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 Vancouver food events, in or around the city, to check out this week.
- Get $1 fried chicken at Win Win Chick'N in Richmond this weekend
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Disco Dumplings at Burdock & Co
This weekly series features a savoury dumpling menu, DJ Chris Allen spinning vinyl, and a flashy disco ball setting the mood. Plates are $10 and guests can choose from an assortment of decadent dumplings including nettle and ricotta with wild greens and pork and burdock with charred chili sauce.
When: Mondays at 8 pm (walk-ins only; reservations on Mondays will only be accepted until 6:30 pm)
Where: Burdock & Co – 2702 Main Street, Vancouver
Popular local juicery and cafe The Juice Truck has teamed up with Vancouver’s TMRW Foods for a drool-worthy weekly event. The Juice Truck’s Main Street location will host a weekly pop-up on Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm.
When: Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm
Where: The Juice Truck – 4236 Main Street, Vancouver
Riley Park Farmers’ Market (Winter Edition)
Formerly known as the Nat Bailey Farmers’ Market, the market was renamed after being changed to a year-round event. Visitors will be able to find over 30 producers and a selection of food and coffee trucks. The market also has amenities such as bike racks, an ATM on-site, and at times, live music.
When: Saturdays from now to April 27 from 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Nat Bailey Stadium – 4601 Ontario Street, Vancouver
Ohhh Oysters at Cardero’s and Sandbar
For the month of April, head to these two waterfront destinations and enjoy a glass of Oyster Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and had a dozen of oysters for $19, or one bottle of Oyster Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and a dozen of oysters for $55 all day.
When: April 1 to 30
Where: Cardero’s – 1583 Coal Harbour Quay, Vancouver; Sandbar – 1535 Johnston Street, Vancouver
Head to Osoyoos Oyster Festival to try winning wines, craft beer, and cider, participate in oyster tastings, entertainment, and more in and around Osoyoos.
When: April 24 to 28
Where: Venues around Osoyoos
Price: Ticket prices vary
This collab dinner offers two seatings at 6 and 8:30 pm where guests will enjoy a five-course menu with beer pairings.
When: April 25 from 6 to 10:30 pm
Where: Tacofino Commissary – 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $55; buy online
Guests will enjoy a multi-course Italian-inspired menu plus an informative overview of the wines that will pair with it. This is one of three wine dinners Cibo will host this season.
When: April 25 at 7 pm
Where: 900 Seymour Street, Vancouver
Price: $89; buy online
The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is back for its sixth year featuring delicious grub-on-wheels, drinks, and more. This year brings seven drool-worthy events from the Fraser Valley Food Truck Association, and the first one kicks off on April 27.
When: April 27
Where: Inlet Park, Port Moody
Price: FREE entry
On April 27 and 28 Win Win Chick-N has a special promo for patrons and it includes $1 fried chicken drumsticks (with a maximum of three per person), and a special $5 meal deal which includes two drumsticks, one Filipino-style macaroni salad, and one soft drink.
When: April 27 and 28
Where: 12160 First Avenue, Richmond