Mamie Taylor’s Joins “Not So Fast” Program To Support DTES Families In Need

Mamie Taylor’s is a new restaurant and bar at 251 East Georgia Street in the heart of Chinatown | mamietaylors.ca
Mamie Taylor’s is a new restaurant and bar at 251 East Georgia Street in the heart of Chinatown | mamietaylors.ca

The GOODS from Mamie Taylor’s

Vancouver, BC | Mamie Taylor’s restaurant has teamed up with not-for-profit Not So Fast to give back to its neighbourhood community this holiday season. A charity that promotes healthy food choices on the Downtown Eastside, Not So Fast has challenged Chef Tobias Grignon to create a signature dish using frugal and heathy ingredients from a very short list of affordable dried goods, high-protein nuts and legumes, and seasonal vegetables.

Rising to the occasion, he’s created Sunchoke and Goat Cheese Pierogies served on Braised Lentils with Roasted Kale and Walnuts ($18). From December 1st to the 14th, every signature Pierogi dish sold will benefit Not So Fast’s “Think Inside The Box” Friday food program at the Strathcona Community Centre. Since the program began last month, more than 150 Downtown Eastside families have been helped with Not So Fast’s “Think Inside The Box” meal starters.

The foundation of a wholesome meal for four, each dry goods starter box contains rice, beans or lentils and a recipe that features low-cost, seasonal produce such as kale and root vegetables.

About Not So Fast

Not so fast is is a charity that promotes healthy, local, affordable food choices to families living on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with innovative food programs and youth cooking classes. www.wearenotsofast.org

About Mamie Taylor’s 

At the vanguard of Chinatown’s emerging culinary scene, Mamie Taylor’s is a casual space featuring comfort food with a twist and a killer cocktail list.

Mamie Taylor’s is open daily, 5pm to midnight | 251 East Georgia Street | 604-620-8818

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