Tasting Plates Fall Edition: The Menu

Join us for dinner at 9 restaurants, tea houses, patisserie & a food truck that will be participating in the event which will take place in Chinatown and Strathcona. Each of the establishments will be doing tasting plates of their various dishes, and some will be offering beverages as well. Each ticket includes all of the dishes at each of the 9 participating establishments as listed below.

We are using this hashtag in our tweets #TastingPlatesYVR and @VanFoodster – please include in your tweets during our event.

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. Registration will open at 5:45pm and this is where you will pick up your Tasting Plate Cards for the evening  *(you must show your printed ticket confirmation or eventbrite purchase code when registering at the event).

Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by bike, moped, car, transit, walking, roller skates, skateboarding or carpooling.

Purchase tickets via Eventbrite:

http://tastingplatesyvrfall.eventbrite.com/

Participating restaurants and their menus for the evening event are as follows:

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)

 

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 SOLEfood radish.

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

Purchase tickets via Eventbrite:

http://tastingplatesyvrfall.eventbrite.com/

Advance Tickets: $30 per person (eventbrite fee extra). $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).

Thank you to our Tent sponsor: Lonsdale Event Rentals

Charity Partner

Charity

Note: ALL Tickets must be purchased in advance online. All ticket sales are final. No exchanges or refunds; however they are transferrable with printed proof of ticket.  Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc