Yaletown Brunch Crawl 2016

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On January 30, 2016 we presented the fifth crawl in a series of neighborhood brunch crawls in this 3rd year of our brunch crawl series we produced and presented with Tourism Vancouver for their Dine Out Festival.  This event was a super success for all who attended. Participants had a chance to visit several restaurants through-out the Yaletown neighborhood and taste all sorts of dishes on this unique food crawl.

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Our registration was inside Xoxolat where guests had a chance to browse the chocolate store and then taste some Cheese and Chocolate, Black Truffle Chocolate and indulge in warm drinking chocolate.

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Nearby at Zend Conscious Lounge they served guests Vegan Caesars followed by a tasting plate featuring their Sweet potato pancake with spiced pear, Roasted Vegetable Quiche (cashew based), with red pepper cilantro sauce and ‘sausage’ and a Matcha crepe with seared fruit, and white chocolate sauce.

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Down the street at Lime and Moon Pie Co. the delicious tasting plates featured their Chocolate Crusted Walnut Pie along with their Gluten Free Meyer Lemon Tart; guests also enjoyed their choice of of espresso or tea beverage.

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A few doors down, newcomer, Nice Vice Cream a plant based ice cream shop served guests tasters of all of their vice cream flavours that were enhanced by a selection of salts from The Salt Dispensary. They also served guests Root Beer Floats and Cream Soda Floats. Lastly they featured a collaboration with Cold Brew Coffee Bike who was serving up Cold Brew Affogato’s made with their vanilla bean vice cream.

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Nearby at Bella Gelateria Yaletown, they offered guests a choice of one of the following pizzas Napoletano pizza with organic egg, pancetta (Italian bacon), fresh basil with a mild Italian sausage or the Napoletano pizza with organic egg, spinach and roasted potatoes. Guests also enjoyed a House made mini brioche bun with smoked salmon and hollandaise sauce; which went perfectly with a refreshing Mimosa with our Italian Prosecco and Creamsicle (Orange and Vanilla) sorbetto.

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A few blocks away at Small Victory Bakery they gave everyone a takeaway box that was filled with a Savory scone, Pain au chocolat, and an Apollini. Guests also enjoyed their choice of a Cappuccino or a Spiced Hot Chocolate.

The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event.

By: Richard Wolak