Yaletown is one of Vancouver’s premier dining districts. Taste of Yaletown 2017 edition is now on until October 27th, inviting local and traveling food lovers for the best dining experience at
reasonable price. This year, special dishes will be served at 26 premier restaurants throughout the neighbourhood, featuring 3-course meals themed ‘Parings and Sharings’ at set prices of $25, $35, and $45, and offering exclusive culinary creations, innovative pairings, and special menus.
I had a chance to taste what they offer at XOXOLAT, a chocolate shop Inspired by the European “chocolateries”. They are determined to become a local Vancouver chocolate haven, with the selection of fine brands from around the world, as well as fresh in-store creations.
$25 TASTE OF YALETOWN MENU FOR TWO
Available 4 pm to 6 pm Wednesday to Saturday during Taste of Yaletown. Reservations recommended.
Each person will have:
3 WHISKEY TASTINGS
A SELECTION OF 8 CHOCOLATE TREATS
It was quite interesting pairing whiskey and chocolate. I have tried tasting dark chocolate with cognac, which is a nice balance of flavours. I could understand whiskey would go well with something sweet, cutting through the sweetness with strong smokey notes, obtaining the harmony on the palate.
* All food and beverages tasted in this post were complimentary. Opinions are on the reviewer’s own.