7 Vancouver food events to check out this week, May 29 to June 4

May 26 2017, 6:31 pm

May is turning into June this week, so what better reason to celebrate us getting closer to summer than heading out to drink some beer or sit down to a feast.

Here are 7 Vancouver food events to check out this week, May 29 to June 4, 2017.

1. Vancouver Craft Beer Week 

Raise a glass to craft beer in all its ways and glory at Vancouver Craft Beer Week (VCBW). Although things already kicked off on May 26, there’s something for everyone this whole week, including a Belgian beer night on May 29, right on through to the big weekend-long tasting fest on the PNE grounds.

When: May 26 to June 4, 2017
Where: Various locations in Vancouver
Tickets: Purchase tickets to each event online

2. Barbarian’s Feast at The Cascade Room

Cascade Room

Photo courtesy of The Cascade Room

The Cascade Room will host their first-ever “Barbarian’s Feast” on May 29. It’s going to be a night all about feasting and drinking, featuring locally-sourced meats, whiskey and beer, and special cocktails created by the Cascade Room’s top-notch bar team. Your ticket gets you access to the all-inclusive buffet. which will include an 80-lb whole pig!

When: Monday, May 29 at 7 pm
Where: The Cascade Room – 2616 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $99 (includes all food, beverage, taxes and gratuity), available online

3. Sakura & Spot Prawns Collab Dinner

Burdock & Co is staging a collaborative dinner which features Owner/Executive Chef Andrea Carlson and along with the executive chef of Masayosi, Masayoshi Baba. Patrons are invited to come and enjoy a feast inspired by sakura and spot prawns. Choose from two seatings (6 or 8:30 pm)

When: Tuesday, May 30
Where: Burdock & Co. –  2702 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $122.65; available online via Eventbrite

4. CedarCreek Estate Wine Pairing Dinner at The Boathouse – Richmond

The Boathouse Richmond invites area wine aficionados to a pairing event on Wednesday, May 31 with CedarCreek Estate Winery. Guests can savor a hand-crafted, six-course meal curated by The Boathouse executive chef, Alex Mok, paired with a selection of wines from CedarCreek Estate Winery.

When: Wednesday, May 31 at 7 pm
Where: The Boathouse – 8331 River Road, Richmond
Tickets: $75 plus tax + tip; to make a reservation, please call 604-273-7014

5. Coal Harbour Liquor Store Spring Patio Tasting

Dockside patio

Photo courtesy Dockside

Taking place on on the waterfront patio at Dockside Restaurant, Coal Harbour Liquor Store’s 3rd annual Spring Patio Tasting will include over 20 suppliers pouring an irresistible selection of international and BC wines, alongside carefully-selected BC craft beers, ciders, and spirits. Your ticket gets you all drink samples, small bites from Dockside, a $10 voucher for use at the store, a free shuttle from Dockside to the store, and 10% off dinner that night at Dockside.

When: Thursday, June 1 from 5 to 8 pm
Where: Dockside – 1253 Johnston Street, Vancouver (Granville Island)
Tickets: $49.95, available via Eventbrite

6. Free rosé tasting

June is Rosé month and Wines of Provence kicks-off this celebration with a free tasting of Provence Rosés at the 39th & Cambie Signature Liquor Store on June 3. This free tasting features Wines of Provence Rosés from appellations including Côtes de Provence, Côteaux Varois en Provence and Côteaux d’Aix-en-Provence. Provence-inspired canapés will be provided by Chef Dino Renaerts of Bon Vivant Catering Group to showcase the art and beauty of Provence.

When: Saturday, June 3 from 2 to 5 pm
Where: 39th & Cambie Signature Liquor Store – 5555 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Cost: Free

7. Spot Prawn Boil at YEW

Head to YEW to enjoy a family style-Spot Prawn Boil Dining Series. Guests will get a special YEW bib to keep, along with a complimentary glass of CedarCreek Chardonnay with the feast. Check out the full menu and be sure to get your tickets.

When: Sunday, June 4
Where: 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $75-$105; available online via Eventbrite

With files from Hanna McLean

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