Food Talks and Tasting Plates

Richard Wolak aka vanfoodster

Richard Wolak aka vanfoodster

Vanfoodster has 3 more events coming up in the New Year.  You may want to consider buying a ticket for you and a friend for Christmas.  Two events you may know about; Food Talks and Tasting Plates with of course new speakers and new venues to eat at, while the other is a brand new event that I’m super excited about called Noodle Mania.  Info on these 3 events are below.  Enjoy!


February 12 – Food Talks Vol 6 at Dockside Lounge in the Granville Island Hotel – pre-sale tickets on sale now for $20 each at
with 5 speakers, appetizers, beer & Bella Gelateria Gelato. Speakers include Mark Simpson (Brewmaster of Dockside Brewing Company); James Coleridge (Founder of Bella Gelateria); Marcus Von Albrecht (Chef & President of Mava Foods and Von Albrecht & Associates) and 2 more speakers tba.

February 20 – 2nd Annual Tasting Plates Downtown Vancouver with 10+ restaurants, cafes and food trucks- pre-sale tickets on sale now for $20 each 

January 13Noodle Mania this tasting extravaganza goes from 3pm until 8pm. Guests will taste all types of noodles from chow mein to spaghetti to ramen, udon, pad thai and more. Touring many ethnic eateries around Vancouver and tasting noodle dishes from American, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Italian, Malaysian, Singaporean, Thai, Vietnamese, and more. Tickets are now on sale at

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for your foodie friends or family members, all of our upcoming events can be purchased as gifts to give. You can purchase the tickets and put them in your recipients name!

If you attended my Tasting Plates event in Chinatown and Strathcona recently, Novus TV featured the event last night on City Lights (see here) tv show.