Date Night at Lina’s Italian Market Sapore


[Sponsored by Lina’s Italian Market]

Looking for the perfect date night spot that combines culinary delights with a romantic ambiance? Look no further than Lina’s Italian Piazza, with its enchanting Sapore location. Nestled in the heart of the bustling city, Sapore effortlessly captures the essence of Italy, offering a captivating experience that is sure to tantalize both your taste buds and your heart. From the moment you step inside, you’ll be enveloped in the rich aromas of fresh ingredients, creating an atmosphere that sets the stage for a truly memorable evening. With its irresistible combination of delectable cuisine, intimate setting, and charm, Sapore emerges as the epitome of the perfect date night destination.


Sapore, located at Lina’s Piazza, is serving up all of your favourites, no matter the time of day. Sapore brings to you decadent, modern and traditional Italian delicacies from the creative mind of Chef Christopher Hyde; carefully curated with a unique wine list.

Events at Lina’s

Pastaboy from Oz

Sapore is proud to present an innovative pop-up concept by their very own executive Chef Christopher Hyde: “Pastaboy from Oz!” 

“The menu and playlist are extremely personal and a connection between myself and my past travels, experiences and adventures throughout the world over the last 25 years cooking. This is me and my journey. The good, the bad and the ugly.”

-Christopher Hyde

Available every Thursday evening 5:00 pm to late. Book your reservation here.

Vine & Dine

Culinaire is teaming up with Sapore’s executive chef for an epic food pairing: The Italian Vine & Dine Series. Executive Chef, Christopher Hyde, will be preparing a 6 course meal family style, while Linda from Culinaire will be pairing each dish with wine. The event is happening Tuesday May 30th at 6:30-9:00pm. To reserve, please contact Linda at 403-870-9802 or

Here’s an inside look at what to expect on the menu:


Culatello, horseradish crema, compressed melon & purple basil

Pickled cucumber, butterleaf lettuce, dill dressing parmigiano & olio

N’Duja & fontina stuffed arancini, pea & mint puree, ricotta salata


Ricotta agolotti, Vegemite cacio e pepe, parmigiano frico


Grandfather Hydes curried lentils, crispy cotechino sausage, Saba & olive oil 


Orange & Vanilla panna cotta, tobacco & espresso reduction, bitter dark chocolate, Malden salt

Whether you’re looking to impress a new love interest or celebrate a milestone with your significant other, Sapore’s romantic setting and carefully curated menu will transport you to the enchanting streets of Italy. So, indulge in an evening of passion, laughter, and culinary delights at Sapore, and let the charm of Italy ignite your love story.

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Written by – Jenna Kaplan

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