Dumpling Fest Vancouver on November 6

Dumpling Fest Vancouver on November 6

Tweet Join us and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants between Little Saigon, Chinatown and South Granville areas of Vancouver serving up different kinds of dumplings, from Vietnamese dumplings, to Russian Pelmeni to Wonton and more. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday November 6 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. See last year’s Dumpling Fest tour here 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 Do Chay Saigon Vegetarian 1392 Kingsway, Vancouver Instagram @eatdochay Cuisine: Vietnamese Offering all vegetarian and vegan Vietnamese fare, infused with modern flavours. Hey Dumplings! 208 Keefer Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.heydumplings.com/ Instagram @heydumplings Cuisine: Russian Traditional hand-made dumplings with a delicious twist. Hey, Dumplings! are Pelmeni- a Russian dumpling which means “ear bread”. Stuffed with meat or potato, the basic dumpling is boiled and served with a side of sour cream. But Hey, Dumplings! are more than your basic dumplings. Let’s eat some. MixxBao 1426 W 8th Ave, Vancouver Web: https://mixxbao.com/ Instagram @mixxbao Cuisine: Taiwanese Offering authentic and delicious Taiwanese-inspired grub in snack form. Blossom Dim Sum 808 Bute St, Vancouver Web: https://blossomdimsum.com/ Twitter @BlossomDimSum Instagram @BlossomDimSum Cuisine: Chinese and Japanese East meets West in a modern Dim Sum experience for Asian-inspired dishes like dim sum & sushi alongside grilled meats & seafood. More...
Tasting Plates Gastown and Chinatown on October 23

Tasting Plates Gastown and Chinatown on October 23

Tweet Join us and explore the Gastown and Chinatown neighborhoods and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 23 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates. 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, 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. Participating Restaurants/Establishments Moltaqa Restaurant 51 W Hastings Street, Vancouver Web: https://www.moltaqarestaurant.com/ Instagram: @moltaqa.vancouver Cuisine: Morrocan A traditional menu of Moroccan fare with a semi-circle bar counter & patterned textile decor. Trees Cheesecake + Organic Coffee 321 Water St, Vancouver Web: https://treescoffee.com/ Twitter:@TreesOrganic Instagram: @treescoffee Cuisine: Dessert cafe For 22 years Trees Organic Coffee has been doing all the right things to keep coffee, and the café experience, traditional. Originally started in 1996 on Granville Street, Trees quickly became a Vancouver favorite and a destination for great coffee, amazing cheesecake and that classic Canadian customer service. Today we continue those great traditions, never losing sight of the fact that above all else, we provide comfort, a home away from home and a warmth that keeps our friends and neighbors coming back again and again, year after year....
Pizza Palooza on October 16

Pizza Palooza on October 16

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants centered in downtown and East Vancouver! This is our 4th annual pizza tasting extravaganza and it is presented by Vancouver Foodster. You may have a chance to taste many types of pizza from Neapolitan to Brooklyn to Middle Eastern, South Indian and more! Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting 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. See the past year’s Pizza Palooza dining tour here Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by car, transit or car share. Registration: tba -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Pizza Palooza passports. Participating Restaurants: Sprezzatura 265 Kingsway, Vancouver Web: https://sprezzatura.ca/ Instagram @sprezzatura_van Casual Italian eatery in the heart of Mount Pleasant featuring Neapolitan-style pizza along with other dishes including salads, roasted meat and seafood, wine and cocktails. Davie Dosa Company 1235 Davie Street, Vancouver Web: http://daviedosacompany.com/ Twitter @daviedosa Instagram @daviedosacompany Style of Pizza: South Indian Davie Dosa Company brings an exotic culinary experience of traditional Southern Indian cuisine and delicious cocktails to a vibrant neighbourhood. Manoush’eh 620 Davie Street, Vancouver Web: https://www.manousheh.ca/ Instagram @manoushehbc Style of Pizza: Middle Eastern Flatbread Manousheh is the cherished national pie of Lebanon. It has a reserved place on the country’s breakfast table and has the unique ability to be worked into every meal of the day, due to its simple versatility. Watch for our complete lineup of participating restaurants in early October...
Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Tweet On Wednesday September 4, we presented our annual Commercial Drive tour with a selection of eateries. Started off the evening with delicious Italian pasta which featured an optional wine pairing after guests registered. Federico’s Supper Club·      Gnocchi di barbabietola – house made red beet gnocchi, olive oil, beet puree, shaved Parmigiano Reggiano, pea shoot garnish Penne con broccolini e patate – penne aglio e olio with broccolini, diced potatoes, peperoncino, pangrattato Pasture to Plate ·       Mini Charcuterie Platter –featuring a variety of P2P charcuterie items, made with beef and pork. JamJar Cold : ·       Tabbouleh Salad (VE) Parsley, tomato, borghol, seven spices, onions ·       Cauliflower Fatteh Salad (VE) Tomato, olive, tahini and pita crisps Hot: ·       Majadra and Batata Harra (VE-GF) Lentil black bean stew with spiced potatoes ·       Chicken Taouk (GF) Yogurt marinated chicken thighs, oregano, garlic, on brown rice & toum dressing  Grounds for Coffee      World Famous Cinnamon Bun Made fresh daily by hand using locally-sourced, wholesome ingredients – made without trans fats, hydrogenated oils, eggs, bleached flour, nuts, raisins or preservatives. Iced with vanilla-bean cream-cheese icing. Savoury* Flatbread – Baked with homemade dough and local seasonal vegetables  Sweet* Mini Muffins, Mini Cookies & Bun Bites Drinks* Cinnamon Bun Frappe, Iced Americano, Non-Dairy Smoothie, Iced Chai  Fratelli Bakery   Sicilian cannoli dipped in roasted pistachios ·      Bomboloncini, baked donut filled with Nutella and coated in sugar ·       Eccles, flaky puff pastry with currants, almonds and cinnamon ·       Espresso almond biscotti dipped in chocolate ·       Lemon whip bigné  The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard Wolak...
Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on September 4

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive on September 4

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 September 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 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. Grounds for Coffee 2088 Commercial Drive Web: https://groundsforcoffee.ca/ Twitter: @groundsyvr Instagram: @groundsyvr Cuisine: Cinnamon Buns café Making cinnamon rolls in Vancouver since 1993. We provide only the highest quality baked goods and...