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.
As always, the Vancouver Christmas Market will feature a wide array of mouth-watering treats including Glühwein (a hot-spiced mulled wine), German Bratwurst, Gulasch, Spätzle, Schnitzel, Strudels, Transylvanian Chimney Cakes, a selection of German beer, award-winning German-style wine, and much more.
When: November 21 to December 24, 2018, from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm (closes at 6 pm on December 24)
Where: Jack Poole Plaza – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online and at the gate
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: 2702 Main Street, Vancouver
Ancora’s fourth annual Caviar Festival kicks off on November 6. Executive Chef Ricardo Valverde and Sushi Chef Yoshihiro Tabo have crafted an elegant ensemble of caviar menu items inspired by Ancora’s Peruvian-Japanese concept, available until November 27.
When: November 6 to 27
Where: 1600 Howe Street, Vancouver
Beer or wine? Why not have both at Craft Beer Market’s annual battle of brewery vs. winery. This year, Vancouver Island Brewery and CedarCreek Estate Winery will go head-to-head for five rounds in this challenge to see who pairs it best and you will be the judge.
When: November 27 from 6 to 9 pm
Where: 251 East Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $60; buy online
Provence Winemaker Dinner with JoieFarm
Join Provence Marinaside and JoieFarm for a joyous evening of great wine and a five-course dinner. Tickets for the JoieFarm Winemaker Dinner are priced at $125 per person (exclusive of tax and gratuity) and can be secured with a credit card by calling Provence Marinaside at 604-681-4144.
When: November 27 at 6:30 pm
Where: 1177 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver
H2 Rotisserie & Bar has a special collaboration with Walter Craft Caesar on December 2. ‘The Best & the Brunchiest’ will be a six-course long-table brunch that will be paired with with six cocktails featuring Walter Classic Spice Caesar mix.
When: December 2 from noon to 2 pm
Where: H2 Rotisserie & Bar at the The Westin Bayshore – 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Price: $60; buy online
Enjoy a Sunday roast with all the sides at this event on December 2. Tickets are $55 per person and include a welcome drink and three glasses of wine paired with the entree and a dessert course.
When: December 2 from 6 to 9 pm
Where: Dock Lunch – 152 E 11th Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $55; buy online
Top Chef Canada runner-up Mark Singson creates a one-of-a-kind five-course dinner. This event will feature a cash-only bar and a treat to take home.
When: December 2 at 6:30 pm
Where: Iron Keel at the Whole Foods Market – 120 E 13 Street, North Vancouver
Price: $120; buy online