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Giardino Restaurant

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Umberto Menghi opened Giardino Restaurant last summer, the Tuscan-inspired restaurant is located on Hornby Street, really close to his last Vancouver restaurant, Il Giardino. This was my first visit to his new location, and I have to say I was more than impressed.

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I had the best beef carpaccio I’ve ever tasted – tenderloin carpaccio with grated egg white, capers, & honey mustard dressing. The tenderloin melts in your mouth, and the acidity of the dressing cuts through the richness of the dish perfectly.

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The creamy burrata with carpaccio of zucchini, cherry tomato, baby arugula & pomegranate was fresh and rich at the same time.

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Slow oven-braised veal ossobuco alla milanese with saffron risotto was over the top – flavourful and huge portion!

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Hand-Cut grilled provimi veal chop with pommes lyonnais and shallot jus was also incredible. Tender meat with an amazing sauce.

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The service was impeccable all throughout my dinner, not only from the wait staff but Mr. Menghi himself was out and about, keeping a watchful eye on the restaurant.

I had a great first meal, and I can’t wait to return.

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