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

 

3-Course Meal

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

 

Nanaimo Bars

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

Café Royale
Inside Hotel Saskatchewan, 2125 Victoria Ave

 

Mexi-Cali Coffee

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

fix.Coffee
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

Victoria’s Tavern
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

$7.00/ piece

 

A TASTE OF SOUTH KOREA

Avenue Restaurant
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

Famoso
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

Copper Kettle
1953 Scarth St

 

Appetizers:

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

Mains:

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

 

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