Tasting Plates Yaletown on March 4

Tasting Plates Yaletown on March 4

Tweet Join us and explore the Yaletown neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday March 4 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 a selection of different types of restaurants and cafes throughout the self-guided tour. 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 Tasting Plates Passports and menus.   Participating Restaurants/Establishments The Belgian Chocolate Cafe 38 Smithe Street, Vancouver Web: http://thebelgianchocolate.cafe/ Instagram @thebelgianchocolatecafe Cuisine: Belgian Cafe and Desserts With a Belgian and Australian connection, a beautiful new chocolate focused café has opened on the edge of Yaletown across from the Parq Vancouver hotel. With it’s high ceilings this corner café features, long marble desserts bar, seating and a great view of the pastry case, sandwiches, chocolate fountain and the espresso bar. Manoush’eh 620 Davie Street, Vancouver Web: https://www.manousheh.ca/ Instagram @manoushehbc Cuisine: Middle Eastern Manousheh features dishes from various regions in the Middle East. There over-baked flatbreads are the star along with other delicious soups, hummus and other dips.   Passione Gelato 55 Smithe Street, Vancouver Instagram @passionegelatoyvr Cuisine: Gelato Modern gelato counter & cafe offering a rotating selection of gourmet flavors made on-site. More surprise restaurants to be announced soon. Purchase Tickets Here:  Tickets: Early-Bird...
Noodle Mania Vancouver 2020

Noodle Mania Vancouver 2020

Tweet On Wednesday February 12 we presented our 7th tasting tour of noodles held between Kitsilano and downtown Vancouver. The evening event started off at Silk Road Tea in Kitsilano where guests had a chance to enjoy some different digestive teas. Each of the restaurants participating had served up a couple of different noodle dishes as Tasting Bowls or Plates for guests to enjoy. Guests then had 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. Silk Road Tea Robba Da Matti Pappardelle Rosche Rosche Spaghetti with a Southern Italian Pesto Noodle Arts Traditional Lanzhou Beef Noodle Soup Fried Cumin Noodles with Lamb Italian Tomato Mushroom Ravioli with our signature creamy garlic funghi sauce Spaghetti Bolognese Rosè Accompanied with: Garlic Bread bites. Pacific Poke Guests were able to choose one poke bowl from the menu topped with their noodle crunch as a smaller version of any of their chef inspired bowls.   The restaurants featured many unique and tasty noodle dishes to our guests throughout the event. By: Richard...
Noodle Mania on February 12

Noodle Mania on February 12

Tweet Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in downtown Vancouver and beyond! This 7th annual noodle tasting extravaganza is presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates. 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 pho, pad thai, ramen and more. Touring many ethnic eateries and tasting noodle dishes including Chinese, Filipino, Hong Kong, Indian, Italian, Southern, Taiwanese, Thai, Vietnamese, and more. 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. If you haven’t been to our previous Noodle Mania event, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on Food Finds (view here). Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by car or use transit. Registration: Silk Road Tea -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Noodle Mania passports. NOODLE MANIA HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 12, 2020 Participating Restaurants and Establishments Noodle Arts 1739 Robson Street, Vancouver Web:https://noodlearts.com/ Instagram: @noodlearts_vancouver Cuisine: Chinese Noodle Arts welcomes you to a pleasant and memorable dining experience.We take pride in serving you the authentic Lanzhou beef noodles and Chinese cuisine in Vancouver. We offer a wide range of specialties and influences from the Northwest province of China. Robba Da Matti 1906 Haro Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.robbadamatti.com/ Twitter: @Robba_daMatti Instagram: @robba_damatti...
Curry Fest Vancouver

Curry Fest Vancouver

Tweet We held our first Curry Fest around downtown Vancouver on November 13th, the evening tasting tour provided guests a chance to try many different types of curries from a select number of different cultures including Indian, Thai, Vietnamese and South Indian. We kicked off the event at Davie Dosa Company where everyone registered before heading off on their self-guided tasting adventure. At Davie Dosa Company in the Westend they featured their South Indian style Slow cooked lamb with Rich Traditional Indian spices and herbs curry, finished with virgin coconut meat, ”Papaver Bracteamtum” silky paste. Served with Vegetable Pilaf cooked in coconut stock and spices. At House Special in Yaletown it was about Vietnamese where they served their Monk’s Kabocha Curry, roasted seasonal veg, chili oil, Vietnamese herb puree with torn bread and Curry mushroom fried rice Arancini. At Indian Delicacy in Coal Harbour they served traditional Indian curries featuring their Methi Chicken cooked with garlic & dry fenugreek leaves, and Chana Masala Garbanzo (chick peas) beans cooked with fresh onions, ginger and spices, both served with rice and garlic naan. At Bob Pochana in the Westend it was all about Thai where they served their Green Curry Chicken coconut milk based green curry with chicken, basil, eggplant and bamboo shoots and their Panang Beef coconut milk based panang curry with beef, basil and bell peppers top with Kafir lime leaf, both served with jasmin rice. It was fun night for everyone to visit the participating restaurants and eat some unique and tasty curries. By: Richard...
2nd Annual Dumpling Fest Vancouver

2nd Annual Dumpling Fest Vancouver

Tweet We held our second Dumpling Fest around Vancouver on November 6th, the evening tasting tour provided guests a chance to try many different types of dumplings from a select number of different cultures including Mexican, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Russian, and Vietnamese. We kicked off the event at Sprezzatura on Kingsway where everyone registered and tasted some ‘deconstructed spring roll” canapes before heading off on their self-guided tasting adventure. At MixxBao in the South Granville neighbourhood they served up their Taiwanese style Chili Oil Wontons and Wonton Soup. At Maizal they served up their Mexican Empanada duo of Blue corn chorizo & potato empanada and Yellow corn zucchini mushroom and cheese empanada At Hey Dumplings! Chef Heather served up her Russian style dumplings featuring the tasty Potato dumplings in a creamy dill sauce, they also served their Spicy ginger scallion dumplings to guests. At Do Chay Saigon Vegetarian they served their plantbased Vietnamese style trio of dumplings featuring the XO Potstickers – pan fried homemade potstickers stuffed with vegan mushroom XO sauce. Served with sesame soya sauce; Glass Dumplings – Tapioca mung bean, mushroom, and jicama dumplings wrapped in banana leaf and served with peanut and ish sauce; and Sticky Rice Wontons – Traditional mushroom and tofu soya sticky rice wrapped in wonton and served with scallion sauce. It was another fun night for everyone to visit the participating restaurants and eat some unique and tasty dumplings. By: Richard...