5 Vancouver food events to check out this week, September 11 to 17

Sep 5 2017, 5:59 am

Here are 5 Vancouver food events to check out, all taking place in or near the city this week, September 11 to 17, 2017.

Chef Meets Truck

It’s time for some of Vancouver’s top chefs to trade in their restaurant kitchens for cooking space that’s a lot more mobile. The Chef Meets Truck event will go down in Yaletown on Tuesday, September 12, and there are some pretty exciting culinary match-ups. Partnering with some popular local food trucks, the chefs on tap will hop on board the four-wheeled kitchens to create sample-sized bites of top-notch eats for guests to enjoy.

When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 6 to 9 pm
Where: The intersection of Hamilton and Nelson in Yaletown
Cost: $69; tickets available online

Making Brioche

In this class by Tartine and Maple learn all the basics of making Brioche. Attendees will learn how to make Basic Brioche Loaf, Braided Brioche with pearl sugar, Brioche Cinnamon Rolls, and Savory BBQ Pork Buns. You will be served a glass of wine during the class and a welcome snack, and you’ll be able to take home recipes and leftovers.

When: September 13 from 6 to 9 pm
Where: The Uncommon Cafe, 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
Cost: $59; buy via Eventbrite

Get Delicious Wellness Retreat

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler and lifestyle guru Catherine Roscoe Barr from The Life Delicious invite you to take part in a intimate weekend retreat taking place September 15 to 17. This event will include mental and physical “reset” and include daily group workshops and movement sessions and six nutritious curated meals to name a few.

When: September 15 to 17
Where: Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler, 4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler
Cost: $1250 per person; book online

7-Eleven’s Slurpee Name Your Price Day

On September 15 across Canada, you can pay whatever you want for a large Slurpee. 7-Eleven’s Slurpee Name Your Price Day will benefit WE, as the chain of convenience stores donates 100% of proceeds from the sale of large Slurpees from the day to support the family of organizations “that make doing good doable, enabling people to better the world.”

When: September 15
Where: 7-Eleven stores across Canada

Market Mexico

A one-day, free Mexican “cultural experience” is coming to the heart of downtown Vancouver next month. On Saturday, September 16, the day-long outdoor pop-up event known as Market Mexico will take over Robson Square and everyone is welcome to come check it out. In addition to the market, the event will also feature music, film programming, and a Mexican market virtual reality experience that was produced by the Mexico Tourism Board.

When: Saturday, September 16
Where: Robson Square
Cost: Free

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