Food & Drink Events

Dine Out Festival 2018 Special Events:


What: The Art of Tea Gastromy

Where: TWG Tea 

When: January 19, 20, 26, 27 and February 2

An intriguing 5-course dinner and tea-pairing that takes diners on an exquisite flavour voyage of the continents.


What: The Ocean Wise Pop-up Café

Where: Vancouver Aquarium

When: January 19 to February 4th

World Chef Exchange  Pix: Tourism Vancouver 

3rd Annual Vancouver World Chef Exchange

Where: Maenam

Who: Chef and owner Angus An welcomes Michelin star chef David Thompson and Chef Prin Polsuk from Bangkok.

When: January 20 & 21


Where: Burdock & Co.

Who: Chef and owner Andrea Carlson welcomes Chef Funhiro Matsumoto from Tokyo

When: January 22


Where: Edible Canada

Who: Director of Culinary Chef Tobias Grignon welcomes Chefs Rich Francis from Saskatoon, Shane Chartrand from Edmonton and Bill Alexander from Calgary.


Where: HJU:Z Lounge at the Westin Bayshore Hotel

Who: Executive Chef Kamal Silva welcomes Chef Jiuxin Fan from the Westin Beijing

When: January 30


Where: Farmer’s Apprentice

Who: Chef and Owner David Gunawan welcoms Chef Trevor Moran from Nashville.

When: February 4

Renowned Chef Ned Bell continues to awe Ocean Wise fans once again in this Pop-up Café at the Vancouver Aquarium.


What: OneCoffee launches new 100% compostable single-serve coffee pods with a free brunch – A 2-course brunch and guided tasting of OneCoffee’s organic & fair trade single-serve coffees (Maximum 2 tickers per person)

Where: Medina Café (780 Richards Street)

When: February 3rd, 9:30am

Tickets/info: Eventbrite


BC Liquor Stores Special Events

Where: 39th & Cambie

What: Make Moments Tasty with Frontera Wine from Chile

When: Friday, January 26th 3- 7pm

Discover Frontera’s delicious best-selling wines, paired perfectly with simple snacks.

Macallan sampling at BC Liquor Store

What: The Macallan Edition III

When: Tuesday, January 23rd 5-7pm

Experiential sampling of the Macallan Edition III, a new special edition from Macallan.