You Need to Try the Perfect Drink for Pretending the Weather Doesn’t Suck

photos by Christopher Flett, via Ask For Luigi

Ask For Luigi’s short but sweet wine list is no slouch (currently 8 reds and 10 whites), but you might want to consider starting your meal there with an Aperativo Spritz, which is their batched and bottled take of the summery North Italian classic, the Aperol Spritz. Not only is the tried-and-true mix of prosecco, Aperol and soda from Padova a beautiful, light and refreshing beginning to any meal, it also helps to whet the appetite, which you’re going to need at this award-winner.

Photo by Talia Kleinplatz

We also think the gentle, citrusy sparkler – first served at the Railtown restaurant in the grey, wet autumn of 2015 – makes for a drinkable counterstrike against rainy days like today. Think of it as a bright, low alcohol holiday fist in the face of overcast misery. Follow it with something especially rib-sticking, like their signature meatballs or crispy tripe.

  • wines-kodachrome 25_8551
  • spaghetti-hero-lo-con-380
  • renee-eating_9079
  • ravioli_8705-portra
  • ravioli_8635-kodachrome
  • policy_8559
  • pasta-sign_8798
  • olive-oil-cake_9131
  • panna-cotta-312-1
  • dining-room-technicolor 4_8765
  • country-paté-fuji160C-511
  • biz-card_9321
  • beet-salad_8883
  • banquet-technicolor 4_9390

$12 | 305 Alexander Street | 604-428-2544 | www.askforluigi.com

There are 0 comments

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best Tacos, Mapped

22 Places

We love tacos so much that we ate several dozen of them in a concerted effort to map out Vancouver's very best.

You Need to Try ‘The Lumiere’ Cocktail at The Vermillion Room

Here’s the thing about The Vermillion Room at The Fairmont Banff Springs: you really can’t go wrong with a drink order.

You Need To Try This Pina Borracha in Railtown

It'd be a 'stiff' drink if it weren't for all the char-speckled juice. Pair it with Stu Irving's wild prawn tacos with sunflower sprout chimichurri.

You Need To Try This

Vancouver’s Best New Restaurants, Ranked

13 Places

We present these fine establishments in no particular order, but give each of our readers TWO votes so they can be ranked.