Whether you’re an amateur home cook or perhaps looking for a get-away there are plenty of foodie events for every taste this November in Vancouver (and beyond).
The annual Cornucopia Whistler (Nov 7-17) features a sumptuous variety of hands-on seminars, fascinating winery dinners, gala tasting events and sizzling after-parties. Cornucopia offers something for both the experienced gourmet and those seeking to better appreciate the epicurean delights of wine and food.
Vancouver’s pro-am dinner dish’ED (Nov 9) is back to support imagine1day, a charity focused on ensuring every child in Ethiopia receives a quality education. Vancouver culinary professionals will join enthusiastic amateurs to create one menu, in one place, for one night. Tickets include a set multi-course menu and a glass of wine.
Quickly gaining status as Vancouver’s hippest night market, Hawkers Market (Nov 9) gathers together some of the city’s finest new artisanal food companies in one intimate night, complete with great music and local beer. Expected vendors include Chou Chou Crepes, Hives For Humanity, Blue Mule and Brown Paper Packages Ice Cream.
Join urban farmers, community food enthusiasts, policymakers, and others, for the 4th Annual Urban Farming Forum + Fundraising Party (Nov 16), a forum on urban farming practices. Attendance is free and includes lunch, coffee, and snacks. Register ahead of time as space is limited and we usually sell out.
Tantalize your taste buds at several restaurants at Tasting Plates East Village Edition (Nov 27), centered in the Hastings and Nanaimo area. This tasting extravaganza goes from 6pm until 9:30pm and is presented by Vancouver Foodster. Check out different neighbourhood restaurants and cafes throughout the event and meet some new food loving friends!