photo credit: Allison Kuhl
On a quiet street in Kitsilano, a laid-back suburb west of downtown, you’ll find AnnaLena: an upscale spot serving Pacific Northwest food. The space is sort of weird, with a bunch of black leather lounge chairs and rare modern art figurines on the shelves, but once you see what’s on the monthly-changing five-course tasting menu, with food like halibut cheeks, aged duck breast, and scallop tortellini with an aerated bisque, you won’t even care where you are. It’s all very impressive and delicious, and makes for a perfect special occasion spot.
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