Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments in the Downtown, Sapperton and Queensborough neighborhoods in New Westminster. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.


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 and cafes 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).

  • Vegetarian options will be available at many of the participating restaurants.
  • Bring along a friend or two, your significant other, your family or come solo.
  • A food networking dinner event connecting Vancouver’s vibrant food community.

Visit each of the participating restaurants and establishments at your leisure by walking, transit, bike, moped, car, or carpooling.

Registration: Anvil Centre (lobby -outside of Truffle Fine Foods Cafe) 777 Columbia Stret-this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Cards.

For those that aren’t driving, Frankie G’s will be operating a free shuttle during the event from our registration location downtown New West to and from their restaurant in Queensborough.

Easy access to the participating establishments Downtown and in Sapperton by Skytrain, inbound from Vancouver as well as Surrey.

Participating Restaurants: 

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Frankie G’s

305 Ewen Ave

Neighborhood: Queensborough

Web: http://www.frankiegspub.com/

Twitter: @FrankieGsPub

Cuisine: comfort food

Frankie G’s is an inviting, open concept with vaulted ceilings, large cedar pillars, hardwood floors and fireplaces. Authentic nautical artifacts are distributed throughout the room along with photographs immortalizing more than 100 years of life in New Westminster.

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Old Crow Coffee Co.

655 Front Street

Neighborhood: Downtown

Web: http://oldcrowcoffeeco.com/

Twitter: @Oldcrowcoffee

Cuisine: Coffeehouse

Serving quality espresso drinks and pour overs made with @BowsXArrows coffee, baked treats from @Faubourgbakery and delicious, fresh made to order sandwiches.


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Truffles Fine Foods Café

777 Columbia Street,

Ndighborhood: Downtown

Web: www.trufflesfinefoods.com/café

Twitter: @trufflesfoods

Cuisine: Café and catering

Café and exclusive Caterer for the Anvil Centre in New Westminster.


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Fratelli Bakery

459 East Columbia Street

Neighborhood: Sapperton

Web: http://fratellibakery.com/

Twitter: @fratellibakery

Cuisine: Italian Bakery

An award-winning-bakery with a reputation for making delicious treats. All of our recipes are original and all of our ingredients are fresh. As a result, we’ve created the best Italian pastries, breads, cookies, cupcakes, biscotti and cakes in town.


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Steel & Oak Brewing

1319 3rd Ave

Neighborhood: Downtown

Web: http://steelandoak.ca/

Twitter: @SteelAndOak

Cuisine: Brewery and tasting room

Steel & Oak Brewing Co. embodies the modernness of today while remaining dedicated to the craftsmanship of years long past. Materials of strength and durability, steel and oak; house, protect and nurture what we stand for most – exceptional tasting craft beer.


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The Heritage Grill

447 Columbia Street

Neighborhood: Downtown

Web: http://theheritagegrill.com/

Twitter: @TheHeritageGril

Cuisine: Live music and grill


Advance Tickets: $40 per person. $148 for a 4 pack of tickets ($37 each) or $210 for a 6 pack of tickets ($35 each) * (get a group of your friends/family together and save by purchasing a 4 pack or a 6 pack). Regular Tickets $50 per person after May 10, 2015.

Purchase Tickets Here: 

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 in advance with name (s) of who will be attending in your place. Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc. This is an all ages event.

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