Six local Instagrammers to follow in the lead-up to Dine Out Vancouver Festival

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When Canada’s largest annual celebration of food and drink rolls around, you can bet that the city’s food-obsessed Instagrammers will be out in full force.

The start of Dine Out Vancouver Festival (Jan 17-Feb 2) is just a few days away. Over 300 restaurants are taking part, with special set menus in different price ranges ($15, $35, $25 or $45 price points), as well as “Dine and Stay” packages and special hotel rates. There are also several events/experiences ranging from secret locales to beer, wine, and distillery tours and, on Jan. 16, the Grand Tasting at Rocky Mountaineer Station. Tickets are now on sale and reservations available at dineoutvancouver.com.

You can find out more about some of the events below. Meanwhile, as we get closer to Dine Out Vancouver, here are five local foodiegrammers to follow.

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Six local Instagrammers to follow in the lead-up to Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Dine Out Vancouver Festival: Vancouver World Chef Exchange Highlights Video

Dusseldorf. San Diego. Montreal. London. Sydney.
The top culinary talents from Vancouver and around the globe come together every year for the Vancouver World Chef Exchange. Our thriving culinary scene is part of what makes Vancouver a vibrant, stand-out destination. Watch to see the collaboration between international chefs and our local talent unfold at #VWCEx:

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

This is the last weekend of Dine Out Vancouver and the PuSh Festival, so be sure to lock in your plans for dinner and a show! The museums of Vanier Park are also hosting Winter Wander, and the library invites you to check out a human from their main branch.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Plan a mid-winter picnic at the 2019 Street Food City food truck festival

Image courtesy of Dine Out Vancouver Festival

Is that your stomach rumbling, or mine? Foodies and food truck lovers, get your appetites ready. Street Food City, the popular winter food truck festival, is returning to downtown Vancouver.

For the eighth year in a row, Street Food City will offer you the opportunity to sample from a fantastic collection of Vancouver’s best street food cards – all in one convenient location!

As part of Vancouver’s Dine out Festival, Street Food City will be taking over the Vancouver Art Gallery’s šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square from January 21 – 27, 2019.

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Plan a mid-winter picnic at the 2019 Street Food City food truck festival

Three Restaurants to Check Out During Dine Out Vancouver

WildTale Dine Out Selecteions (Photo Credit: Tara Lee)

Over 300 delicious establishments are participating in this year’s Dine Out Vancouver Festival (January 18 to February 3, 2019). This wealth of restaurants means that, over the course of 17 days, you can affordably sample a wide variety of cuisines and styles of dining from all that the city has to offer.

I had the opportunity to preview the menus of three restaurants that are well worth checking out. Your palate will thank you!

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Three Restaurants to Check Out During Dine Out Vancouver

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

It’s festival time this weekend! Dine Out Vancouver begins with special menus and events across the city, the PuSh festival is on the scene with genre-bending performances, the VSO is presenting new music, and there’s a Hot Chocolate Festival to keep you warm in between. If it happens to be a clear night on Sunday, get your chocolate to-go and look up to see a full lunar eclipse.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Things to Do this Weekend in Vancouver: Jan. 25, 2018

This weekend is the last one of the season to wander through Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park – get there while you still can! It’s also a good time to make a Dine Out Vancouver reservation, catch some world-qualifying rugby, take in a show, or to do a little guided winter bird watching.

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Things to Do this Weekend in Vancouver: Jan. 25, 2018