10 Vancouver food events happening this week: January 20 to 26

Jan 19 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.

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.

Bells and Whistles’ Sunday Night Movie Series

This month Bells and Whistles will feature a screening of This is Spinal Tap (January 26).

When: January 26, 2020
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver

West Craft’s Sunday Service

West Craft (Hopwired Festival, Fruit Beer Fest) will be setting up shop at East Vancouver’s Prototype Coffee every Sunday until February 2. The temporary residency will offer patrons rare and hard-to-find craft beers alongside Prototypes coffee and snacks, and proceeds go towards supporting the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. West Craft will also be collecting non-perishable food items.

When: Sundays until February 2, 2020
Where: Prototype Coffee – 883 E Hastings Street, Vancouver

Dine Out Vancouver 2020

This annual festival boasts 17 days of culinary experiences, from guided dining adventures, brunch crawls, cocktail masterclasses, wine debates, guest chef dinners, BC VQA wine and craft beer tastings, to street food markets and more.

When: Now until February 2, 2020
Where: Restaurant around Vancouver

Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival 2020

The annual celebration of all things hot chocolate kicked off on January 18 and runs until February 14, 2020 – which means you have tons of time to try all 44 of the participating “chocstars” at this year’s fest, all of which are local purveyors.

When: Now until February 14, 2020
Where: Venues around Vancouver

“Cabane à Sucre” Dinner Series at St. Lawrence

For three nights this month, St. Lawrence will be hosting a trio of exclusive “Cabane à Sucre” dinner featuring multiple courses. There are seatings at 5:30 and 8 pm.

When: January 20 and 21, 2020; seatings at 5:30 and 8 pm
Where: St Lawrence Restaurant – 269 Powell Street, Vancouver
Price: $125 per person; buy online

Bar Gobo at Burdock & Co

This pop-up dinner series runs on select Monday nights and offers walk-in patrons sustainable-themed fare. Bar Gobo’s January 20 pop-up features Curious Oyster and dishes made by Chef Andrea and her talented kitchen team.

When: January 20, 2020; seating at 8 pm
Where: Burdock & Co – 2702 Main Street, Vancouver

Hip Hop Trivia Night at Juke Fried Chicken

Teams of up to six are invited to take part in five rounds of questions on all things hip hop. There will be food and drink specials and prizes up for grabs too. Sign up as an individual or a team of up to six via email ([email protected]), Instagram, or Facebook to guarantee a spot or simply walk in night-of.

When: January 21, 2020
Where: Juke Fried Chicken – 182 Keefer Street, Vancouver

The Dalmore Chinese New Year Dinner at Origo Club

Origo Club will pay early homage to two big celebrations in January — Robbie Burns Day and Chinese New Year — when it hosts The Dalmore Chinese New Year Dinner. The evening will feature special guest and The Dalmore Ambassador Louis-Jérôme Doise and a six-course Scotch-pairing dinner prepared by Chef David Pan to mark The Year of the Rat and the upcoming birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns.

When: January 23, 2020; seating at 6:30 pm
Where: Origo Club – 6888 River Road #110, Richmond
Price: $220; buy online

It’s Just Drag: BRUNCH

Hosted by Kendall Gender and featuring tons of other talented Canadian queens, your ticket to It’s Just Drag includes a brunch buffet and the time of your life.

When: January 25, 2020, from 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Colony Bar Granville – 965 Granville Street, Vancouver
Price: $40 – $500; buy online