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 5 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
Wildebeest and Luppolo Brewing Company are teaming up for a dinner that will pair Chef Ian McHale’s decadent-yet-simple style of country cooking with four of the brewery’s limited-release beers. Guests will enjoy a four-course menu showcasing a trademark blend of classic butchery traditions and contemporary techniques.
When: Tuesday, April 3
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: Wildebeest – 120 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $55 per person; buy online
The Herbal Chef AKA Christopher Sayegh is inviting Vancouver diners to take part in an eight-course tasting menu comprised of exclusively cannabis-infused dishes. There are two dinners, April 6 and April 7.
When: April 6 and 7
Time: 7 pm
Where: Downtown Vancouver restaurant (to be announced day-of)
Price: $200 (including gratuity and a gift bag); to buy tickets email [email protected]
Chefs in the Hood is a pop-up food phenomenon bringing together the best of Vancouver’s culinary talent in a collaborative dinner event. Includes a six-course reception style dinner and welcome cocktail. Live music and entertainment will be going on throughout the evening, and beer and wine will be available for purchase.
When: April 7
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: Pacific Restaurant Supply – 1020 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Price: $60; buy via Eventbrite