Taste the World 2011, Win Ticketsby
Vancouver Foodster presents Taste the World February 22nd, bringing a collection of local chefs and international cuisine to the heart of Granville Street. Six regions from around the world will be represented that night with tastes presented by six restaurants:
Thailand with Charm Modern Thai
New York with Fresh Local Wild
India with Atithi Indian Restaurant
Jamaica with Calabash Bistro
Mexico with Dona Cata
France with Bentons Cheese
“When I first started Vancouver Foodster almost 18 months ago, it was because I had a great passion for food and wanted to share it with the public,” explains Richard Wolak, Editor and Publisher of Vancouver Foodster. â€˜”Taste The Worldâ€™ is a chance for people to try something different, foods from the Global Village in Vancouver!â€
Participants can purchase receive a “Food & Wine Passport” to visit all regional tasting stations and enjoy wine pairings while DJs spin and live music plays on stage. I have two Food & Wine Passports (value $95 each) to give away to a winner and their lucky guest. Here’s how you can enter to win:
I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 at 12:00pm. You can still purchase Food Only or Food & Wine Passports online until February 21st or until sold out. Attendees must be 19 years of age or older. Please enjoy responsibly.
Update The winner is Jessica – congratulations!
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Indian food is the best! Butter chicken, Saag Paneer, rice and naan is my fave meal!
So many types of food that I love from each country, but I just had Butter Chicken last night so have to go with that!
Favourite dish from Thailand is Panaeng curry.
I like New York bagels. Mmm…
Malia Kofta from India. It is absolute heaven on a plate! 🙂
I love Pad Sew from Thailand! But I’ll also take butter chicken from India! Yum!
my favourite dish is simple – pad thai! when its well done – its amazing! you just have to watch out for places with sugary/syrupy sauce that tastes like ketchup – a big no no!
Well , when in NY, we tried to eat PIZZA everywhere we could find it!!! But we also had the best BBQ @ Jimmy’s across from Penn station..
I love pad thai!
One of my favourite Thai dishes is Tom Yum soup 🙂
Love Thai-especially Pad See Yew or Pad Thai.
I love Tom Yam soup from Thailand!!
Sounds great. Hope to win. I love ethnic food.
this sounds amazing! pakoras!! yum!
MMmmmmm… how to pick just one good dish?? Well, I’m always interested in a Thai red curry.
Hi Rebecca, like several who have already commented, I would have to say my favourite dish is Indian – I can’t get enough butter chicken! My daughter and I visit our local food court every week to get our fix.
Paneer pakoras from India are my favourite – the Indian version of mozza sticks 🙂
From Thailand I love Pad Si Ew and from Mexico I love shrimp tacos!
i love love butter chicken!
Thai or Indian curries are my fav!
French food is my weakness… adore le coq au vin, moules frites et fois gras! 🙂
Thailand: panang curry / New York: pizza / India: chicken tikka masala / Jamaica: roti / Mexico: guacamole / France: crepes
It’s tough to beat a New York pizza.
I love all those different types of food. Curry mutton is a favourite for sure! Jamaican patties as well.
Crepes for sure!
Thai satay chicken skewers are the best! And Thai roti…. mmmm yum!
I love Thai food! Spicy green beans are my favorite!
Oh I would say my favorite would have to be Thai Satay… the Peanut Dip I could eat on its own… Okay – wait thats just wrong to tell complete strangers 🙂 Sorry for that!
and of course I tweeted!
I love Tom Kha Gai soup from Thailand!
my fave dish from france is escargot!
Indian food! Shahi paneer all the way!
Mexican pork carnitas tacos, mm.
Spicy Thai red curry!
CrÃ¨me brÃ»lÃ©e all the way! Just love French cuisine – “Vive la France!”
I love pad thai. Noodles have always been my go-to comfort food!
Mildly spiced Thai Curry dishes â˜º
A fave of mine is prawn + cashews mix!
That’s a tough call! But, I would have to go with Saag Paneer + Chicken Korma from India!
Call me generic, but I like naan bread with butter chicken.
