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 8 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 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
On Tuesday, April 10 from 7 am to 2 pm you can head into the Denny’s located at 1296 W Broadway in Vancouver and get a Grand Slam breakfast for just $0.99. This is the only Denny’s that will be offering this insanely cheap deal, and you only can get one Original Grand Slam per person, per visit. Dine-in customers only.
When: Tuesday, April 10
Time: 7 am to 2 pm
Where: Denny’s – 1296 West Broadway, Vancouver
Learn the secrets of thin, sandy crust pies, like the French do; strawberry and creampie, luscious chocolate tart and flaky apple pie. One glass of wine is offered during the class. Go home with your individual apple pie, leftovers, and recipes.
When: April 11 from 6 to 8:30 pm
Where: The Uncommon Café – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
Price: $65; buy via Eventbrite.
- Get 50% off iced espresso drinks at Starbucks’ new happy hour this week
- Brewery & The Beast returns to Vancouver this July
- North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market returns for an epic 2018
Be the first to sip and savour Naramata Bench Wineries‘ Spring Wine Releases. On April 13, this delicious evening of wining and dining will bring together BC’s best wineries and sustainable seafood restaurants. Taste Ocean Wise seafood offerings, meet top BC winemakers, and bid on silent auction items.
When: Friday, April 13
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver – 791 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $115 per person; buy online
The spirits-centric celebration will bring together 40 distilleries from across the province – veterans and newbies alike – and will give attendees the chance to interact and taste samples from each and every one of ’em.
When: Saturday, April 14
Time: Trade Tasting from 2 to 4:30 pm, Public Tasting from 6 to 9 pm
Where: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3520 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Price: Starting at $57; buy online
The event comes to Vancouver on April 15, 2018, and includes an 8.9 kilometre fun run with stops at five different breweries. Participants will begin their journey in large groups (75 people) and make their way from brewery to brewery.
When: April 15, 2018
Time: 11:00 am
Where: Event starts at Big Rock Brewery
Price: $66.49; buy via event website
Choux Pastry is the new craze in French pastry, and you get to learn all of it secrets. You get to share all the pastries and take home leftovers and recipes.
When: April 15 from 2 to 4 pm
Where: Trout Lake Community Center, 3350 Victoria Drive, Vancouver
Price: $57.14; buy via Trout Lake CC