Noodle Mania on January 11, 2017

Noodle Mania on January 11, 2017

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants centered in East Vancouver and Yaletown! This 4th noodle tasting extravaganza is presented by Vancouver Foodster. See Richard Wolak (Creator/Founder of Noodle Mania and VancouverFoodster.com) on the Global TV Morning News Saturday Chef with Chef Ui Ratsomjit in 2016. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Bowls or Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants. You may have a chance to taste all sorts of noodles from chow mein to spaghetti to mac & cheese, pho, pad thai, ramen and more. Touring many ethnic eateries and tasting noodle dishes including American, Chinese, Filipino, Hong Kong, Indian, Italian, Korean, Sri Lankan, Taiwanese, Thai, Vietnamese, and more. If you haven’t been to our previous Noodle Mania event, Novus TV featured our last event on Food Finds (view here). Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by bike, moped, car, transit, walking, or carpooling. Registration: tba  -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Noodle Mania passports.  Some of the Participating Restaurants: Basil Garden Restaurant 2889 East Broadway, Vancouver Web: http://www.basilgarden.ca/ Twitter: n/a Instagram: @basilgarden Cuisine: Vietnamese Basil Garden Restaurant brings the rich traditions and classic flavours of Vietnam to the Vancouver dining scene. We serve healthy, authentic Vietnamese cuisine using only the most carefully chosen, freshest ingredients.   Yaletown L’Antipasto 1127 Mainland Street,  Vancouver Web: www.yaletownlantipasto.com Twitter: @Lantipasto Instagram: @lantipasto Cuisine: Italian L’Antipasto is Yaletown’s only Italian Tapas wine bar, a family-run,...
Tasting Plates Chinatown 2016

Tasting Plates Chinatown 2016

Tweet On November 23, 2016 we presented our Tasting Plates Chinatown and area event that showcased 5 restaurants and establishments paying homage to the historical era of Chinatown as well as showcasing new eateries. Floata Seafood Restaurant Our Tasting Plate: Vegetable Spring Roll Sesame Ball Soya Sauce Chow Mein   Le Tigre Cuisine Food Truck Our Tasting Plate: “Don’t Order This Chicken” Tasting Plate featuring Le Tigre Fried Chicken with 7 Spice Mayo and Mixed Herbs, Thai Chilli   Klaus’s Kaffe Haus Our Tasting Plate: Home-made Vienna Gulasch soup Chinese Strudel Vegetable Strudel Wiener Apple Strudel   Treasure Green Tea Our Tasting Plate: and our Our Tasting Cup: Special offering of teas   Lisa Lou’s Chocolate Bar Our Tasting Plate: Marc Ice Cream- malted chocolate ice cream with bourbon caramel and marcona almonds Signature Truffle- assorted flavours to choose from Ruth bar – Strawberry Raspberry jelly, crunchy peanut praline Salted Caramel –vanilla Le Tigre Truck The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Chinatown on November 23

Tasting Plates Chinatown on November 23

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Chinatown. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants. If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on City Lights (view here). Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more! Registration: Floata Seafood Restaurant- this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Restaurants:   Klaus’s Kaffe Haus 291 E. Pender Street Web:: http://www.klauskaffeehaus.com/ Twitter: @KandJFoodTruck Cuisine: Austrian Klaus’s Kaffee Haus is a unique place offering the best hand-made strudel with assorted fillings (sweet & savory). Lisa Lou’s Cbocolate Bar 1007 Main Street Web:http://lisalouschocolatebar.com/ Twitter: @Lisa_Lous Cuisine: Dessert shop Handcrafted Chocolate, Caramels, Ice Creams, Pastries & Cheesecake complete with Espresso Bar, from scratch Iced Teas, Cold Brew and Floats.   Treasure Green Tea  227 East Georgia Street Twitter: @TreasureGreen_T Web: http://treasuregreen.com/ Cuisine: Chinese Tea House Second-generation tea master, Olivia Cheung runs the tea shop, Established in 1981 by Olivia’s father, Treasure Green Tea Company is the first authentic Chinese tea shop in Vancouver, they are celebrating 35 years this year.     Le Tigre Cuisine Food Truck (location to be announced) Web: http://www.letigrecuisine.ca/ Twitter: @LeTigreTruck Cuisine: Modern Chinese Modern Asian food truck with kickass dishes from Chef Clement Chan & Chef Steve Kuan .   Floata...
Tasting Plates Yaletown 2016

