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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.

Follow Latincouver on twitter for more @latincouver

By: Richard Wolak

Tastes of Latin America June 28 – July 6

Carnaval del Sol and Latincouver present Tastes of Latin America at several Latin American restaurants throughout Vancouver. This event will unite the city’s best Latin flavours with locals who have yet to know about them (and the ones that just can’t get enough!). Supporting our local Latin American chefs while educating the public on what each of them do as well as the cuisine they serve.

Aguachile at El Azteca

Aguachile at El Azteca

Join for a mouth-watering week of delicious flavours featuring Vancouver’s best restaurants dishing up Latin American flavours! Ay, qué rico! Each of the participating restaurants will be offering specially priced 3 course menus featuring a variety of unique and popular dishes.

Participating restaurants include:

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

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

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

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

One of the top things that Latin American Canadians miss from home is the food. We are so lucky here in Vancouver to have some many inspirational Latinos that have brought their favourite recipes with them to Canada and shared them with Vancouver, dishing up a plate full of passion.

Throughout the week of June 28-July 6, participating restaurants will offer special tasting menus at a special price to allow diners a great combo of the restaurants best flavours.

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.

Follow Latincouver on twitter for more @latincouver

By: Richard Wolak

Taste of Yaletown October 16-27

Chefs Welcome You to Yaletown

Chefs Welcome You to Yaletown

From Lunches to Dinners the Yaletown  neighborhood will come alive again at Taste of Yaletown 2013! The 9th Annual Taste of Yaletown event will take place October 16 – 27, 2013.

Suzuki Tempura Bap

Suzuki Tempura Bap at Minami

At lunch today I had a chance to preview a couple of the different restaurants who are participating in this years Taste of Yaletown promotion. My favourite dish from the selection that I tried at Minami Yaletown that is being offered at lunch was the Suzuki Tempura Bap which is $15, a big bowl filled with seasonal vegetables, kale gomae, tsukemono, and steamed rice. They also offer a large selection of specially priced dishes for both lunch and dinner.

Gold Member Pizza (centre dish)

Gold Member Pizza (centre dish)

The other restaurant that I visited was Parlour Yaletown who is also offering a selection of specially priced dishes for both lunch and dinner, my favourites there was the Ahi Tuna Lettuce Wraps and the Gold Member Pizza.

The popular community-based event invites the public to discover and enjoy culinary offerings and delectable wines from 31 of Yaletown’s restaurants, each presenting an exclusive three-course menu at pre-fixed prices of $25, $35 or $45 for dinner as well as specially priced menus for lunch.

Once again, a portion of the profits from each participating restaurant will be donated to The Greater Vancouver Food Bank.

View the online menus of the participating restaurants here

By: Richard Wolak

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