5 foodie events this November in Vancouver

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Now that it gets dark so early, the perfect evening activity is indulging in some delicious food. But, if you’re looking for something different than the standard dinner out, we’ve got you covered!

November is packed with plenty of events happening around town that will be sure to delight any food and drink connoisseur.

Check out these 5 fun foodie events happening in Vancouver this November:

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5 foodie events this November in Vancouver

Run, Stretch and Nosh – November 2019 Vancouver Wellness Events

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November brings hearty foods, indoor zen, and the last runs of the season. And a bit of early Christmas cheer. Enjoy Vancouver’s fiery coloured trees as you walk to these wellness events around the city.

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5 Foodie Events this October in Vancouver

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Beach season is over so it’s time to indulge! This month, there are plenty of events happening around town that will be sure to delight any food and drink connoisseur.

There’s a fun mix of flavours in store for October, including a one-day-only drag brunch, a fun mixture of wine and yoga, and a festival focused on the outstanding cuisine from Asian countries.

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Epic Indie Food & Music Market in Vancouver for one night only on November 17

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Part food festival, part market, and part indie concert… there’s nothing quite like the eclectic Hawkers Market, returning to Vancouver this November.

Hawkers Market will be popping up for one day only on November 17, 2018 from 4pm – midnight at the Rocky Mountaineer Station (1755 Cottrell Street).

Billed as an “experiential annual food festival”, Hawkers blends together the worlds of indie food, breweries, distilleries & music. First started in Vancouver in 2013, Hawkers Market features independent chefs, breweries, distilleries, side hustles, pop ups & indie food producers in a format centred around a Hawker style eating and drinking experience where guests are able to choose from multiple tastings included in their wristband ticket.

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Epic Indie Food & Music Market in Vancouver for one night only on November 17

Learn to Cure Bacon and Make Sausage at Save On Meats’ Class for Beginners

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The North American obsession with bacon rages on. Vancouver has Pig on the Street, a bacon-focused food truck; you can grab a bacon maple chocolate bar from Meat & Bread anytime you please. Warning: These are addictive and may increase your circumference. There is even such a thing as a “baconery.” Some have web cams so you can watch people eat bacon, even when you can’t have some yourself.

Personally, I like sausage. I was the minority at Beginner Bacon and Sausage 101 Class at Save On Meats this week. Six of us hung out in the butcher shop for three hours and learned how to cure bacon, roll and tie pancetta, and best of all, grind meat and stuff sausages.

Save On Meats Beginner Bacon and Sausage Class is 3 hours long and costs $85. This time and money will get you hands-on experience with every step of the process plus a lot of meat that you get to take home. I lugged two pounds of classic pork sausage, a pound of bacon, and a pound of pancetta to my humble abode. My husband seems to love me more than ever. Continue reading:
Learn to Cure Bacon and Make Sausage at Save On Meats’ Class for Beginners

Vancouver Cupcake Throwdown 2013: Eat Lots of Cake and Watch Bakers Compete For Total Supremacy

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Here’s an interesting proposition: What if you could make the world (or at least this city) better by eating cupcakes?

Try it out at the 2013 Cupcake Throwdown taking place at the hopping Fortune Sound Club in Chinatown Wednesday, February 27. The bakealicious competition for best cupcake in town takes place from 7 to 10pm. Comedian Erica Sigurdson will be MC’ing with DJ Hebegebe on the decks.

The sweetest part is obviously the cakery. This is truly one of my favourite Vancouver food events. Expect cupcakes by 25 pro and amateur bakers. Your $10 ticket gets you four cupcake tasting tickets and the chance to vote for your favourites. Extra tasting tickets are a pretty good deal: it’s only $1 to try another cupcake.

There’s also a raffle with prizes donated by merchants of Gastown and the Downtown East Side. The prizes are going to be good this year. Check out the list of participating businesses here.

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Vancouver Cupcake Throwdown 2013: Eat Lots of Cake and Watch Bakers Compete For Total Supremacy

Just Announced: Winterruption Festival Limited Edition Doughnut Flavours Will Be Salted Caramel and Lemon Cake – Feb. 22-24

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Zesty Lemon Cake Winterruption Doughnut. Photo credit: Scott Fraser

Oh sweet fried dough. How I love you. Lee’s Donuts – located in Granville Island Public Market – is offering two limited edition doughnut flavours for Granville Island’s Winterruption Festival taking place this weekend, February 22-24.

The Winterruption doughnut flavours have just been announced. Drum roll please. They are Salted Caramel (featuring owner Betty-Ann Lee’s home-made caramel) and Zesty Lemon Cake (a lemon cake base topped with goopy lemon frosting and fresh lemon zest).

Vancouver has experienced a mini wave of avante garde doughnut shop openings in the last year (Lucky’s x 2, Cartems, etc.). The newcomers have upped the doughnut flavour ante. Glazed is great and all, but what about honey pistachio, earl grey or square (!) PB&J doughnuts?

Meanwhile old fashioned doughnut shops, such as Lee’s Donuts, continue to step up their game. Lee’s is known for their honey dip, which converts even the staunchest doughnut hater to lover. But the well-loved shop also updates their doughnut flavours seasonally with limited edition options including Winterruption doughnuts, pumpkin spice in fall, Canada Day flavour and more. Continue reading:
Just Announced: Winterruption Festival Limited Edition Doughnut Flavours Will Be Salted Caramel and Lemon Cake – Feb. 22-24