Join us and explore the Gastown neighborhood and area and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 24 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: Milano Coffee – 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

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Water Street Cafe

300 Water St, Vancouver


Twitter: @waterstcafe

Instagram: @waterstcafe

Cuisine: Italian, westcoast and seafood

The Water St.Café established in 1988 is a Gastown cornerstone overlooking cobbled streets and the world famous steam clock. Chef Alan Tse creating beautiful dishes using seasonal ingredients.



Balila Taste Kitchen

47 West hastings Street, Vancouver


Instagram: @balilahummus

Balila is one of Vancouver’s best Mediterranean and Hummus restaurant in Gastown. Middle Eastern food available for pick up, delivery, and catering.

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Wishing Treats

49 West Hastings Street, Vancouver


Twitter: @WishingTreats

Instagram @wishingtreats 

Cuisine: Candy store

Skilled artisans at Wishing Treats Caramel Studio handcraft scrumptious bite-sized works of art for weddings, celebrations, branded giveaways, or whatever well wishes you want to give.

Located on the edge of Gastown, vintage candy making techniques are mixed with modern, responsible practices to form mouth-watering Vegan candy right before your eyes.

It’s a gourmet indulgence with all natural colours and flavours, and organic fair trade sugar.

Milano Coffee

36 Powell Street, Vancouver

Twitter: @MilanoRoasters


Cuisine: coffeehouse

The Milano taste was developed from a century of artisanship in the Italian coffee tradition. This distinguished taste comes from the skill of the torrefazzioni – a secret method roasting and blending, closely guarded, personally taught, and handed down generation to generation. Our lineage of Musetti, Curatolo, and now Turko brings the family owned and operated Casa Torrefazione (house roaster and blender) into the twenty-first century.


Uno Gelato

1055 Canada Place, Vancouver


Twitter: @unogelatoyvr

Instagram @unogelato.yvr

Cuisine: Gelato

Old world artistry meets contemporary culinary genius, and the result is Simply Divine. Experience the luxurious tastes and textures of authentic hand-made gelato created by world-renowned Maestro James Coleridge and the Uno Gelato team using only the finest ingredients.


Charisma Cafe

197 Keefer Pl, Vancouver


Instagram @cafecharisma


Casual, contemporary locale offering gourmet cheesecake, bubble tea, espresso & lunch eats.

Purchase Tickets Here: 


Early-Bird Tickets: $35 per person through October 14, 2018

Advance Tickets $45 per person after October 14, 2018

Regular $60 per person after October 21, 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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