Tangerine Adds Zing To 14th

I was walking back from the Farmers Market and discovered that Tangerine the Food Bar (2234 14th Ave) opened a couple weeks ago. How come nobody told me?

We only had time to drop in for a couple salads. Moroccan chickpea & carrot and gingered noodle with cucumber & mango. Wow. Both were great.

That the food is awesome isn’t a surprise seeing as Tangerine is an offshoot of Evolution Catering (which is around the corner so I assume they share a kitchen).

But what I wasn’t expecting was the soda selection. They’re carrying this brand out of Seattle called Dry Soda. Crazy flavours: Lilac, Kumquat, Vanilla Bean, Lemongrass, Rhubarb, Cucumber and Juniper Berry.

You read that last one right. It’s pop that tastes like gin. They were out of juniper soda today (apparently it’s popular) so I’ll be going back later to get me some. Had a lilac and a cucumber instead. Very nice. The flavours were pretty light and the sweetness is really dialed down. A grown up drink, not liquid candy.

Anyway, in short (and this isn’t an official review, by the way), Tangerine looks to be a fantastic addition to the whole downtown area. I like how it rounds out that little shopping block on 14th with Nature’s Best, Henry’s, Hip 2 Knit and the rest.

So, yet another great eatery opening up a short walk from my house. Have I raved lately about how much more awesome my neighbourhood is becoming?

Author: Paul Dechene

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2 thoughts on “Tangerine Adds Zing To 14th”

  1. When it says:

    “–then against if it’s funny, it’s probably not really all that abusive. ”

    Is it supposed to say “–then again”?

    Maybe I am just tired and “Against” actually makes sense. Sorry to be a blog typo weiner.

    Relating to the post, 14th ave. is the location of my former apartment building and quite nice to walk down. Welcome Tangerine!

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