6 Vancouver food events to check out this week, October 23 to 29

Oct 22 2017, 12:43 am

October is a fabulous month for food.

We’ve got Thanksgiving, Halloween, and all the pumpkin spice-flavoured goodies you can get your freshly-gloved hands on.

With so much going on, we almost forget that summer is behind us and the cold weather is here – but at least our bellies will be warm.

Here are 6 Vancouver food events, in or around the city, worth checking out this week.

Game On Afternoon Tea at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

This themed tea offers a selection of goodies such as house made scones, along with cleverly-named offerings such at the savoury ‘Go Fish’ Niscoise Sandwich and Chess-nut Tart (Candied Chestnut, Duck Confit), and sweet treats like the Double Domino Lemon Tart, Red Velvet XO Macaron, and the Checkmate Battenberg Cake to name a few.

When: September 20 to November 26 from Wednesday to Sunday; sittings at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
Where: Notch8 Restaurant + Bar -900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Cost: $59 per person, Kids 12 and under $29.50

Tipsy Tea at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

The Fairmont has taken their tea to the next level this time by offering a ‘Tipsy Tea’ 19+ event which runs Friday evenings from October 6 to November 17 at 7 pm. This event is $75 per person. This means you need to get your crew together, head to the tea room in Notch8 Restaurant + Bar, and bring your appetite and your competitive spirit. You’ll be going head to head in games like Snakes & Ladders, Operation, and the Game of Life.

When: October 6 to November 17 at 7 pm
Where: Notch8 Restaurant + Bar -900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Cost: $75 per person (19+ only)

Oktoberfest offerings at HandleBar Cafe and Apres

HandleBar Cafe and Apres in Whistler is offering Oktoberfest offerings all month long. HandleBar will be featuring a number of food and beer specials and pairings, including craft beer and German street food such as pretzels, bratwurst, and schnitzel. Patrons can also expect special casks, beer deals, and tap takeovers throughout the entire month of October.

When: All of October
Where: 4557 Blackcomb Way, Whistler

13th Annual Culinary Apprenticeship Dinner at the Fairmont Waterfront

On Wednesday, October 25, 25 young cooks from Fairmont Hotels in the Pacific Northwest region will strut their cooking stuff at the 13th Annual Culinary Apprenticeship dinner.  The event includes a cocktail reception, canapés, dinner, and wine. Head to the Ballroom of the Fairmont Waterfront to enjoy this year’s dinner themed ‘From Nose to Tail’, and after you’ve tasted everything, vote on your favourite dish.

When: Wednesday, October 25 at 5:30 pm
Where: Fairmont Waterfront – 900 Canada Place Way , Vancouver
Cost: $149; purchase by emailing [email protected]

Tartine and Maple: Easy Everyday French Dinner

Learn how to put together an easy French dinner. The menu includes Salade Lyonnaise, Herb Crusted Salmon, and Chocolate Mousse. You will sample all the food demonstrated and take recipes home.

When: Thurs day, October 26 from 6 to 8:30 pm
Where: Kensington Community Center – 5175 Dumfries Street, Vancouver
Cost: $60 per person ; buy via buy via Kensington CC

What’s Up? HotDog! becomes Bob’s Burgers

What’s Up? HotDog! in East Vancouver is transforming into the Bob’s Burgers restaurant for the third year in a row to celebrate Halloween with patrons. The Fox TV cartoon series is a cult favourite, so What’s Up? HotDog is gearing up for an even bigger event than last year. The takeover will feature all the Bob-themed dishes from last year’s special menu, along with brand new creations, surely all named after our favourite cartoon burger shop.

When: Saturday, October 28 to Tuesday, October 31 from 11 am ’til late
Where: 2481 East Hastings Street, Vancouver


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