October - November Events

What: Carlson and Belcham Fish Fight - a collaborative, ocean-inspired dinner packed with sustainable eats, handcrafted naturalist wines and cheeky amusements.

Highlights: The ultimate seafood showdown between Long-time chums Andrea Carlson (executive chef and owner of Burdock & Co) and Robert Belcham (executive chef and owner of Campagnolo) in a Fish cooking war!  The multi-course dinner features a startling array of sustainable bounty found in British Columbia's thriving waters. Burdock & Co's expert Sommelier, Jesse Walters, will be on hand to recommend naturalist wine pairings.
When: October 25 (Tuesday) 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Where: Burdock & Co - 2702 Main Street, Vancouver.
Cost: Dinner is $80 per person; wine pairings cost an additional $45 (plus taxes and gratuity).
Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 604.879.0077.

What: 2016 Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion - Top chefs compete for the title of '2016 Chowdown Champion'.
Highlights: A line up of top chefs to show-off their recipes and skills in this annual sustainable chowder cook-off, paired with craft beers, crisp wines and perfect caesars.
Where and When:
⦁ Halifax – November 4 (Devour Film Festival)
⦁ Toronto - November 15
⦁ Vancouver - November 16 at 7pm
⦁ Calgary - November 17

Vancouver Chowdown taking place at Vancouver Aquarium.

Ticket price includes chowder, complementary beer, wine and spirits sampling. All proceeds directly support Ocean Wise, a Vancouver Aquarium conservation program created to educate and empower consumers about the issues surrounding sustainable seafood. Please note: This is a 19+ event. All ticket sales are final.

What: VancouverFoodster's Fall Food Challenges

Where: Participating restaurants around town
Spaghetti Challenge: Ongoing till October 30
Best Burger Challenge: Ongoing till November 6
Best Curry Challeng: November 3 to 27
Highlights: Local and visiting food lovers are invited to go to the participating restaurants to taste and vote for their favourites entries.
Info: www.vancouverfoodster.com