Topping my list of restaurants playing the games is Red Card Sports Bar, a European, 110-seater whose Italian-inspired menu lives in its own category — far above the average pub’s.
An extremely appropriate and score of a meal choice is the Hat-Trick Pizza ($17) — served at lunch and dinner — of which two dollars from each sale are donated to the Canucks Autism Network.
The new world pizza — spread with sweet San Marzano tomato sauce atop a thin, supple crust — is modestly sprinkled with sinful protein: mozzarella, bacon, sopressata, and very mild sausage. A few charred crust bubbles added a satisfying crunch. More satisfying than that crunch? A Stanley Cup win for the Canucks, leading to a recreation of the magical atmosphere our Olympic city felt just over a year ago.
900 Seymour St.