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Friday, June 24, 2011

Best of the City - thanks for the vote!

Honestly, we thought just making the list was great. To have reached the #1 spot thrills and humbles us. Mille grazie Victoria for voting Pizzeria Prima Strada Best Pizza in town!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Blasted Church has arrived!

The second featured winery is in play! On Wednesday, the team met with Brent from Blasted Church Vineyards for tasting and talk. This morning, the wine arrived - Mixed Blessings, Hatfield's Fuse and Cabernet Merlot. Don't miss these award winning & tasty wines from BC's beautiful Okanagan Valley.

Friday, June 17, 2011

13th Annual Gorge Canada Day Picnic

Celebrate Canada Day along the Gorge Waterway at the annual Canada Day Picnic! The fun begins at 8:30 am with a pancake breakfast followed by a parade, kids activities, entertainment and more. We'll be rolling the mobile oven down the road for the event. We'll have the fire burning and pizzas will be served from 12-4!

For more information visit www.gorgetillicum.ca

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Join us at the Long Table to Toast Puglia

A few pictures from the Lazio dinner to remind you you don't want to miss Puglia!

Bordering the Adriatic Sea, Puglia is the long narrow region creating the heel of Italy's "boot." It is a region of farming and viticulture and home to such rising wine stars as Negroamaro and Primitivo (a close cousin to Zinfandel).

The menu? Baked mussels, house made pasta with morels, pancetta, pecorino and tomato sauce & oven braised lamb with local greens. The meal ends with dessert.

The wines? A-mano Fiano Greco, Calatrasi La Piazza Primitivo and Squizano Apollonio.

Join us at Bridge Street on Wednesday June 29 or Thursday, June 30. Seating is limited to 24 for each evening. Dinner begins at 7 pm. The cost per person is $50 plus hst & grat ($63.50). For more info or to book your seat, call 250-590-4388 or email andrew@primastrada.com

Saturday, June 4, 2011

We're Rolling Out the Fire in June

There's something about eating in the fresh air that makes things taste better. Of course, we can't think of anything better than pizza al fresco. The mobile oven will be on the road in the weeks to come. Mark your calendars for a few dates we're sure you won't want to miss:

Sunday, June 12 - Island Chef's Food Fest
Join 30 chefs, 20 brewers & vintners at historic Fort Rodd Hill from Noon to 4 p.m. With a focus on locally sourced food & sustainability, Food Fest is a fundraising event for the ICC. Proceeds provide interest-free micro-loans for local farms. For more information & tickets, visit http://www.iccbc.ca

Wednesday, June 15 - Oak Bay Village Night Market
In the heart of the village on Oak Bay Avenue - pick up vegetables from local farms, grab a pie from your favorite pizzeria, a treat from Crumsby's Cafe and listen to a bit of music. Oak Bay Market runs from 4-8 pm, every third Wednesday June - September.

Saturday, June 18 - VIC Fest
Vancouver Island Cultural Festival - a 1 day outdoor festival in the heart of downtown Victoria. St. Ann's Academy is the location for an event featuring bands & performers,culinary & local arts and a wine & beer garden in the evening. More details & ticket info visit http://www.vicfest.ca

We've got a few more dates to share for July, August & September - more details soon.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Celebrating Lazio Family Style

It's a long table full of food, wine, fun and great conversation (between bites). Join us as we continue our journey through Italy. We've been to Emilia-Romagna, Abruzzo and most recently Lazio. Puglia is next. Join us on June 29 or 30, dinner starts at 7pm. To reserve your seat call Andrew @ 250-590-4388 or email andrew@primastrada.com
visit www.pizzeriaprimastrada.com