Tasting Plates Yaletown

Tasting Plates Yaletown

Tweet On Wednesday March 6, we presented our Yaletown dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the area.  Started off the evening with some beverages along with a micro-greens salad at Living Produce Aisle after everyone registered. Living Produce Aisle Wheatgrass shots Microgreen salad with pea shoots Sunflower and Purple Radish and Mango and Pineapple Immune Boost Smoothie with Bee Pollen   Manoushe’eh Zaatar w Jebneh – for the undecided (V) Half wild thyme mix and half akkawi cheese Lahm Be Ajeen – thin crust meat pies Organic spiced ground beef, with diced tomatoes & onions, spread and baked on a crispy thin house-made flatbread Sbanekh – the power of green (VG) Triangle folded pie filled with a lemony mix of spinach, onions and sumac Robba Da Matti ·         Mini Brushette ·         Mini Yaletown Lantipasto 7 Days Coffee Chocolate Brownies Opera cake Multi Berry Galate Apple strudel Almond Squares The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant

Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant

Tweet On Wednesday February 27, we presented our Mount Pleasant dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the area.  Started off the evening with some beverages along with savoury and sweet pastries at Papparoti after everyone registered. Papparoti Drinks: ·         Drip Coffee: Dark & Medium Roast ·         Fresh Healthy Smoothie called Go Bananas: consisting of Bananas, Dates, Almond Butter & Cacao & Almond Milk And Food: ·         Spinach & Feta Pastry ·         Original Bun Maizal ·         Corn and cheese empanada ·         One taco ·         3 leches cake ·         Passion fruit and chia drink Uma Sushi ·         Salmon oshi (pressed sushi with sockeye salmon, seared with creamy sauce, topped with jalapeño) ·         Tuna tataki (seared tuna with mustard soy sauce dressing, pickled onions and green onions) ·         Snow White roll (prawn tempura, mango, cucumber whipped with soy pepper, top with Aburi scallops and apple) Westcoast Poke Spicy Ahi Negitoro Bite Fish: Ahi negitoro mixed with chili oil, Honey Gochu Sauce, Hawt Sauce, pickled red onio Topping: Yuzu guacamole, Maple Soy Sauce, nori, sesame seeds Umami Albacore Toro Bite Fish: Albacore toro mixed with Maple Soy sauce, Sambal Topping: Wakame, Miso Ginger Soy sauce, sesame seeds, Avocado Blackened Sockeye Salmon Bite Fish: Torched sockeye salmon rubbed with togarashi and chili oil Topping: Wakame, Spicy pineapple salsa, Lemon Pepper Aioli Nori oil Atlantic Salmon Bite Fish: Atlantic salmon mixed with nori oil, masago, toasted sesame seeds Topping: Spicy wakame, Garlic Aioli sauce, fried onion, fried garlic, togarashi, furikake The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Noodle Mania Vancouver 2019

Noodle Mania Vancouver 2019

Tweet On Wednesday January 16, 2019 we presented our 6th tasting tour of noodles held between Kitsilano and Chinatown in Vancouver. The evening event started off at Silk Road Tea in Kitsilano where guests had a chance to enjoy some different teas. Chef Allessandro at Mangia Cucina 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. Silk Road Tea Serving a selection of Silk Road Teas Gyo Para Gyoza & Ramen Bar Tantanmen Ramen Traditional rich Sichuan style sesame-based broth topped with ground pork, 1/2 soft-boiled egg, bokchoy, julienned green onions, cashew nuts, and garlic oil Hon’s Wonton House Wonton Noodle Soup Hon’s famous handmade prawn wontons (prawn & pork) with regular noodles in a traditional and seasoned wonton broth, topped with seasonal veggies and slices green onions. Rice Rolls with Beef Brisket Our tender slow braised beef brisket served over traditional Chinese rice rolls. An exclusive Noodle Mania dish! Mangia Cucina & Bar * Squid Ink Tagliatelle with Anchovies, Capers and Tomato Sauce, topped with Sicilian Muddica * Cream of Zucchini Spaghetti with Piave Cheese & Mint Rhinofish Noodle Bar Your choice of one from this selection: Zha Jiang Mian (minced pork fried noodle)Shu Cai Mian (vegetable noodle soup)Niu Rou Mian (Taiwanese beef noodle) The restaurants featured many unique and tasty noodle dishes to our guests throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Vancouver 7th Anniversary

