Tasting Plates Coquitlam

Tasting Plates Coquitlam

Tweet On Wednesday March 14 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited Coquitlam for the first time giving all who attended a chance to try a selection of ethnic eateries that included Korean, Filipino and Latin American. Papparoti * Coconut Rollie – fresh young coconut filling * Signature original bun – coffee caramel coated and your choice of one of these beverages: * Ice Blended Signature Chocolate * Signature Karak Tea * Freshly Brewed JJ Bean Coffee   Seoul Truck Street Food K-Town Sandwich filled with Korean style popcorn chicken (Garlic and Spicy) Deep fried rice cakes (Red and Yellow) Kulinarya Lumping Shanghai (spring roll) Pork bbq skewer Rice noodles Polito’s Latin Café MINI PUPUSAS (EL SALVADOR) El Salvador’s favourite dish – thick hand made corn tortilla filled with specialty filling. Paired with “curtido” cabbage slaw and savory tomato sauce. VIGORÓN (NICARAGUA) Vigorón is a traditional Nicaraguan dish. It consists of a cabbage salad known as curtido, yuca, and chicharrones, all wrapped in a banana leaf. PATACONES “TOSTONES” (COLOMBIA) Deep Fried Plantain topped with assorted vegetables and seasoned meat.   Mariner Brewing A tasting flight of four of any of our beers, currently available on the menu is our: Northeast IPA this hazy IPA is bursting with bright and juicy hops, lush malt and vibrant yeast temper the intense tropical fruit flavour. Golden IPA which balances intense Citra hops with crisp wheat malt character. Cream Ale a Northwest interpretation of a classic neo-lager. Berliner Weisse this tart and surprisingly refreshing beer is sour mashed with wheat and pours bright gold with a thick...
Tasting Plates Coquitlam on March 14

Tasting Plates Coquitlam on March 14

Tweet Join us and explore the Coquitlam area (centered around the skytrain line between Lincoln station South towards downtown) and tantalize your taste buds at selection of restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday March 14 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant/cafe 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 that have been running since 2011, 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: Papparotti- this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Establishments: Polito’s Latin Cafe 942 Westwood St, Coquitlam Web:http://politoscafe.ca/ Twitter:@politoscafebc Instagram: @politoscafebc Cuisine: Latin American Run by brothers, David and Carlos, the focus here is on Salvadoran cuisine as well as other Latin regions including Colombia, Venezuela, and Mexico. Papparoti 1196 Pinetree Way, Unit 100, Coquitlam Web: www.papparoti.ca Twitter: @PappaRotiCanada Instagram @papparoticanada Cuisine: Café PappaRoti – the buttery, coffee-caramel coated “father of all buns” that first took Malaysia by storm in 2003 and has since opened over 400 café locations worldwide – and is now developing throughout Canada. Our coffee buns are freshly baked every 20 minutes in our stores, which attract people of all nationalities and age groups. Light enough to pass off as a...
Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant

Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant

Tweet On Wednesday February 7 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited the Mount Pleasant neighborhood, this time around the focus was on the new diverse restaurants which have opened in the area over the past year. Panidor Bakery Café Baked goods selection Mint Hot Chocolate   Ignite Pizzeria Choose any 2 slices of pizza from a rotating selection   Maizal 1 Pastor Taco 1 Tostada & black beans (crispy corn tortilla flat topped with black beans purée, lettuce, fresco cheese, sour cream and tomatillo salsa) 1 miniature churro with cajeta 1 sample of our home made horchata   Peaceful Restaurant Peaceful Beef Rolls (Five-spice beef rolled in a crispy green onion flat-bread & sweet hoisin sauce) Spicy & Tangy Dumplings (Soft pork dumplings served in a spicy & sour soup base) Dan-Dan Noodles (Spicy & tangy Sichuan pepper peanut sauce, minced pork & spinach)   The restaurants, and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Pizza Palooza on February 21

Pizza Palooza on February 21

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants centered in downtown Vancouver! This is our 3rd 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 Roman to NY style, South Indian, Lebanese 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 last year’s Pizza Palooza dining tour here Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by car, transit or walking. Registration: Living Produce Aisle -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Pizza Palooza passports. Participating Restaurants: Firecrust Neapolitan Pizzeria 808 Davie Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.firecrustpizzeria.com/bc-menu/ Instagram: @firecrustdavie Style of Pizza: Neapolitan Inspired by authentic pizzerias in Naples, Firecrust is keeping true to Neapolitan pizza’s origins by providing products that focus on simplicity, freshness and contain high quality ingredients. With over 350 possible combinations, you can customise our Neapolitan pizzas and salads to your heart’s desire. You’ll not be disappointed as all our Neapolitan pizza bases are made with non-GMO 00 flour and our tomato base is made strictly from San Marzano tomatoes.   Ignite Pizzeria 508 West Cordova, Vancouver Web: http://www.ignitepizzeria.com/ Instagram @ignitepizzeria Style of Pizza: Artisanal Located at the crossroads of Gastown and Pacific Station, Ignite Express provides you with genuine, refined pizzas at the right price. Our pizzas are cooked in an artisanal, stone-fired oven...
Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant on February 7

Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant on February 7

Tweet Join us and explore the Mount Pleasant neighborhood (centered around Main street between 5th – 16th avenues) and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday February 7 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant/cafe 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 that have been running since 2011, 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: Panidor Bakery Cafe – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Establishments: Maizal 2815 Main St, Vancouver Web: https://maizalrestaurant.ca/ Twitter: @maizalyvr Instagram: @maizal_yvr Cuisine: Mexican Vancouver Foodster Review Enjoy classic hand-crafted cuisine just like on the streets of Mexico. Enjoy gluten free dishes, real Mexican beverages and their famous soft shell tacos. Fresh corn tortillas made to order and more.   Ignite Pizzeria 2588 Main St, Vancouver Web: http://www.ignitepizzeria.com/ Instagram @ignitepizzeria Cuisine: Pizzeria Located on the vibrant Main street, Ignite welcomes you in a very modern and minimal setting. You can share a great moment around delicious pizzas, sipping a glass of wine or enjoying a beer, while watching an all-time classic on the screen in the background. Our pizzas are cooked in an artisanal, stone-fired...