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...
Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Tweet On Wednesday August 22, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we returned and explored the Commercial Drive neighborhood. Attendees enjoyed tasty dishes included pizza, poke tacos, bagel sandwiches, pulled pork tacos, and more after kicking off the event at The Drive Coffee Bar with some coffee beverages. The Drive Coffee Bar Your choice of one of the following: * Small lavender London Fog * Single Macchiato with an Italian biscotti on a side *Raspberry Flat White Daddy’s Kitchen Your choice of any Two Poke Tacos from this selection Britannia Taco — Fresh Ahi Tuna, Dice Avocado, Spicy Crab Salad, Edamame, Red Onion and top with Orange Miso Sauce & Wasabi Aioli Dragon Breath Taco – Fresh Atlantic Salmon, Masago, Red Onion mixed with Sriracha Aioli. Kimchi, Pineapple and Birdseye chili. Chipotle Prawn Taco – Sweet Corn, Black Beans, Olive, Cilantro, Dice Tomato & Avocado, Prawns and top with Smoke Chipotle Sauce And Thai Ice Tea   Rosemary Rocksalt Mount Royal Sandwich – Rosemary rocksalt bagel with mustard and Montreal smoked meat. Steveston Sandwich – Rosemary rocksalt bagel with dill cream cheese, smoke salmon, capers and onions. Cheesecake   Pasture to Plate Pulled Pork Taco gf -pulled pork in beer marinade, corn tortilla, farmhouse cheeses feta, avocado sauce, pico de gallo Ethical Soda Kombucha Hustle Pizza You choice of 3 slices of pizza from the selection of these vegan pizzas below and other non-vegan pizzas on rotation. FUNGI (VG)- Truffled Alfredo, VG Mozzarella, Mushrooms, Roasted Cauliflower, Potato, Red Pepper & Vegan Parmesan topped with Fresh Arugula & Chili Infused Olive Oil SICILIAN (VG) –...
Tasting Plates North Vancouver Lonsdale

Tasting Plates North Vancouver Lonsdale

Tweet On Wednesday July 11, we presented our North Vancouver Lonsdale Tasting Plates dining tour with delicious plant-based dishes plus pizza, meatballs, scones, mini doughnuts and other treats, plus cinnamon bun ice cream sandwiches and tasting of Japanese chocolate truffles and more. Alberello Pizzeria Verde Noce (Pesto sauce, walnut, roasted peppers, oyster mushroom sautéed in garlic oil, caramelized onion, mozzarella, fresh goat cheese, and basil) Salsiccia (Tomato sauce, our home-made fennel sausage, mozzarella, caramelized onion & roasted red pepper) Home-made meatball in a succulent tomato sauce     Cafe by Tao Mango Salsa Quinoa Bowl with falafel & sauerkraut Rawkin’ Pizza Rawsagna Lucuma Parfait   Welcome Parlour Ice Cream Collaboration with Bad Dog Bread Cinnamon Bun Ice Cream Sandwich   Butter Lane Bake Shop Earl grey donut (steeped with our very own louise & louise fine teas earl grey tea) Our famous scones with clotted cream and jam (made with European churned butter) Gluten free carrot cake topped with a cream cheese buttercream   Coconama Japanese style chocolate truffles The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Thank you to Lonsdale Quay Public Market for being our registration spot for the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Westend

Tasting Plates Westend

Tweet On Wednesday June 20, we presented our Westend Tasting Plates dining tour with delicious Japanese, Moroccan and South Indian dishes plus burgers, sandwiches, pie, kombucha, coffee and tea, and more.   Milano Coffee Your choice of Espresso or Americano Davie Dosa Company Fish Pakora Veg Pakora Cottage Cheese 65 Cauliflower 65 served with, tamarind, mint and hot sauce. Tartine Bread & Pies Santa Fe Club Sandwich with Side House Made Coleslaw Rhubarb Pie served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream Pasture to Plate Special Beef Burger with a 3oz certified organic grassfed marinated beef patty, crispy house cured bacon, tomato, lettuce, house made sauces and a sunny side quail egg on our special house made sweet potato bun. Ethical Soda Kombucha Izakaya Gon’s Aburi Unagi Oshi- Sushi Inari Sushi Premium Waugh Beef Carpaccio Seasonal Veggie Mixed Tempura Casablanca Crepe Moroccan beef couscous topped with caramelized raisins Homemade cheese Cheese cake Crepe Homemade macaron Madeline Spiced Moroccan coffee or mint tea   The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Kitsilano

Tasting Plates Kitsilano

Tweet On Wednesday May 9, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited the Kitsilano neighborhood where guests ate delicious Japanese dishes including nigiri, plus Asian tapas, Vegan burgers, Cream puffs, teas, juices, and more. Storm City Coffee * 2 kinds of cream puffs (vanilla and salted caramel) * Shrubs (Your choice of Apple Mint or Black Currant -vinegar-based fruit infused drinks)   Super Hiro’s Restaurant * Unkai (Rice Pudding) — savoury Rice pudding with shrimp, fish on top. * Deep fried fish –Deep fried white fish with Italian parsley dressing. * Sushi Nigiri — 2 pieces – Ahi Tuna & Snapper     Sencha Tea Lounge Drinks: * Alishan Jasmine Green Tea * Honey Camellia Milk Tea * Assam Milk Tea * Oolong Milk Tea *Milk Tea are lactose/dairy free – we use coffee mate Food: *Teriyaki Chicken Donburi *Sencha Chicken Wings *Rice and greens   Be Fresh Market Café *Mini house-made Be Fresh vegan burgers, served with our Be Fresh vegan chipolte mayo *Be Fresh vegan potato salad *Juice Box Watermelon juice *Be Fresh Holy Fudge dipped bananas   The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates East Village

Tasting Plates East Village

Tweet On Wednesday April 18 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited the East Village area of Vancouver where guests ate delicious pizza, tasted olive oils and vinegars, indulged in sweets, and enjoyed a flight of beer at one of the area’s local breweries. The Narcissus Pretzel Meringue Cookie and Some other small cookie bites and your choice of one of these hot or cold drinks: Brewed Coffee – Agro Roasters – Sumatra Dark or Ethiopian Light Roast Einspänner Fruit Soda – Strawberry or Apple Cinnamon Soda Fruit Tea – Grapefruit Tea or Hot Apple Cinnamon Cider   Al Buco Pizzeria Choose any 2 slices of pizza from a rotating selection   Di Olivia Tasting Bar Truffle oil popcorn Hummus and veggies Smoked olive oil Baba ghanoush Oil and Balsamic pairings with fresh focaccia bread   Cannoli King  Cannoli sampler with a Coffee Cannoli and Chips & Dip   Italia Bakery dessert sampler with a Lemon Macaron & Salted Caramel Creampuff   Andina Brewing Company A tasting flight of four of their beers – on the flight the Totum Kolsch, Andina Amber Ale, Pineapple IPA, and the Milk Stout The restaurants and brewery featured unique and tasty dishes and brews to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...