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.
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
The Captain’s Boil is offering patrons the chance to live their best lives with unlimited mussels. As if tubs of mussels weren’t enough, seafood lovers can also enjoy bottomless fries – which means you can get your potato flex on too. This promo is $25.99 per person and starts April 1 and runs until the 14, giving you two weeks to make sure you get in on the deal.
When: April 1 to 14
Where: Participating The Captain’s Boil locations
Wildebeest Executive Chef Ian McHale will be joined by Roy Mckinlay of Canoe for this one-night-only culinary experience.
When: April 8 from 7 to 10 pm
Where: 120 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $99; buy online
Taking place on April 13 and 14 at Vancouver’s VanDusen Botanical Garden, this event offers attendees amazing spectacles, live performances celebrating, tons of food, and all things Japanese culture.
When: April 13 from 10 am to 6 pm and April 14 from 10 am to 5 pm
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver
Drags Benny, a series of pop-up events in Canada supporting national Pride initiatives, is offering Vancouverites the chance to attend its inaugural event next month at Juke Fried Chicken Chinatown.
When: April 12 at 10 pm
Where: Juke Fried Chicken – 182 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Price: $59; buy online
Enjoy a five-course tasting menu created by Chef Tim and Makoto. This feast marks Chef Tim’s departure from Vancouver
Enjoy rustic comfort food with a selection of rare and prized Brittan Vineyards wines during a five-course menu.
When: April 14 from 6 to 8 pm
Where: 60 W Cordova Street, Vancouver
Price: $95; buy online
Tickets to this screening of Game Of Thrones will include your choice of an appetizer, a main dish, and a dessert. Enjoy pre-show games and entertainment too.
When: April 14 from 8 to 10:30 pm
When: Storm Crow Alehouse – 1619 West Broadway, Vancouver
Price: $45; buy online