Tasting Plates Kitsilano on May 9

Tasting Plates Kitsilano on May 9

Tweet Join us and explore the Kitsilano neighborhood centered on Broadway and tantalize your taste buds at selection of restaurants, and cafes.. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday May 9 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant/cafe will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants and food establishents throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating places. If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events that have been running since 2011, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on City Lights (view here). Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more! Registration: Storm City Coffee- this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Establishments: Be Fresh Market Cafe 2951 W Broadway, Vancouver Web: http://www.befresh.ca/ Twitter:@befreshlocal Instagram @befreshlocal Cuisine: Healthy eats cafe and store At Be Fresh, we believe that food should be enjoyed and to fuel your body, which is why we only create meals with delicious and healthy ingredients. Sencha Tea Lounge 3468 W Broadway, Vancouver Web: https://www.senchatealounge.com Instagram: @senchatealounge Cuisine: Asian fusion and tea house Located in Kitsilano, Sencha Tea Lounge is a purveyor of Asian fusion cuisine, and specialty tea cocktails.. We are proud to be the serving modern Asian teas with our traditional hand brewed methods. Bubble Tea, or Boba Tea was developed nearly a century ago in Taiwan.   Super Hiro’s Restaurant 2585 W Broadway, Vancouver Web: http://superhiros.com/ Instagram: @superhiros.restaurant Cuisine:...
Tasting Plates East Village

Tasting Plates East Village

Tweet On Wednesday April 18 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited the East Village area of Vancouver where guests ate delicious pizza, tasted olive oils and vinegars, indulged in sweets, and enjoyed a flight of beer at one of the area’s local breweries. The Narcissus Pretzel Meringue Cookie and Some other small cookie bites and your choice of one of these hot or cold drinks: Brewed Coffee – Agro Roasters – Sumatra Dark or Ethiopian Light Roast Einspänner Fruit Soda – Strawberry or Apple Cinnamon Soda Fruit Tea – Grapefruit Tea or Hot Apple Cinnamon Cider   Al Buco Pizzeria Choose any 2 slices of pizza from a rotating selection   Di Olivia Tasting Bar Truffle oil popcorn Hummus and veggies Smoked olive oil Baba ghanoush Oil and Balsamic pairings with fresh focaccia bread   Cannoli King  Cannoli sampler with a Coffee Cannoli and Chips & Dip   Italia Bakery dessert sampler with a Lemon Macaron & Salted Caramel Creampuff   Andina Brewing Company A tasting flight of four of their beers – on the flight the Totum Kolsch, Andina Amber Ale, Pineapple IPA, and the Milk Stout The restaurants and brewery featured unique and tasty dishes and brews to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. By: Richard...
Tasting Plates Vancouver East Village on April 18

Tasting Plates Vancouver East Village on April 18

Tweet Join us and explore the East Village neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at selection of restaurants, cafes and a brewery. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday April 18 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant/cafe will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have 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. If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events that have been running since 2011, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on City Lights (view here). Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more! Registration: The Narcissus – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Establishments: Andina Brewing Company 1507 Powell St, Vancouver Web:https://andinabrewing.ca/ Twitter:@AndinaBrewingCo Instagram: @andinabrewingco Cuisine: Brewery offering a unique blend of South American and Canadian flavours! Al Buco Pizzeria 2638 E Hastings St, Vancouver Web:https://www.albuco.ca/ Twitter:@albucopizza Instagram: @albucopizza Cuisine: Pizzeria offer a tasty Classic Italian style of pizza, with a lighter thin crust, on offer nightly. Italia Bakery 2828 E Hastings St #104 Web: http://www.italiabakery.ca/ Twitter: @italiabakery Cuisine: Italian bakery Serving the East Village community for over 32 years! All of the products at Italia Bakery are made from scratch, and by hand. They offer a variety of items, from bread and desserts, to an excellent variety of the finest deli meats and cheeses imported from Italy. Cannoli King Web: http://www.cannoliking.ca/ Twitter: @CannolikingVan Cuisine: Cannoli The original...
Tasting Plates Coquitlam

Tasting Plates Coquitlam

Tweet On Wednesday March 14 we presented another exciting tour in our Tasting Plates series as we visited Coquitlam for the first time giving all who attended a chance to try a selection of ethnic eateries that included Korean, Filipino and Latin American. Papparoti * Coconut Rollie – fresh young coconut filling * Signature original bun – coffee caramel coated and your choice of one of these beverages: * Ice Blended Signature Chocolate * Signature Karak Tea * Freshly Brewed JJ Bean Coffee   Seoul Truck Street Food K-Town Sandwich filled with Korean style popcorn chicken (Garlic and Spicy) Deep fried rice cakes (Red and Yellow) Kulinarya Lumping Shanghai (spring roll) Pork bbq skewer Rice noodles Polito’s Latin Café MINI PUPUSAS (EL SALVADOR) El Salvador’s favourite dish – thick hand made corn tortilla filled with specialty filling. Paired with “curtido” cabbage slaw and savory tomato sauce. VIGORÓN (NICARAGUA) Vigorón is a traditional Nicaraguan dish. It consists of a cabbage salad known as curtido, yuca, and chicharrones, all wrapped in a banana leaf. PATACONES “TOSTONES” (COLOMBIA) Deep Fried Plantain topped with assorted vegetables and seasoned meat.   Mariner Brewing A tasting flight of four of any of our beers, currently available on the menu is our: Northeast IPA this hazy IPA is bursting with bright and juicy hops, lush malt and vibrant yeast temper the intense tropical fruit flavour. Golden IPA which balances intense Citra hops with crisp wheat malt character. Cream Ale a Northwest interpretation of a classic neo-lager. Berliner Weisse this tart and surprisingly refreshing beer is sour mashed with wheat and pours bright gold with a thick...
Tasting Plates Coquitlam on March 14

