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)
There may be tons of new and outrageous foods at the PNE this year, but how many of them are you actually going to try? We made a list of the must-tries, you have until September 2 to dig in.
When: August 17 to September 2 from 11 am – 11 pm or later (closed August 19 and 26)
Where: 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: Buy tickets 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.
When: August 27 from 5 to 8 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market Vancouver – 85 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $25; buy online
This event features local chefs creating a dinner using fresh, local Tri-Cities and BC produce. This year’s theme is “Denim and White” and the shindig will also boast raffle baskets, a cash bar, music, and a champagne toast. Proceeds from this dinner go towards supporting the Power of Produce Club, a youth agriculture program at the farmers market.
When: August 28 from 6 to 10 pm
Price: $80; buy online
Dumpling King at Soap
Head to Soap and indulge in the Dumpling King’s delicious creations on August 31 from 6 pm to midnight at this monthly foodie collaboration.
When: August 31 from 6 to midnight
Where: 789 Gore Avenue, Vancouver
This year Le Burger Week Vancouver will run from September 1 to September 7, so mark your calendar and get out those stretchy pants. This annual event has been operating since 2012 when the inaugural week went down in Montreal.
When: September 1 to 7
Where: Participating venues around Vancouver