Dinner at Diva at the Met

7 Feb

As promised, here is the menu from the “world class” meal I had at Diva at the Met located in the Metropolitan Hotel in Vancouver. It was magnificently cooked by Chef Hamid Salimian and orchestrated by sommelier Corey Bauldry. It was a wonderful experience!

amuse bouche

olive oil marshmallow, black olive salt, olive butter
diva bacon, parsnip, maple
dehydrated brioche, sturgeon caviar
nitro gravlax
mini pork puffs, tabasco powder, tabasco mayo
beef tartare, crispy tendon
puffed foie gras, quince, melba toast
baked potato, winter truffles, chives
frozen cucumber soda

blue mountain brut, okanagan, british columbia nv
grapefruit elderflower fizz

1st course

 sunshine coast sturgeon b.c. side striped prawn, dill ash cured scallop, salmon roe, champagne jelly
william fevre petit chablis, burgundy, france 2009

2nd course

albacore tuna & dungeness crab yuzu crisp, oyster leaf, cucumber, avocado, soy vinaigrette
blasted church, hatfield’s fuse
, (gewurztraminer, pinot gris, pinot blanc, ehrenfelser), okanagan valley, british columbia 2010

3rd course

 pickled winter vegetables blood pudding, bone marrow croquette, trumpets
la stella, la stellina,
merlot rosato, okanagan valley, british columbia 2009

 4th course

 sweetbreads salsify, pressed onion sherry jus
chateau ste. michelle riesling, columbia valley washington 2009

 5th course

 perigord truffle truffle pappardelle, 63º egg, pork belly crouton
del fin del mundo, reserva pinot noir, patagonia, argentina 2009

6th course

 sablefish tomato eggplant stew, fennel
rocca della macie, sasyr, sangiovese & syrah, igt, toscana, italy 2008


 stilton cheesecake rhubarb, port
ganton & larsen prospect winery “the lost bars” vidal icewine,
okanagan valley, british columbia, 2009

Diva at the Met Restaurant, 645 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC Y6C 2Y9

Photos of the Week:


Lior Lev Sercarz, the spice man at La Boite. Photo Credit: Steve North

Boureka with tahina and hot sauce at Azuri Cafe. Photo Credit: Steve North

3 Responses to “Dinner at Diva at the Met”

  1. Nancy Matsumoto (@NancyMatsumoto) February 8, 2012 at 9:21 am #

    How amazing, Rozanne! I dropped in at Diva at the Met for dinner with my family in December and had a similar experience — amazingly inventive food from a dedicated chef and veteran sommelier. We especially loved the Diva bacon. Thank you for sharing this menu.

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