What Innovators are Eating at TedX – Vancouver & SFU Edition


What Innovators are Eating at TedX – Vancouver & SFU Edition

By Foodee
November 7, 2017

We’ve got the top restaurants for keeping you fuelled through TEDxVancouver and TEDxSFU, along with their dishes in highest demand.

Gyoza Bar

622 W Pender St

The Aburi Brand is as close as you’ll come to authentic Japanese cuisine in Vancouver, and Gyoza Bar is one of their very best restaurants. Bask in a delicious selection of beef rice bowls, mixed baos, and other tantalizing treats. Gyoza Bar is brain food, plain and simple.

Favourite Items:

Pulled Pork Shake Ramen
Beef Duo Rice Bowl
Mix Bao Platter – chicken karaage, pulled pork, vegetable tempura fritter

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Las Tortas

3353 Cambie St

For those joining us from out of town, you’re going to want to try Las Tortas. This is masterfully done Mexican food, offering up a variety of staples made famous south of the border. We recommend going all in on the Mexican Feast, especially if you’re eating with a ton of other innovators. This is your best bet to get a bite of everything.

Favourite Items:

Mexican Club Tortas
Taco Bar – asada beef, pulled pork, and more
Mexican Feast – tacos, drinks, and desserts

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Cookies of Course


If you’re hoping to curb your sugar craving, the only way to do it is with a cookie…of course. Since shopping his cookie creations at Expo ’86, head chef Alan Boysen has been in the game for over thirty years. From chocolate chip to peanut butter, no one can compete with these baked beauties.

Favourite Items:

Chocolate Chips and Chunks
Peanut Butter Milk Chocolate
Festive Presentation Platter – three dozen assorted cookies

Place your order

Uncommon Cafe

477 Powell St

It isn’t everyday you can enjoy the kind of quality that comes from Uncommon Cafe. Serving up a selection of sensational sandwiches – try the stuffed meatball, really – this chic spot is operating at the intersection of phenomenal flavour and affordable prices.

Favourite Items:

Stuffed Meatball Sandwich – marinara, garlic confit and parmesan
Braised Chicken Sandwich – jalapeno jelly, brie, bacon and herb aoli
Grandma’s Soft Chocolate Chip Cookie

Place your order


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