Tasting Plates Westend 2016

On Wednesday August 24, we presented another tasting tour of the Westend neighborhood featuring a great selection of restaurants along Davie and Denman Streets. Registration took place inside Marquis Wine Cellars.

Marquis Wine Cellars and Vera’s Burgers

Our Tasting Cup and Plate:



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Glass of 2014 Santa Carolina Reserva Carmenère Wine


Vera’s Famous BBQ Burger -Single patty, Havarti, bacon, fried onions & bbq sauce


VeriFood Pasta Cafe

Our Tasting Plate:


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2 meatballs with Italian sauce and béchamel and a side of focaccia

Pink gnocchi with pesto



Tartine Breads and Pies

Our Tasting Plate:


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A trio of 3 homemade stews served with our crusty house made Rustic White Bread

Mexican Chicken Cream Corn with Monterey Jack Cheese

Paprika Pork Goulash

Good Guinness Beef Stew


For dessert –a trifecta of pies for you to take home, three wedges: Raspberry Sour Cream, Blackberry Apple & one surprise pie.


Grotto Italian

Our Tasting Plate:

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Selection of Pizza slices that included the funghi and prosciutto.


Milano Coffee

Our Tasting Cups:



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A traditional size Americano featuring our gold medal Butter espresso


An Affogato with Milano coffee Premium La Futura espresso and our Vanilla bean Gelato.


Styo Dessert

Our Tasting Plate:


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Apple Cinnamon Stuffed Waffle –

Ham & Cheese Stuffed Waffle

Signature Tart Frozen Yogurt

Classic Milk Ice Cream

The restaurants featured many unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event. Join us for our next Tasting Plates on September 21 in Port Moody.

By: Richard Wolak

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