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On May 14, 2014 we presented our 18th edition of our Tasting Plates events that showcased 6 restaurants on Main Street from 27th Avenue North to Broadway.

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It was an exciting night of tasting all sorts of food and drink starting off with a delicious tasting plate at Tapas 23 restaurant where registration took place.

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Tapas 23 Restaurant

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Our Tasting Plate included:

1)  Fire roasted chick peas. (V)

2)  Potato crusted wings (achote sauce).

3)  Bombas (braised pork belly).

4)  Bruselas (Brussel sprouts, sweet balsamic, almonds aged cheddar) (V)

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Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co

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Our Tasting Plate included:

1)    Farmers Market Pizza: Topped with local organic balsamic marinated rhubarb and chard from City Farms, three herb nut free pesti & Capriny goat’s cheese. (V)

2)    Naturally Meaty: Spicy certified organic beef, sulphate free Italian sausage, ripe tomatoes, green peppers, red onions, asiago cheese & fresh herbs.

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Main Street Honey Shoppe

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Our Tasting Plate included:

1)    Honey almond cake; and Cream

2)    Cheese Brownie made with Tawari honey from New Zealand.

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Pure honeycomb from British Columbia, paired with premium cheese on crackers

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Honey Sampling

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Miura Waffle & Milk Bar

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Our Tasting Plate included:

1)    Kachan Karaage Waffle Sando – hor d’oeuvres style: Ginger fried chicken, Asian slaw, & 1000 Island sauce

2)    Teri-Vani Waffle Sando – hor d’oeuvres style: Vanilla ice cream, Whipped cream & Teriyaki sauce

3)    Nori Nachos – Nori chips (fried seaweed), Melted cheese, Tomato salsa & Sour cream

4)    Dessert Nachos – Nori chips, Chocolate sauce, Whipped cream & Strawberry

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Rosemary Rocksalt

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Our Tasting Plate included:

1)  Montreal Smoked Meat sandwich on a Rosemary Rocksalt bagel

2)  Lox & Cream Cheese sandwich on a bagel (variety of flavours)

3)  Sweet Rugolach pastry (variety of flavours)

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ShakTea

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Our Tasting Cup included:

1)    French earl grey black (hot and caffeinated)

2)    Ginger Lemon herbal (hot and non-caffeinated)

3)    African dream rooibos (iced and non-caffeinated)

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Our Tasting Plate included:

1)    Chocolate chilli fudge brownie

2)    Matcha date balls (gluten free)

The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the evening.

Thank you to our photographer Alvin Lee for capturing the night so well (see more photos here).

By: Richard Wolak