Lusty Fall Flavors, Mushroom and Truffle Festival, CinCin Restaurant, Vancouver, Nov 1-30

With wind howling outside my windows and zero chance I will go out to eat as Sandy is about to hit the Jersey Shore, I find comfort in small things like the annoncement by CinCin Restaurant in Vancouver of its 8th annual Mushroom and Truffle Festival.

It kicks off on November 1, 2012 and runs all month.

Chef Andrew Richardson counts "spicy and aromatic matsutakes, golden and bluefoot chanterelles, as well as lobster, trumpet, oyster and cauliflower mushrooms" on his fungi palette.

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