Tastes of Latin America June 28 – July 6: The Menus

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Carnaval del Sol and Latincouver present Tastes of Latin America at several Latin American restaurants throughout Vancouver which begins on June 28.

Each of the participating restaurants will be offering specially priced 3 course menus featuring a variety of unique and popular dishes.

Participating restaurants and their feature Menus include:

Aztecat

El Azteca Mexican Kitchen and Bar (Mexican cuisine) at 1130 Mainland Street and on twitter @elaztecavan

3 course Tasting Menu
$25

First Course
Choose one of the following appetizers
 Ceviche de Pescado/White Fish Ceviche
 Guacamole Mamuca with Pork Rinds Option 3

Second Course
Choose one of the following main courses
 Albóndigas de Res y Puerco en Salsa de Chipotle
 Mexican Meat Balls in Chipotle Tomato Sauce
 Albóndigas de Hongos en Salsa Verde
 Veggie Mushroom Meatballs in Tomatillo Green Sauce
 Cochinita Pibil
 Spicy Sweet and Sour Mexican Pulled Pork

Dessert/Postre
Choose from one of our desserts
 Flan de Guayaba con Queso
 Guava and Mexican Cream Cheese Flan
 Buñuelos con Helado de Vainilla & Tequila Patrón Chocolate
 Flat Churro with Vanilla Ice Cream & Tequila Patrón Chocolate

MagdaT

Magda’s (Columbian, Venezuelan, and Salvadoran cuisine) at 6345 Fraser Street

3 course Tasting Menu $25

Drink of choice: Mango juice or Passion fruit juice

Appetizer: Your choice of
Sopa del día (soup of the day)
Half order of Patacones
Half order of Tequeños

Main course: Your choice of
Bandeja Paisa
Pabellón Criollo
Fish tilapia

Dessert: Your choice of
Quesadilla
Torta tres lechas

Ponchost

Poncho’s Mexican Restaurant (Mexican cuisine) at 827 Denman Street and on twitter @PonchosMexican

3-course Tasting Menu $25 per person

Delicious paella for two: Prawns, chicken, chorizo sausage, mussels, and clams
cooked with rice
Chips and salsa
Dessert: Pastel tres leches

OR

3-course Tasting Menu $20 per person

Appetizer: Quesadilla
Main: Two chile relleno, two beef tenderloin filet and 10 garlic prawns
Dessert: buñuelito.

Saltenast

Saltenas Cafe & Pastries (Bolivian cuisine) at 2261 East Hastings Street and on twitter @RocioSaltenas

The Shop teaser, $15
2 Salteñas
Baked pot-pie, slight spicy and juicy, Beef,
Chicken or Vegetarian, filled with vegetables,
potatoes and raisins.
Signature spicy sauce
Mixtures of vegetables and rocoto pepper
Quinoa Salad
From the Bolivian Andes, mixed with fresh
vegetables
Aperitivo, Alfajor
Perfect light sweet cookie sandwich filled with
Dulce de Leche and border with coconut
Dulce de leche latte
Espresso dark roast, steam milk, mixed with Dulce
de Leche

The Salteña teaser, $25
A Salteña of each flavour
Baked pot-pie, slight spicy and juicy, Beef,
Chicken &Vegetarian, filled with vegetables,
potatoes and raisins.
Signature spicy sauce
Mixtures of vegetables and rocoto pepper
Spinach salad
Fresh spinach, mixed with carrots, raisins olive oil
Empanadas Cheese & Spinach
Classis baked pockets filled with ricotta cheese
and filled with spinach & ricotta
Aperitivo, Alfajor
Perfect light sweet cookie sandwich filled with
Dulce de Leche and border with coconut
Café con leche
Medium roast drip coffee mixed with steam milk

Supporting our local Latin American chefs while educating the public on what each of them do as well as the cuisine they serve.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be part of a culinary festival of Latin American flavours. Vancouver Foodster is proud to be sponsor of this exciting event that will put a focus on Latin American cuisine.

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By: Richard Wolak