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...
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 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...