Vancouver food events to check out this November

Nov 15 2021, 10:00 pm

Fall months tend to be slow and gloomy, but thanks to these food and beverage events around Vancouver, it doesn’t have to be that way.

Here are some can’t-miss Vancouver food events, special dining occasions, and exclusive seasonal offerings to check out in November.

Will Travel for Food: Mexico to Spain pop-up

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Will Travel for Food: Mexico to Spain is a two-night pop-up event featuring delicious Spanish and Mexican tapas and desserts. The specialĀ Ć  la carte menu is curated by Sam Shem, founder and chef of The Dessert Club, which will be complemented by cocktails made by Odd Society Bar Manager Mia Glanz, inspired by her time spent in Mexico. You will be able to devour Spanish cheese and meat boards, Albondigas, Crema Catalana and so much more.

When: November 18 and 19 from 5 pm – 1 pm each day
Where: Odd Society Spirits – 1725 Powell Street, Vancouver
Price: Reservations

Day Of The Dead at The Keefer Yard


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The Keefer Yard teamed up with Volcan Tequila to host a Day of the Dead event on November 2! It will feature Volcan Tequila cocktails, their Top Rope Birria Pop-up, a mariachi band, and a stationary bicycle that guests can ride to blend their margaritas.

When: November 2, 2021 from 4pm – 12am
Where: The Keefer Yard – 135 Keefer Street, Vancouver

Playing with Alcohol Inks Paint Night


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This beginner-friendly paint lesson will teach you how to use alcohol ink to create your own paintings, and that too, while sipping on some wine. You will get to take home two 6 “x6″ tiles and one 4” x8′ tile.

When: November 6, 2021, from 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: MakerLabs – 780 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Price: $89.07

Ask for Luigi’s 8 year Anniversary Celebration


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Between November 5 – 8, Ask for Luigi will be featuring three of their greatest hits of all time to celebrate their 8 year anniversary: bocconcini fritti as an appetizer, a radiatore pasta with rabbit ragu for a main, along with a sweet Prosecco called Sbagliato to drink!

When: November 5, 2021 – November 8, 2021
Where: Ask for Luigi – 305 Alexander Street, Vancouver
Price: Reservations are encouraged and can be made through Tock

Annual Caviar Festival at Ancora

The Caviar Festival is back again at Ancora, with a brand new and inspiring menu at both locations. Guests can enjoy four varieties of caviar with tastes from around the world, along with feature appetizers and more, between November 2 – 22.

When: November 2, 2021 – NovemberĀ  22, 2021
Where: Ancora Falsecreek – 1600 Howe Street, Vancouver | Ambleside – 1351 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver
Price: Reservations required; call 604-681-1164 (Falsecreek location) or 604-926-0287 (Ambleside)

Cheese and Meat Artisan Food Festival


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On November 6, the Cheese and Meat Festival will take place to showcase cheeses from around the world, ethically-produced meats, and other small eats that you would find on a charcuterie board. Attendees will be able to pair their eats with wine, beer, and cider.

When: November 6, 2021, at 11 am, 3 pm, and 7 pm
Where: 115 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver
Price: Tickets are $94.81 for one tasting and $221.81 for access to all 3; reserve online

Planted Expo

Experience Canada’s largest plant-based event of the year, and visit their 200 vegan, edible, and lifestyle businesses all in one place. The event is from November 20 to 21 and features insightful speakers from around the world that are leaders in the plant-based movement.

When: November 20, 2021 – November 21, 2021
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Price: Between $16.79 and $27.98, reserve online

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show

This 19+ event is an international pop-up art show with free all-you-can-eat pancakes! It features a variety of emerging artists in a welcoming, free-verse environment.

When: November 18, 2021
Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
Price: $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door, reserve here

Coho Coffee Sunday Service brunch pop-up


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Coho Coffee is hosting its first ever Sunday Service pop-up brunch on November 7, featuring hearty and wholesome meals inspired by nostalgic Hawaii-style, Chinese, and Taiwanese breakfast cuisine.

When: November 7, 2021, from 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Coho Coffee ā€“ 1370 East Georgia Street, Vancouver

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Tinseltown Christmas pop-up bar

This Christmas-themed pop-up bar is perfect for Christmas fanatics looking to have a merry ol’ time. You can indulge in all the good things about the holiday like Christmas music, Christmas-themed drinks and, of course, Christmas pudding. It is a 19+ event, and non-alcoholic beverages are available upon request.

When: November 19, 2021 – December 31, 2021
Where: 904 Granville Street, Vancouver

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H Tasting Lounge’s Winterlust


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Take a break from reality and step into Nordic-themed domes, and indulge in globally-inspired, exquisite cuisine. New this year, each dome is fully equipped with a tablet and speaker for you to adjust to your liking. Heat and light settings can be customized for the perfect dining experience.

When: October 28, 2021, through winter 2022
Where: H Tasting Lounge ā€” 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Price: Reservations

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Tacofino nacho pop-up

Nacho Average November is a weeklong nacho pop-up event hosted by Tacofino. It will allow folks to devour their tasty nachos for an entire week, including their Thai Spicy Pork Nachos, Flaming Hot Nachos, Vegan Chorizo Nachos, and Tater Totchos. Not to mention, their signature Tacofino Nachos will also be available, made with roasted jalapeƱos, feta, cheddar, Monterey jack, salsa fresca, and crema.

When: November 16 to 23
Where: Tacofino ā€” 15 W Cordova, Vancouver

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