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 7 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 going down on Thursday, April 5. 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: Starting April 5
Where: 801 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
There is no great party without cheese! Let’s bake it, roll it, fold it and eat it! Learn five easy-to-recreate recipes, then share all the food and take home leftovers and recipes.
When: April 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Kensington Community Center, 5175 Dumfries Street, Vancouver
Price: $50; buy via Kensington Community Centre
The dates for the 40th Annual Vancouver Greek Food Fest have been announced, and that means endless amounts of baklava, spanakopita, and tzatziki sauce are in sight. The beloved Vancouver festival will be returning on Friday, April 20 and will run until Sunday, April 22 in 2018.
When: Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22
Where: Hellenic Community of Vancouver – 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver
The April edition of Babes Who Brunch will be featuring boss babe Marissa Grootes, CEO & Principal Designer of STIL Classics as the keynote speaker. Beyond the raw conversation, there is, of course, delicious brunch time eats and sips, making it the perfect start to your Saturday.
When: Saturday, April 21
Time: 11 am to 1 pm
Price: $51.25 per person; buy online
The fundraiser for Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival is happening on April 22. This celebration of Japanese arts and culture raises money for a ton of free community events and programming. It will feature eats from seven local chefs, along with sake, beer, and wine pairings.
When: April 22
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Stanley Park Pavilion – 610 Pipeline Road, Vancouver
Price: $150 per person; buy online
Get homemade perogies made with love, cabbage rolls, borscht, and sausage on a bun, for cheap at this annual lunch. Everything on the menu (except sausage) is vegetarian-friendly.
When: Sunday, April 22
Time: 11 am to 3:30 pm
Where: AUUC Strathcona Ukrainian Hall & Performing Arts Society – 805 East Pender, Vancouver