Taste of Yaletown 2013: Gift Card Giveaway


Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 — 10:04am PST
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The 9th annual Taste of Yaletown will take place October 16th to October 27th with 30 participating restaurants offering up set-price lunch and dinner meals for $25, $35, and $45.

Glowbal Grill - Dine Out Vancouver

Taste of Yaletown showcases neighbourhood eateries each year, offering a diverse range of dining options and creative dishes from local chefs. Aside from the specialty menus and convenient pricing, a portion of profits support the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

As a media partner of Taste of Yaletown I have a pair of gift cards to give away, each valued at $50, for participating restaurants La Pentola della Quercia and Glowbal Grill.

Glowbal Grill
$25 (per person) Lunch Sharing Menu
First Course
Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari
gem tomatoes, roasted peppers, candied pumpkin seeds pumpkin seed pesto
Main Course
Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna
szechuan green beans & ginger soy
Dessert
Lemon Sorbetto

$35 Taste of Yaletown Dinner Menu
First Course
Fried Artichoke Salad
7 minute egg, gem tomatoes, roasted peppers, candied pumpkin seeds, pumpkin seed pesto
or French Onion Soup
caramelized sweet onions, gruyère toast
Main Course
Rare Seared Albacore Tuna
spicy green beans, ginger soy, crispy noodle salad
or Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes
cippolini onions, baby potatoes, sprouts
Dessert
Sweet Cream Panna Cotta
macerated berries, toasted hazelnut crumbs

La Pentola della Quercia
Taste of Yaletown $35 lunch
Two antipasti parmesan soufflé and seafood ‘saor’
Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto
Secondi lamb shank ‘osso buco’
Dolci lemon cream

Taste of Yaletown $45 dinner
Three antipasti veal tonnato, parmesan soufflé, and seafood ‘saor’
Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto
Secondi choice of fish, pork, or beef
Dolci lemon cream

Here’s how you can enter to win one of these $50 gift cards:

RT to enter to win a $50 gift card for @La_Pentola from #TasteofYaletown + @Miss604 http://ow.ly/pEnUH

OR

RT to enter to win a $50 gift card for @Glowbal_Group Glowbal Grill from #TasteofYaletown + @Miss604 http://ow.ly/pEnUH

I will draw two winners, who will each receive one gift card, at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

Reservations are recommended during the Taste of Yaletown. For more information, including free trolley locations and schedules, follow the Yaletown Business Improvement Association on Facebook and Twitter.

Update The winners are Rajbinder Kaur & @SpencerDubas!

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168 comments

  1. Puck says:

    Seared Albacore Tuna at Glowbal? Yes please!

  2. Brad says:

    I adore La Pentola’s parmesan souffle.

  3. Steve v. says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari

  4. Arjun Rudra says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes

  5. Laura says:

    I’ve never had any of those items at La Pentola della Quercia but would kill for the Osso Bucco!

  6. kristy hayter says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad – Glowbal

    yum artichokes 🙂

  7. Lindsey M says:

    The gnocchi and Albacore Tuna from Glowbal sounds amazing.

  8. Linda says:

    Grilled angus striploin brochettes make my mouth water. Yum.

  9. NicT says:

    spicy green beans, ginger soy, crispy noodle salad

  10. Lindsay says:

    Dolci lemon cream

  11. Deb says:

    French Onion Soup is one of my faves at Glowbal

  12. Billy says:

    Can’t say for certain as I have yet to try either restaurant – but the Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes from Glowbal sounds like it would take me right where I want to go

  13. Wally says:

    lamb shank ‘osso buco’

  14. Anne says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari at Glowbal sounds very interesting!

  15. stacey says:

    Fried artichoke salad and crispy calamari!yummmmmm

  16. Radhika K says:

    Polenta gnocchi ai funghi

  17. Connie says:

    Three antipasti veal tonnato at La Pentola! =P

  18. Sara says:

    The “Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna” sounds pretty amazing to me!

  19. Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari sounds pretty interesting!

  20. Monique says:

    French onion soup from global grill…yummmmmmz

  21. Darcy says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto with Osso Buco

  22. Vana says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna szechuan green beans & ginger soy, yum

  23. Maryanne says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes

  24. Kai Yan Chau says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto

  25. Ceci says:

    I think the seared Albacore Tuna! Yum!!

  26. Krista says:

    The Fried Artichoke Salad at Glowbal Grill sounds super tasty!

  27. Kristen says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna!

  28. Donna L says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari!

  29. Janice says:

    Glowbal’s Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna? Heaven on a plate.

  30. Grace says:

    Dat lamb shank.

  31. Valerie says:

    Glowbal’s Seared Albacore Tuna for sure! Thanks

  32. Laura S. says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari!

  33. Harjit says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes cippolini onions, baby potatoes, sprouts sounds like an amazing date night! Thanks for the chance, twitter fan@plumerea

  34. Edna V. says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari is delicious at GLO

  35. maria says:

    I love the yaletown breakfast at Glowbal.

