Tasting Plates UBC on September 27

Tasting Plates UBC on September 27

Tweet Join us and explore the UBC campus and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday September 27 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: tba – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus.   Some of the participating Restaurants Mahony & Sons 5990 University Blvd Web:http://mahonyandsons.com/ Twitter:@MahonyAndSons Instagram: @mahonyandsons Cuisine: Irish pub fare Easygoing spot offering imported & local brews, Irish pub fare with a fusion spin & live music. At Mahony & Sons, we serve true-to-tradition favourites and hearty pub fare of the finest quality. Authentically Irish, we take our food seriously and source the freshest, best ingredients to make your meal memorable. From our Guinness-infused soups and slow-cured Gammon bacon, to locally raised meats and semolina-crust pizzas, you’ll have a tough time picking favourites. Rain or Shine Ice Cream 6001 University Boulevard Web: http://rainorshineicecream.com/ Twitter: @rainorshineYVR Instagram: @rainorshineYVR Cuisine: Ice Cream Homemade ice cream in Vancouver using local, natural and fresh ingredients! We strive to make every one of our flavours as amazing as possible. We are constantly...
Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Tweet On Wednesday August 23, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we returned and explored the Commercial Drive neighborhood. Attendees enjoyed delicious pasta and risotto along with wonderful music to kickoff the event at Federico’s Supper Club. then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area. Federico’s Supper Club Our Tasting Plate: Gnocchi di Ricotta – house made ricotta gnocchi, tomato basil sauce, roasted cherry tomatoes, shaved Grana Padano Risotto al Tartufo e Porcini – black truffle puree & wild porcini mushrooms, mascarpone cheese, shaved Pecorino Romano   Rosemary Rock Salt Our Tasting Plate: Montreal Smoked Meat & mustard on Rosemary Rocksalt Bagel, served with dill pickle Wild BC Smoked Sockeye salmon & housemade dill cream cheese on poppyseed bagel, served with red onion, capers, & lemon Citrus berry rainbow Bagel served with strawberry cream cheese   Turk’s Coffee Our Tasting Cups: 8oz Turkcycle Iced Coffee Single espresso shot with their Big 10 (La Futura)   77k Freeze Iceberg Lounge Our Tasting Cups: Vancouver Red Velvet Ice cream – Dark Chocolate and Cranberry Strawberry Kiss Sorbetto – Strawberry and Raspberry Watermelon yogurt   Falconetti’s Our Tasting Plate: * Sweet Italian Sausage with artichoke dressing * Chicken Thai Romaine Leaf Wrap * Jerk Chicken & Slaw Blunt Spring Roll   Cannoli King Our Tasting Plate: Sicilian Cannoli Chocolate Peach Cannoli The restaurants, and cafes featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next tour, Tasting Plates UBC on September 27. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on August 23

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on August 23

Tweet Join us and explore the Commercial Drive neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday August 23 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:  Federico’s Supper Club -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 Federico’s Supper Club 1728 Commercial Drive Web:http://www.federicossupperclub.com/ Twitter: @FedericosClub Instagram @federicosclub Cuisine: Italian ‘Throwback themes and Italian charm, Federico’s Supper Club is one of the best dining experiences Little Italy and Vancouver has to offer. Welcoming hospitality in an old school atmosphere, an evening at Federico’s comes complete with dinner, live music and dancing, five nights a week, including monthly guest performers and world class tributes. Boasting Italy’s prestigious Quality Seal Certification, as well as multiple Dine Out, Diner’s Choice and hospitality awards, Federico’s is about feel good moments from palate to heart – a truly unique experience. Rosemary Rocksalt 1350 Commercial Drive Web: http://www.rosemaryrocksalt.com/ Twitter: @RoseRocksalt Instagram @rosemaryrocksalt Cuisine: Bagel Sandwiches Rosemary Rocksalt is a purveyor of Montreal-style bagels and deli specialties. Born from Joel Siegel’s 22-year-old recipe at...
Tasting Plates Stadium District

Tasting Plates Stadium District

Tweet On Wednesday July 12, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the Stadium District area of downtown Vancouver. Attendees enjoyed delicious coffee buns, rollie pollie’s, coffees, teas and cold chocolate shakes to kickoff the event at Papparoti Cafe. then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area. Papparoti Our Tasting Plate: * Coconut Rollie – fresh young coconut filling * Signature original bun – coffee caramel coated and your choice of one of these beverages: Our Tasting Cup: * Ice Blended Signature Chocolate * Signature Karak Tea * Freshly Brewed JJ Bean Coffee   Elements Diner Our Tasting Plate: Roasted Beet Salad with Preserved Lemon Beet, orange, fennel with house made preserved lemon vinaigrette Warmed Salmon Avocado Salad Baked Avocado and salmon with Mozzarella Chinese Golden Egg French Fries French fries coated with Chinese traditional golden egg Thai Chicken Pineapple Rice Pizza Pan fry Chicken, pineapple with sweet chilly sauce on rice pizza And Our Tasting Cup: Lemon Glass Bubble Tea with Glass Jelly House-made lemon glass bubble tea with Taiwan glass jelly   Hendricks Resto-Lounge Our Tasting Plate: Ginger beer braised short rib on a celery root croquette Buttermilk brined crispy chicken slider   Stretch Roman Pizza Co. Our Tasting Plate: We will be offering 3 pizzas slice to choose from: Primavera: Mozzarella, roasted red peppers, artichokes, roasted mushrooms, kalamata olives slivered red onions, pecorino Romano Trevigiana: Radicchio, pears, gorgonzola, prosciutto Paprika Chicken Pesto: Pesto, mozzarella, bell peppers, olives, onions and paprika marinated chicken   The Poke Guy Our Tasting Bowl: * Ahi Tuna Poke * Sockeye Salmon Poke *...
Tasting Plates Riley Park

Tasting Plates Riley Park

Tweet On Wednesday June 14, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the Riley Park neighborhood on Main Street. Attendees enjoyed tasting a selection of honey, along with cheese, crackers and cupcakes all made with their honey to kickoff the event at The Main Street Honey Shoppe. then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area. Main Street Honey Shoppe Our Tasting Plate: Sample Local and Exotic Honeys Honey Baked Apple Chips Sweet & Savoury Cream Cheese Appetizer Honey Chocolate Raspberry Cupcake   Rocky Mountain Flatbread Our Tasting Plate: Fig & Goat Cheese Salad with your Choice of two slices of flatbread pizza: Fig & Brie Artisan Pizza Hot Honey Artisan Pizza Farmers Market Traditional Pizza (vegetarian) Our Tasting Cup: Shot of Hand Crafted Cocktail: Earl Grey Gin OR Tripple Berry Mojito OR House Made Lemonade   Bob Likes Thai Food Our Tasting Plate: Mieng-Pla Tu Marinated tuna fish with fresh Lime, coriander root, chili, fish sauce, kafir lime leaf wrapped with Cha-Pu leaf Kanom Jeen Gang-Gai (Thai Chicken Curry ‘Ramen’) Rice noodle with chicken red curry with basil and greens   Juicery and Co. Our Tasting Bowls: Our Tasting Cups: Selection of Juices, Nut “mylks” and mini Acai bowls and Vegan Caesar Salad   Caffe Artigiano Our Tasting Plate: The Sofia, a crispy savoury pastry filled with asparagus and melted brie And a mini summer berry salad, skewered Our Tasting Cups: Shakerato, , espresso with a touch of condensed milk, shaken over ice until frothy Iced Brewed Coffee Iced Latte, tall espresso & milk over ice Spanish Iced Latte, tall espresso...