Dumpling Fest Vancouver on November 7

Dumpling Fest Vancouver on November 7

Tweet Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants between Olympic Village, Chinatown and Commercial Drive areas of East Van serving up different kinds of dumplings, from Cantonese soup dumplings, to Russian Pelmeni to Indian Kofta to Korean Mandoo and more. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday November 7 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Bowls 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: tba – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Dumpling Fest Passports and menus. Participating Restaurants/Establishments Hon’s Wonton House 25 E 2nd Ave, Vancouver Web:http://www.honswontonhouse.com/ Instagram: @honswonton Cuisine: Cantonese Since 1972, Hon’s Wonton House, situated in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown, has been creating and sharing traditional Asian Comfort Food with customers of all generations. Using rustic, locally sourced ingredients and time-honoured Cantonese recipes, customers can be transported through tastes and aromas back to the infamous and familiar wonton houses of the Guangzhou. From hand-made wontons and Pan fried Potstickers, to well spiced and simmered broths and noodles, Hon’s flavor filled menu will not disappoint. Hey Dumplings! 208 Keefer Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.heydumplings.com/ Instagram @heydumplings Cuisine: Russian Traditional hand-made dumplings with a delicious twist....
Tasting Plates Gastown on October 24

Tasting Plates Gastown on October 24

Tweet Join us and explore the Gastown neighborhood and area and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 24 from 6pm until 10pm 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: Milano Coffee – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Restaurants/Establishments Water Street Cafe 300 Water St, Vancouver Web:http://www.waterstreetcafe.ca/ Twitter: @waterstcafe Instagram: @waterstcafe Cuisine: Italian, westcoast and seafood The Water St.Café established in 1988 is a Gastown cornerstone overlooking cobbled streets and the world famous steam clock. Chef Alan Tse creating beautiful dishes using seasonal ingredients.   Balila Taste Kitchen 47 West hastings Street, Vancouver Web:https://www.balilahummus.com/ Instagram: @balilahummus Balila is one of Vancouver’s best Mediterranean and Hummus restaurant in Gastown. Middle Eastern food available for pick up, delivery, and catering. Wishing Treats 49 West Hastings Street, Vancouver Web: https://wishingtreats.com/ Twitter: @WishingTreats Instagram @wishingtreats  Cuisine: Candy store Skilled artisans at Wishing Treats Caramel Studio handcraft scrumptious bite-sized works of art for weddings, celebrations, branded giveaways, or whatever well wishes you want to give. Located on the edge of Gastown, vintage candy making techniques are mixed with modern,...
Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver Vegetarian

Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver Vegetarian

Tweet On Wednesday September 26, we presented our first all vegetarian dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the downtown Vancouver area between Yaletown and the Westend.  Started off the evening with some healthy plant-based eats and drinks at Living Produce Aisle after everyone registered. Attendees enjoyed tasty vegetarian Middle Eastern, Mexican, Southern Indian eats and so much more. Living Produce Aisle  Micro-greens Salad Wheat grass shots “PB&J” smoothie bowl   La Cantina Your choice of two Vegetarian Tacos from the selection below Rajas Poblanas Portobello Carrot Tinga Jackfruit Mole Tofu Mestizo Firecrust Pizza 6″ pizza unlimited Vegetarian and vegan toppings you build your own Davie Dosa Company South Indian Plate – Vegan /Gluten Free /Nut Free Idly – Rice and lentil Steamed cake Medhu Vada – Savoury lentil donuts Traditional Masala Dosa – Spiced potato filled with our staple rice and lentil crepe Served with: Sambhar – Veg lentil soup dip and Coconut, Tomato and ginger chutney Saj & Co. Middle Eastern plate of Hummus, chickpeas and Labneh Vegetarian Wrap The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty vegetarian dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver Vegetarian on September 26

Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver Vegetarian on September 26

Tweet Join us for our first all Vegetarian edition of our Tasting Plates series as you visit some of our favourite restaurants in downtown Vancouver between Yaletown and the Westend.  This evening vegetarian tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday September 26 from 6pm until 10pm 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: Living Produce Aisle- this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Restaurants/Establishments Living Produce Aisle 1168 Hamilton Street Web: http://livingproduceaisle.com/ Twitter: @LPAyvr Instagram @livingproduceaisle Cuisine: Juice bar and salads Living Produce Aisle grows a variety of greens, including wheatgrass, micro broccoli, and micro arugula, and uses them to create delicious and nutrient-packed smoothies. The flats of greens as well as the Cultivators themselves are also for sale. Davie Dosa Company 1235 Davie Street, Vancouver Web: http://daviedosacompany.com/ Twitter @daviedosa Instagram @daviedosacompany Cuisine: South Indian Davie Dosa Company brings an exotic culinary experience of traditional Southern Indian cuisine and delicious cocktails to a vibrant neighbourhood. La Cantina Tacos 722 Nelson Street, Vancouver Tel: (604) 620-8981 Web: http://tacoslacantina.ca/ Twitter @LaCantinaTacos Instagram @lacantinatacos Cuisine: Mexican Relaxed, modern eatery serving contemporary Mexican tacos and drinks. Firecrust Neapolitan Pizzeria 808 Davie...
Tasting Plates South Granville

Tasting Plates South Granville

Tweet On Wednesday September 12, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the South Granville neighbourhood for the first time. Started off the evening with a wine tasting at Jak’s after everyone registered. Attendees enjoyed tasty Italian dishes as well as Asian/Fusion eats and so much more. Jak’s Gigglewater Prosecco NV The Hatch B. Yanco 2017 – (Okanagan) Olivier Leflaive Bourgogne 2015 – (Burgundy) Mirabeau Classic Rosé 2017 – (Provence) Page “Preface” Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 – (Washington)   The Rise Eatery Lo Hay Salad – smoked salmon, julienne of cucumber, daikon, carrot, pickled ginger, onion, tomato and taro potato, pea shoots, crisp white vermicelli, toasted sesame, peanuts, apricot & beet vinaigrette Chicken Seoul Good – Korean style fried chicken, wild mushroom cream, truffle oil, grated parmesan Dynamic Duo – rice battered brussel sprout and cauliflower bites, gochujang buffalo sauce, blue cheese crumble Fiore Restaurant Beet & Ricotta filled ravioli with herb berrue blanc and roasted beets.   Meinhardt Fine Foods *White Wine Steel Head Trout * Beet Risotto * Spicy Tiger Prawns * Mini Panko crusted Cod Cake * Wild baby Arugula w/ White Balsamic Dressing Spicy Aioli * Meringue Tart   Phoscao Café Mango Bingsoo Matcha Green Tea Bingsoo   Le Creuset Coffee selection The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Our community partner was the South Granville BIA. By: Richard...