  36. Elizabeth B says:

    rilled Angus Striploin Brochettes! 🙂

  37. Aaron B. says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes

  38. Dayna Wilson says:

    Glowbal’s Rare Seared Albacore Tuna… my faovurite!

  39. Michelle says:

    parmesan soufflé and seafood ‘saor’

  40. Donna says:

    The fried artichoke salad sounds delicious!

  41. Rajbinder Kaur says:

    What can I say, i’m a sucker for sweets! The Sweet Cream Panna Cotta @ Glowbal Grill sounds amazing!

  42. Michelle C says:

    mm.. definitely the pasta taglierini from la pentola!

  43. Sharon D. says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna

  44. Anne Guagliardo says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna would be amazingggggg 🙂
    Thanks 🙂

  45. Don says:

    Three antipasti veal tonnato, parmesan soufflé, and seafood ‘saor’

  46. Serena Debolt says:

    Making my mouth water! The lamb shank ‘osso buco’ at La Pentola Della Quercia sounds great

  47. Nikki says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnoccihi … Hands down

  48. wenxiao says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes @ Glowbal Grill

  49. Debbie says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna

  50. Ed says:

    Lamb shank ‘osso buco’ !

  51. Melissa Espiritu says:

    Sweet Cream Panna Cotta!

  52. Winnie says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto!

  53. Sonja says:

    Parmesan souffle!

  54. kaykay says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari

  55. Tintin says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna

  56. Heidi says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna! So good!

  57. Cindy KS says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari

  58. Tracy K. says:

    lamb shank ‘osso buco’ at la pentola

  59. Tracy says:

    The Rare Seared Albacore Tuna sounds delicious!!

  60. Linda says:

    Everything on Glowbal’s dinner menu sounds fantastic…I would love to try the panna cotta

  61. Bryan says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna!

  62. mary says:

    Sweet Cream Panna Cotta
    macerated berries, toasted hazelnut crumbs from Global Grill!

  63. Margaret says:

    yum – szechuan green beans & ginger soy – my favourite from Glowbal

  64. merilee_dawn says:

    Mmm.. Glowbal creme brûlée!

  65. Sabrina says:

    Parmesan soufflé sounds incredible!

  66. Helen says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad = yum!

  67. Sarah says:

    Mmmm… Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto at La Pentola!

  68. Katie says:

    Lemon cream @la pentola. What can I say? I’m a dessert lover:)

  69. jeanie says:

    Seared Albacore Tuna…mmm, delish

  70. Cyndi says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto

  71. Lindsay C says:

    The Three antipasti veal tonnato, parmesan soufflé, and seafood ‘saor’ would be delicious!

  72. Danielle B says:

    Yum! The “Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna” sounds delicious!

  73. Janet Kong says:

    Secondi lamb shank ‘osso buco’

  74. Megan J says:

    Global’s fried artichoke salad sounds fantastic

  75. Andy C. says:

    Seared Tuna please!

  76. Rachel says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna, please!

  77. Mary W says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna
    spicy green beans, ginger soy, crispy noodle salad

  78. Amy says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes
    cippolini onions, baby potatoes, sprouts

  79. Hei Moon says:

    The Sweet Cream Panna Cotta sounds really good

  80. Winnie says:

    Love the sound of Secondi lamb shank ‘osso buco’!

  81. Peter Khoo says:

    Lamb SHank… yum.

  82. Areta says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari – yum!

  83. Kam says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna sounds so good!!!!

  84. Amandine says:

    I really like the sound of Glowball’s fried artichoke salad!

  85. Conrad Olson says:

    Love a good French onion soup

  86. lor says:

    mmm – Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna

  87. Linda says:

    Absolute favourite is the lemon cream at La Pentola della Quercia

  88. Gazza says:

    Grilled angus striploin brochettes would be my choice! Yum.

  89. Hillary says:

    The seared albacore tuna sounds delicious!

  90. Ryan says:

    taglierini with squash and prosciutto at la pentola

  91. Stephanie says:

    The rare seared albacore tuna would be my pick!! Always a favourite

  92. Sean says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi and Seared Albacore Tuna Please.

  93. Bonnie R says:

    Seconding lamb shank Oslo bucco. Yum!

  94. Shelaine says:

    Delicious! Rare Seared Albacore Tuna!

  95. Shirley says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna

  96. Jenn says:

    The egg w/ tomatoes, peppers, candied pumpkin seeds etc. sounds right up my alley!

  97. Nicole says:

    Favourite menu item? That’s a tough decision. The Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes sound melt-in-your mouch delicious, and would pair nicely with my all time favourite soup, French Onion… Glowbal, please stop teasing my taste buds!

