On January 18, 2015 we presented the second crawl in a series of neighborhood brunch crawls in this 2nd year of our brunch crawl series we produced and presented with the Shop West 4th BIA and Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival. This event was a super success for all who attended. Participants had a chance to visit 6 restaurants through-out the Kitsilano neighbourhood of Vancouver and taste all sorts of dishes on this unique food crawl.
Our registration spot was Novo Pizzeria where they served up pizza, salad and dessert to get everyone started on the brunch tour.
Novo Breakfast pizza – Fontina, fior di latte, Aleppo pepper, red onions, smoked pancetta, sous vide quail egg, Iberian salumi, chives,
Novo Breakfast pizza ( vegetarian)- Fonitna, fior di latte, roasted garlic, roasted red peppers, sous vide quail egg, burratta, balsamic reduction, mint. Arugula and blood orange salad- frisee, oil cured olives, candied almonds, parmigiano reggiano, grapefruit vinaigrette. Sicilan canoli- bufalo ricotta, orange blossom water, citrus essence, pistachios
Arugula and blood orange salad– frisee, oil cured olives, candied almonds, parmigiano reggiano, grapefruit vinaigrette. Sicilan canoli- bufalo ricotta, orange blossom water, citrus essence, pistachios.
Sicilan canoli– bufalo ricotta, orange blossom water, citrus essence, pistachios
Spicy Baugette Sticks
Liver pate, fried shallots, house made hot Sriracha.
Nem – Spring rolls
Shrimps, pork, wood-ear mushrooms, glass noodles.
Peanut butter cream, almond, toasted peanut.
Darby’s Public House
Traditional or Kits Beach Benny will remain as half portions with the following toppings, respectively (Dijon IPA ham / sauteed spinach and tomato) topped with a soft poached chicken egg and house made hollandaise
Hangover Hash or Veggie Hash (breakfast sausage, bacon, mushroom and onion / mushroom, onion, roasted red pepper, kale, cabbage). Both hashes also contain hashbrowns.
Mini Huevos Rancheros – two 4″ corn tortillas filled with cheddar and edam cheeses, beans, corn and tomato with our house made jalapeno ginger sauce, topped with a soft poached chicken egg.
Cold Oats (home made)
Croissant (made by Baguette & Co)
Pain au chocolat (made by Baguette & Co)
Rocanini Coffee Panama Esmeralda Gesha
English bay – orange, cucumber, grapefruit, lemon, mint
The Rockies – almond, Brazil nuts, raw vanilla, maple syrup, Himalayan rock salt, chia gel
Rain or Shine Ice Cream
Your choice of one of the following:
London Fog with waffle pieces
Blueberry Balsamic with waffle pieces
Vegan Coconut chocolate chunk with seasonal berry compote.
The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event.
Thank you to our photographer Michelle Hondl for capturing the brunch event so well.
Vancouver Foodster is excited to be presenting 6 brunch crawls in 6 different neighborhoods throughout this 2015 festival, see our other events here, grab your tickets and come join us.!
By: Richard Wolak