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.
- Downtown Vancouver inn and pub to close this week for boutique hotel conversion
- Viral Justin Bieber burrito stunt revealed as elaborate prank (VIDEO)
- Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Burgers recalled due to Salmonella
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
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.
Where: Notch8 at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
When: September 7 to November 18; sittings Wednesdays to Sundays at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm
Price: $59 per person; book online
Wildebeest Game and Mushroom Menu
Wildebeest will underscore its philosophy of working closely with local farms, foragers, and providers by offering a seasonal Game and Mushroom Menu available November 1 to 15.
When: November 1 to 15
Where: 120 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Hawksworth Restaurant is offering patrons and one of a kind five-course menu inspired by flavours of Islay and Ardbeg cocktail pairings.
When: November 2 at 7 pm
Where: 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $200; buy online
This multi-course long table dinner is focused on the wonderful wines of Canada. The dinner will take place in a unique warehouse space in Mount Pleasant and will showcase Canadian wines paired with Canadian-inspired dishes created by Vancouver chefs Michael Varga and Eugene Cheng. Tickets include a welcome cocktail, four courses, and all wine pairings.
When: November 2 from 7 to 10:30 pm
Where: 7 East 7 Avenue, Vancouver
Price: $90; buy online
The Vancouver Tea Festival is back this year for its fifth annual celebration of all things tea. On November 3 and 4 head to the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver and the adjacent Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden to dive into the world of the planet’s most consumed beverage (other than water, of course).
When: November 3 from 10 am to 5 pm; November 4 from 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver – 50 East Pender Street, Vancouver; Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden – 578 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Price: $44; buy online
The Olympic Experience Museum is throwing an event with craft beer and beer-inspired food. All beer and food samples are included with your ticket, as is Hopping Mad Cider. Explore over 400 artifacts, digital archives, and a dozen sports simulators and challenges at Canada’s first Olympic Museum at this unique adults-only night. Must be 19+ to enter.
When: November 3 from 6 to 10 pm
Where: Richmond Olympic Oval – 6111 River Road, Richmond
Price: $59; buy online
Sunday Afternoon Tea Launch at Origo Club
Following the success of its Friday and Saturday Afternoon Tea service, Origo Club in Richmond will now be open on Sundays exclusively for Afternoon Tea starting November 4 with three available seatings (11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:30 pm). To kick off the new Sunday Afternoon Tea service, the elegant restaurant will be hosting a special launch party with a live DJ (DJ ChoCha). Reservations for Origo’s Sunday Afternoon Tea service can be made online.
When: November 4, seatings at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:30 pm
Where: Origo Club – 6888 River Rd #110, Richmond
Celebrate Nomad’s 4th anniversary on November 4 at 7 pm. Tickets are $44 and include a welcome cocktail, canapes, and a complimentary tequila tasting from Casamigos. Expect music by Mark Woodyard and Phil Bo and a bartending competition between the Nomad bar team members.
When: November 4 at 7 pm
Where: 3950 Main Street, Vancouver
Price: $44; buy online