Join us and explore the Commercial Drive neighborhood and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday August 22 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.

Each restaurant 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, 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 Drive Coffee Bar- this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus.

Participating Restaurants/Establishments


Daddy’s Kitchen

2586 Commercial Drive, Vancouver


Instagram @daddyskitchenpoke

Cuisine: Poke and Sushi

Poké and sushi restaurant in the heart of The Drive … But with a Daddy’s Kitchen twist.

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Hustle Pizza Co.

1110 Commercial Dr, Vancouver


Twitter @HustlePizzaCo

Instagram @hustlepizzaco

Cuisine: pizzeria

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Rosemary Rocksalt

1350 Commercial Drive


Twitter: @RoseRocksalt

Instagram @rosemaryrocksalt

Cuisine: Bagel Sandwiches

Rosemary Rocksalt is a purveyor of Montreal-style bagels and deli specialties. Born from Joel Siegel’s 22-year-old recipe at Siegel’s Bagels, Rosemary Rocksalt was co-founded in 2012 by Joel’s daughter Parise, along with Ken Sim and Teena Gupta. Having her own hand in the family business for 18 years, Parise is well-versed in the bagel recipes that have made tummies smile and hearts leap for over two decades. Combined with Ken and Teena’s decade of experience building Nurse Next Door into a world-class brand, Rosemary Rocksalt is poised to bring the magic of Montreal-style bagels across the continent!

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The Drive Coffee Bar

1670 Commercial Dr, Vancouver


Twitter: @TheDriveCoffee

Cuisine: Coffee and cafe

Fully licensed European style coffee bar. We only serve Commercial Drive Coffee and La Grotta Del Formaggio sweets and eats.

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Pasture to Plate

1420 Commercial Drive, Vancouver


Twitter: @PasturetoPlate

Instagram: @pasturetoplate

Cuisine: Butcher Shop

Certified Organic, Biodynamic, Ranch Owned, Exclusively Whole Animal Butcher Shop

Purchase Tickets Here: 


Early-Bird Tickets: $35 per person through August 10, 2018

Advance Tickets $45 per person after August 10, 2018

Regular $60 per person after August 19, 2018

Note: Eventbrite fee and GST is extra on all tickets purchased online.

Ticket price includes tasting plates at each of the participating restaurants throughout the evening. (Beverages are included at some restaurants which will be noted, you are welcome to purchase wine, beer, cocktails or mocktails at each of the participating restaurants).

Note: ALL Tickets must be purchased in advance online. All ticket sales are final. No exchanges or refunds; however you are welcome to transfer the ticket to another person for the same event if you notify us at least 48 hours in advance with name (s) of who will be attending in your place. Participating restaurants subject to change. Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc. This is an all ages event.

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