Siena Restaurant Celebrates Mushroom Festival


siena mushroomsDays are chilly, nights are darker now, but Siena Restaurant is looking on the bright side by celebrating the tasty fungi that appear when the summer ends. From October 14th to 26th, the South Granville favourite will showcase the flavour and versatility of mushrooms with a special three-course menu.


Siena Chef Jessica Howery has created the following three course menu:



Crimini & Oyster Mushroom Soup

crispy garlic chips, toasted pinenuts


Chanterelles on Brioche

madeira thyme cream, aged balsamico, arugula



Grilled Lamb Sirloin & Morels

red wine jus, rosemary asiago potato torta


Roasted Free-Range Chicken

lobster mushroom marsala, sage farro


Porcini Ravioli

portobello confit, chestnut cream, mascarpone, crispy shallots



White Chocolate & Black Truffle Panna Cotta

hazelnut shortbread cookie

All dishes are available on their own or in the 3 course menu option.


Siena’s wine list is focused on the Mediterranean region. The selection makes it easy to find a mushroom-friendly wine to pair with your dish. All bottles of wine are 50% of on Mondays.

Make your reservations online here or by calling 604-558-1485.


Siena Restaurant

1485 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver

(just east of Granville Street)

Open Daily 5:00pm – 10:00pm


Three-Course Mushroom Menu $34 per person exclusive of taxes and gratuity


About Siena: Cross the threshold into Siena, and you could be forgiven for thinking you’ve been magically transported to Italy.  Raw wood and rich, warm colours greet the eye; the aroma of Mediterranean cooking fills the air; and friendly staff welcome you to the cozy dining room.  Relax while you contemplate and order from the ever-changing chalkboard menu. Great wines from Italy, Spain and Southern France complement the cuisine, offering guests excellent value.

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