Noodle Mania Vancouver 2017

On Wednesday January 11, 2017 we presented our 4th tasting tour of noodles held all over the city. The evening event started off at Commodity Juicery in Fraserhood where guests had a chance to enjoy a bubble ice tea beverage along with a Zucchini noodle salad.

Each of the restaurants participating had served up a couple of different noodle dishes as Tasting Bowls or Plates for guests to enjoy. Guests then had a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.

Commodity Juicery

Zucchini noodle dish and ice bubble tea

Zucchini noodle dish paired with their healthy bubble tea made with chia pearls

 

Chutney Villa

Sri Lankan style seafood soft noodles

A flavorful Sri Lankan style seafood soft noodles mixed with squid, shrimp, egg and vegetables with a tint of spices.

 

Thailicious

Tofu Pad Thai and Pad See-ew

Tofu Pad Thai rice noodles in our special sweet and sour sauce with eggs, tofu and peanuts.

Chicken Pad See-ew noodles in sweet soy sauce

 

Yaletown L’antipasto

Spaghetti alle Vongole

Garganelli

  • Spaghetti alle Vongole -Extra virgin olive oil, garlic, chillies, Pinot Grigio and Manila clams)
  • Garganelli in our classic tomato sauce and Parmigiano reggiano

 

Basil Garden

Satay peanut and beef rice noodle soup

Vegetarian noodle soup

  1. Premium rare beef, brisket and beef balls rice noodle soup
  2. Satay peanut and beef rice noodle soup
  3. Vegetarian noodle soup with assorted veggies and tofu

Kids Can Cook Gourmet at Organic Acres

Skylar & Chloe will be presenting their locally made pasta sauces with pasta

The restaurants featured many unique and tasty noodle dishes to our guests throughout the event.

By: Richard Wolak

Noodle Mania Vancouver 2016

Platform 7 Coffee

Platform 7 Coffee

Platform 7 Coffee

Platform 7 Coffee

On Wednesday January 6, 2016 we presented our 3rd tasting tour of noodles held all over the city. The evening event started off at the beautiful Platform 7 Cafe in Kitsilano where guests had a chance to enjoy a coffee beverage made with Stumptown Coffee.

Each of the restaurants participating had served up a couple of different noodle dishes as Tasting Bowls or Plates for guests to enjoy. Guests then had a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.

Linh Cafe

Pho (Phở) Bo

Pho (Phở) Bo

Pho (Phở) Bo – Hanoi Breakfast – Beef noodle soup with braised beef flank and rice noodles

Pho Xao

Pho Xao

Pho Xao – Vegetarian – Stir fried rice noodles with greens, organic oyster mushrooms, marinated tofu and fresh herbs

 

Grotto Italian

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Squash Ravioli with sage and brown butter

Housemade Gnocchi on a smoked chicken and mushroom ragout

 

Che-Licious

Zen Salad Roll

Zen Salad Roll

Zen Salad Roll – rice paper wrapped with vermicelli and fresh veggies

Pho

Pho

Pho – beef noodle soup

 

U & I Thai

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Guay Tieow Tom Kha Gai — Noodle chicken coconut soup with flat rice noodles

U and I Spaghetti Kee Mao –with chicken

 

Bubble Waffle Cafe

Wan Chai Noodle

Wan Chai Noodle

Wan Chai Noodle – Beef noodle soup

Tai Po Noodle -

Tai Po Noodle –

Tai Po Noodle – Veggie noodle soup

Chef Tai Luong Nguyen at Linh Cafe

Chef Tai Luong Nguyen at Linh Cafe

Che-Licious

Che-Licious

The restaurants featured many unique and tasty noodle dishes to our guests throughout the event.

By: Richard Wolak

Noodle Mania Vancouver 2014

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On Sunday January 12, 2014 we presented our 2nd tasting tour of noodles held all over the city.

Each of the restaurants participating had served up a couple of different noodle dishes as Tasting Bowls or Plates for guests to enjoy. Guests then had a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.

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Rigatoni alla Norma with tomato sauce, eggplant, ricotta salata, basil and Strozzapreti con ragu bolognese – hand rolled strozzapretti pasta in a slow cooked mixed meat ragu from Federico’s Supper Club 
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  Pho Sate Peanut SauceSpicy Lemongrass Vermicelli Noodles with beef & pork; and Pho – Rice Noodle Soup with beef from Five Elements Cafe.

