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

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

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… more 

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

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

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… more 

Durbach & Stewart Sell L’Altro Buca & Buy Ping’s Cafe On Main

Durbach & Stewart Sell L’Altro Buca & Buy Ping’s Cafe On Main

Chris Stewart and Andrey Durbach (interview) have sold their L'Altro Buca restaurant (formerly Parkside) on Haro St. in the West End to Luciano Loi, who once… more 

L’Altro Buca’s Fresh, Affordable Approach To Post-Olympic Dining

L’Altro Buca’s Fresh, Affordable Approach To Post-Olympic Dining

News from Scout supporter L'Altro Buca Vancouver, BC | With Olympic mayhem and meals served in tents now a distant memory, those looking to revel in local fare… more 

Celebrate The Arrival of 2010 With Down To Earth Decadence

Celebrate The Arrival of 2010 With Down To Earth Decadence

News from Scout supporters Pied-a-Terre, La Buca, and L'Altro Buca Vancouver, BC | On December 31st, L’Altro Buca, Pied-à-Terre and La Buca will be opening… more 

Wild Game And Mushroom Fest At The Two Bucas and Pied-A-Terre

Wild Game And Mushroom Fest At The Two Bucas and Pied-A-Terre

News from Scout supporters Pied-à-Terre, La Buca and L’Altro Buca Vancouver, BC – Join Pied-à-Terre, La Buca and L’Altro Buca in celebrating an… more 

Restaurant Scene Report: Reviews & News You Can Use

Restaurant Scene Report: Reviews & News You Can Use

Scout's weekly distillation of everything that has happened in Vancouver's restaurant scene... (more…)

L’Altro Buca Opens In The Old Parkside Location

L’Altro Buca Opens In The Old Parkside Location

Last month Scout broke the news that restaurateurs Chris Stewart and Andrey Durbach (interview) would be closing Parkside in the West End and that a new La… more 

L’Altro Buca

L’Altro Buca

Details 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver, BC | MAP Phone: 604-683-6912 Email: eat@altrobuca.ca | Web: http://www.altrobuca.ca Gallery The Team Owners: Chris… more 

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