Banish Rainy Blues With These Five Awesome Vancouver One-Off Dinners

WhiskyWe’re not meant to be all bright eyed and bushy tailed when the calendar shifts into non-stop-drizzle season here in Vancouver. Admit it: you want to curl up in a corner and eat carbs, until you slump into a coma and wake up in springtime. We get it. But have you considered this fun possibility instead? Book  ticket to one of these excellent November pop-up dinners and indulge your inner foodie desires in warm, friendly rooms, with a stream of deliciousness coming straight at you. From a Kansas-style barbecue to whiskey dinners there is something tasty to enjoy which will be guaranteed to put you right back into a sunny frame of mind.

On Wednesday 18th, Chinatown’s Mamie Taylor’s is continuing in their Tastes of the States dinner series, this time they’ll be paying a culinary trip to Kansas City, Missouri and welcoming guests with a Pendergast craft cocktail, created by Ryan Maybee from the Manifesto cocktail lounge in Kansas City. Tickets for this four-course menu, which includes delights such as blackened catfish and Kansas City-style beef ribs are $45 per person (taxes and gratuity not included). Reservations are a must and can be made online or by phone at 604-610-8818.  Continue reading:
Banish Rainy Blues With These Five Awesome Vancouver One-Off Dinners

Re-Plated: An Upcycled Dining Experience, Nov 18

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A Food Connections and Modern Lifehackers collaboration, “Re-plated” is a unique dining experience using rescued food that would’ve otherwise been wasted. Currently, Vancouver residents throw out over 100,000 tonnes of edible food a year. These include aesthetically imperfect or blemished produce, uncommonly used parts of produce, and products that are at their “best before” dates (but that are still edible).

By staying educated about how to use more of the groceries you purchase, you can save up to $700 in your annual grocery bill.

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Re-Plated: An Upcycled Dining Experience, Nov 18

Set Sail for Foodie Fall Flavours on Vancouver’s Coolest Pop-Up Restaurant

yacht1Foodies in the city can set sail on the city’s coolest new floating pop-up restaurant, the Sunset Bay, a luxury yacht spread over three floors, which has Darren Brown, former Executive Chef at Oru, at the Fairmont Pacific Rim taking the helm for this special event. The Sunset Bay’s inaugural foodie voyage is on Friday October 2nd, when it launches from the Westin Bayshore Marina for a fall harvest winery dinner with Clos du Soleil and a host of other gourmet food and drink partners.  Continue reading:
Set Sail for Foodie Fall Flavours on Vancouver’s Coolest Pop-Up Restaurant

Yin Yeung Express Creates a Unique, New Culinary Adventure

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Inspired by Hong Kong’s signature open-air eateries (dai pai dong), Yin Yeung Express is a unique culinary event that pairs memorable stories of food with four fine-dining interpretations of Hong Kong cafe classics.

On September 13th, 14th, and 15th, supper and storytelling come together for Yin Yeung Express, presented by In the House festival, Ken Tsui (Vancouver Chinatown Night Market) and Kevin Chong (author of My Year of the Racehorse).

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Yin Yeung Express Creates a Unique, New Culinary Adventure