We are well into September and the awesome food and beverage-centric events just keep on coming – and we are thrilled about it.
Here are 4 Vancouver food events to check out, all taking place in or near the city this week, September 18 to 24, 2017.
Edible Canada welcomes Brian Luptak of the acclaimed Vancouver restaurant, The Acorn, to present Celebrate: Roots, a Vegetable Harvest dinner at their bistro on Granville Island. The Acorn has been named one of the ‘World’s 10 Best Vegetarian Destinations’ by CNN, one of many accolades due in large part to Chef Luptak’s creativity and talent. Tickets include welcome cocktail, multi-course set menu dinner, wine pairings.
When: Monday, September 18 at 6:45 pm
Where: Edible Canada Bistro – 1596 Johnston Street (Granville Island), Vancouver
Cost: $99; tickets available online
This demo class by Tartine and Maple is focused on teaching attendees how to create a simple French meal. Attendees will learn how to make Pear, Endive and Blue Cheese salad, “Escalope a la creme” (chicken breast tender, pan seared and creamy mustard sauce), and “Clafoutis” (seasonal fruits cook in a flan-like batter).
When: September 21 from 6 to 8:30 pm
Where: Kensington Community Centre, 5175 Dumfries Street, Vancouver
Cost: $60; buy online
Feast on the Fraser is back this fall for ten days of food-filled fun in New Westminster. Taking place from September 22 until October 1, this event offers everything from longtable dinners to cultural tastings and everything in between. Feast on the Fraser was created to show people the best of what New West has to offer – from food to fun, this schedule is packed with exciting culinary events.
When: September 22 to October 1
Where: Multiple venues around New Westminster
Cost: $25-$135; buy online
The Dumpling King – AKA Matt Murtagh-Wu – has been killing it with his home-made dumpling delivering service, and now, after a successful pop-up series in February, the King returns this month. Vancouverites have four opportunities to head to East Van for a evening of dumpling-fuelled shenanigans, September 22 and 23 and September 29 and 30. The King will be serving up his signature varieties of Johnnie Walker Black Pork Belly and Scallion and Five Spice Vegetarian dumplings.
When: September 22 and 23 and September 29 and 30 from 6 to 9 pm
Where: Hives For Humanity – 580 Powell Street, Vancouver
Cost: $25 at the door for open dumpling bar access