FOOD: going on safari with agave

To help celebrate cinco de mayo and in conjunction with the Vancouver International Tequila Expo here are three exciting FOOD & DRINK events planned for this month – Vancouver Agave Week:food6

EAST VAN TACO SAFARI -­ Tuesday May 26th – 7pm

Have you been wanting to try a bunch of the up and coming Taco restaurants but haven’t had the time to do it right? This is the event for you! 20120315-196564-tacos-matamorosYou will start the evening at Taco Bar Gastown and then we’ll transport you to points east to enjoy tacos with tequila and mezcal pairings at Los Cuervos Taqueria, Sal y Limon (new this year!), La Mezcaleria, Tacofino Commissary, before returning to Taco Bar Gastown to end the night with…you guessed it -­ more tacos and mezcal! A unique way to spend the ULTIMATE Taco Tuesday!  Tickets: $79.95

COOKING & PAIRING WITH AGAVE -­ Wednesday May 27th – 7 pm

Are you interested in a complete culinary experience? We’ve paired with the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts to create a unique evening of Cooking and Pairing with Agave. You will spend the evening in the school’s kitchen with PICA’s chef instructors learning to cook a Mexican inspired meal and unique food and agave pairings. It’s hands on -­ from the preparation to the tasting. We have just 24 spots in this unique full participation event. Tickets: $120

DOWNTOWN FOOD & AGAVE SAFARI -­ Thursday May 28th – 7pm

Join us for the first ever Downtown Food & Agave Safari! We’ll be experiencing delicious food and drink pairings as we visit some of Vancouver’s top restaurants and watering holes. We start at Joe Fortes Seafood & Chophouse, and then we’ll board a trolley to culinary nirvana – exploring gastronomic delights at every stop -­ all exquisitely paired with tequila and mezcal to sip alongside the chefs’ creations! Stops at: Joe Fortes Seafood & Chophouse, Coast, Lift Bar & Grill, and Left Bank, before heading to Uva Wine and Cocktail Bar to end the night with…more culinary goodness paired with agave spirits!  Tickets: $95

To order tickets and for more informationhttp://www.vantequilaexpo.com/about_expo.php

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