This should be a tasty tour of East Vancouver and we will definitely be out for this one! GLV
Prepare to experience some of the newest and tastiest offerings on Wednesday November 27 from 6pm-9:30pm as Vancouver Foodster presents Tasting Plates in the East Village neighborhood.
Participating restaurants will offer tasting plates of their food to the guests, thereby showcasing their restaurant and promoting their food and chefs.
The event is a roving tour that brings guests to the participating restaurants, cafes, deli & brewery, throughout the event and they will by moped, bike, driving, walking, roller skates, skateboarding or carpooling. around the East Village neighborhood from Powell to Hastings and Commercial Drive to Renfrew.
- 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
Registration: tba -this is where guests will show us their printed or digital tickets and will pick up their Tasting Plates Map Cards.
Participating restaurants include:
Registration: Platform 7 -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Cards.
1701 Powell Street, Vancouver
Kessel&March serves high-quality, classic European gastronomy for regular folks who love good food and affordable prices. The style of food is honest and wholesome and the menu transformative, highlighting seasonal ingredients at different times of the year. Special $30-suppers are offered regularly in this quaint 24-30 seat open kitchen restaurant, where reservation is a must. If you miss true European fare, a visit to Kessel&March should do the trick.
2261 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
At Salteñas Shop, we offer the best in artisanal baked products. From our Bakery in La Paz, Bolivia, to our Bakery in Vancouver, Canada, The only Salteñas Shop is now open in the East Village Community. We are a small, family owned artisanal bakery specializing in Salteñas and other assortments of freshly baked treats, gifts and specialty coffees. We also serve healthy Quinoa salads. As featured on Fusion Fare, M Channel, Salteñas is a pot-pie, slight spicy and juicy, Chicken, Beef or Vegetarian, filled with vegetables and other ingredients. Our products are all handmade – one at a time. Join us for an evening of live music “Trova” and dancing. Perfect time to connect with good friends and good food. Come hangout for brunch, lunch or an anytime snack.
Parallel 49 Brewery
1950 Triumph St. Vancouver
Cuisine: Brewery Tasting Room
It’s been a successful year for Parallel 49 Brewing Company with plans to expand the local brewery and high achievements at this year’s Canadian Brewing Awards. The group won gold with their Vow of Silence brew in the Belgian Abby Ale category. Parallel 49 Brewing Company was also awarded three silvers in the Brown Ale, American Style Indian Pale Ale and Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Beer categories with their Old Boy, Lord of the Hops and From East Van with Love.
As a group of craft beer lovers, founders Mike, Nick, and Anthony all set out to turn their passion into a reality. Friends for over 20 years, they “wanted to raise the bar for craft beer establishments in the city, specifically in their own hood.” They took the plunge and opened up St. Augustine’s, a craft beer hangout in Vancouver.
The three self-proclaimed “beer geeks” eventually decided to go after their ultimate dream and start their own brewery. The men partnered with Michael Tod, a friend with a wealth of experience in the BC craft brewing industry and targeted a brewer to help turn their brewery dream into a reality. Graham With has been assigned as head brewer at Parallel 49 – not only an accomplished brewer, Graham has his degree in Chemical Process engineering from the University of British Columbia, and also founded VanBrewers, a network of home brewers with over 200 members.
2331 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Cuisine: Coffee and baked goods
Platform 7 Coffee Brew Bar provides a unique coffee culture experience. Platform 7 transforms you to a Victorian London Train Station to experience beautiful hand-crafted espresso and coffee brew bar drinks. We selected Stumptown Coffee Roasters from Portland, as our flagship coffee roaster. Dialing in the perfect profile on our Strada, gives us the distinct pleasure in presenting the absolute best cup of coffee to our guests. From a delectable selection of the finest locally-sourced artisan bakeries to our tailor-made sandwiches, the Platform 7 experience can take one on an exotic journey to taste exquisite coffees from around the world. Providing a guiding and careful hand, our staff take great pride in presenting and serving our guests with unique and enticing brew techniques.
Sweet Tooth Cafe
2404 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver
Cuisine: Thai Street Food
Steam Tea House
2342 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Steam Tea House is a boutique loose leaf tea-bar located in the heart of the East Village. Nestled just inside of Donalds Market, many of our teas are blended in small batches of under 10 lbs every few weeks so that the freshness explodes from this 70 sq ft tea bar! From the malty and balanced depths of our Single Estate Hathikuli Assam, to the gentle citrus tones of our Pacific Sunset Rooibos, you can be sure to find a tea here that you love!
2276 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver
Cuisine: Butcher Shop and Meats
Windsor Meat co. East Village. Our newest and most artisan focused location featuring Heritage Free Range Pork, Local Grass Fed & Barley/Alfalfa Finished Beef, Free Range Chicken, House Made Sausages, and Charcuterie. We source all our fresh meats from only the finest B.C. ranches and farmers that take pride in ethically raised meat. Our butchers are highly trained in nose to tail butchery and sausage making and would be happy to custom cut or source anything you are looking for.
1725 Powell Street, Vancouver
Cuisine: Distillery tasting room
Tickets are available for purchase online at https://tastingplateseastvillage.eventbrite.ca/
Advance Tickets: $40 per person. $120 for a 4 pak of tickets or $162 for a 6 pak of tickets (get a group of your friends/family together and save by purchasing a 4 pak or a 6 pak). Regular Tickets $50 per person after November 22, 2013.
Note: Eventbrite fee and gst is extra on all tickets purchased online.
Ticket price includes tasting plates at each of the participating restaurants/eateries throughout the event along with a swag gift bag. (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 they are transferrable in advance with printed proof of ticket. Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc
“When I first started Vancouver Foodster over 4 years ago, it was because I had a great passion for food and wanted to share it with the public,” explains Richard Wolak, Editor and Publisher of Vancouver Foodster. ‘Tasting Plates is a chance for people to try something different, foods from restaurants, food trucks, cafés and bakeries in and around Vancouver!” Richard Wolak
About Vancouver Foodster
Founded in 2009 by Richard Wolak, Vancouver Foodster is Vancouver’s premier online “Essential Food & Drink Intelligence” guide. The site offers expert advice on the hottest restaurants, parties, and openings this city has to offer, as well as the most interesting dining trends and newest cuisines and food around the region.
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