Tasting Plates Chinatown 2016

Tasting Plates Chinatown 2016

Tweet On November 23, 2016 we presented our Tasting Plates Chinatown and area event that showcased 5 restaurants and establishments paying homage to the historical era of Chinatown as well as showcasing new eateries. Floata Seafood Restaurant Our Tasting Plate: Vegetable Spring Roll Sesame Ball Soya Sauce Chow Mein   Le Tigre Cuisine Food Truck Our Tasting Plate: “Don’t Order This Chicken” Tasting Plate featuring Le Tigre Fried Chicken with 7 Spice Mayo and Mixed Herbs, Thai Chilli   Klaus’s Kaffe Haus Our Tasting Plate: Home-made Vienna Gulasch soup Chinese Strudel Vegetable Strudel Wiener Apple Strudel   Treasure Green Tea Our Tasting Plate: and our Our Tasting Cup: Special offering of teas   Lisa Lou’s Chocolate Bar Our Tasting Plate: Marc Ice Cream- malted chocolate ice cream with bourbon caramel and marcona almonds Signature Truffle- assorted flavours to choose from Ruth bar – Strawberry Raspberry jelly, crunchy peanut praline Salted Caramel –vanilla Le Tigre Truck The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Yaletown 2016

Tasting Plates Yaletown 2016

Tweet On Wednesday October 19, we presented our tasting tour of Yaletown featuring a great selection of restaurants. Registration took place inside Rocanini Coffee. Rocanini Coffee Our Tasting Cup: Cortado (choice of Regular or Decaf)   House Special Our Tasting Plate: Shredded Chicken Pomelo Salad on Shrimp Chip Peanut Sauce Pulled Pork Frybread Kabocha Wuntun on Curry   Kuma Izakaya Our Tasting Plate: Aburi Salmon Roll Tomato salad Mini Gratin Oysters   Chaser’s Fresh Juice Our Tasting Cup: Green Smoothie and Cookies   Straight Outta Brooklyn Our Tasting Plate: Choose any 2 slices from this selection Original – Margherita (V) Classic – Pepperoni White – Mozzarella, fior di latte, ricotta, grana padano, garlic, oregano (V) Spice – Capicollo, spicy salami   Lime and Moon Pie Co Our Tasting Plate: Chocolate banana cream pie Sugar pumpkin pie And Our Tasting Cup: Moja Espresso or Americano     On Yogurt Our Tasting Cup: Ice Fried Yogurt + Raspberry Sauce Ice Fried Yogurt Gelato: Pumpkin Spice Latte Banana Yogurt Shake   The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next Tasting Plates on November 23 in Chinatown. By: Richard...
Taco Crawl around Vancouver

Taco Crawl around Vancouver

Tweet On Wednesday September 28, we presented our 1st tasting tour of tacos held all over downtown, Cambie Village and East Van. The evening event started off at the Dosa Hut where guests registered and started off their taco eating adventure with South Indian Dosa Tacos. Dosa Hut Our Tasting Plate: South Indian Dosa Tacos (Chicken and Vegetarian) Las Tortas Our Tasting Plate: Pulled Pork Mexican Zucchini   Patron Tacos & Cantina Our Tasting Plate: Nopales (cactus tender leaves) with cheese and homemade salsa Cochinita (pork butt) with achiote paste and red onion   La Catrina Tacos Our Tasting Plate: Papas Mexicanas: Mexican potatoes with drizzled cream Res En Cascabel: Braised beef cooked in cascabel chili sauce   Tmix Tea & Dessert Our Tasting Plate: Bubble waffle taco with homemade Black Sesame ice cream This was such a fun night of tasting tacos around the city. Join us for our next Tasting Plates in Yaletown on October 19. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Port Moody 2016

