Crave the Heights: What are you Craving?
Get ready for Burnaby Heights’ delicious event coming this August 16-25! Dive into a selection of special dishes during the 10-day dining event, Crave the Heights.
The food event highlights the diverse selection of foods that Burnaby Heights has to offer. From set menus, specials, appetizer deals, happy hour to dessert, there is something for everyone. So what are you craving for?
The Heights’ variety of cuisines will amaze you and transport you to different parts of the world. Enjoy live music at Cristos Greek Taverna (4624 Hastings) while enjoying traditional Greek food and their special appetizer platter. Green & Oak Malaysian Restaurant (3760 Hastings) will be offering $35 set menu for two, which includes the option of Malaysian style curry rice and a deep-friend banana for dessert.
For a taste of authentic Thai food, Chad Thai (4010 Hastings) and Noodle Paradise (4217 Hastings) has got you covered. Chad Thai is sure to impress you with their four specials: Shrimp Cake, Moo Daad Deaw, Kanomjeen and Lemongrass Chicken. Noodle Paradise is offering a $25 three-course menu and Crave specials like Thai pancakes ($7) and Thai Iced Tea ($3).
If you haven’t tried The PearTree Restaurant’s (4120 Hastings) delicious menu, Crave the Heights is a great opportunity. Try Chef Scott Jaeger’s delicious five-course menu that will change throughout the 10-days. Five different appetizer options for $15 each or all five appetizers for $65. This offering will only be available in their lounge (no reservations). La Villetta Restaurant’s (3901 Hastings) Crave special will be their famous seafood platter, $5 Sangria, as well as vegetarian dishes.
The Gray Olive Cafeteria (4190 Hastings) is back and will be serving their special from August 20 to 25. This year, they are featuring their mouth-watering mini shrimp rolls.
Do you have a sweet tooth? Chez Christophe (4717 Hastings) will satisfy your cravings with a butterscotch iced latte and caramelized apricot choux on the side. Make sure to also stop by Glenburn Soda Fountain (4090 Hastings). This year, their Crave menu will consist of three unique sundaes and two milkshakes created by their Soda Jerks. Be sure to try all 5 and vote for your favourite during the 10-days.
Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, four new participants are joining Crave the Heights this year. Sopra Sotto Pizzeria (4022 Hastings) will leave an impression with their amazing Gnocchi con Gamberi e Zucchini. Ramen Gaoh (4518 Hastings) is also new to Crave this year and can’t wait for you to taste the perfect balance of sweetness and umami in their ramen. Socrates (4651 Hastings), a new Greek restaurant in the Heights will also be offering a Mixed Souvlaki Plate with a choice of dessert and drink for only $25. Also, try their delicious Vegetarian Plate for $22.
Lastly, Fiordilatte Gelateria and Caffe (4233 Hastings) is sure to make your mouth water over their flavourful gelato on a hot summer day. Stay tuned for their Crave special!
As for live music, dance along to local musicians on select evenings during the 10 days of Crave. You can find Juno award-winning jazz musician Gabriel Hasselbach up and down Hastings on August 16 and 21, as well as singer/songwriter Chloe Farrell singing her heart out on August 17 and 18.
Thirteen food businesses are participating this year and showcasing amazing deals for all 10 days. We invite locals and visitors alike to bring their loved ones for a special evening or meet friends for appetizers and Happy Hour drinks.
For more information about this year’s participants, menus and entertainment, please visit cravetheheights.com and follow us @burnabyheights on Instagram and Facebook.