Tasting Plates Yaletown 2016

Tweet On Wednesday October 19, we presented our tasting tour of Yaletown featuring a great selection of restaurants. Registration took place inside Rocanini Coffee. Rocanini Coffee Our Tasting Cup: Cortado (choice of Regular or Decaf)   House Special Our Tasting Plate: Shredded Chicken Pomelo Salad on Shrimp Chip Peanut Sauce Pulled Pork Frybread Kabocha Wuntun on Curry   Kuma Izakaya Our Tasting Plate: Aburi Salmon Roll Tomato salad Mini Gratin Oysters   Chaser’s Fresh Juice Our Tasting Cup: Green Smoothie and Cookies   Straight Outta Brooklyn Our Tasting Plate: Choose any 2 slices from this selection Original – Margherita (V) Classic – Pepperoni White – Mozzarella, fior di latte, ricotta, grana padano, garlic, oregano (V) Spice – Capicollo, spicy salami   Lime and Moon Pie Co Our Tasting Plate: Chocolate banana cream pie Sugar pumpkin pie And Our Tasting Cup: Moja Espresso or Americano     On Yogurt Our Tasting Cup: Ice Fried Yogurt + Raspberry Sauce Ice Fried Yogurt Gelato: Pumpkin Spice Latte Banana Yogurt Shake   The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next Tasting Plates on November 23 in Chinatown. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Yaletown on October 19

Tasting Plates Yaletown on October 19

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Yaletown. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants. If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on City Lights (view here). Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more! Registration: Rocanini Coffeehouse- this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Restaurants: House Special 1269 Hamilton St, Vancouver Web: http://www.housespecial.ca/ Twitter: @housespecialvan Instagram: @housespecial.ca Cuisine: Modern Vietnamese Kuma Izakaya 1233 Hamilton St, Vancouver Web: http://www.izakayakuma.com/ Twitter: n/a Instagram: @kuma_chef_kim Cuisine: Japanese fusion Lime and Moon Pie Co 1066 Mainland Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.limeandmoon.com/yaletown/ Twitter @limeandmoon Instagram @limeandmoonpieco Cuisine: Pie company Chaser Fresh Juice  1026 Mainland, Vancouver Web: http://www.chasersjuice.com/ Twitter: @FreshJill Instagram @chasersfreshjuice Cuisine: Juicery On Yogurt 95 Smithe Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.onyogurt.com/ Twitter: @ON_YOGURT Instagram: onyogurt Cuisine: Frozen Yogurt cafe Straight outta Brooklyn 350 Robson Street, Vancouver Web: http://straightouttabrooklynpizza.com/ Twitter: @straightbkpizza Style of Pizza: New York style Rocanini Coffee 863 Beatty Street, Vancouver Web:  https://www.rocanini.com/ Twitter: @ROCANINI Style: Coffeehouse   Purchase Tickets Here:    Advance Tickets: $45 per person. $152 for a 4 pack of tickets (get a group of your friends/family together and save by purchasing a 4 pack, tickets only $38 each). Regular Tickets $60 per person after October 16, 2016. Note: Eventbrite fee and GST...
Taco Crawl around Vancouver

Taco Crawl around Vancouver

Tweet On Wednesday September 28, we presented our 1st tasting tour of tacos held all over downtown, Cambie Village and East Van. The evening event started off at the Dosa Hut where guests registered and started off their taco eating adventure with South Indian Dosa Tacos. Dosa Hut Our Tasting Plate: South Indian Dosa Tacos (Chicken and Vegetarian) Las Tortas Our Tasting Plate: Pulled Pork Mexican Zucchini   Patron Tacos & Cantina Our Tasting Plate: Nopales (cactus tender leaves) with cheese and homemade salsa Cochinita (pork butt) with achiote paste and red onion   La Catrina Tacos Our Tasting Plate: Papas Mexicanas: Mexican potatoes with drizzled cream Res En Cascabel: Braised beef cooked in cascabel chili sauce   Tmix Tea & Dessert Our Tasting Plate: Bubble waffle taco with homemade Black Sesame ice cream This was such a fun night of tasting tacos around the city. Join us for our next Tasting Plates in Yaletown on October 19. By: Richard...
Vancouver Taco Crawl on September 28

Vancouver Taco Crawl on September 28

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several different types of Taco shops throughout Vancouver! This Tacos tasting extravaganza is presented by Tasting Plates and Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates of Tacos for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different tacos restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants. Vegetarian options will be served at each of the participating restaurants. Bring along a friend or two, your significant other, your family or come solo. A food networking event connecting Vancouver’s vibrant food community. This is an all ages event and everyone is welcome. Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by bike, moped, car, transit, walking, or carpooling. Registration: Dosa Hut  -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Taco Crawl Map Cards. (Note: registration will open at 6pm). Some of the participating restaurants:   LAS TORTAS 3353 Cambie Street, Vancouver Web:  http://www.lastortas.ca/ Twitter: @LASTORTAS Instagram: @lastortascambie Cuisine: Mexican   Patron Tacos & Cantina 265 Robson Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-558-3368 Web: http://www.patrontc.com/ Twitter: @patrontc Instagram @patrontc Cuisine: Mexican   La Catrina Tacos 1187 Denman Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.tacoscatrina.ca/#about Twitter: @CatrinaTacos Instagram: @lacatrinatacos Cuisine: Mexican     Dosa Hut 7233 Fraser Street, Vancouver Web: https://www.facebook.com/dosahutvancouver/ Twitter: @kalaidosahut Instagram: Cuisine: Southern Indian   Tmix Tea & Dessert 3432 Cambie Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.tmixtea.com/ Twitter: @TmixTea Instagram: tmixtea Cuisine: Dessert cafe Vancouver’s newest sweet spot! Serving gourmet bubble teas, frappes, bubble waffles, home made ice cream, macarons and ribbon shaved ice.   Purchase Tickets Here:  Advance Tickets: $45 per...
Tasting Plates Port Moody 2016

