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.
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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 will be teaming 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
Back at it again, North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market is returning for Spring and Summer 2019. Gathering some of Vancouver’s best food vendors, this free event will feature a full farmers’ and artisan marketplace along with local food trucks and live entertainment weekly until 10 pm.
Where: Shipbuilders’ Square – 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver
When: May 3 to September 27, 2019, at 5 pm
Price: FREE entry
This market draws crowds from across the province, who travel to check out the rows on rows of vibrant cuisine along with the diverse line-up of nightly performances on the 50-foot entertainment stage.
When: May 10 to October 14, 2019
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond (near Bridgeport Station)
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar will officially be hosting its popular series of summer seafood boils for 2019. This epic feast is enjoyed outside at a communal table, and features fresh-caught lobster, jumbo prawns, clams, mussels, and Dungeness crab.
When: Sundays from June 30 to August 25
Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar – 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Price: $68; buy online
Sunday Night Movie Series at Bells and Whistles
Enjoy movies every Sunday night at Bells and Whistles. August screenings include The Goonies (August 4), Tommy Boy (August 11), and Wayne’s World (August 18).
When: Sunday, August 11, 18, 25 at 9 pm
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver
The Chefs’ Table Society of British Columbia is back with the Wild Salmon Celebration for 2019. Enjoy six food stations and BC wines at this event.
When: August 24 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: False Creek Fishermen’s Wharf – 1505 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $60; buy online
The seventh annual Steveston Beer Fest will take place in the historic Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston on August 25. Partial proceeds from this event will support the Richmond Christmas Fund and other local non-profit groups.
When: August 24 from 7 to 9:30 pm
Where: The Gulf of Georgia Cannery – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
Price: $55; buy online
Head to this summer craft beer sampling event and try 30 unique casks from your favourite local craft breweries. Event tickets are $25 and include 12 sample beer tokens. Partial proceeds will be donated to the YMCA Strong Kids campaign.