Main Street Brunch Crawl 2016

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On January 31, 2016 we presented the sixth 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 Main Street area and taste all sorts of dishes on this unique food crawl.

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Our registration was inside The Honey Shoppe where guests had a chance to browse the honey store and then taste some of the different honeys. Local Republica Coffee Roasters was on hand to serve guests coffee tasters as well.

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Guests then enjoyed Chocolate Almond Crepes with Raspberry Honey Butter; along with Spiced Honey Glazed Almonds with Frozen Yogurt drizzled with sweet local wildflower honey. A mingling of spicy, cool and sweet sensations!

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Down the street at The August Market they served their house-made nut milks, while local producer Good Habit Foods served their Granola; and The Lemon Square served guests a taste of their The Lemon Squares.

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Nearby at Radicle Juice, guests were served a 1 oz heat shot – ginger, apple, lemon; followed by their choice of one of these 8 oz juices, the Hey girl – carrot, orange, lime, ginger or the Evergreen – pear, celery, cucumber, parsley, cilantro, lemon; or their choice of one of these 8 oz smoothies; I had the Pool boy – Coconut Water, blueberries, banana, coconut oil, turmeric; while my friend had the Dragonfly – fresh orange juice, coconut milk, strawberry, pineapple, dragonfruit, ginger. Guests also enjoyed their choice of one of these Mini berry bowls the Pitaya or acai – blended with banana and coconut water, topped with granola and seasonal berries; we had one of each.

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At, Rosemary Rocksalt served their Montreal Smoked Meat sandwich on Sesame bagel with mustard and dill pickle; Lox & Cream Cheese on Poppyseed bagel with capers, red onion, lemon, and dill pickle and their new vegan cashew spread on Rosemary Rocksalt bagel.

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Lastly at Nirvana, guests were served a tasting plate featuring a Mango lassi, Malai Kofta on Rice and Mozza Naan.

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

By: Richard Wolak