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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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: Burdock & Co – 2702 Main Street, Vancouver
Popular local juicery and cafe The Juice Truck will be teaming up with Vancouver’s TMRW Foods for a drool-worthy weekly event. The Juice Truck’s Main Street location will host a weekly pop-up on Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm.
When: Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm
Where: The Juice Truck – 4236 Main Street, Vancouver
Back at it again, North Vancouver’s Shipyards Night Market is returning for Spring and Summer 2019. Gathering some of Vancouver’s best food vendors, this free event will feature a full farmers’ and artisan marketplace along with local food trucks and live entertainment weekly until 10 pm.
Where: Shipbuilders’ Square – 15 Wallace Mews, North Vancouver
When: May 3 to September 27, 2019, at 5 pm
Price: FREE entry
This market draws crowds from across the province, who travel to check out the rows on rows of vibrant cuisine along with the diverse line-up of nightly performances on the 50-foot entertainment stage.
When: May 10 to October 14, 2019
Where: 8351 River Road, Richmond (near Bridgeport Station)
This year Le Burger Week Vancouver will run from September 1 to September 7, so mark your calendar and get out those stretchy pants. This annual event has been operating since 2012 when the inaugural week went down in Montreal.
When: September 1 to 7
Where: Participating venues around Vancouver
There may be tons of new and outrageous foods at the PNE this year, but how many of them are you actually going to try? We made a list of the must-tries, you have until September 2 to dig in.
When: August 17 to September 2 from 11 am – 11 pm or later (closed August 19 and 26)
Where: 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: Buy tickets online
Shameless Buns, La Glace ice cream, and Max’s Restaurant will all be serving up their signature eats from September 3 to 5 at Canada Place during ‘Manila Comes to Town.’
When: September 3 to 5 from 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Canada Place – 999 Canada Place # 780, Vancouver
Sunday Night Movie Series at Bells and Whistles
Enjoy movies every Sunday night at Bells and Whistles. September screenings include Super Troopers (September 1), Remember The Titans (September 8), The Waterboy (September 15), The Blues Brothers (September 22), and Animal House (September 29).
When: September 8
Where: Bells and Whistles – 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Holt Renfrew’s Colette Grand Café will be hosting a special mooncake pop-up from September 3 to 13. The downtown spot will offer a custom collection of mooncakes in Colette Grand Café boxes including flavours like Matcha, Earl Grey, Rose, and Black Sesame.
When: September 3 to 13
Where: Holt Renfrew Vancouver – 737 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver
Fifteen Years of Coast Menu
Coast is celebrating 15 years of business with a special deal for patrons. Folks can enjoy $15 seafood features for fifteen days starting September 3.
When: September 3 to 17
Where: Coast – 1054 Alberni Street, Vancouver
Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar’s ‘La Paulée’ Series
Boulevard is co-hosting the latest edition of its exclusive ‘La Paulée’-styled wine dinners with the International Wine & Food Society in its private dining quarters on September 4 at 6 pm. Guests are required to bring one bottle per person of Bordeaux and share in the spirit of generosity and conviviality that make ‘Paulée’ events such a unique and time-honoured tradition in France.
When: September 4 at 6 pm
Where: Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar – 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Price: $125; buy online
Seasonal ‘Farmers’ Harvest’ Menu at Wildebeest
Wildebeest’s Farmers’ Harvest Menu will be available from September 5 through 18. This is a family-style five-course vegetable-forward experience
When: September 5 to 18
Where: Wildebeest – 120 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Price: $60; reserve online or by calling or 604-687-6880
The famous American chain, known for its massive 3×3 burgers and animal fries, will be coming to the Langley Good Times Cruise-In, a large-scale charity event for retro car enthusiasts.
When: Saturday, September 7 at 8 am
Where: Fraser Highway – 264th to 272nd Street (Downtown Aldergrove), Langley
This one-of-a-kind party will take place in the heart of downtown at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, located at 900 West Georgia Street.
When: September 7, 2019
Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver – 900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price: $75-$80; buy online
On September 8, Chambar’s 15th-anniversary celebrations kick off with a block party featuring live entertainment and an outdoor pig roast at 2 pm. There will also be 1,500 of Chambar’s famous waffles up for grabs (while supplies last).
When: September 8 at 2 pm
Where: 568 Beatty Street, Vancouver
Feast of Fields is FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual local food celebration and signature fundraising event. Guests can travel from tent to tent and taste gourmet creations from top Lower Mainland chefs, bakers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers, and other beverage producers.
When: September 8 from 1 to 5 pm
Where: Rabbit River Farms – 17740 River Road, Richmond
Price: $15 – $250; buy online