Vancouver Foodster Tasting Plates Chinatown on November 23

If you enjoy exploring different parts of Vancouver, and trying out different restaurants, why not buy tickets to Vancouver Foodster’s Tasting Plates in Chinatown?  Details from Vancouver Foodster are below.  Will I see you there?

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Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Chinatown. This evening tasting extravaganza goes 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.

Registration: tba- this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus.

Participating Restaurants:

 

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Klaus’s Kaffe Haus

291 E. Pender Street

Web:: http://www.klauskaffeehaus.com/

Twitter: @KandJFoodTruck

Cuisine: Austrian

Klaus’s Kaffee Haus is a unique place offering the best hand-made strudel with assorted fillings (sweet & savory).

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Lisa Lou’s Cbocolate Bar

1007 Main Street

Web:http://lisalouschocolatebar.com/

Twitter: @Lisa_Lous

Cuisine: Dessert shop

Handcrafted Chocolate, Caramels, Ice Creams, Pastries & Cheesecake complete with Espresso Bar, from scratch Iced Teas, Cold Brew and Floats.

 

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Bodega on Main 

1014 Main Street

Web: https://www.bodegaonmain.ca/

Twitter:@bodegaonmain

Cuisine: Spanish tapas

Vancouver’s newest Spanish Tapa Bar and Lounge serving traditional Spanish cuisine using our family recipes with a modern twist.

 

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Treasure Green Tea 

227 East Georgia Street

Twitter: @TreasureGreen_T

Web: http://treasuregreen.com/

Cuisine: Chinese Tea House

Second-generation tea master, Olivia Cheung runs the tea shop, Established in 1981 by Olivia’s father, Treasure Green Tea Company is the first authentic Chinese tea shop in Vancouver, they are celebrating 35 years this year.

 

 

Le Tigre Cuisine Food Truck

(location to be announced)

Web: http://www.letigrecuisine.ca/

Twitter: @LeTigreTruck

Cuisine: Modern Chinese

Modern Asian food truck with kickass dishes from Chef Clement Chan & Chef Steve Kuan .

 

Propaganda Coffee

209 East Pender Street

Instagram: propagandacoffee

Twitter: @ppgdacoffee

Web: http://www.propagandacoffee.ca/

Cuisine: Coffee/Cafe

Stylish cafe featuring Elysian and Phil & Sebastian coffee.

 

Early-Bird Tickets: $33 per person before November 10, 2016

Advance Tickets: $45 per person after November 10, 2016

Regular Tickets $60 per person after November 20, 2016

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

Purchase Tickets Here: 

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The Menu for the Tasting Plates Fall Edition – Drooling Allowed

Tasting Plates Fall Edition 2012If you have been attending the past Tasting Plates events by Richard Wolak aka @vanfoodster you will notice that the menus have something for everyone.  The latest menu for the Fall Edition, which is on November 21, is out, and you can enjoy both Asian and European food.  Something for everyone. I’m looking forward to trying out the food, and hope I will see you there too.  Tickets are at this link.

The Tasting Plates Menus

East of Main

223 East Georgia Street

Twitter: @eastofMAINcafe

Web: http://eastofmaincafe.com

Cuisine: Moroccan

Our Tasting Plate will include all of these 4 items:

1)    Kefta skewer with spicy tomato sauce

2)    Pâté with walnuts on endive

3)    Spanish torta with mojo sauce  (Vegetarian)

4)    Spiced almond labneh with preserved lemon and herb salsa on a pita chip (Vegetarian)

Harvest

243 Union Street

Twitter: @HarvestUnion

Web: http://harvestunion.ca/

Cuisine: Asian

Our Tasting Plate will include this item:

1)    Ramen with Fraser Valley pork shoulder and SOLE food radish.

