November 7, 2019 Shauna Fidler

Join us as in Downtown Vancouver at The Post at 750 (110 – 750 Hamilton Street) as we celebrate the beautiful bitters grown right here in British Columbia. This event will feature radicchio-themed tasters from local chefs, product demos, examples of participatory vegetable-breeding projects, great beer, wine and spirit pairings and an opportunity to meet local farmers passionate about growing chicories. Tickets are $35 and include tasters from all restaurants and your first drink. Our line-up of chefs includes:

  • Burdock & Co – Chef Andrea Carlson
  • Savio Volpe – Chef Melanie Witt
  • Farmer’s Apprentice – Chef Alden Ong
  • Pilgrimme – Chef Jesse McCleery
  • Ubuntu Canteen – Chef David Gunawan

The tasting menu includes:

  • Prosciutto and Pecorino stuffed Treviso Radicchio, Grilled with a Black Garlic Crumb.
  • Radicchio Canederli in brodo (a small, northern Italian bread and Chicoria dumpling served in a hot broth)
  • Radicchio salad with marinated Mushrooms, Ubriaco Rosso and fresh Pears
  • Treviso with Smoked Herring, Fermented Chili and Pear

Drinks from:

  • Summerhill Winery: Cipes Brut, 2016 Organic Gewurztraminer and 2016 Organic Marechal Foch
  • The Woods Spirit Co: Amaro
  • Fieldhouse Brewing: Dutch Pale Ale, North American Imperial Sour (Parkside Collaboration)

Enjoy live music by Kevin Castro, sample a full range of radicchios, learn about plant breeding from the BC Seeds Project and celebrate these elegant vegetables.

Tickets are available here: https://radicchiofestival.eventbrite.ca