Join us as we return to North Van and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and establishments centered in and around Lonsdale and on Marine Drive. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday April 26 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.

Each restaurant and establishment 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: Bean around the World at Lonsdale Quay  – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus.

Participating Restaurants


Hearthstone Brewery

1015 Marine Drive, North Vancouver

Tel: (604) 984-1842


Twitter: @hearthstonebeer

Instagram @hearthstonebeer

Cuisine: Brewery and restaurant focussing on Mediterranean/Spanish flavours

We are an independent brewery with a Tap & Forno restaurant specializing in authentic yet innovative craft beers, & take pride in being able to bring something special & unique to North Vancouver using locally inspired & seasonal ingredients. The word “Hearthstone” refers to the base of a fireplace, & is often used as a representation of warmth & home. We brew beer & cook as a form of self expression, & also to bring people together. We enjoy bringing friends, family & strangers alike together over a beer & great food. Find warmth & solace while drinking our beer & eating our food at Hearthstone.

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Maru Korean Bistro

125 2nd St E, North Vancouver

Tel: 604-566-6292


Instagram: @marukoreanbistro

Cuisine: Korean

Chef Bobby Shin and David Jo’s first restaurant after Bap’s Kitchen catering service. Here, we minimize the usage of artificial food ingredients and MSG for health of customers and try to offer the best meal at all the times with our heart and soul. Our restaurant is inspired by the “Baek ban jip”, a folksy dining restaurant that offers home style and casual foods.


The Juicery Co

254 1st St E, North Vancouver


Twitter: @TheJuiceryCo

Instagram @TheJuiceryCo

Cuisine: Juicer

The Juicery Co is an Organic, Cold Pressed Juice & Nut Mylk Shop that Delivers throughout Metro Vancouver. As a family they have decided to share their knowledge of juicing with their community to provide others with the specific nutrients they require to improve quality of life.

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25681st St E, North Vancouver



Instagram @coconama_choco

Cuisine: Chocolate shop and factory

At Coconama Chocolate, our concept is simple: the finest chocolate, the best ingredients, and a creative fusion of global flavours. The result: fresh handmade chocolate creations that are indulgence at its purest. Chocolate is famous for its sensual qualities: the richness, the fragrance, the harmony of bitterness and sweetness, and the melt-in-your-mouth smoothness. But an extraordinary new world of chocolate decadence is yet to be discovered, with inspired flavour combinations giving the familiar delicacy an edgy fresh twist.

Welcome Parlour Ice Cream

277 8th St E, North Vancouver


Twitter: @welcomeparlour

Instagram @welcomeparlour

Cuisine: Ice cream

Welcome Parlour Ice Cream is North Vancouver’s one & only authentic, artisan ice cream parlour.  Our delicious ice creams are uniquely hand crafted using the best local NATURAL ingredients & are made freshly in artisan small batches with our culinary partner Eleanor Chow Waterfall of Cadeaux Bakery. We offer 11 delicious flavour at Welcome Parlour that rotate seasonally, always offering 2 amazing dairy free options.


Lift Bakery

101 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver


Twitter: @LiftBakery

Instagram @liftbreakfastbakery

Cuisine: Comfort Food and Bakeshop

Lift Breakfast Bakery Ltd has just opened in Lower Lonsdale! Features hand made pastries, artisan bread, daily breakfast and lunch, weekend brunch, amazing coffee…


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Bean around the World

123 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver


Twitter: @BATWCoffee

Instagram @bean_at_the_quay

Cuisine: Coffeehouse

Bean Around the World at Lonsdale Quay is an independent Coffee House, locally owned and operated. We feature 34 coffees, including Fair Trade, Organic, single Estate as well as blended coffees. Drip coffee as well as specialty espresso beverages and fine teas are poured. Our offerings include a full range of fresh baked goods, a variety of gluten free baking, sandwiches, and wraps. Open 7 days a week.


Early-Bird Tickets: $35 per person before April 14

Advance Tickets $45 per person after April 14

Regular $60 per person after April 23

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

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 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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