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 Vancouver food events, in or around the city, to check out this week.
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Disco Dumplings at Burdock & Co
This weekly series features a savoury dumpling menu, DJ Chris Allen spinning vinyl, and a flashy disco ball setting the mood. Plates are $10 and guests can choose from an assortment of decadent dumplings including nettle and ricotta with wild greens and pork and burdock with charred chili sauce.
When: Mondays at 8 pm (walk-ins only; reservations on Mondays will only be accepted until 6:30 pm)
Where: Burdock & Co – 2702 Main Street, Vancouver
Popular local juicery and cafe The Juice Truck will be teaming up with Vancouver’s TMRW Foods for a drool-worthy weekly event. The Juice Truck’s Main Street location will host a weekly pop-up on Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm.
When: Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm
Where: The Juice Truck – 4236 Main Street, Vancouver
Back at it again, North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market is returning for Spring and Summer 2019. Gathering some of Vancouver’s best food vendors, this free event will feature a full farmers’ and artisan marketplace along with local food trucks and live entertainment weekly until 10 pm.
Where: Shipbuilders’ Square – 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver
When: May 3 to September 27, 2019, at 5 pm
Price: FREE entry
Running from May 10 to October 14, 2019, this wildly popular event is gearing up for another season filled with epic eats and live entertainment. There will be over 100 food vendors and 200 retail stalls this year.
When: May 10 to October 14, 2019
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond (near Bridgeport Station)
This collab dinner offers two seatings at 6 and 8:30 pm where guests will enjoy a five-course menu with beer pairings.
When: May 30 from 6 to 10:30 pm
Where: Tacofino Commissary – 2327 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $55; buy online
This rain-or-shine weekly event goes down in the parking lot at Capilano Mall every Saturday in June from 11 am to 6 pm. Entry is free for folks aiming to enjoy the weekly rotating selection of food trucks on site.
When: June 1 to 29 From 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Capilano Mall – 935 Marine Drive, North Vancouver
The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival is back for its sixth year featuring delicious grub-on-wheels, drinks, and more. This year brings seven drool-worthy events from the Fraser Valley Food Truck Association, and the first one kicks off on April 27.
When: June 2 – Town Centre Park, Coquitlam
Where: Locations across Greater Vancouver
Price: FREE entry
When: June 2 from 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Robson Square – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver
Price: Admission by donation