Location: 1128 West Broadway, Vancouver
If you are looking for authentic Canadian food that isn’t poutine, go to Salmon n’ Bannock!
The atmosphere in this eatery was incredible – spacious seating, relaxing background music, local artwork on the walls, and courteous owners!
Looking at the menu, you may see ingredients that may be considered “exotic”: elk, bison, and boar?!
Appetizer (special of the evening): Bison bone marrow ($8.99)
I call this a fancy pate. The marrow packed a lot of beefy flavour, and it had just the right of fat/grease in it. It was also perfectly seasoned with coarse salt. In terms of portion size, it was on the small side, but I don’t think this is something you should overindulge :P. Anyway, this was a great dish to get your appetite going.
Entree #1: Salmon Burger ($17)
No no, they don’t use minced salmon patties here. Instead their burger comes with a whole, 6 oz wild sockeye fillet! This had got to be one of the tastiest salmon we’ve had recently. It had a nice smokey, sage flavour, and the fish was incredibly moist. Sweet potato wedges (with a chipotle mayo dip) was an excellent pairing as well. Continue reading