Photo above is from a previous Tasting Plates Gastown event



Tasting Plates Gastown and Chinatown
October 23, 2019

Join us and explore the Gastown and Chinatown neighborhoods and tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants and cafes. This evening tasting extravaganza is on Wednesday October 23 from 6pm until 10pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster and Tasting Plates..

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, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.

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

Registration: tba – this is where you will show us your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Passports and menus.

Participating Restaurants/Establishments

Moltaqa Restaurant
51 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @moltaqa.vancouver
Cuisine: Morrocan

A traditional menu of Moroccan fare with a semi-circle bar counter & patterned textile decor.

Trees Cheesecake + Organic Coffee
321 Water St, Vancouver
Instagram: @treescoffee
Cuisine: Dessert cafe

For 22 years Trees Organic Coffee has been doing all the right things to keep coffee, and the café experience, traditional. Originally started in 1996 on Granville Street, Trees quickly became a Vancouver favorite and a destination for great coffee, amazing cheesecake and that classic Canadian customer service. Today we continue those great traditions, never losing sight of the fact that above all else, we provide comfort, a home away from home and a warmth that keeps our friends and neighbors coming back again and again, year after year.

Wara Thai Eatery
509 Main Street, Vancouver
Instagram @warathaieatery
Cuisine: Thai
Homestyle comfort Thai Food with lots of Vegan-friendly items in the heart of Chinatown.

Buttermere Patisserie Café
636 Main Street, Vancouver
Instagram @butter.mere
Cuisine: Dessert cafe

The brand’s combination of Parisian pastry techniques with Asian flavours produce desserts, cakes and delicacies that will catch your eye at first sight and fancy your palate at first bite.

The Praguery Gastown
221 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Instagram @thepraguery
Cuisine: Savoury and sweet creations
The Praguery serves delicious ice cream in freshly baked pastry cones called chimney cakes; they are also offering savoury creations.

More surprise restaurants or cafes will be announced prior to the event


Tasting Plates Gastown and Chinatown Tickets:

Ultra Early-Bird Tickets: $30 per person before September 30, 2019
Early-Bird Tickets: $36 per person after September 30, 2019
Advance Tickets $45 per person after October 11, 2019
Regular Tickets $60 per person after October 20, 2019

Click here to purchase tickets

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.


Vancouver Foodster
Organizer of Tasting Plates Gastown and Chinatown

Vancouver Foodster is Vancouver’s premier online “Essential Food & Drink Intelligence” guide. Launched in 2009 by Richard Wolak, the blog explores the local food scene through reviews, tastings, interviews, and more. features new stories, as well as restaurant reviews, and articles. Vancouver Foodster also presents a series of tasting tours in neighbourhoods throughout the city of which include Tasting PlatesNoodle ManiaFood TalksBrunch Crawls and others. All are a division of CMI Chat Media Inc.

Follow along on social media, on instagram @TastingPlatesYVR #TastingPlatesYVR




Editor in Chief of Fabulously Frugal in Vancouver.

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