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Eat your way through the fall with these Vancouver food events
The Sandbar is inviting everyone to celebrate Thanksgiving with them on October 13 and 14. Expect to indulge in butternut squash soup, roasted turkey and pumpkin pie.
When: October 13 and 14Where: 1535 Johnston StreetPrice: $42/per person
Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio are preparing a special three-course menu this Thanksgiving. Chef Ricardo Valverde’s menu will feature a roasted yam and coconut soup, turkey roulade and carrot cake.
When: October 14Where: 1600 Howe StreetPrice: $59 per/person with optional wine pairing for extra $39 per person
For just one night, Chef Phil Scarfone (Nightingale’s head chef and Top Chef Canada finalist), Chef Renée Lavallée (chef and owner of The Canteen and Little C of Dartmouth) and Chef David Hawksworth (founder and owner of the Hawksworth Restaurant Group) are combining forces to create a multi-course dining experience. Proceeds will go towards supporting Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship Foundation—a non-profit culinary foundation that provides a platform and mentorship to young Canadian chefs.
When: October 7, at 6:30 p.m.Where: 1017 W. Hastings StreetPrice: $175 per/person
Juke Fried Chicken is collaborating with Strange Fellows Brewing to create a one of a kind Octoberfest celebration. Get ready to devour Juke’s schnitzel ‘double down’ sandwiches, Juke-brats sausages and a frosty pint of the Jukefest Lager on October 1.
When: October 1, from 5 to 9 p.m.Where: 182 Keefer StreetPrice: $20 in advance and $25 at the door
This October, Boulevard Kitchen and Oyster Bar is set to host a vegan harvest dinner. The night will begin with a sparkling-wine-and-canapé reception and will be followed by a five-course vegan dinner from Vancouver Magazine’s 2018 Chef of the Year, Alex Chen.
When: October 3, at 6:30 p.m.Where: 845 Burrard StreetPrice: $85 per/person
Top Chef Canada Alumni Chef Max Straczek, Mark Singson and Wallace Wong are welcoming everyone to their culinary collaboration. Enjoy a welcome glass of Prosecco and dishes like cauliflower panna cotta, truffle donut, and slow-cooked cod at Papi’s Seafood and Oyster Bar.
When: October 5, 6 p.m.Where: 1193 Denman StreetPrice: $79
A Better Life Foundation is inviting everyone to join them in preparing meals for those who are facing food insecurity. Guests will be taught by a team of chefs on how to make 3-course meals for 75 people in need.
When: October 7, 8 and 15 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.Where: 43 W Hastings Street
Wildebeest has partnered with The Prisoner Wine Co. Chef Ian McHale to create a locally sourced dinner that will include smoked magret duck, sweet corn agnolotti, and more.
When: October 2, 6 to 10 p.m.Where: 120 W Hastings St. Price: $145
Enjoy an exclusive, Italian-inspired menu this Thanksgiving weekend at Cibo Trattoria. Executive Chef Curtis Luk is preparing a menu that will feature a pan-roasted turkey roulade with rosemary dressing, wilted black kale with roasted squash and spiced pecans, as well as Italian pumpkin custard.
When: October 11 to 14Where: 900 Seymour StreetPrice: $50/per person
Vin Van’s BBQ and wine fuelled dinner series is back. Get boozy while you indulge in Chef Nick Menzies’ American and European inspired BBQ dishes.
When: October 20, from 5 to 9 p.m.Where: 1024 Main StPrice: $90
Explore Richmond’s food scene and splurge on Asian cuisine at this 32-day long dining festival.
When: October 18 to November 18Where: At participating restaurants throughout Richmond