Eat & Drink

February 21 2018

Unique Appies In Gastown


With so many different places to find all sorts of culinary delights in Gastown, you need never tire of what’s on the table.

There are the classics – the perfect standard dishes that have us coming back for more, and there are the wild and wonderful creations – those delectable imaginings chefs dream of in the middle of the night, once visions, now realities, appearing out of the busy kitchens in Gastown.

Here are a few deliciously interesting appetizers. Try one or two, or go on an appy crawl with a group of friends.

Wherever you end up, know this: Gastown loves diversity and we are happy to serve up a good portion of the stuff.


Like an early springtime garden. The Tasting Menu’s third course of onsen egg with mushrooms, homemade bacon, and truffle.


@Guu Otomaki
Takowasa – marinated cooked octopus with wasabi and its served with sides of roasted seaweed.


@Haru Korean Kitchen
Naumul – 5 types of seasoned vegetables, thinly sliced.


@Di Beppe
Chopped Salad – Celery & fennel salad with roasted Spanish almonds & marinated white anchovies.


Creamy, with a bit of spice. – Marinated manchego cheese, evoo, vinegar, garlic, chillies, herbs.


Pan-fried veal sweetbreads on toast – pickled shallot, sauce gribiche with veal tongue.


@La Mezcaleria
Amigos Flight – ceviche callejero, octopus, guacamole & pico de gallo.


@Meet In Gastown
Sweet Chili Cauliflower


House Made Pickles, Roasted Almonds


@The Flying Pig
Bone Marrow Cheezy Bread – roasted bone marrow, fresh arugula


@The Sardine Can
Diablos Espagnoles – Spanish smoked ham wrapped prunes stuffed with Mahon cheese.


@Tuc Craft Kitchen
Granddad’s’ Baked Cheese -baked brie, Emmental swiss, Little Qualicum bleu, ‘Granddad’s’ figs, sourdough bread