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.
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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
This year the highly-anticipated event will take place from February 22 to March 1, 2020, and it will feature 164 wineries from 15 countries. Known as “one of the biggest and oldest wine events in the world,” the festival will feature a plethora of French wineries (43 of them), the showcase region for 2020.
When: February 22 to March 1, 2020
Where: Venues around Vancouver
Price: Buy online
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
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