  98. Bettina says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari at Glowbal sounds fantastic!

  99. Emily H says:

    The fried artichoke salad sounds AMAZING

  100. Insi says:

    Sweet Cream Panna Cotta all the way! (And a great cause re: food bank)

  101. GAIL WHITWORTH says:

    LOVE THE SWEET CREAM PANACOTTA

  102. Sanaz says:

    Love to check out La Pentola

  103. stephanie says:

    caramelized sweet onions, gruyère toast

  104. Mike Gismondi says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes

  105. Angela griffin says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes

  106. Ryan says:

    Rare seared albacore tuna

  107. Sylvia says:

    cool name for a restaurant, La Pentola means the pan in Italian. The Polenta gnocchi ai funghi sounds delicious, I love gnocchi, have laboriously even made them, but have not tried polenta gnocchi which is cool since it sounds like it may even by gluten free, like me.

  108. Vu Nguyen says:

    The Albacore Tuna

  109. luc says:

    Always dessert, Lemon Sorbetto.

  110. Carol says:

    Rare seared albacore tuna. Yummy!

  111. Ren says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna sounds delicious!

  112. Shannon Mac says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad at Glowbal sounds yummy and intriguing.

  113. Eileen says:

    La Pentola della Quercia’s lamb shank ‘osso buco’

  114. Tony says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna

  115. Teresa K says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad

  116. Jen says:

    Fried artichoke salad sounds amazing!!!

  117. Shara says:

    Rare seared albacore tuna 🙂 I’ve been in a part of the world where tuna only comes in a can for the last month, so I’m craving the good stuff!

  118. Janet L says:

    Lamb shank ‘osso buco’ @ La Pentola – yumm!

  119. Paola Z says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi sounds yummy!

  120. Sharon says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi 🙂

  121. Katie says:

    gnocchi from glowbal sounds delicious

  122. Gary says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes

  123. Dilara says:

    I’d love to try the lamb shank osso bucco from La Pentola

  124. Kathleen says:

    lemon sorbetto

  125. Valentina says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari!!!

  126. Jenn S says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto

  127. jan says:

    Lemon Sorbetto

  128. tania says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto

  129. rino says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes

  130. Sandra says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes

  131. Vicky says:

    Sweet Cream Panna Cotta
    macerated berries, toasted hazelnut crumbs…..mmmm

  132. Javier D says:

    love seared tuna

  133. Taryn says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes!!

  134. Stotes says:

    Glowbal’s French Onion Soup.

  135. Mag says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto

  136. lee says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna

  137. Ana Perez says:

    My boyfriend loves lamb so I’d love to treat him at La Pentola della Quercia to try the Osso Bucco =)

  138. Lau says:

    Two antipasti parmesan soufflé and seafood ‘saor’

  139. nathan says:

    How about a parmesan soufflé!

  140. Jas says:

    lamb shank ‘osso buco’

  141. Dave Lastik says:

    The fried artichoke salad sounds delightful

  142. SuzyQS says:

    Lemon Sorbet to at Glowball Grill please!

  143. Frank_Z says:

    Secondi lamb shank ‘osso buco’

  144. robert r says:

    mmm french onion soup Rocks!

  145. Shannon says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna, yes please!

  146. Lynn Montes says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes!!!

  147. chista says:

    Spicy tomato gnocchi

  148. Brenda A says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari

  149. Tanya says:

    Glowbal’s fried artichoke salad!

  150. Joanne says:

    Rare Seared Albacore Tuna

  151. colm says:

    Three antipasti veal tonnato, parmesan soufflé, and seafood ‘saor’

  152. Lisa Brown says:

    I like the Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari
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  153. Lisa Brown says:

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  154. Brenda says:

    I want to try the Dolci lemon cream at La Pentola della Quercia

  155. Cliff says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto, mmm

  156. Kirsten says:

    Definitely the seared albacore tuna with spicy green beans, ginger soy, and crispy noodle salad from Glowbal!

  157. Lindsay says:

    Mmm steak at glowbal…yes pls!

  158. ho says:

    Fried Artichoke Salad & Crispy Calamari

  159. LAinVan says:

    Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto @ La Pentola would hit the spot!

  160. erin says:

    Grilled Angus Striploin Brochettes sounds great!

  161. Ro says:

    Taglierini with squash and prosciutto!

  162. Michelle says:

    Spicy Tomato Gnocchi & Seared Albacore Tuna!

  163. Karen says:

    Glowbal’s French onion soup, yum!

  164. SHANNON HUNTER says:

    Secondi lamb shank ‘osso buco’

  165. Swapnil says:

    La Pentola Pasta taglierini with squash and prosciutto

  166. Edmond says:

    La Pentola’s parmesan soufflé

    Pick me, pick me! Your next winner!!! Show me the money!!! It would be a dream come true and means more to me than anyone else to win. Starving artist here desperately needs the $50 restaurant gift card to eat again. Winner, winnner. Chicken dinner. A life changing experience. Top of my bucket list. Thank you for the awesomeness, the contest, and generousity.

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