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.
A magical new afternoon tea is coming to town next week, so get ready to step into a real-life fairytale at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. The West Georgia Street hotel, known for their amazing themed afternoon tea services, just revealed their fall theme: Enchanted Forest Afternoon Tea.
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
To celebrate its one-year anniversary Parq Vancouver has launched a ‘Passport to Play’ which gives guests the chance to enjoy a variety of discounts and promotions across the resort. The passport is your limited time access to culinary, wellness, gaming and hotel offers. Start collecting your stamps for a chance to win the ultimate grand prize. This celebration run from September 29 to October 31. The Passport to Play is available for ages 19+.
When: September 29 to October 31
Where: Parq Vancouver – 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
DarkLake Tarot and La petite cuillère are partnering to bring you Wednesday afternoon in-house tarot readings and 10% off all tea services. Come by from 1 to 4 pm to get a three-card reading for $10 from Lindsay at DarkLake Tarot and enjoy one of our tiered tea platters. Available every other week.
When: October 10 and 24 at 1 pm
Where: La Petite Cuillère – 55 Kingsway, Vancouver
North Shore Craft Beer Week 2018 kicks off October 19 and runs until October 26. This year patrons can expect beer-pairing dinners, brewery battles, tours, parties, and more.
When: October 19 to 26
Where: Breweries and venues around North Vancouver
One of Vancouver’s much-loved cheap brunch deals is back. Benny Bonanza, an uber affordable mid-morning weekend promo at Joe Fortes, is available every Saturday and Sunday from now until November 4.
When: Weekends now through November 4
Where: Joe Fortes Seafood and Chop House – 777 Thurlow Street, Vancouver
If you love the recent blockbuster hit Crazy Rich Asians, then you’ll love this exciting culinary event. A pop-up dinner inspired by the 2018 critically acclaimed Asian-American romantic comedy is coming to Vancouver for one night only.
When: October 20 from 6:30 to 10 pm
Where: Bistro 101 at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts – 1505 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $128; buy online
Yuwa Japanese Cuisine will celebrate its first year in fine style by hosting an exclusive one-night-only Anniversary Dinner on October 23. The event begins with a sparkling wine reception at 6 pm before Yuwa Executive Chef and Co-Owner Masahiro Omori demonstrates his signature take on the distinct regional cuisines of his home country of Japan with an eight-course dinner that will be paired with rare sake and wine selected by Yuwa Co-Owner and Sake Sommelier Iori Kataoka.
When: October 23 at 6 pm
Where: Yuwa Japanese Cuisine – 2775 W 16th Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $99; buy online
The Saturday Mornings Cereal Pop-up is happening on October 27, aka an official event celebrating all things sugary, colourful breakfast fare. While organizers have only released a save the date announcement so far, promos have hinted that this volume of the drool-worthy breakfast party will be Halloween themed, which makes things even sweeter.
When: October 27 (time TBD)
Where: Clubcard – 81 West Cordova Street, Vancouver