Tasting Plates Vancouver 7th Anniversary

Tweet On Wednesday February 6 we presented our Tasting Plates 7th Anniversary in Downtown Vancouver starting off at Bonus Bakery Café where we all enjoyed some tasty plant-based treats after registration. Bonus Bakery Café Bonus Bakery Cafe •        Blueberry muffins •        Walnut brownie •        Bonus cookie Each of the restaurants participating had served up a selection of 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. Davie Dosa Company •        Adai – Sprouted Lentil Pancake •        Avial – Coconut Veg •        Chettinad Kara Paniyaram – Savoury Muffin •        Kesari – Semolina Halwa Donnellan’s Chipper •        Spice bag •        Taco fries •        DC Burger •        Breakfast roll •        Battered sausage Mumbai Local •        Shev Puri •        Prawns Rava •        Chicken Lollipop •        Shrikhand Pacific Poke •        Poke Bowl (choose from a specific selection of chef inspired bowls or make your own custom creation- available with any of our bases or toppings). •        House Drink (choose one of the following: Coco Panda, Yuzu Lemonade, or Mango Mint Lemonade). The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Dumpling Fest Vancouver

Dumpling Fest Vancouver

Tweet We held our first ever Dumpling Fest around Vancouver on November 7th, the evening tasting tour provided guests a chance to try many different types of dumplings from a select number of different cultures including Taiwanese, Russian, Italian, Cantonese and Indian. We kicked off the event at Prado Cafe on Fraser where everyone registered before heading off on their self-guided tasting adventure. At Bombay Kitchen and Bar on Commercial drive they served their delicious Indian Malai Kofta filled with mixed vegetable sand paneer dumplings in a light tomato and cream sauce and they also served the dumpling with rice, naan and a salad. At Mangia Cucina, they served a couple of their Italian dumplings dishes creating a wow on the plate with the delicious Lobster Ravioli – with garlic, chilli, white wine & fresh tomatoes sauce, topped with arugula and Fried Gnocchi – with ricotta mousse & pistachio pesto. At Hey Dumplings! Chef Heather served up her Russian style dumplings featuring the tasty Poutine dumplings with vegan gravy and cheese curds; and the Spicy Ginger and Scallion dumplings in a ginger scallion sauce and siracha drizzle. At Hon’s Wonton House, they served a couple of their tasty Cantonese dumplings featuring the pork filled Potstickers and Wonton dumplings. At Rhinofish Noodle Bar, they served their delicious Taiwanese Chao Shou – Chili Vinaigrette Wonton – with pork, bok choy, housemade chili oil; and the Su Zheng Jiao – Steamed Dumpling – vegetarian with shitake, bok choy, bamboo, sesame and bean curd It was a fun night for everyone to visit the participating restaurants and eat some unique and tasty dumplings....
Tasting Plates Gastown

Tasting Plates Gastown

Tweet On Wednesday October 24, we presented our Gastown dining tour in our Tasting Plates series as we explored the Gastown area.  Started off the evening with some coffees at Milano Coffee after everyone registered. Milano Coffee Featuring Espresso Franks as an espresso Pumpkin spice latte – served with Halloween candy Water Street Café Burrata Bruschetta Burrata, Heirloom Tomato, Sundried Tomato Pesto, Salsa Verde, Basil Yuzu Ponzu Pork belly Sous Vide Pork Belly, Cannellini Bean Puree, Baby kale, Yuzu Ponzu Glaze, Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette West Coast Crab Cake Pacific Rock Crab, Baby Shrimp, Preserved Citrus Fennel Slaw, Saffron Aioli   Charisma Café Your choice of soup from the selection below Chicken Noodle Potato Bacon Chowder Apple Butternut Squash (vegan & gluten-free) Uno Gelato   Your choice of a cup or cone with 2 flavours, here is the Akbar Mashti and Italian Cherry   Wishing Treats Surprise candy selection   Balila Taste Kitchen  Hummus plate and soups The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...