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.
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.
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.
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