Satisfy your sweet tooth this Sunday afternoon

Tasting Plates Vancouver Ultimate Desserts — an event put on by Vancouver Foodster — is happening this Sunday, April 14th from 2:00 – 5:30pm.

The menu was just announced for each of the restaurants, bakeries and shops involved, so if you weren’t enticed before, your mouth will be watering now.

Rocanini Coffee Roasters @ROCANINI

Our Tasting Cup will include your choice or all of these 3 items:
1. Kenya AA Kaiguri /Tasting profile: Floral, lemon, peach, juicy, complex acidity and sweet
2. Papua New Guinea Korgua Estate/tasting profile:i ntense floral notes, juicy body with a sweet tropical fruit finish.
3. Colombia San Augustin Huila/tasting profile: Rich, sweet, with citrus and chocolate notes, ending with a savory finish

Bob Likes Thai Food @Boblikethaifood

Our Tasting Plate will include this Thai dessert:
Water chesnuts, Tapioca flour, Jackfruit, Shaded young coconut,
Coconut milk, Syrup, Pomegranate, Crystal Lime candy, and Crushed Ice…

Beta 5 Chocolates @Beta5chocolates 

Our Tasting Plate will include a selection of our desserts along with mini cream puffs and samples from our chocolate kitchen.


Trees Organic @TreesOrganic 
Our Tasting Plate will include all of these 3 items:
1. New York cheesecake
2. Marzipan cheesecake (April’s feature flavour)
3. Coffee

The Bibo @TheBibo

Our Tasting Plate will include all of these 3 items:
1. Tiramisù
2. Chocolate Brick
3. Chocolate Pizza

Vancouver Pie Hole @pieholevan

Our Tasting Plate will include your choice of these items or all of these 3 items:
1. Bourbon Pecan Pumpkin Pie
2. Key Lime Pie
3. Maple French Toast Bacon Pie

Bella Gelateria @bellagelateria

Our Tasting Bowl will feature a surprise selection of gelato flavours specially offered for this event.

WE Coffee @WECoffeeInc 

Our Tasting Cup will include one of the following beverages paired with the cookies.
1. Signature – Espresso or Macchiato
2. Traditional – 8 oz Latte or Cappuccino
3. * NEW ITEM – 8 oz Mochachino
3. 8 oz Chai Latte with Soy / Almond Milk
4. Paris Tea / decaffeinated Peppermint Tea

*** All drinks will be paired with a freshly baked WE’s gluten free cookies or a WE’s power cookie***


What are you most excited for?

I’m looking forward to the bourbon pecan pumpkin pie from Vancouver Pie Hole, the TUB-TIM-KROB from Bob Likes Thai Food, and a traditional macchiato from WE.

If you haven’t been to previous Tasting Plates events and don’t know what’s in store, check out my past experiences:

Tasting Plates East Van

Tasting Plates Kitsilano

Tasting Plates Chinatown

Tasting Plates Vancouver

Many attendees travel from venue to venue via foot, bike or transit but feel free to bring your scooter, car, roller skates, or skateboard, keeping in mind that parking isn’t always the greatest in some of these areas. Keep it green!

Registration will be at Rocanini Coffee Roasters (127 West 5th Avenue), where you will show your printed or digital tickets and will pick up your Tasting Plates Cards.

Advance Tickets: $35 per person (eventbrite fee extra). Regular Tickets $45 per person (eventbrite fee extra) after April 11th — that’s tomorrow!

Purchase tickets via Eventbrite: until Sunday at noon.

If you’re a last minute kind of person you can also purchase a ticket at registration (cash only) starting at 1:45pm.

Ticket price includes tasting plates at each of the participating restaurants, cafes and bakeries throughout the event as well as a KIND Snack Bar.


One thought on “Satisfy your sweet tooth this Sunday afternoon

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