Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

Tweet On Wednesday August 23, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we returned and explored the Commercial Drive neighborhood. Attendees enjoyed delicious pasta and risotto along with wonderful music to kickoff the event at Federico’s Supper Club. then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area. Federico’s Supper Club Our Tasting Plate: Gnocchi di Ricotta – house made ricotta gnocchi, tomato basil sauce, roasted cherry tomatoes, shaved Grana Padano Risotto al Tartufo e Porcini – black truffle puree & wild porcini mushrooms, mascarpone cheese, shaved Pecorino Romano   Rosemary Rock Salt Our Tasting Plate: Montreal Smoked Meat & mustard on Rosemary Rocksalt Bagel, served with dill pickle Wild BC Smoked Sockeye salmon & housemade dill cream cheese on poppyseed bagel, served with red onion, capers, & lemon Citrus berry rainbow Bagel served with strawberry cream cheese   Turk’s Coffee Our Tasting Cups: 8oz Turkcycle Iced Coffee Single espresso shot with their Big 10 (La Futura)   77k Freeze Iceberg Lounge Our Tasting Cups: Vancouver Red Velvet Ice cream – Dark Chocolate and Cranberry Strawberry Kiss Sorbetto – Strawberry and Raspberry Watermelon yogurt   Falconetti’s Our Tasting Plate: * Sweet Italian Sausage with artichoke dressing * Chicken Thai Romaine Leaf Wrap * Jerk Chicken & Slaw Blunt Spring Roll   Cannoli King Our Tasting Plate: Sicilian Cannoli Chocolate Peach Cannoli The restaurants, and cafes featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next tour, Tasting Plates UBC on September 27. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Stadium District

Tasting Plates Stadium District

Tweet On Wednesday July 12, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the Stadium District area of downtown Vancouver. Attendees enjoyed delicious coffee buns, rollie pollie’s, coffees, teas and cold chocolate shakes to kickoff the event at Papparoti Cafe. then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area. Papparoti Our Tasting Plate: * Coconut Rollie – fresh young coconut filling * Signature original bun – coffee caramel coated and your choice of one of these beverages: Our Tasting Cup: * Ice Blended Signature Chocolate * Signature Karak Tea * Freshly Brewed JJ Bean Coffee   Elements Diner Our Tasting Plate: Roasted Beet Salad with Preserved Lemon Beet, orange, fennel with house made preserved lemon vinaigrette Warmed Salmon Avocado Salad Baked Avocado and salmon with Mozzarella Chinese Golden Egg French Fries French fries coated with Chinese traditional golden egg Thai Chicken Pineapple Rice Pizza Pan fry Chicken, pineapple with sweet chilly sauce on rice pizza And Our Tasting Cup: Lemon Glass Bubble Tea with Glass Jelly House-made lemon glass bubble tea with Taiwan glass jelly   Hendricks Resto-Lounge Our Tasting Plate: Ginger beer braised short rib on a celery root croquette Buttermilk brined crispy chicken slider   Stretch Roman Pizza Co. Our Tasting Plate: We will be offering 3 pizzas slice to choose from: Primavera: Mozzarella, roasted red peppers, artichokes, roasted mushrooms, kalamata olives slivered red onions, pecorino Romano Trevigiana: Radicchio, pears, gorgonzola, prosciutto Paprika Chicken Pesto: Pesto, mozzarella, bell peppers, olives, onions and paprika marinated chicken   The Poke Guy Our Tasting Bowl: * Ahi Tuna Poke * Sockeye Salmon Poke *...
Tasting Plates Riley Park

Tasting Plates Riley Park

Tweet On Wednesday June 14, we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the Riley Park neighborhood on Main Street. Attendees enjoyed tasting a selection of honey, along with cheese, crackers and cupcakes all made with their honey to kickoff the event at The Main Street Honey Shoppe. then enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area. Main Street Honey Shoppe Our Tasting Plate: Sample Local and Exotic Honeys Honey Baked Apple Chips Sweet & Savoury Cream Cheese Appetizer Honey Chocolate Raspberry Cupcake   Rocky Mountain Flatbread Our Tasting Plate: Fig & Goat Cheese Salad with your Choice of two slices of flatbread pizza: Fig & Brie Artisan Pizza Hot Honey Artisan Pizza Farmers Market Traditional Pizza (vegetarian) Our Tasting Cup: Shot of Hand Crafted Cocktail: Earl Grey Gin OR Tripple Berry Mojito OR House Made Lemonade   Bob Likes Thai Food Our Tasting Plate: Mieng-Pla Tu Marinated tuna fish with fresh Lime, coriander root, chili, fish sauce, kafir lime leaf wrapped with Cha-Pu leaf Kanom Jeen Gang-Gai (Thai Chicken Curry ‘Ramen’) Rice noodle with chicken red curry with basil and greens   Juicery and Co. Our Tasting Bowls: Our Tasting Cups: Selection of Juices, Nut “mylks” and mini Acai bowls and Vegan Caesar Salad   Caffe Artigiano Our Tasting Plate: The Sofia, a crispy savoury pastry filled with asparagus and melted brie And a mini summer berry salad, skewered Our Tasting Cups: Shakerato, , espresso with a touch of condensed milk, shaken over ice until frothy Iced Brewed Coffee Iced Latte, tall espresso & milk over ice Spanish Iced Latte, tall espresso...
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...