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...
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...