Tasting Plates Burnaby Heights

Tasting Plates Burnaby Heights

Tweet On Wednesday May 17, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we returned to the Burnaby Heights neighborhood. Attendees enjoyed a selection of coffee and beverages along with sandwiches, cookies and bars to kickoff the event at Caffe Artigiano. then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout  the area. Caffe Artigiano Our Tasting Cups: Our Tasting Plate: Selection of traditional size of coffee or tea beverages; selection of Sandwiches, selection of cookies and bars   The Gray Olive Cafeteria Our Tasting Plate: Roasted Cauliflower Salad Curry Roasted Cauliflower, Sweet Potato, Yam, Red Onion, Dried Fruit, Peas, Lime Cilantro Dressing *G.O. Potatoes w/ Smoked Shallot Aioli * Reuben Sliders House-made Corned Beef, Caramelized Onion, Sauerkraut, Swiss Cheese, Russian Dressing and Our Tasting Cup: Iced Lemon Tea   Broken Rice Restaurant Our Tasting Plate: *Prawn Mango Salad – Julienned green mango, shrimp, carrot, daikon, jicama, herbs, caramelized onions, crushed peanuts, citron vinaigrette *Duck Confit Slider – Steamed bao with duck confit, pickled carrots, daikon, cucumbers, onions, cilantro, and ginger hoisin sauce *Can Tho Satay Noodle – Beef and rice noodle in a homemade satay soup with peanuts, coconut, lemongrass, and sesame   Glenburn Soda Fountain Our Tasting Cups: *Lemon Basil Freeze (DF/GF) – Lemon Basil Sorbet blended with Lemon Soda *Chocolate Macaroon Brownie Sundae – (GF) – chocolate macaroon ice cream on house-made fudgy chocolate brownie, toasted coconut, whipped cream and Assorted home-style treats to take home – Carmelita bars, almond cornmeal bars & butterscotch confetti bars   Fortuna Bakery Our Tasting Plate: Pastéis de Nata – A traditional Portuguese egg tart pastry Cake Pops Mini...
Tasting Plates North Vancouver

Tasting Plates North Vancouver

Tweet On Wednesday April 26, we presented another amaziing tour in our Tasting Plates series as we returned to North Van to rediscover the lower Lonsdale area and it’s eateries. Attendees enjoyed a selection of coffee beverages to kickoff the event at Bean around the World at Lonsdale Quay then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout  the area. Bean around the World  Our Tasting Cups: Choice of the following beverages, an 12 oz. cup of either drip coffee (dark, medium roasts or decaf) or an espresso beverage including, Espresso, Americano, Flat White, Latte or Cappuccino   Maru Korean Bistro Our Tasting Plate:  생굴 / Seang – gool : Freshly shucked BC oyster with Yuzu foam, Tabasco-Gochujang jello. 김부각 / Kim-bugak : Crisp nori puff with XO aioli, salmon roes, lime caviars. 육회 / Yook-hoe : Korean beef tartare on sea lettuce powder dusted crostini bed, Asian pear, sesame oil dust, garlic chips.   Hearthstone Brewery Our Tasting Bowl: Panzanella    – Balsamic marinated tomato and watermelon, toasted pan bread, onion, fiore de latte, Fresh herb vinaigrette. Our Tasting Cups: And your choice of a taster of Hearthstone beer IPA, Ninjutsu Pale Ale, Rizzla Rice Lager.   The Juicery Co Our Tasting Cups: Selection of Juices, Nut mylks and mini Acai bowls   Coconama Our Tasting Plate:  Japanese style chocolate truffles, all handcrafted in North Vancouver, No dye and no artificial flavour.  70%Dark, Rich coffee, Premium Milk, Green tea, Milk Tea, Earl Grey, Mango, Salted Caramel, Dairy free Raspberry, Dairy Free Ginger, -COCOBAR- flavoured chocolate bars, Salted Caramel. -COCOLABO – Beans to bars chocolate   Welcome Parlour Ice Cream Our...
Tasting Plates 5th Anniversary Vancouver

Tasting Plates 5th Anniversary Vancouver

Tweet On Wednesday March 8, we presented our 5th Anniversary tour of our Tasting Plates series of tasting tours that began in the downtown Vancouver area. For this tasting tour we returned to where Tasting Plates 1st ever tour was held, downtown Vancouver. Attendees celebrated with wine to kickoff the event at Marquis Wine Cellars then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout downtown. Marquis Wine Cellars Our Tasting Cups: Terrapura 2015 Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Terrapura 2014 Single Vineyard Sauvginon Blanc   Ten Ten Tapas Our Tasting Plate: Octopus Conserva, Mushrooms on Toast and Salmon Mi Cuit   Meinhardt Fine Foods Our Tasting Plate and Cups: Roasted Cauliflower & Chickpea Salad- tahini, lemon, parsley, red onion Mushroom Leek Soup- crispy leeks, cream, truffle oil Prosciutto & Brie “Sandwich”- fig crostini, arugula, aioli Zesty Lemon Bar- pate sucree base, fresh raspberry’s Superfood SweetHARDT- vegan, paleo, chocolate heart Kefir Water (selection of flavours) Meinhardt Chocolate Bar Bottle of Happy Water   Patron Tacos & Cantina Our Tasting Plate: Sopecito Handmade thick corn tortilla, topped with beans & shredded chicken. Garnished with green tomatillo sauce lettuce, feta cheese, sour cream and Pico de Gallo. Flautita Deep fried corn tortilla filled with our delicious “BARBACOA”. Topped with green tomatillo sauce, sour cream and feta cheese. Enchilada Corn tortilla with shredded beef. Topped with red sauce. Garnished with sour cream and feta cheese   Saj & Co. Our Tasting Plate: Flowers (Breadbowl hummus salad with different flavours and different breads!) Vegan Banana Bread Tartine Bread & Pies Our Tasting Plate: Apple Pie Three Ways Salted Caramel Apple Dutch Apple Blackberry Apple Served with...
Pizza Palooza: Fun Night of Pizza Tasting and Touring

