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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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 from November 1 to 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: November 1 to 30
Where: Around Railtown
Ancora’s fifth-annual Caviar Festival will take place at its Ambleside and False Creek locations from November 1 to 30. Dishes are available both à la carte and as part of a tasting menu for $69 per person.
When: November 1 to 30
Where: Ancora Ambleside – 1351 Bellevue Avenue, West Vancouver; Ancora False Creek – 1600 Howe Street #2, Vancouver
Price: $69 per person
Dante NYC will be coming to Yaletown’s Homer St. Café and bar for a takeover November 1 to 5 from 6 to 10 pm nightly. The internationally acclaimed cafe was founded all the way back in 1915. It will bring its seasonal menu of specialties and aperitivo-style drinks (think Campari cocktails — Aperol Spritz and Classic Negronis served from a fountain) to Homer St. for five days only.
When: November 1 to 5 from 6 to 10 pm
Where: Homer St. Café – 898 Homer Street, Vancouver
Sunday Night Movie Series at Bells and Whistles
Enjoy movies every Sunday night at Bells and Whistles. November screenings include Airplane! (November 3), Pineapple Express (November 10), Men in Black (November 17), and The Princess Bride (November 24).
When: November 3, 10, 17, 24 at 9 pm
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver
The annual festival, now in its 18th year, is one of Canada’s “most anticipated premium world-class culinary festivals” and it supports the BC Breast Cancer Foundation.
When: November 4 to 9
Where: Venues around Vancouver
Price: Available online
This event sees local chefs pair artisan charcuterie with local craft beer. A part of EAT! Vancouver, guests will enjoy eight food stations and six beer samples included in their ticket price.
When: November 5 from 6:30 to 9 pm
Where: Heritage Hall – 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
Price: $59; buy online
Whistler’s epic 10-day food and beverage celebration, Cornucopia, kicks off on November 7 this year. The festival has a huge lineup of events lined up that you don’t want to miss.
When: November 7 to 17, 2019
Where: Venues around Whistler
Price: Ticket prices vary