8 Vancouver food events happening this week: November 25 to December 1

Nov 24 2019, 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 food events happening in or around Vancouver this week.

School of Magic Afternoon Tea

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

Dine Railtown

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 Caviar Festival

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

All-You-Can-Eat Shrimp and Fries at The Captain’s Boil

This promo is around $27 per person (may vary depending on location), and it ends on December 1. This gives you one week to make sure you get in on the deal, which is for dine-in customers only.

When: Now until December 1
Where: Participating locations

Wild Game and Foraged Dinner at Bishop’s Restaurant

John Bishop and Executive Chef Kai Leitner bring you a true Cascadian dining experience, honouring the flavours of fall.

When: November 28 at 6:30 pm
Where: Bishops 2183 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $125, $175 with wine pairings

Tacofino Launches “Shift Change” Industry Outreach Initiative

Tacofino is launching a hospitality industry outreach initiative called “Shift Change” at its Mount Pleasant location this month. The launch will be a “mingler-style event” with food, beverages, live music, art displays, silent auctions, and more. There will also be a panel discussion with industry veterans and experts about prevalent industry issues such as mental health and substance dependency and the launch of a new app that will provide free, 24/7 access to mental health resources for hospitality workers. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Mind the Bar — a local hub designed by and for hospitality workers that provides access to and information on mental health resources and support services.

When: November 25
Where: Tacofino Ocho – 8 E 5th Avenue, Vancouver

CandyTown Cocktail Tour

On November 30, as a part of CandyTown 2019, people aged 19+ will embark on a self-guided CandyTown Cocktail Tour at participating restaurants and bars around Yaletown.

When: November 30
Where: All around Yaletown