Tasting Plates Coquitlam on March 14

Tweet Join us and explore the Coquitlam area (centered around the skytrain line between Lincoln station South towards downtown) and tantalize your taste buds at selection of restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday March 14 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant/cafe will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have 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. If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events that have been running since 2011, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on City Lights (view here). Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more! Registration: Papparotti- this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Establishments: Polito’s Latin Cafe 942 Westwood St, Coquitlam Web:http://politoscafe.ca/ Twitter:@politoscafebc Instagram: @politoscafebc Cuisine: Latin American Run by brothers, David and Carlos, the focus here is on Salvadoran cuisine as well as other Latin regions including Colombia, Venezuela, and Mexico. Papparoti 1196 Pinetree Way, Unit 100, Coquitlam Web: www.papparoti.ca Twitter: @PappaRotiCanada Instagram @papparoticanada Cuisine: Café PappaRoti – the buttery, coffee-caramel coated “father of all buns” that first took Malaysia by storm in 2003 and has since opened over 400 café locations worldwide – and is now developing throughout Canada. Our coffee buns are freshly baked every 20 minutes in our stores, which attract people of all nationalities and age groups. Light enough to pass off as a...
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...
Pizza Palooza on February 21

Pizza Palooza on February 21

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants centered in downtown Vancouver! This is our 3rd annual pizza tasting extravaganza and it is presented by Vancouver Foodster. You may have a chance to taste many types of pizza from Neapolitan to Roman to NY style, South Indian, Lebanese and more! Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have 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. See last year’s Pizza Palooza dining tour here Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by car, transit or walking. Registration: Living Produce Aisle -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Pizza Palooza passports. Participating Restaurants: Firecrust Neapolitan Pizzeria 808 Davie Street, Vancouver Web: http://www.firecrustpizzeria.com/bc-menu/ Instagram: @firecrustdavie Style of Pizza: Neapolitan Inspired by authentic pizzerias in Naples, Firecrust is keeping true to Neapolitan pizza’s origins by providing products that focus on simplicity, freshness and contain high quality ingredients. With over 350 possible combinations, you can customise our Neapolitan pizzas and salads to your heart’s desire. You’ll not be disappointed as all our Neapolitan pizza bases are made with non-GMO 00 flour and our tomato base is made strictly from San Marzano tomatoes.   Ignite Pizzeria 508 West Cordova, Vancouver Web: http://www.ignitepizzeria.com/ Instagram @ignitepizzeria Style of Pizza: Artisanal Located at the crossroads of Gastown and Pacific Station, Ignite Express provides you with genuine, refined pizzas at the right price. Our pizzas are cooked in an artisanal, stone-fired oven...
Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant on February 7

Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant on February 7

Tweet Join us and explore the Mount Pleasant neighborhood (centered around Main street between 5th – 16th avenues) and tantalize your taste buds at a selection of restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday February 7 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Each restaurant/cafe will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have 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. If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events that have been running since 2011, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on City Lights (view here). Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more! Registration: Panidor Bakery Cafe – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus. Participating Establishments: Maizal 2815 Main St, Vancouver Web: https://maizalrestaurant.ca/ Twitter: @maizalyvr Instagram: @maizal_yvr Cuisine: Mexican Vancouver Foodster Review Enjoy classic hand-crafted cuisine just like on the streets of Mexico. Enjoy gluten free dishes, real Mexican beverages and their famous soft shell tacos. Fresh corn tortillas made to order and more.   Ignite Pizzeria 2588 Main St, Vancouver Web: http://www.ignitepizzeria.com/ Instagram @ignitepizzeria Cuisine: Pizzeria Located on the vibrant Main street, Ignite welcomes you in a very modern and minimal setting. You can share a great moment around delicious pizzas, sipping a glass of wine or enjoying a beer, while watching an all-time classic on the screen in the background. Our pizzas are cooked in an artisanal, stone-fired...
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...
Noodle Mania on January 10, 2018

Noodle Mania on January 10, 2018

Tweet Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Vancouver! This 5th annual noodle tasting extravaganza is presented by Vancouver Foodster. See Richard Wolak (Creator/Founder of Noodle Mania and VancouverFoodster.com) on the Global TV Morning News Saturday Chef with Chef Ui Ratsomjit in 2016. Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Bowls or Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have 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. You may have a chance to taste all sorts of noodles from chow mein to spaghetti to mac & cheese, pho, pad thai, ramen and more. Touring many ethnic eateries and tasting noodle dishes including American, Chinese, Filipino, Hong Kong, Indian, Italian, Southern, Taiwanese, Thai, Vietnamese, and more. If you haven’t been to our previous Noodle Mania event, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on Food Finds (view here). Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by car or use transit. Registration: Cha Le Tea Merchant -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Noodle Mania passports. Participating Restaurants 1741 Robson St, Vancouver Web: https://www.facebook.com/flowerandhorseinspring/ Instagram @flowerandhorseinspring Cuisine: Yunnan style of Chinese cuisine Neighborhood: Westend   Robba Da Matti  1127 Mainland Street,  Vancouver Web: http://www.robbadamatti.com/ Twitter: @Robba_daMatti  Instagram: @robba_damatti Cuisine: Italian Neighborhood: Yaletown Yaletown’s Italian Tapas wine bar, a family-run, authentic Italian restaurant. We source the highest quality imported ingredients from Italy & combine them with seasonal ingredients.   Water Street Cafe 300 Water St, Vancouver Web:http://www.waterstreetcafe.ca/ Twitter: @waterstcafe Instagram: @waterstcafe  Cuisine: Italian, westcoast and seafood Neighborhood: Gastown The Water St.Café established...