On Saturday, Sept. 30, UNB Homecoming hosted its annual event ‘The Tasting’. The event was catered by the UNB Sodexo team who did not disappoint, designing a unique food truck inspired menu. Guests were treated to street food favorites including a poutine station, deep fried mac & cheese, tacos and churros.
Local New Brunswick microbrews and wineries
‘The Tasting’ also showcased New Brunswick’s booming microbrewery industry, hosting five different NB vendors, three of whom are based in Fredericton, NB. The beverage vendors included TrailWay Brewing Company, Red Rover Craft Cider, Maybee Brew Company, Motts Landing Vineyard and Winery and Sunset Heights Meadery.
The food was a hit and received great reviews, including one from The Brunswickan’s Disha Bisto who attended the event.
“Wade Flowers, a graduate from Education, Business (Class of 1993) and Computer Science (Class of 1999) was attending Homecoming after ten years and was impressed by the event’s turnout. His favourite options of the evening were The Trailway Dunder Pale Ale and ‘The Mac Shack.’ Like all in attendance—myself included—he believes that events like this help to maintain the positive school spirit that universities thrive on.” The Brunswickan, 6 October 2017
Check out the full menu from ‘The Tasting’ below.
2017 UNB Homecoming ‘The Tasting’ menu
Kraft Dinner Mac & Cheese
Cajun Spice & Kale
Peanut Butter Jelly
Le Petit Poutinierie
Beer BBQ Pulled Pork
Candy Poutine: deep fried Kit Kat fries slathered in caramel and marshmallows
Fish Tales- fish taco with mango, cabbage, red onion and cilantro mayonnaise
Tofu – falafel taco with srirachi tahini sauce
Wasabi Pork- Asian style pork with cabbage, carrots, cucumber and wasabi yogurt
Beef Rib- kogi short ribs, chipotle salsa, cilantro onion relish, kogi slaw and sesame seeds
(Grilled Cheese Sandwiches)
Spicy Nacho- Monterey Jack, pickled jalapenos and crushed corn chips
Mediterranean- baba ghanoush, Monterey, grilled zucchini and feta
Grilled Cheese and Bacon Waffle
The Mac Shack
(Macaroni & Cheese)
Buffalo Chicken Mac
Deep Fried Mac & Cheese
Pumpkin Spiced Churros with White Chocolate Sauce
Beer Spiked Churros with Chocolate Dulce de Leche
Churro Wontons with Salted Butter Caramel Sauce