Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Robson Street

Ready to stroll down Robson Street? (Tourism Vancouver/Nelson Mouellic)

Robson Street is Vancouver’s most popular shopping thoroughfare, bookended by major attractions BC Place Stadium and Stanley Park. One of Vancouver’s oldest commercial streets, it was once known as Robsonstrasse due to the high concentration of German shops that opened there after WWII. Today, Robson Street’s many visitors share the ‘hood with locals hurrying to work, sports fans surging towards the stadium, and international students grabbing a bite between classes.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Robson Street

Italian Festa del Fungo celebrates truffles, mushrooms, and wine

CinCin Ristorante's ricotta ravioli with truffles.

CinCin Ristorante’s ricotta ravioli with truffles.

Mushroom lovers are in rapture this time of year as many restaurants around Vancouver celebrate the wild, local bounty. CinCin Ristorante + Bar has declared the entire month of November a Festa del Fungo. In addition to featuring locally foraged mushrooms, it’s upping the ante with luxurious Italian truffles.

Fans of these sought-after delicacies will have several opportunities to indulge as the Robson-street restaurant holds two unique truffle dinners, paired with wines from two of Piedmont’s top wineries, this month.

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Italian Festa del Fungo celebrates truffles, mushrooms, and wine