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 7 food events, in or around Vancouver, to check out this week.
The Silver Screen Hollywood Afternoon Tea celebrates all the glitz of Old Hollywood. Think Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, and John Wayne. Black and white flicks are projected on a screen at the centre of the room, but the real star is the food.
When: Wednesday through Sunday from now to April 1, 2018
Time: 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Where: Notch8 Restaurant & Bar at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $65 per person
Enjoy an array of Japanese tea-infused savoury and sweet offerings at this tea service. You can also enjoy a cup of the Always Sakura Tea, and grab some of the sakura tea-infused macarons on your way out to make the most of this spot’s plethora of cherry blossom infused offerings.
When: Now until April 30
Where: 1070 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Royal Dinette and That’s Life Gourmet invites diners to experience an eight-course, sake and wine paired dinner inspired by the transition from winter to early spring.
When: Monday, March 26
Time: 7 pm
Where: Royal Dinette – 905 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
Price: $125; buy via Eventbrite
Pop-up tea carts are coming to Vancouver to serve up hot tea and share information with Vancouverites about the latest initiatives for Chinatown. The tea carts will be operated by city staff and a professional tea master. The tea master will serve fresh, hot tea and snacks. The city staff will share information and take questions and feedback from visitors.
When: Tuesday, March 27
Time: 3:30 to 6 pm
Where: 127 East Pender Street, Vancouver
The first-ever Craft Beer Festival is coming to UBC on March 27th. At this 19+ event, you’ll be able to sample multiple beers from 5 different BC homegrown breweries right in the heart of campus. This event is the first of its kind for the university.
When: March 27
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: UBC – 6133 AMS Nest in the Lower Atrium
Price: $10 entry tickets and $2 tickets
The first pop-up will take place at Rhinofish Noodle Bar, one of Chinatown’s Taiwanese beef noodle hot spots, on Tuesday, March 27. Inspired by the night markets of Taiwan, this pop-up’s eats will be prepared by Vancouver’s own Dumpling King, Matt Murtagh-Wu, and Chef David Wu of Rhinofish.
When: Tuesday, March 27
Time: 7:30 to 10:30 pm
Where: Rhinofish Noodle Bar – 550 Main Street, Vancouver
Price: $60-65; buy via Eventbrite
If you’ve made cream puffs and éclairs, maybe you want to learn more about this fabulous family of desserts. Savvy bakers, come and learn how to make a classic saint-honoré and more while enjoying a glass of wine.
When: March 28
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: The Uncommon Café – 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $65; buy via Eventbrite