At our Taste of Downtown event, you can experience menu items from all over the world: CALIFORNIA, LOUISIANA, GREECE, BRAZIL, ITALY, SPAIN, MEXICO, VENEZUELA, GERMANY AND SOUTH KOREA (Just to name a few!) Desserts, coffee, entrees! Sept 21-27. And all items are available for takeout!
A TASTE OF SPAIN
Crave Kitchen + Wine Bar
1925 Victoria Ave
Carpaccio de Pulpo– Octopus Carpaccio with Smoked Paprika, Citrus Oil, Sun Dried Olive, Fingerling Potatoes, Chervil, Puffed Wild Rice
Bolas de Bacalao Frito– Salt Cod and Potato Fritters with Sofrito and Chorizo Mayo
Croquetas– Manchego and Serrano Ham Croquettes with Prairie Sunrise Apple Sauce and Cherry Gastrique
A TASTE OF GERMANY
20Ten City Eatery
2010 12th Ave
Appetizer: German Sausage Sliders -With grainy mustard, sauerkraut and camembert cheese on a pretzel bun (Sauvignon Blanc)
Entrée: Pork Schnitzel – With Dijon spatzle and braised purple cabbage (Reisling)
Dessert: Apple & Almond Strudel– With caramel sauce and vanilla bean ice cream
$35.00 / person + tax
A TASTE OF CANADA
Queen City Cakes
2002 Victoria Ave
Maple Bacon Cupcake
$4.50 each plus tax. Or 6 for $25 no tax, 12 for $45 no tax. Mix and Match welcome.
A TASTE OF BAJA, CA
Inside Hotel Saskatchewan, 2125 Victoria Ave
2 shots espresso, organic chocolate, coconut whipping cream, cinnamon brown sugar, and a candied orange rind, $5 + tax
A TASTE OF MEXICO
The Cure Kitchen + Bar
2323 11th Avenue
Chicken Mole: Roasted chicken leg topped with house made mole served alongside Mexican rice.
Mole is a traditional Mexican sauce from the Central and South Eastern regions. It has many ingredients, such as dried chillies, Mexican chocolate, roasted vegetables and a variety of spices.
We’ve chosen this dish because our head chef is born and raised in Mexico. We will also be featuring an entirely Mexican dinner menu for the month of September.
A TASTE OF BRAZIL
102-2055 Rose St
Brazilian Special Coffee and Cheese Stick (Cheese stick is gluten free, and only available at fix. Special Brazilian coffee (has high level score for tasting and classification)
Small coffee and cheese stick, $5 + tax
A TASTE OF NEW ORLEANS, LA
1965 Hamilton St
Jambalaya Mac & Cheese
A classic comfort food with a New Orleans twist, chicken breast, shrimp and Italian sausage with Cajun and creole seasonings, $21 + tax
A TASTE OF ITALY
Italian Star Deli
1611 Victoria Ave
Italian Star Deli Cannolis
A TASTE OF SOUTH KOREA
2201 11th Ave #100
Korean Fried Chicken
Try it spicy or soy glazed
A TASTE OF VENEZUELA
The Fat Badger
1852 Scarth St
Pabellon Criollo– A traditional Venezuelan dish of flank steak that is stewed slowly with tomatoes and spices until it is fall apart tender with black beans that are made with cumin and garlic. This is a favourite taste of home for one of our staff members!
A TASTE OF AUSTRALIA
Golf’s Steak House
1945 Victoria Ave
Ham & Split Pea Soup– An Australian classic, made from the ham bone with split green peas and fresh vegetables… just like grandma use to make, $5
Oysters Kilpatrick– Usually enjoyed by the beach… oysters topped with bacon, barbeque and Worcestershire sauce, glazed and finished under a broiler, $15
Chicken Parmigiana– A house made chicken schnitzel topped with a fresh tomato basil sauce and finished with melted mozzarella, $31
Beef and Reef with Garlic Cream Sauce– The classic beef and prawn dish served with potato gratin and steamed asparagus, $42
Pavlova– Australia and New Zealand each continue to stake claim to this famous dessert… a meringue-based dessert topped with fresh seasonal berries and whipped cream, $9
A TASTE OF NAPLES, ITALY
1881 Scarth St
Authentic Italian Calzone (tapas)-Authentic Campania tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, roasted red peppers, balsamic glaze.
Margherita pizza-Authentic Campania tomato sauce, fior-di-latte mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, grana padano, extra virgin olive oil.
Dark Chocolate Panna Cotta-House made creamy panna cotta with caramel sauce and topped with whipping cream.
After dinner drink– Limoncello liqueur
All for just $20!
A TASTE OF GREECE
1953 Scarth St
Greek Zucchini Fritters – one of the most popular ‘meze’ (appy) dishes in Greece fresh zucchini and herbs fried golden brown with tzatziki/feta
Falafel Balls in Tahini Sauce – ground chickpeas mixed with herbs, spices, and then deep fried until crisp golden
Spanakopita – our famous spinach and feta blend pockets in golden baked filo pastry w/ tzatziki
Pastichio – Ultimate Greek comfort food. Baked pasta casserole with Greek style meat sauce topped with béchamel
Sambuca Salmon – Salmon grilled and topped with citrus ouzo reduction sauce
Roasted Chicken – Classic comfort food – chicken baked with lemon oregano sauce with Greek style potatoes or rice pilaf & quinoa
Surf N’ Turf – New York Steak with shrimp grilled in lemon herb sauce
Vegetarian Moussaka – Baked casserole with layers of eggplant, potato and lentil based tomato sauce topped with béchamel
Desserts: Portokalopita – yogurt based cakes soaked in citrus syrup; Baklava