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

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