Mexican street food really can’t be beat, unless you choose poorly…
French crepes after New York Pizza!
New York Cheesecake is to die for.
Tres Leche cake from Mexico!
Jamaican coco bread. Simple and addictive.
Jerk chicken from Jamaica — nothing beats it!
Escargot from France =)
Lazzara’s Pizza in New York on 38th in the Garment District… to die for!
Although this obviously wouldn’t be a dinner choice, nothing beats a fresh chocolate croissant out of a Parisian oven. Or maybe a fresh baguette with butter.
Pad Thai. Thailand.
Jamaican goat curry. Hands down. Mmmm.
France – real baguettes with real butter. Not sure that it qualifies as a dish but so delish!
Saag paneer or Thai green curry!
I’m still a fan of Pad Thai from Thailand …
I love green papaya salad
My favorite has to be a good Aloo Gobi. A must at any Indian restaurant!
A staple has to be Laab Chicken salad – one of my favorite Thai dishes.
Pad thai is the yummiest!
Thai: Chicken Satay with Lemongrass
Me & my bf like New York Brooklyn Style pizza with the giant pepperoni!
My favorite Indian food is naan bread!!
France!!French wine, cheese and good bread!!!
Although I love food from all parts of the world I currently have a craving for the Thai dish Larb Moo (Spicy pork salad)!
Creme Brule mmm
My favourite Indian dish is Malai Kofta
New York!!! Pizza, bagels, BBQ etc, so good!
NYC Chicken and rice from food trucks. Haven’t had any shawarma that comes even close.
I LOVE Indian Food… Pakoras, butter chicken, Naan… chai tea to finish.. delish!
Chile con queso, from Mexico. Although I do love lots of Indian food…
Mais les crÃªpes, bien sure!
Palaak Paneer is my favorite!!
I absolutely love enchiladas and tacos from Mexico. There is also a Thai dish I get huge cravings for, I’m not sure what it’s called but it has spinach with a spicy peanut sauce. Yum!
I love all kinds of food but I have not really explored alot of thai dishes. This would be great. thanks
Nothing beats pad thai.
Has to be crepes from France! Or croissants. or bagettes. baked goods in general…
Pad Thai. I could eat that everyday… well not everyday but i sure do love it
I love cassoulets from France!
I’m allergic to wheat but bagettes are too good to be true, especially right out of the oven with artisan made pate! YUM!
Tacos tacos tacos from Mexico!
I love Mexican food, can’t get enough! Especially enchiladas!
My favourite Indian dish are vegetable pakoras! Wow they are good:)
Fave Mexican dish: churros!!!
I could eat fresh guacamole and salsa in Mexico all day long.
Butter chicken from India… yummmmmmmm!!!!!!!
pad thai! mmmmmmm
French Onion Soup! Its the best!
Any kind of tacos!
My fav is Thai’s Tom Yum soup!
I love all Thai curries but Green curry is my favourite.
So hard to choose… butter chicken… or… red curry… or PIZZA!! Lol
Red Curry from Thailand with Coconut rice.
Pad thai!!! Thailand of course..lol
I absolutely love tom yum gong. Its a spicy seafood soup from thailand. It smells and tastes absolutely wonderful!
Salsaaaaaaaaa. mmmmmmmmmmmmm. Great for the summer!!! And when u make it super hot…its also great for the winter! Not american salsa though. Mexican salsa!
Have to go with Pad Thai!
Vegetarian pad Thai with tofu. Yummy!
Pad Thai will do just right!
Oh…so hard to pick one from each…my faves include:
Thailand – pad thai noodles
NY – street dog w/ hot mustard & warm saurkraut
India – butter chicken w/ warm naan
Jamaican – jerk chicken w/ black eyed peas rice & johnny cakes
Mexico – fresh grilled fish tacos w/ pickled onions & peppers
French – crispy duck confit
I just love crepes!
I love Indian. Mmmmm butter chicken.
