Executive Chef Faizal Kassam Scares Up Halloween-themed Tasting Menu
Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re not into the haunted houses or dressing up, how about a halloween-inspired dinner at Cibo Trattoria, custom designed by executive Chef Faisal Kassam?
On Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31st — the two days known as Devil’s Night and Hallowe’en — Yaletown’s Cibo will offer a five-course tasting menu to get into the spirit.
Feature dishes will include roasted bone marrow, grilled ox heart and agnolotti of blood pudding and blood orange panna cotta. The beef comes from Cibo’s owner’s small farm in Abbotsford, which I had a chance to visit myself. The cattle roam free in large fields and enjoy a diet of mainly grass.
Diners have the option of enjoying dishes a la carte or springing for the sinister and sumptuous five-course tasting menu, which is going for $69 a person or $99 a person with wining pairings, hand-selected by general manager and wine director Robert Stelmachuk.
If haunted houses are more your alley, I hear the one in Dunbar is extra scary.