Stratford Festival 2013
Here are some additions/changes to the Stratford food scene:
Monforte on Wellington https://www.facebook.com/MonforteOnWe...
Wawa Grub http://www.wawagrub.ca
Pazzo's recent relaunch of its street level space, now featuring a Taverna http://pazzo.ca/taverna_dinner.html
Pazzo continues to have a pizzeria on the lower level http://pazzo.ca/pizzeria_dinner.html
Thanks so much, Steady! :)
I haven't been yet, but I recommended Monforte on Wellington to a friend for lunch last week, and she liked it a lot. Monforte on Wellington has been posting photos of their daily chalkboard menu via Facebook.
Kwfoodiewannabe, the bakery is still there. http://www.pazzobakery.ca/ Didn't get around to trying anything out last season, but I'll plan to visit this season.
I enjoyed my first post-theatre meal of my 2013 Stratford season at Pazzo's newly opened Taverna, on their main floor.
Friendly service and reasonable prices for a tourist destination like Stratford. Most of the food offered on the menu is contemporary Italian, with prices that are quite similar to Lil Baci Taverna or L'Unita. I think the quality was also similar to what the quality at Lil Baci Taverna, L'Unita or Terroni. Pazzo Taverna also has a raw oysters and chilled seafood section on their menu, which I did not try.
I ordered the eggplant crostini (3 pieces for $9), the garganelli with Italian sausage, and the Baked Vesuvius (caramelized cardamom meringue,lemon gelato and limoncello soaked cake, similar to a Baked Alaska). Warm, complimentary foccacia, and good espresso. My dining companions liked their salads, mussels and porchetta.
I'm planning to return for another meal in a couple weeks. http://pazzo.ca/taverna_dinner.html