With its fresh décor, hard-to-source local wines, and exotic, well-executed menu, Amante Bistro was exactly what the Penticton dining scene needed when Vancouverites Rose Amante and Abul Adame arrived in 2007. Chef Adame spent time at Vancouver hotspots like Bis Moreno (now shuttered) and CinCin, as well as working as sous-chef at Burrowing Owl’s Sonora Room. Now in full control of his menu,... more
Amante closed some time ago. Brodo has just opened. The former chef from Locale in Summerland is operating his soup and sandwich restaurant. Just excellent, good quality, fresh and local food at reasonable prices. Currently open 11am to 7pm.
My husband and I came here for Valentines day last year and the waiter came over to tell us the specials and suggest great things on the menu and after telling us we asked for a tasty sounding appy he replied that they were out of it within 30sec of telling us how yummy it was. Plus food took far... more
The service was quite good, the atmosphere was perfectly good, the wine was absolutely amazing(2010BlueM'Gamay), the food was good, the appy was fantastic but my Ossobuco was lacking in heat, it was mildly warm and kinda had the consistency of a freshly vacuum packed piece of meat, the flavor was certainly in the sauce, delicious the sauce being it seemed... more