Beta 5

413 Industrial Avenue

Twitter: @Beta5chocolates

Web: http://beta-5.com/

Cuisine: Desserts

Our Tasting Plate will include all of these 3 items:

1)    Seasonal cream puff

2)    Hot chocolate

3)    Gingerbread caramel

Pazza Rella Pizza

Location: 413 Industrial Avenue

Twitter: @PazzaRellaPizza

Web: http://pazzarella.ca/

Cuisine: Wood Fired Pizza

Our Tasting Plate will feature a slice of your choice of these pizzas:

1)    Margherita, Spicy Salami w/Mushroom, Bacon and a Feta pizza

Treasure Green Tea

227 East Georgia Street

Twitter: @TreasureGreen_T

Web: http://www.treasuregreen.com/

Cuisine: Chinese Tea House

Our Tasting Plate will include all of these 3 items:

1)    Treasure Green Extra Virgin Tea Oil dips

2)    Smoky Tea Tofu

3)    Our 2012 Treasure Green Seasons Blend (hot tea)  prepared in tea ceremony style.

Floata Seafood Restaurant

400-180 Keefer Street

Web: http://www.floata.com/

Cuisine: Chinese

Our Dim Sum Tasting Plate will include all of these 4 items:

1)   BBQ Pork Bun

2)    Vegetable Spring Roll

3)    Sesame Ball

4)    Soya Sauce Chow Mein

Oyster Express

296 Keefer Street

Web: http://www.oysterexpress.ca/

Twitter: @oysterexpress

Cuisine: Oysters & Soul Food

Our Tasting Plate will include this item:

1)    One local beach oyster

The Chinese Tea Shop

101 East Pender Street

Web: http://www.thechineseteashop.com/

Twitter: @chinese_teashop

Cuisine: Chinese Tea House

Our Tasting Plate (cups) will include all of these 3 items:

Green Tea:   Cloud Mist Green Tea

Oolong Tea:  Taiwan Dong Ding Oolong, Ginseng Oolong

Pu-erh Tea:   Mini Tao Black Pu-erh

We will be giving guests a brief tea lesson on the benefits of tea and demonstrate how to make the tea in the GongFu Cha style.

Electric Owl

928 Main Street

Web: http://electricowl.ca/

Twitter: @electricowl_ca

Cuisine: Asian

Our Tasting Plate will include all of these 4 items:

1)    Mini Eggplant sub

Our take on a vegetarian vietnamese sub.

Golden-fried, panko-breaded eggplant served on a tiny baguette-style sub bun.   Sweet and savory red pepper almond spread, house pickled julienned vegetables, cucumber and Sriracha mayo.

2)    Fukuro Burger Sliders

Our in house chuck beef slider patty, on a mini brioche bun with sweet and savoury tomato jam, wasabi slaw and butter lettuce.

3)    MiniSakana Chipu

Grey Goose battered ling cod bite on shoestring potatoes with tartar sauce, and red cabbage slaw.

4)    Red Bean and Lemon Zest Panna Cotta

Rich and creamy red bean paste panna cotta with a hint of lemon zest.  Accompanied with blueberry puree.

Get Your Tickets to Vancouver Tasting Plates Fall Edition

Tasting Plates Vancouver Fall editionTantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in Chinatown, Strathcona and the East Side! This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.

If you have not attended a Tasting Plates event in the past, here are links to my experiences:

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 throughout the evening, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.

  • 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 at your leisure by bike, moped, car, transit, walking, roller skates, skateboarding or carpooling.

$3 from each ticket purchased will go to support Project Limelight

Registration:

Beta 5 at 413 Industrial Avenue (parking lot) -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Cards.

Participating Restaurants:

Purchase tickets via Eventbrite:

http://tastingplatesyvrfall.eventbrite.com/

Advance Tickets: $30 per person (eventbrite fee extra) after September 28th. $100 for 4 pak of tickets or $120 for 6 pak of tickets (get a group of your friends/family together and save by purchasing a 4 pak or a 6 pak (eventbrite fee extra). Tickets $40 per person (eventbrite fee extra) after November 18th.

Ticket price includes tasting plates at each of the participating restaurants throughout the evening. A donation of $3 from each ticket purchased will go to support Project Limelight. (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).