Tasting Plates Port Moody 2016

Tweet On Wednesday September 21, we presented our 1st tasting tour of Port Moody featuring a great selection of restaurants and breweries. Registration took place inside Gabi & Jules Bakery. Gabi & Jules Our Tasting Cup and Tasting Plate: Gabi (coffee beverage) or Jules (tea beverage) And Our Tasting Plate: Slice of pie a la mode   The Parkside Brewery Our Tasting Cups: Parkbench Flight” featuring 4 of our beers   Spacca Napoli Pizzeria Our Tasting Plate: Meatball Frittelle Rigatoni Bolognese Slice of Pizza   Meat Craft Urban Butchery Our Tasting Plate: House-made mini smokies, with a side of house made ‘wild boar bacon potato salad   Moody Ales Our Tasting Cups: Flight featuring 4 of our beers   Rocky Point Ice Cream Our Tasting Plate: A “flight” of 3 ice cream treats: A mini Sweet Georgia Brown sundae, Strawberry ice cream with basil and balsamic reduction in a chocolate cup, and A mini ginger-molasses and pumpkin spice ice cream sandwich. The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next Tasting Plates on September 28 in Vancouver. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Westend 2016

Tasting Plates Westend 2016

Tweet On Wednesday August 24, we presented another tasting tour of the Westend neighborhood featuring a great selection of restaurants along Davie and Denman Streets. Registration took place inside Marquis Wine Cellars. Marquis Wine Cellars and Vera’s Burgers Our Tasting Cup and Plate: Glass of 2014 Santa Carolina Reserva Carmenère Wine and Vera’s Famous BBQ Burger -Single patty, Havarti, bacon, fried onions & bbq sauce   VeriFood Pasta Cafe Our Tasting Plate: 2 meatballs with Italian sauce and béchamel and a side of focaccia Pink gnocchi with pesto Tiramisù   Tartine Breads and Pies Our Tasting Plate: A trio of 3 homemade stews served with our crusty house made Rustic White Bread Mexican Chicken Cream Corn with Monterey Jack Cheese Paprika Pork Goulash Good Guinness Beef Stew and For dessert –a trifecta of pies for you to take home, three wedges: Raspberry Sour Cream, Blackberry Apple & one surprise pie.   Grotto Italian Our Tasting Plate: Selection of Pizza slices that included the funghi and prosciutto.   Milano Coffee Our Tasting Cups: A traditional size Americano featuring our gold medal Butter espresso and An Affogato with Milano coffee Premium La Futura espresso and our Vanilla bean Gelato.   Styo Dessert Our Tasting Plate: Apple Cinnamon Stuffed Waffle – Ham & Cheese Stuffed Waffle Signature Tart Frozen Yogurt Classic Milk Ice Cream The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next Tasting Plates on September 21 in Port Moody. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Fraserhood

Tasting Plates Fraserhood

Tweet On Wednesday July 20, we presented our 2nd tasting tour of the Fraserhood neighborhood featuring a great selection of restaurants from Kingsway to 24th Avenue. Registration took place inside the Main Street Honey Shoppe.   Main Street Honey Shoppe Our Tasting Plate: Honey tasting Honeycomb hors d’oeuvres Iced tea and coffee   Nammos Estiatorio Our Tasting Plate: Spanakotiropita, the Kokkinisto with Greek egg noodles, and the mushroom fava beans with grilled octopus! Straight out of Brooklyn Pizza Our Tasting Plate: Original – Margherita (V) Classic – Pepperoni White – Mozzarella, fior di latte, ricotta, grana padano, garlic, oregano (V) Spice – Capicollo, spicy salami Chomp Eatery and Fairy Cakes Our Tasting Plate: mini CHOMP slider, creamy Caesar salad & fairy-o (Note: free of dairy, eggs, nuts and gluten) Commodity Juicery Our Tasting Cups and Bowl: Sangria – hibiscus berry tea, basil infused maple syrup, apple & lemon Pink Lemonade – lavendar tea, rosemary infused maple syrup, apple & lemon and Smoothie Bowl Greens 2 Go – kale, matcha, banana, avocado, romaine, cucumber, lemon, cilantro, parsley, ginger, spirulina + apple juice And Tropical Thunder – pineapple, kale, mango, avocado, cantaloupe, banana, cilantro, dates, coconut + apple juice Matchachino – kale, banana, matcha, almonds, chia seeds, vanilla bean + almond mylk Golden Mylkshake – banana, coconut, turmeric, ginger, dates, almonds, vanilla bean, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamon, black pepper + almond mylk The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next Tasting Plates summer series event on August 24 in the Westend. By: Richard...