Taste of Yaletown 2016


Taste of Yaletown event brings a fresh approach with Sharing & Pairing menu
YBIA announces 12th annual dining event and reveals participating restaurants

VANCOUVER, BC — The Yaletown Business Improvement Association (YBIA) is excited to announce the 12th annual Taste of Yaletown (TOY), a two-week dining event showcasing unique dishes from 31 restaurants in the neighbourhood. This year’s popular dining event will run from October 13 – 27th, bringing a fresh approach to the 3-course special menu with curated set of small share plates and pairings to showcase the very best of local cuisine. Restaurants will offer exclusive featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairing combinations at set prices of $25, $35, $45.

This year the chefs will celebrate the very best of Yaletown cuisine, and the communal nature of dining experiences. Guests will graze exclusive menus of delectable tastings, pairings, and sharings, giving foodies the chance to uncover delectable tastes and share an array of exciting dishes. From delicious Italian dishes, creative Vietnamese fusion and West Coast seafood to delicious wines and inventive cocktails – the two week dining event will tantalize the tastes buds of a wide variety of cultures and culinary preferences.

With 31 Yaletown restaurants offering special menus and wines for a limited time, Taste of Yaletown is the perfect time to celebrate and savour Vancouver’s best dining district.

“With some of the city’s most talented chefs, and an eclectic collection of culinary offerings to explore, Yaletown offers a truly unique culinary journey for all to enjoy. With our new Sharing & Pairing menu format, we are promising that this year’s Taste of Yaletown will showcase an amazing array of menu offerings and incredible dining experiences. We are looking forward to seeing what the chefs are going to serve up this year for their exclusive Taste of Yaletown menus” states Annette O’Shea Executive Director of the Yaletown Business Improvement Association.

For the 12th year in a row, Yaletown will be making a donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Since the event began in 2004, Taste of Yaletown has raised over $112,000 in support of local community initiatives.

The list of participating restaurants for Taste of Yaletown 2016:
1. 21 Nautical Miles Seafood Bar
2. Bistro Sakana
3. Brix and Mortar
4. Cactus Club Café
5. DD Mau
6. The Greek by Anatoli
7. Hapa Izakaya
8. Honjin Sushi
9. House Special
10. Hub Yaletown
11. Hurricane Grill
12. Kuma Izakaya
13. La Pentola
14. La Terraza
15. Lime and Moon Pie Company
16. Little Saigon Yaletown
17. Minami Restaurant
18. New Oxford Public House
19. The Distillery Bar + Kitchen
20. The Parlour Yaletown
21. Provence Marinaside
22. Rodney’s Oyster House
23. Romer’s
24. Simply Thai Restaurant
25. Sushi Maro
26. Urban Thai Bistro
27. West Oak Restaurant
28. WildTale Coastal Grill
29. Yaletown Brewing Company
30. Yaletown L’Antipasto
31. Zend Conscious Lounge

Please visit the event for menu details from each restaurant, and join the conversation online using the official Taste of Yaletown hashtag: #TOY2016

About Taste of Yaletown: Taste of Yaletown invites the public to experience the diverse culinary offerings, delectable wines, and unique atmosphere of Vancouver’s premier dining district. Since 2004, Taste of Yaletown has become known as one of the top dining events in the Vancouver calendar, drawing crowds from all corners of the city to experience the best in dining at an affordable price.



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