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Chicken chow mein filled samosa with tamarind chutney at Atithi Indian Cuisine.
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Beetroot linguine topped with a porcini infused cashew cream sauce; and Macaroni: brown rice elbows in our smoky coconut milk based ‘cheese’sauce topped with a toasted nut crumble (gluten free) at Graze Vegetarian Restaurant.
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Kanom Jeen – Green curry chicken over rice noodles (Kanom Jeen), Ga Chai, Kafir lime, bamboo shoot, Basil, Eggplant, Chili, Fish Sauce, Palm Sugar and raw vegetables; and Pad Thai, vegetarian version of fried rice noodles with traditional tamarind sauce, Turnip, fish sauce, Palm sugar, smoke tofu, peanuts, egg, garlic chive and bean sprouts at
Bob Likes Thai Food 
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Faloudeh Sorbetto. – Rosewater with Rice Noodles and fresh lemon juice at Bella Gelateria 
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Beef boullion onion chocolate noodles at Xoxolat.
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Tasting of different flavoured xoxolat chocolate bars at Xoxolat.
Participating restaurants included: Bob Likes Thai Food, Federico’s Supper Club, Five Elements Cafe, Graze Vegetarian Restaurant, Atithi Indian Cuisine, Bella Gelateria and Xoxolat.
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Inside Federico’s Supper Club
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The Staff of Federico’s
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Before the noodles tasting adventure began, guests were treated to a performance by singer/songwriter Gio Levy on stage at Federico’s where everyone registered for the event.

The restaurants featured many unique and tasty noodle dishes to our guests throughout the event.

Thank you to our photographer Alvin Lee for capturing the night so well (see more photos here)

By: Richard Wolak

Noodle Mania 2013

On Sunday January 13, 2013 we presented a new event, similar to our Tasting Plates events, this one was all about noodles.

Each of the restaurants that were invited by Richard Wolak to participate had served up a couple of different noodle dishes as Tasting Bowls or Plates for guests to enjoy. Guests then had a chance to visit many different types of restaurants throughout the event, meet some new food loving friends, meet the chefs, and learn about each of the participating restaurants.

Beef Pho (noodle soup) with rare beef, beef balls and beef brisket at Hai Phong Restaurant

Shrimp & crab paste noodle soup with tofu puff, Vietnamese ham and shrimp at Hai Phong Restaurant

Soft Tropical Rainstorm (l) and Sliding down the Sanddunes (r) at Chau Veggie Express

Cajun Cream Chicken on Linguini and Makers Mac’n Cheese at Fet’s Bar & Grill

Pad See-Iw with fried rice noodles with broccoli & egg and Pad Thai at Urban Thai Bistro

Spaghetti in Pinot Grigio, Olive Oil, fresh Garlic & Chillies-Vegetarian and Pappardelle Rosse -Home-made Tomato Sauce with an assorted Meat Ragu at Yaletown L’Antipasto

DIY fish soup: lobster bisque broth with rice noodles at Soho Tea Room

Satay vegetarian ham & enoki fried rice noodle at Soho Tea Room

KANOM JEEN with Minced fish (Tuna) curry over rice noodles and raw vegetables and PAD THAI with fried rice noodles, traditional tamarind sauce, fish sauce (may contain shellfish), sugar, tofu, peanuts, egg, garlic chive and bean sprouts at Bob Likes Thai Food

Spaghetini Campana at Novo Pizzeria & Wine Bar

Bacon Cheeseburger Mac and The Veggie at The Mac Shack

Participating restaurants included: Hai Phong Restaurant, Chau Veggie Express, Fet’s Bar & Grill, Urban Thai Bistro, Yaletown L’Antipasto, Soho Tea Room, Bob Likes Thai Food, Novo Pizzeria & Wine Bar and The Mac Shack.

Novus TV Noodle Mania feature filmed on location with Richard Wolak touring 3 eateries for their #FoodFinds show.

Chefs at The Mac Shack

Inside The Mac Shack

Inside Hai Phong Restaurant

Inside Chau Veggie Express

Inside Fet’s Bar & Grill

Inside Urban Thai Bistro

Inside Yaletown L’Antipasto

Inside Soho Tea Room

Inside Bob Likes Thai Food

Inside Novo Pizzeria & Wine Bar

Before the noodles tasting adventure began, guests were treated to sample some of the different teas at ShakTea Tea Lounge where everyone registered for the event.

The restaurants featured many unique and tasty noodle dishes to our guests throughout the event.

Thank you to our photographer Alvin Lee for capturing the night so well (see more photos here)

By: Richard Wolak