New brewery hosts craft brewers and fans at East Vancouver block party this Saturday

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The Yeast Van Brewery District Cooperative is comprised of various breweries in East Vancouver. This Saturday the organization is holding its first-ever block party.

The Yeast Van Block Party takes place Aug. 17 from 2-8 p.m. in the parking lot at Container Brewing at 1216 Franklin Street. Tickets are now on sale online, with a limited number available the day of the event. Ticket includes two drink tickets. After that, all drink tickets will cost $5 for a 12-oz glass of beer. Wait, you say. Is there food? Is there a DJ (hope against hope). And what is Container Brewing? Find out more after the jump.

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New brewery hosts craft brewers and fans at East Vancouver block party this Saturday

11th Annual Garlic Festival in Vancouver features unique, garlic-inspired dishes from local chefs

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Do you like garlic? Like… really like garlic? This is one event that Dracula is going to want to miss! (Had to get a vampire joke in there somehow…)

This Sunday, August 18, 2019, you’re invited to celebrate the “stinking rose” at the 11th annual Garlic Festival in Richmond! With locally grown garlic for sale, kid-friendly activities and entertainment, and some delicious food with recipes that are heavy on the garlic, any fan of garlic are not going to want to miss this legendary, annual event.

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11th Annual Garlic Festival in Vancouver features unique, garlic-inspired dishes from local chefs

Don’t miss out: ‘Adult Pirate Pak’ available at White Spot for one day only on August 14!

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Yarrr… International “talk like a pirate day” isn’t until September 19th (seriously), but you can feel like a pirate on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, for White Spot Restaurant’s annual ‘Adult Pirate Pak’ day!

This annual event not only gives you the chance to feel young again by eating out of a paper pirate ship, but it is also an excuse to give back to an amazing cause.

For the uninitiated, the Pirate Pak is a classic children’s order from White Spot that features a hamburger (or another dinner item) placed in a fancy cardboard pirate ship. Sounds silly? You’ve obviously never enjoyed the thrill of finding pirate treasure (i.e. a gold chocolate coin) in the hull of a cardboard ship!

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Don’t miss out: ‘Adult Pirate Pak’ available at White Spot for one day only on August 14!

Do you dare? 7 wonderfully wacky foods to try at this year’s Fair at the PNE

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Flamin Hot Cheetos Corn Dog! Image courtesy of PNE

Where has the summer gone!? It seems like June just passed us by, but somehow we find ourselves in the middle of August. Have you been taking advantage of these sunny, hot days of summer?

The big finale of summer in Vancouver comes in the form of the Fair at the PNE, a summer tradition since 1910.

Highlights of this year’s Fair include the “hypnotizingly” amazing Reveen, an immersive “selfie photo” experience, a new star-studded lineup for the Summer Night Concerts series and the medieval-style Knights of Valour jousting show.

But, we all know what’s really the most important part of the PNE: the food! Along with the classic favourites of corn dogs, blooming onions, and everything you can possibly think of deep-fried, there’s some… interesting things… on the menu for PNE 2019!

Check out the list below:

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Do you dare? 7 wonderfully wacky foods to try at this year’s Fair at the PNE

Vancouver Tickets Going Fast for Les Dames Summerdine!

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Across the province, Les Dames d’Escoffier-BC Chapter is putting on 22 fabulous dinner parties to which you’re all invited. Thirteen of the dinners take place in Vancouver, with a variety of top establishments participating.

This annual fundraiser offers unforgettable dining experiences in August when local ingredients are at their finest.

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Vancouver Tickets Going Fast for Les Dames Summerdine!

Quench Your Thirst at These 6 Vancouver Juice Bars

Photo: The Juice Truck

Thirsty? Whether you want to start your day with healthy kick, replenish after a night out in the city or bachelorette party. or fuel up after cycling or walking around, a vitamin-rich green juice is the perfect antidote to rehydrate with. Drink your greens and quench your thirst at these locally owned juice bars this summer!

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Quench Your Thirst at These 6 Vancouver Juice Bars

Put These Vancouver Seafood Events on Your Summer Calendar

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Jean Francis Quaglia of Provence Marinaside

July and August this year are jam packed with fun and delectable events for all the foodies out there. In particular, local restaurants and venues are showcasing seafood in a variety of menus and al fresco evenings.

So, make sure to add these seafood-themed dates to your summer line-up for more unforgettable Vancouver outings.

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Put These Vancouver Seafood Events on Your Summer Calendar