9 Vancouver food events happening this week: February 17 to 23

Feb 16 2020, 8:00 am

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 the best food events happening in or around Vancouver this week.

Recurring Events

Bells and Whistles’ Sunday Night Movie Series

This month Bells and Whistles is getting festive with screenings of The 2020 Academy Awards (February 9), Footloose (February 16), and Road House (February 23).

When: February 9, 16, 25
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver

Dinner With A View – Vancouver

Described as “part pop-up restaurant, part oasis” Dinner With A View Vancouver will now offer guests service at Ambleside Beach in West Vancouver.

When: Now through February 16, and February 20 to 23, 2020
Where: Ambleside Beach, West Vancouver
Price: $199.99 for dome reservations and $109.99 per dinner per person; buy online

Benny Bonanza at Joe Fortes

Benny Bonanza, an uber affordable mid-morning weekend promo at Joe Fortes, is officially returning to the Thurlow Street restaurant. From now until March 1 on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 3:30 pm, patrons can order three of Joe Fortes’ signature eggs Benedict for just $12.95 each.

When: Weekends now until March 1 from 11 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Joe Fortes Seafood and Chop House — 777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver

Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea at the Trump Champagne Lounge

Available daily from now until March 22, 2020, from noon to 4 pm, this festive tea is $65 per person or $118 per person for an additional box of macarons and a glass of bubbles. This spread boasts eats like a ruby chocolate lace lollipop, mont blanc cream puff, and a roasted spice duck slider, to name a few.

When: Now until March 22, 2020, from noon to 4 pm daily
Where: The Trump Champagne Lounge – 1161 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $65 per person or $118 for an additional box of macarons and a glass of bubbles; reserve online

Raincouver Themed Afternoon Tea at Notch8

The W Georgia Street spot will welcome guests into its tea salon to enjoy the rain inside while keeping cozy from the real winter rain outside. The tea, which runs Wednesday through Sunday until April 12, features both sweet and savoury treats.

When: Wednesday through Sunday from January 11 to April 12, 2020; sittings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver — 900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $65 per person; book online or call 604-662-1900

One-Time-Only Events

Shipyards Brewery District Brewery Crawl

The Shipyards area is organizing a self-guided brewery crawl on Family Day from noon to 5 pm. Tickets are available online and get you a 16 oz pour at each location North Point, Beere, House of Funk, Streetcar, and Green Leaf Brewing.

When: February 17 from noon to 7 pm
Where: Shipyards Brewery District, North Vancouver
Price: Tickets $25; buy online

Ocean Wise Seafood Chowder Chowdown  – Vancouver

Now in its 12th year, Vancouver’s culinary heavyweights will go ladle-to-ladle in the soup-centric cook-off as attendees and a panel of judges sample the goods before casting their votes to name the 2020 champion.

When: February 20, 2020, from 7 to 11 pm
Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver
Price: $79; buy online

Fight Night at BC Kitchen – Wilder vs. Fury Heavyweight Title Rematch

On February 22, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder will face off again in one of the biggest fights in recent years. Watch the highly anticipated heavyweight title rematch at Parq Vancouver’s BC Kitchen with 15 TVs and drink and food features.

When: February 22
Where: BC Kitchen at Parq Vancouver