6 Vancouver food events happening this week: March 9 to 15

Mar 8 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

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

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 now until 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 Dodgeball (March 8), Swingers (March 15), Semi-Pro (March 22), and Mean Girls (March 29).

When: March 8, 15, 22, 29
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver

One Time Only

Curry Cup 2020

This annual event will go down on March 9 at Heritage Hall on Main Street, where several chefs will compete to see who has created the most outstanding curry of the evening.

When: March 9 from 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
Price: $59-$69; buy online

An Evening with Botanist

This month Botanist will host a celebratory 10-course dinner from Botanist Executive Chef Hector Laguna to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Fairmont Pacific Rim. The feast will be a one-night-only experience, and optional wine pairings are available for $128 per person.

When: March 11 from 6:30 to 10:30 pm
Where: Botanist – 1038 Canada Place, Vancouver
Price: $268 per person; buy online

Origo’s Paulée Grand Cru Dinner

Origo’s third installment of its Paulée Grand Cru Dinner will take place on March 12. This event invites each guest to bring two bottles of Grand Cru Burgundy or Champagne, or one magnum of either, to be shared among their fellow diners alongside dinner. Each ticket includes dinner and transportation home.

When: March 12 at 6:30 pm
Where: Origo Club – 6888 River Road #110, Richmond
Price: $300; buy online