Chicken Tikka Masala
I would be hard to have to choose. If it was up to me I would start with tocitos, then have butter chicken with garlic naan, then maybe some padti, but would definatly finish off with some New York cheese cake with raspberry coilis. Thanks for letting me dream and now I am hungry!
My favourite Thai dish is kaeng dang moo on jasmine rice with coconut milk. Mmmh!!!
Green curry chicken is my favorite.
Mexican enchiladas and Jamaican jerk chicken!
My favorite dish from Thailand is Pad Thai. Yum!
Love Indian food. Butter Chicken
I have to agree, Butter Chicken would be my favorite!
From India, ANYTHING chicken. They know how to do chicken right!
Sweet French crepes!
Pad Thai – yum!
Anything involving butter chicken from India = yummmm!
My favourite dish is Pad Thai!
Simple: Camembert cheese! I could list about 5 favourites from each place though!
Butter chicken and Roti 🙂 Mmmm.
So much good food…I guess for this contest, I’ll go with Rice to Riches mascarpone cheese with cherries rice pudding in New York.
Absolutely any Thai food is great especially their seafood and especially when in Thailand…France I like the culture of their food but mainly love their cheese.
Thai Satay or Thai Curry Chicken
there’s nothing better than authentic mexican salsa! i eat it as a salad!
Thailand – Tom Yum Goong
Still looking for that perfect French omelette roulÃ©e aux fines herbes.
Can’t wait for this one!!!
My fav dish is thai red chicken curry with jasmine coconut rice!!
My favourite dish is from my roots, butter chicken (india)!
any dish will do for me. .as long as the taste and savour pass my taste. .for a simple person like me, i so love tacos!!
thai green curry!
fresh guacamole and salsa!
Dosas from India!
Chile Relleno from mexiccco.
For me, Indian cuisine reigns supreme! Butter chicken, lamb biriyani, saag paneer, veggie korma, … all vying for personal fave 🙂
Red or green chicken/tofu curry from Thailand on a bed of jasmine rice.
Jamaican roti! Yum yum
from Thailand – Pad thai, any curry, tom yum soup
New York – new york cheesecake, crumbcake, bagels
India – so many to choose from
Jamaica – haven’t tried real Jamaican
Mexico – chimichangas, enchiladas, tres leches
France- french onion soup
New York â€“ new york cheesecake, bagels
Mexico â€“ chimichangas, enchiladas,guacamole, salsa, tacos
Thailand â€“ Pad thai, any curry, Wonton soup
French – French Onion Soup
France – Cheese fondue!
I love Butter Chicken!!!
The best thing about an event like this is that you can pick and choose from the tastiest food from around the world – jerk chicken, sambal bunchies, fish tacos, any kind of curry, steak and a cheese plate for dessert. Yum my!
Boeuf bourguignon from Cafe de Commerce, Paris is pretty tasty I remember. Yum.
Roti mmmmmmmm good with curry and any dips
I will go with Pad Thai from Thailand.
Well I enjoy heaps of the options from all types of above food, but the absolute 1st thing that came to mind was peshwari naan bread (indian) naan with nuts and raisins… so delish.
Chicken tikka masala … Hmmm, that’s heaven. 😀
nothing better then tasting the world!
Indian food is my favorite! Vegetable korma all the way! With some basmati rice and naan bread and maybe a samosa of two . DELISH
Jamaica: jerk chicken, baby!
Pad thai. Reminds me of the street hawkers in Thailand who would make it fresh.
Butter chicken all the way!
Jamaican jerk-anything is fantastic! All of the above in the same day? AWESOME!
I really enjoy the Tom Yum soup from Thailand ever since I first tried that in Thailand
Pad anything. I miss Thailand!
I would love to explore Thai food. num
Thailand – chicken red curry…love love love!
New York – NY cheesecake
India – butter chicken & samosas of course!
Jamaica – jerk chicken
Mexico – enchiladas
France – pot au feu…perfect for rainy weather
Favorite dish from France : escargot 🙂
My vote is for Indian: I can’t get enough of saag panner (has to be hot)!
Got to love butter chicken.
sounds really good XD
i love pad thai, and butter chicken and garlic naan!