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

Mike Romano

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



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 Wolak

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