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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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 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; 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
Bells and Whistles’ “Question Authority Trivia” and Sunday Night Movie Series
This month Bells and Whistles will be running Question Authority Trivia at 7 pm before its Sunday Night Movie Series. March will see the screenings of Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle (March 1), Dodgeball (March 8), Swingers (March 15), Semi-Pro (March 22), and Mean Girls (March 29).
When: March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver
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3rd Anniversary at The Holy Crab
This West End seafood destination is offering 30 free Stuffed Deviled Crab to its first customers on March 1 and then offering 30% off the entire menu from March 1 to 8.
When: March 1 and the whole week (March 1 to 8)
Where: The Holy Crab – 1588 Robson Street, Vancouver
On March 3 from 11 am to 8 pm, you can head into the 53 Water Street eatery and get all-inclusive Spaghetti entrees from $1.75 to $1.95.
Where: The Old Spaghetti Factory Gastown – 53 Water Street, Vancouver
When: March 3 from 11 am to 8 pm
On March 7 and 8, head to the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby to dive into the world of the planet’s most consumed beverage (other than water, of course). Attendees of this weekend-long event can expect a marketplace, presentations, and tastings galore.
When: March 7 and 8
Where: Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre — 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby
Price: $7 – $18; buy online
The special International Women’s Day event takes place on March 8 and has three seatings at 10 am, noon, and 2 pm. Each person will also receive a signed copy of Chef Andrea Carlson’s cookbook.
When: March 8 at 10 am, noon, and 2 pm
Where: Burdock & Co – 2702 Main Street, Vancouver
Price: $54 per person; buy online
This dinner will be featuring a seasonally influenced menu and wines from winemaker Melissa Smits and Intersection Estate Winery Dinner. This event takes place on International Women’s Day.
When: March 8 at 6 pm
Where: The Westin Bayshore — 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Price: $132 per person; book online