Barb and I will be at CityTv's 4th Annual Taste of the City in the afternoon (VanEats' CityTV Taste of the City 2003, 2004, 2005 reports) after the West End Farmers Market (gratuitous plug: Midnight Kitchen will again be at the West End Farmers' Market). See you there!
Vancouver -- July 24, 2006 -- Over two dozen of Vancouver's most popular restaurants will take part in the 4th annual Taste Of The City -- a one-day tasting extravaganza Saturday, July 29th at the Plaza of Nations from noon till 8:00 pm. Admission is free.
Visitors at Taste Of The City are welcomed to purchase "Taste Tickets" in .50 cent denominations and exchange them for sample-size portions of signature menu items from more than 25 of Vancouver's best restaurants. Items range in price from .50 cents to $3.00.
Participating restaurants at Taste Of The City reflect Vancouver's growing ethnic influence, while still catering to traditional appetites. This years' list include: Ashiana Tandoori, BC Chefs Association Jr. Chapter, Beaches Restaurant at Coast Tsawwassen, Burgers etc. BBQ House, Cassis Bistro, Century Restaurant, Chutney Villa, Feenie's Bistro, Fiddlehead Joe's Eatery and Bar, Habibi's, Joeys Restaurant, Kelsey's Restaurant, La Gavroche, Maurya Indian Cuisine, Memphis Mikes, Milestone's Restaurant, Mosaic Bar & Grille, Mouse and Bean Antojerio Mexicana, Nando's Flame Grilled Chicken, O'Doul's Restaurant & Bar, Patisserie Lebeau, Relish, Sate Satu Restaurant, Senova, Slim'z Barbeque & Steakhouse, T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant and Bar and Vera's Burger.
Taste Of The City sponsors include, Sunrise Soya Foods, Canada's leading tofu company; Pacific Bottleworks, makers of the last great soda pop and Goldilock's Cakes, Pastries and Asian Cuisine.
On the Sunrise Soya Foods Stage, Simi Sara, along with other Citytv personalities, will host an exciting lineup of Vancouver's most acclaimed chefs as they demonstrate preparation various tasty creations.
Taste of the City is fireworks for the taste buds, a fitting entrÃ©e for Vancouver's traditional celebration of light launching later the same night.