Join us and explore the UBC campus and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday September 27 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.
Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates and Tasting Cups for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.
Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more!
Registration: tba – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus.
The participating Restaurants
Mahony & Sons
5990 University Blvd
Cuisine: Irish pub fare
Easygoing spot offering imported & local brews, Irish pub fare with a fusion spin & live music.
At Mahony & Sons, we serve true-to-tradition favourites and hearty pub fare of the finest quality. Authentically Irish, we take our food seriously and source the freshest, best ingredients to make your meal memorable. From our Guinness-infused soups and slow-cured Gammon bacon, to locally raised meats and semolina-crust pizzas, you’ll have a tough time picking favourites.
Rain or Shine Ice Cream
6001 University Boulevard
Cuisine: Ice Cream
Homemade ice cream in Vancouver using local, natural and fresh ingredients!
We strive to make every one of our flavours as amazing as possible. We are constantly inspired by food and tasty ingredients, asking ourselves, how could we make that into an ice cream? Whether it’s beer, a classic seasonal dessert or a unique taste combination, we endeavour to keep your taste buds adventurous and dancing! Our seasonal offerings allow us to constantly create new tantalizing flavours and keep things fresh. Our ice cream is made from scratch in house using fresh, natural and sustainable whole ingredients sourced locally, seasonally and organically whenever possible.
6133 University Blvd (Located in the AMS Nest Lower Level)
Since 1976, the Delly sells a very large assortment of fresh sandwiches, wraps, soups, salads and an assortment of pastries.
The Boulevard Coffee Roasting Co.
5970 University Blvd
Cuisine: coffeehouse and roastery
A boutique artisan coffee roasting company on the University of British Columbia campus, serving only 100% organic and fair-trade certified coffee.
Nori Japanese Restaurant
6055 University Blvd
NORI specializes in fresh, made from scratch sanuki udon, bento and sushi. We make our noodles fresh in house using Japanese noodle machines, and a 2 day process. All our broths and sauces are made fresh in house in small batches.
We aim to offer fresh, healthy and delicious food for busy lifestyles.
Early-Bird Tickets: $35 per person before September 15
Advance Tickets $45 per person after September 15
Regular $60 per person after September 24
Note: Eventbrite fee and GST is extra on all tickets purchased online.
Ticket price includes tasting plates at each of the participating restaurants throughout the evening. (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).
Note: ALL Tickets must be purchased in advance online. All ticket sales are final. No exchanges or refunds; however you are welcome to transfer the ticket to another person for the same event if you notify us at least 48 hours in advance with name (s) of who will be attending in your place. Participating restaurants subject to change. Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc. This is an all ages event.