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 food events happening in or around Vancouver this week.
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Trump Champagne Lounge’s School of Magic Afternoon Tea is on now until December 1. The service begins with an assortment of artisanal scones, followed by savoury selections like a Pretzel & Cheese Broomstick, Mrs. Sprout’s Pasty, and Ron’s Chicken Leg, to name a few.
When: Now until December 1 from noon to 4 pm
Where: Trump Champagne Lounge – 1161 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $65–$118; reserve online
Big Day BBQ at The American
The Big Day BBQ at The American tailgate will take place every Sunday until the end of the year. Enjoy Texas-style brisket, ribs, pulled pork, Tex-Mex pasta salad, smokey slaw, and pit beans too.
When: Every Sunday until the end of 2019 at 10 am
Where: The American – 926 Main Street, Vancouver
Prices: Start at $20
Nine Railtown eateries like Ask For Luigi, The Belgard Kitchen, and The Mackenzie Room will offer an exclusive feature until November 30 with proceeds from the sale of each item earmarked for programming at the Powell Street Getaway, a peer-led resource centre that supports people living with chronic illnesses, addictions, and/or mental health challenges.
When: Now until November 30
Where: Around Railtown
Ancora’s fifth annual Caviar Festival will take place at its Ambleside and False Creek locations until November 30. Dishes are available both à la carte and as part of a tasting menu for $69 per person.
When: Now until November 30
Where: Ancora Ambleside – 1351 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver; Ancora False Creek – 1600 Howe Street #2, Vancouver
Price: $69 per person
Sunday Night Movie Series at Bells and Whistles
Enjoy movies every Sunday night at Bells and Whistles. November screenings include Men in Black (November 17), and The Princess Bride (November 24).
When: November 17 and November 24 at 9 pm
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver
This promo is around $27 per person (may vary depending on location) and it starts November 18 and ends on December 1. This gives you just under two weeks to make sure you get in on the deal, which is for dine-in customers only.
When: November 18 to December 1
Where: Participating locations
Vancouver chefs are banding together to bring attention to mental health issues in the kitchen with the inaugural Kitchen Aide fundraiser. Kitchen Aide Vol. 1 features dishes by 11 chefs with all proceeds benefiting Mind the Bar Foundation.
When: November 18 At 6:30 pm
Where: Café Medina – 780 Richards Street, Vancouver
Price: $100; buy online
Hip Hop Trivia Night at Juke Fried Chicken
Teams of up to six are invited to take part in five rounds of questions on all things hip-hop. There will be food and drink specials and prizes up for grabs too. Sign up as an individual or a team of up to six via email ([email protected]), Instagram, or Facebook to guarantee a spot, or simply walk-in night-of.
When: November 19
Where: Juke Fried Chicken – 182 Keefer Street, Vancouver
Two South Granville eateries, Jamjar and The Rise, are collaborating for this dinner featuring live Middle Eastern Oud entertainment and freshly made saj bread.
When: November 19 from 6 to 11:30 pm
Where: The Rise Eatery – 3121 Granville Street, Vancouver
Price: $69; buy online
On November 20, Origo Club and That’s Life Wine + Sake will welcome Taichiro Fukumitsu of Fukumitsuya Brewery to Vancouver for a collaborative six-course gourmet dinner with a variety of seasonal and classic sakes from the producer.
When: November 20 at 6:30 pm
Where: 6888 River Road #110, Richmond
Price: $145 per person; availability online