The GOODS from Ancora
Vancouver, BC | Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio will spotlight top-shelf caviar from around the globe when the fourth-annual Caviar Festival takes centre stage at the False Creek restaurant from November 6 to 27.
During the three-week event, Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde will add six indulgent-yet-approachable à-la-carte items to the dinner menu and give guests an opportunity to sample an array of exotic caviar-driven dishes that also showcase his signature Peruvian-meets-Japanese ‘Nikkei’ cuisine.
In addition to dishes featuring tobiko, herring and trout caviar, Valverde will also offer playful approaches to the festival’s star ingredient with a cauliflower ‘panna cotta’ (toasted brioche, mountain caviar) and Peruvian waffle (chichi morada ‘caviar’, rice pudding mousse, pineapple).
All six feature Caviar Festival Menu dishes can also be enjoyed with optional BC wine pairings, including Culmina Family Estate Winery’s Unicus Grüner Veltliner 2017 and Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards’ Fitz Brut, as well as Marie Demets Tradition Brut Champagne.
ANCORA WATERFRONT DINING AND PATIO
CAVIAR FESTIVAL MENU | NOVEMBER 6 to 27
Cauliflower ‘Panna Cotta’ 12
on toasted brioche, mountain caviar
Marie Demets Tradition Brut Champagne 19
Pastel de Choclo 12
Peruvian corn bread, avocado mousse, red tobiko
Culmina Family Estate Winery Unicus Grüner Veltliner 2017, Oliver, BC 11
Soft Shell Crab Taco 18
mango salsa, rocoto aioli, yellow tobiko
Rust Wine Co. Riesling 2017, Oliver, BC 11
Hokkaido Scallop 12
smoked potato foam, herring caviar
Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards Fitz Brut, Peachland, BC 15
Sea Urchin Taglierini 19
uni beurre blanc, chives, trout caviar
The Hatch Prima Volta Chardonnay 2016, Kelowna, BC 13
The Peruvian Waffle 10
chicha morada ‘caviar’, rice pudding mousse, pineapple
Mission Hill Bluebird Passage Viognier 2017, Okanagan Valley 12
RESERVATIONS | Reservations are strongly recommended for Ancora’s Caviar Festival Menu and can be made online or by calling the restaurant at 604-681-1164.
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ABOUT ANCORA WATERFRONT DINING AND PATIO | Launched in 2015 on Vancouver’s False Creek seawall with a second location slated to open this fall in West Vancouver’s Ambleside Beach, Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio embraces the harmony of Peruvian and Japanese cuisines while incorporating the very best local, seasonal and sustainably sourced ingredients that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. Paired with an exceptional array of wines, a selection of classic and signature cocktails and a décor that evokes a serene-yet-sophisticated West Coast feel, Ancora offers unique dining experiences that celebrate international flavours and culinary artistry. Since its opening, Ancora has been singled out for numerous accolades, including The Globe and Mail’s ‘10 Best New Vancouver Restaurants 2015’, enRoute’s 2016 shortlist of the Best New Restaurants in Canada as well as consecutive mentions on the prestigious annual ranking of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants in 2016 and 2017.