Tasting Plates Mount Pleasant September 18


Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood and nearby False Creek. This evening tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30 pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster.

Each restaurant will be serving up Tasting Plates for guests to enjoy and you will have a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the evening, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.

See Richard Wolak (Founder of Tasting Plates events and VancouverFoodster.com) on the Global TV Morning News! 

If you haven’t been to our previous Tasting Plates events, Novus TV featured one of our previous events on City Lights (view here).

Visit our Tasting Plates site and view our past events, photos and more!

  • Vegetarian options will be available at many of the participating restaurants.
  • Bring along a friend or two, your significant other, your family or come solo.
  • A food networking dinner event connecting Vancouver’s vibrant food community.

Visit each of the participating restaurants at your leisure by bike, moped, transit, car, walking, roller skates, skateboarding or carpooling.

Registration: Milano Coffee Roasters at 156 West 8th Avenue -this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Cards.

Participating restaurants: 

Chicha Restaurant

136 East Broadway. Vancouver

Web: http://chicharestaurant.ca/

Twitter: @ChichaVancouver

Cuisine: Peruvian

Modern small share plates inspired by Peruvian flavours with dishes created with love by Chef Shalome Bouvette and her team.


Baylors Groceteria


Chef Tim

Baylor’s Groceteria

367 E Broadway, Vancouver

Web: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Baylors-Groceteria/118886204942075

Twitter: @ChefTims

Cuisine: Soups

Established in 2012 Baylor’s Groceteria is a corner store selling snack foods, Dairy, convenience items, Tobacco products, Lottery and now home to Chef Tim’s gourmet soups to tantalize your palette. Check out the freezer selection of soups by 1L buckets to take home.  A former chef, proprietor, Tim Johnstone has decided to dabble in a different customer service venue. With a background in food and hospitality he hopes to carry on his strong commitment to quality and savoury perfection.


Bonchaz Bakery Café

189 East Broadway

Web: www.bonchaz.ca

Twitter: @bonchaz

Cuisine: cafe

Bonchaz Bakery Café owes much of its popularity to its namesake; a deliciously decadent Mexican-French pastry, with flavours including butter sea salt, banana walnut, or chocolate truffle; freshly baked before your eyes to crispy golden perfection.

The boutique café also boasts a phenomenal French press coffee, appetizing and homemade affordable eats, including inspired soups, savoury sandwiches, and desserts to die for.


Urban Fare (False Creek)

1688 Salt Street, Vancouver

Web: http://www.urbanfare.com/node/62

Twitter: @urbanfare

Cuisine: Restaurant in super market where food is their passion

A fresh, healthful, supermarket-style, fine-food lover’s heaven dedicated to specialty foods. Our site features recipes, in-store menus, home menu suggestions ….


Milano Coffee Roasters

156 West 8th Avenue

Web: http://www.milanocoffee.ca/


Cuisine: cafe and coffee roastery

The Milano taste was developed from a century of artisanship in the Italian coffee tradition. This distinguished taste comes from the skill of the torrefazzioni – a secret method roasting and blending, closely guarded, personally taught, and handed down generation to generation. Our lineage of Musetti, Curatolo, and now Turko brings the family owned and operated Casa Torrefazione (house roaster and blender) into the twenty-first century.

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Flip Top Fusion Food Truck

NW Corner of West 8th Avenue & Manitoba Street

Web: www.fliptop.ca

Twitter: @FliptopTruck

Cuisine: Filipino

Fliptop Filipino Fusion. A new food truck which recently “flipped the top” to its customers for the first time in August 2013.Operated by Filipino-born-Canadians (brother and sister duo) Jay and Christine Ocol. Showcasing traditional Filipino flavors infused with West Coast Cuisine. Inspired dishes from chef Jay Ocol are Fliptop’s “Fili” Cheesesteaks, Pacman Pandesal Beef Tapa Sliders, Slow-roasted Pulled Pork Pandesal sandwiches with atchara (A traditional Filipino pickled green papaya slaw).  Or try out Fliptop’s hearty BBQ Pork Skewer (garnished with a play on Japanese ingredients) with a side of garlic fried rice.  Got a sweet tooth? Try Fliptop’s Turon Brulee;  deep fried banana spring rolls with a hazelnut caramel sauce.  Traditional Filipino dishes served: Lumpia, Lumpiang Shanghai and special featured meals.  Come and check out the Fliptop Food Truck – This is where you will get flavorful Filipino fusion eats on the streets!


Le Tigre Cuisine Food Truck

NW Corner of West 8th Avenue on Manitoba Street

Web: http://www.letigrecuisine.ca/

Twitter: @LeTigreTruck

Cuisine: Modern Chinese

Le Tigre is a food truck that will serve modern Asian cuisine all over Vancouver. Our food will be a contemporary interpretation of classical Chinese cuisine. Diners will be able to indulge in high quality Chinese street food with west coast concept in the famous and flourishing downtown area. Come visit Chef Clement Chan & Chef Steve Kuan at their food truck and try their delicious dishes which will make you wanting more!!


Purchase Tickets Here:


Advance Tickets: $35 per person. $115 for 4 pak of tickets or $150 for 6 pak of tickets (get a group of your friends/family together and save by purchasing a 4 pak or a 6 pak. Regular Tickets $45 per person (eventbrite fee extra) after September 15, 2013.

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 they are transferrable in advance with printed proof of ticket.  Event produced by CMI Chat Media Inc

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