly anticipated new restaurants to fall flat on their faces. The service can be skittish, the food unevenly prepared, and the vibe altogether unsettled, but that’s only to be expected with new rooms. I tend to give them the benefit of the doubt, usually by paying them three separate visits. One can’t expect (though it’s entirely reasonable to demand) perfection during the first few weeks. Mistakes — even a horrendous one, or two — are the norm. One dines accordingly, as if in a minefield.

That said, on very rare occasions, a restaurant comes along that’s a genuine pleasure to review straight out of the gate. Cafeteria is one of those. Having opened two weeks ago at Main and 11th, it’s without any noticeable flaws and drunk on that most elusive of hospitality cocktails: experience, mixed with confidence, and good luck. One visit was enough, but I went twice because I liked it so much. Read more

Poll: Your Picks For The Top 10 Outstanding Patios In The City

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After several feints and false starts, summer is finally here with a hunger to catch up and fry us. The temperature is supposed to climb up to 30C for a few days in a row this week, with hardly a cloud scheduled save for the occasional fluffy drifter (for the landscape painters). That means our patios will be in full swing, and I, presumably like you, am eager to anoint as many as I can with my little bum for cold beers, quality people watching and glorious sunshine. I’ve listed my Top 10 favourites below in no particular order, and I’m curious as to how you’d rate them. Read more

Durbach & Stewart Softly Open “Cafeteria” At 2702 Main Street

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Cafeteria will open its doors softly to friends and family tonight (public this weekend). The new 30 seat restaurant comes to us from industry vets Andrey Durbach and Chris Stewart. As you may recall, they sold their L’Altro Buca restaurant (previously Parkside) in the West End to Carol and Luciano Loi of Adesso Bistro a couple of months ago in order to purchase the Ping’s spot at 2702 Main (details all here).

The focus won’t be cuisine-specific like their two other restaurants, La Buca (Italian) and Pied-a-Terre (French), and much like the original Parkside, the menu will travel quite a bit. They’re aiming for “super casual”, with no dish large or small trespassing beyond the $20 mark. In the end, what I imagine we’ll end up seeing is a playground for chef Durbach’s creativity, which is never a bad thing. All told, I’d count this as a huge win for Main.

I popped in before the doors were unlocked earlier tonight. Click through the menu and the room below…

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