Tasting Plates Vancouver Summer

On June 27th we presented the second Tasting Plates Vancouver event that showcased 11 restaurants, cafes, bakeries & food trucks in 11  locations all over East Van including Main Street, Fraser Street, Broadway & Kingsway/Fraser area.

Tasting Plates Registration

The evening began outside of Salt Spring Coffee on 27th & Main where guests registered and picked up their Tasting Plates Cards and then dispersed to the various participating restaurants to taste a multitude of dishes representing many different types of cuisine that included savoury and sweet!

Inside Salt Spring Coffee

Outside of Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co

Eating outside of Trafiq Cafe & Bakery

Mobius Coffee & Tea

Our wonderful volunteers helping out at Bob Likes Thai Food

Eating at Bob Likes Thai Food


Triple O’s on the Go Food Truck

Eating and mingling at Triple O’s on the Go

Pop Up Pizza

Chef making pizzas at Pop Up Pizza

Eating at Pop Up Pizza

Sal y Limon

Eating at Fray on Fraser

mygoodness! gluten & wheat free kitchen

Participating restaurants included: Rocky Mountain Flatbread, Bob Likes Thai Food, Triple O’s Food Truck, Trafiq Café & Bakery, Salt Spring Coffee, Mobius Coffee & Tea, Fray on Fraser, Sal y Limon, Pop Up Pizza, mygoodness! gluten & wheat free kitchen, and Shaktea.

Flatbread Pizzas at Rocky Mountain Flatbread

Tasting Plate of Savouries MIANG KHAM, TUNA CHILLI DIP, BOB’S CHIP and  PAPAYA SALAD from Bob Likes Thai Food

Crispy Mac n’ Cheese Slider, Meatball Slider, Orange Creamsicle Milkshake, and Butterfinger Milkshake from Triple O’s on the Go

Zucchini with corn Taco from Sal y Limon

Portobello Fries, Rosemary-Infused Potato and Taro Chips, Polenta Salad, and Pork Belly Sandwich from The Fray.

MISFIT Pizza at Pop Up Pizza

Tea Egg Sandwich with Smokey Tea Sauce and Miniature Cream Earl Grey shortbread cookies from ShakTea

Strawberry Cheesecake from Mobius Coffee & Tea

Salted Caramel Pecan Cookie, Lemon Blueberry Tartlet and Killer Brownie at Traffiq Cafe and Bakery

Gluten-free Mini Carrot Cakes, Butter Tarts and Savoury Tarts at mygoodness! gluten & wheat free kitchen

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

Novus TV Channel 4 filmed a segment on our Tasting Plates event and Richard Wolak, you can watch here.

Thank you to our photographers for capturing the night so well: Alvin Lee (see more photos here) and Ariane Colenbrander (see more photos here).

By: Richard Wolak

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