Pizza Palooza: Fun Night of Pizza Tasting and Touring

Tweet On Wednesday February 22, Vancouver Foodster presented our 2nd tasting tour of pizza held all over downtown and East Van. The evening event started off at Dogwood Brewing where guests had a chance to taste some organic beer along with some organic pizza. Each of the restaurants participating had served up a couple slices or a signature pizza featuring different pizza creations for guests to enjoy. Guests then had a chance to visit many different types of pizzerias throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants and their styles of pizza. Dogwood Brewing Menu selections served Beer tasting glass Perogie Pizza and Truffle Pizza   Dosa Hut Menu selections served Pizza Dossa – Indo-Canadian style   Firecrust Pizza Menu selections served 6″ pizza unlimited toppings Wine Tasting    Ragazzi Pizza Menu selections served Carbonara– garlic, black pepper, pancetta, bocconcini, (contains egg) Arrabiata– salami, capicollo, onions, chilli flakes, mozzarella. (Spicy)   Straight out of Brooklyn Pizza Menu selections served Original – Margherita Classic – Pepperoni White – Mozzarella, fior di latte, ricotta, grana padano, garlic, oregano   Zero Zero Pizzeria Menu selections served Chorizo and Brussels Sprouts Pomodoro-cherry tomatoes, san dried tomatoes oregano, fresh mozzarella This was another a fun night of pizza tasting around the city. By: Richard...
Noodle Mania Vancouver 2017

Noodle Mania Vancouver 2017

Tweet On Wednesday January 11, 2017 we presented our 4th tasting tour of noodles held all over the city. The evening event started off at Commodity Juicery in Fraserhood where guests had a chance to enjoy a bubble ice tea beverage along with a Zucchini noodle salad. 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. Commodity Juicery Zucchini noodle dish and ice bubble tea Zucchini noodle dish paired with their healthy bubble tea made with chia pearls   Chutney Villa Sri Lankan style seafood soft noodles A flavorful Sri Lankan style seafood soft noodles mixed with squid, shrimp, egg and vegetables with a tint of spices.   Thailicious Tofu Pad Thai and Pad See-ew Tofu Pad Thai rice noodles in our special sweet and sour sauce with eggs, tofu and peanuts. Chicken Pad See-ew noodles in sweet soy sauce   Yaletown L’antipasto Spaghetti alle Vongole Garganelli Spaghetti alle Vongole -Extra virgin olive oil, garlic, chillies, Pinot Grigio and Manila clams) Garganelli in our classic tomato sauce and Parmigiano reggiano   Basil Garden Satay peanut and beef rice noodle soup Vegetarian noodle soup Premium rare beef, brisket and beef balls rice noodle soup Satay peanut and beef rice noodle soup Vegetarian noodle soup with assorted veggies and tofu Kids Can Cook Gourmet at Organic Acres Skylar & Chloe will be presenting their locally made...
Tasting Plates Chinatown 2016

Tasting Plates Chinatown 2016

Tweet On November 23, 2016 we presented our Tasting Plates Chinatown and area event that showcased 5 restaurants and establishments paying homage to the historical era of Chinatown as well as showcasing new eateries. Floata Seafood Restaurant Our Tasting Plate: Vegetable Spring Roll Sesame Ball Soya Sauce Chow Mein   Le Tigre Cuisine Food Truck Our Tasting Plate: “Don’t Order This Chicken” Tasting Plate featuring Le Tigre Fried Chicken with 7 Spice Mayo and Mixed Herbs, Thai Chilli   Klaus’s Kaffe Haus Our Tasting Plate: Home-made Vienna Gulasch soup Chinese Strudel Vegetable Strudel Wiener Apple Strudel   Treasure Green Tea Our Tasting Plate: and our Our Tasting Cup: Special offering of teas   Lisa Lou’s Chocolate Bar Our Tasting Plate: Marc Ice Cream- malted chocolate ice cream with bourbon caramel and marcona almonds Signature Truffle- assorted flavours to choose from Ruth bar – Strawberry Raspberry jelly, crunchy peanut praline Salted Caramel –vanilla Le Tigre Truck The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...