If you’re anything like us, the hunger for unique and delicious food and beverage-centred events is as strong as ever. It’s a good thing Vancouver always delivers them in excess.
Here are food events, in or around Vancouver, to check out this week.
Enjoy an array of Japanese tea-infused savoury and sweet offerings at this tea service. You can also enjoy a cup of the Always Sakura Tea, and grab some of The Always Sakura Tea-infused macarons on your way out to make the most of this spot’s plethora of cherry blossom infused offerings.
When: Now until April 30
Where: 1070 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
The spring opening of Reflections: The Garden Terrace, at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, is already underway. After that, you can head to this secret spot daily to make the most of the outdoor bar, light tapas-inspired dishes, and its laid-back vibe.
When: On now
Where: 801 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
The Victor, is hosting winemaker Serge Laville of Spring Valley Vineyard for an exclusive evening of fine wine and unique culinary creations. Guests will enjoy five delicious courses, each paired with a wine from Chateau Ste. Michelle and Spring Valley Vinyard, including a red wine risotto, crispy-skin Fraser Valley duck breast with white asparagus, a char-broiled American eye of wagyu ribeye, and a blood orange marmalade cheesecake.
When: April 24
Where: 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
Price: Purchase tickets by e-mailing [email protected] or call 778-370-8600
Take a trip to France’s Brittany and enjoy savoury crepes, mussels and tarte tatin, with a glass of wine. This event features a three-course meal demonstrated, after which you’ll sit in the restaurant and eat it all. Take home recipes included.
When: April 25 from 6 to 9 pm
Where: The Uncommon Café – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
Price: $69; buy via Eventbrite
On Thursday, April 26, Strange Fellows Brewing and Tacofino will team up for a 5-course dinner at the taco spot’s Hastings Sunrise location.
When: Thursday, April 26
Time: 6 pm to 11 pm
Where: Tacofino Hastings – 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $50 per person; buy online
Dive into the largest sampling of BC wines in Western Canada, offering hundreds of premium BC VQA wines in a walk-around tasting. Pair these wines with small plates prepared by top chefs from renowned local restaurants. Participate and vote along with celebrity judges for your favourite local wine and food pairing.
When: Thursday, April 26
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: JW Marriott Parq Vancouver – 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
Price: $90 per person; buy online