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...
Noodle Mania Vancouver 2018

Noodle Mania Vancouver 2018

Tweet On Wednesday January 10, 2018 we presented our 5th tasting tour of noodles held all over downtown Vancouver. The evening event started off at Cha La Tea in Yaletown where guests had a chance to enjoy a couple of different teas. 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. Cha Le Tea Mint Majik Milk Tea Dragonwell Green Tea   Robba Da Matti Spaghetti alle Vongole -Extra virgin olive oil, garlic, chillies, Pinot Grigio and Manila clams) Rigatoni Pomodoro & Basil   Flower & Horse in Spring Crossing the Bridge rice-noodle: Holy Cow Yunnan Style specialty rice-noodle: Soft & Smooth   Wasabi Sushi ‘n Noodle Scallion with Spicy Pepper Tseng Noodles with Soft-Boiled Egg Traditional Hokkaido Style Miso Ramen + Teriyaki Chicken with House special sauce   Water Street Café Rigatoni with Italian Sausage Orecchiette Pesto The restaurants featured many unique and tasty noodle dishes to our guests throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates North Van BRUNCH

Tasting Plates North Van BRUNCH

Tweet On Saturday November 25 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series, this time it was a Brunch tour taking place in the Lower Lonsdale area of North Vancouver. Maru Korean Bistro * Rice stack with Gochujang pulled pork, green onions, crisp shallot, slow poached egg, nori, sesame seeds. * Organic green salad with truffle – persimmon Vinaigrette The Juicery Co * Pacific Juice with kale, apple, mint, lime and spirulina * Dads Juice with beet, carrot, apple, kale, turmeric and ginger * Banana Bread Toast; to die for banana bread, nut butter, banana and hemp seeds Two Daughters Bakery • Blueberry Cream Cheese Scones and Raspberry Dark Chocolate Scones – Both Gluten free and vegan. Beere Brewing Co. • Selection of Beers Welcome Parlour • Steamed Ice Cream Floats and Cadeaux Brownie Hot Fudge Sundae complete with house made fudge chocolate sauce. The restaurants, cafe and brewery featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Yaletown BRUNCH

Tasting Plates Yaletown BRUNCH

Tweet On Saturday October 28 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series, this time it was a Brunch tour taking place in the Yaletown neighborhood. Cha La Tea Merchant Café Dragonwell + Tuna Spinach Toast Matcha + Shrimp Avo Toast Iced Raspberry Creme + Truffle Ricotta Hazelnut Toast   Patron Tacos & Cantina Red Chilaquiles: fried corn tortilla chips dipped in red tomato sauce, mixed with melted cheese, sour cream, onion, cilantro. Topped with a fried egg. Served with a side of refried beans.   Living Produce Aisle Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie, Wheat Grass shot, Signature Salad.   Ganache Patisserie Pain au Chocolat, Brioche aux Pommes Amandes, Blanc Fraisier, Sable Breton, Raspberry Vacherin The restaurants, and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next BRUNCH tour, Tasting Plates North Van BRUNCH on November 25. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Chinatown

Tasting Plates Chinatown

Tweet On Wednesday October 18 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited Chinatown, this time around the focus was on the new diverse restaurants which have opened in the area over the past few months. Attendees enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area as well we featured a multi vendor pop-up inside the Dalina grocery store which gave people a chance to meet the mostly local food producers and taste there offerings. Klaus’s Kaffe Haus Lavazza Coffee   Straight outta Brooklyn Choose any 2 slices from this selection Original – Margherita Classic – Pepperoni White – Mozzarella, fior di latte, ricotta, grana padano, garlic, oregano Spice – Capicollo, spicy salami “The Olive and caper” a vegan option.   Umaluma Umaluma’s Tasting Plate featured a deconstructed pumpkin pie gelato with coconut whip cream and roasted hazelnuts, ‘Shot in the Dark’ chocolate shot with tangy sea buckthorn powder, and a pallet cleansing raspberry sorbetto featuring freeze dried raspberries, silver specked chocolate, and a puff of Manuka Honey foam.   Dalina 4 stations situated throughout the store Station 1: Hot pasta with Jules and Kent Pasta Sauces Station 2: Lisa Lou’s & Dalina Collaboration Hot chocolate Station 3: Naked Snacks selection Station 4: Betterwith Ice Cream The restaurants, and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates UBC

Tasting Plates UBC

Tweet On Wednesday September 27 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited the UBC campus for the first time. Attendees enjoyed various food and drink stops throughout the area between the AMS Nest building and the restaurants which were close to the 10th Avenue entrance. The Delly Our Tasting Plate: A Taste of India Butter chicken or Shahi Paneer or Chana Masala.  All curries served on a bed of long grain basmati rice with a square of fresh grilled tandoori naan. The Art of the Sandwich: A sample’s choice of: Delly Chicken Sandwich and Avocado Veggie Sandwich Salad Street A sample’s choice of: Fresh Tossed Kale Quinoa Salad or the tasty and Ole worthy South West Bean Salad Our Tasting Cups: From The Beverage Cart: A sample’s choice of: – Standard Kombucha, Moja Coffee, The Teaguy Tea, Thirsty Buddha Coconut Water   Boulevard Coffee Roasting Co. Our Tasting Plate: West Coast Trail Cookie –featuring high quality bakers chocolate, pumpkin seeds, flax, cranberries, coconut, cinnamon, and oats. Nutella Twist Danish – Puff pastry with Nutella and salted macadamia nuts and Our Tasting Cup: Mocha – made with our Pacific Spirit espresso which is roasted in-house and mixed with our signature homemade chocolate sauce. Aztec Gold Hot Chocolate – our take on a spicy hot chocolate featuring our homemade chocolate sauce and a blend of chillies and cinnamon.   Mahony & Sons Our Tasting Plate: Pacific Coast Chowder Fresh mussels, steelhead, cod, bacon and prawns with a lemon fennel cream broth. Mahi Mahi Taco Fresh rst Mahi Mahi , crisp slaw, chipotle mayo, guacamole, and...