Tasting Plates Port Moody 2016

Tweet On Wednesday September 21, we presented our 1st tasting tour of Port Moody featuring a great selection of restaurants and breweries. Registration took place inside Gabi & Jules Bakery. Gabi & Jules Our Tasting Cup and Tasting Plate: Gabi (coffee beverage) or Jules (tea beverage) And Our Tasting Plate: Slice of pie a la mode   The Parkside Brewery Our Tasting Cups: Parkbench Flight” featuring 4 of our beers   Spacca Napoli Pizzeria Our Tasting Plate: Meatball Frittelle Rigatoni Bolognese Slice of Pizza   Meat Craft Urban Butchery Our Tasting Plate: House-made mini smokies, with a side of house made ‘wild boar bacon potato salad   Moody Ales Our Tasting Cups: Flight featuring 4 of our beers   Rocky Point Ice Cream Our Tasting Plate: A “flight” of 3 ice cream treats: A mini Sweet Georgia Brown sundae, Strawberry ice cream with basil and balsamic reduction in a chocolate cup, and A mini ginger-molasses and pumpkin spice ice cream sandwich. The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next Tasting Plates on September 28 in Vancouver. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Port Moody on September 21

Tasting Plates Port Moody on September 21

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and breweries in Port Moody. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants. If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on City Lights (view here). Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more! Registration: Gabi & Jules – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Cards and menus. Participating Restaurants and Breweries:  Gabi & Jules 2302B Clarke Street Twitter: @gabiandjules Instagram:@gabiandjules Type: Bakery cafe The Parkside Brewery 2731 Murray Street Twitter: @ParksideBrewery Instagram: @parksidebrewery Type: Brewery   Spacca Napoli Pizzeria 2801 St Johns Street Twitter @Spacca_NapoliPM Instagram:@pizzeriaspacca Type: Italian Cuisine Moody Ales 2601 Murray Street Twitter: @MoodyAles Instagram:@moodyales Type: Brewery Rocky Point Ice Cream 2800 Murray St Twitter: @RPIceCream Instagram: @rockypointicecream Type: Ice Cream Meat Craft Urban Butchery 114 Moody Street Twitter: @MeatcraftPM Instagram:@meatcraftpm Type: Butcher and meats   Purchase Tickets Here:      Advance Tickets: $45 per person. $228 for a 6 pack of tickets (get a group of your friends/family together and save by purchasing a 6 pack, tickets only $38 each). Regular Tickets $60 per person after September 18, 2016. Note: Eventbrite fee and GST is extra on all tickets purchased online. Ticket price includes tasting plates at each...
Tasting Plates Westend 2016

Tasting Plates Westend 2016

Tweet On Wednesday August 24, we presented another tasting tour of the Westend neighborhood featuring a great selection of restaurants along Davie and Denman Streets. Registration took place inside Marquis Wine Cellars. Marquis Wine Cellars and Vera’s Burgers Our Tasting Cup and Plate: Glass of 2014 Santa Carolina Reserva Carmenère Wine and Vera’s Famous BBQ Burger -Single patty, Havarti, bacon, fried onions & bbq sauce   VeriFood Pasta Cafe Our Tasting Plate: 2 meatballs with Italian sauce and béchamel and a side of focaccia Pink gnocchi with pesto Tiramisù   Tartine Breads and Pies Our Tasting Plate: A trio of 3 homemade stews served with our crusty house made Rustic White Bread Mexican Chicken Cream Corn with Monterey Jack Cheese Paprika Pork Goulash Good Guinness Beef Stew and For dessert –a trifecta of pies for you to take home, three wedges: Raspberry Sour Cream, Blackberry Apple & one surprise pie.   Grotto Italian Our Tasting Plate: Selection of Pizza slices that included the funghi and prosciutto.   Milano Coffee Our Tasting Cups: A traditional size Americano featuring our gold medal Butter espresso and An Affogato with Milano coffee Premium La Futura espresso and our Vanilla bean Gelato.   Styo Dessert Our Tasting Plate: Apple Cinnamon Stuffed Waffle – Ham & Cheese Stuffed Waffle Signature Tart Frozen Yogurt Classic Milk Ice Cream The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next Tasting Plates on September 21 in Port Moody. By: Richard...