5 Awesome Dining Events Happening in the City This Weekend

Plans this weekend? These culinary events just might have you rescheduling.

January 15, 2019

By Ayesha Habib / Photo: Pepe Nero

From a Latin American wine pop-up to a German-Indian fusion dinner and the Dine Out Vancouver kick-off events, food events this weekend are filled with opportunities to dig in. We’ve gathered some of the best dining events happening for you to peruse through.

Photo: Vin Van

VIN VAN Pop-Up Wine Dinner – ‘The Latin American One’

When: Friday, 18th January

Where: 7 east 7th Avenue

Cost: $105

Tickets: eventbrite.ca

VIN VAN’s latest pop-up is a Latin American-focused multi-coursed dinner. With wines from Latin America’s finest wine regions, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Patagonia, expertly paired with dishes made by Vancouver chefs Michael Varga and Eugene Cheng, you’ll be in good hands.

Photo: VVRC

Vegan Food + Cooking 101: #VeganPopUp Workshop Series

When: Friday, 18th January

Where: Little Mountain Shop

Cost: $17

Tickets: eventbrite.ca

Thinking of going vegan? Or just need some new healthy and environmentally-conscious recipes? This workshop will walk you through veganism with step-by-step guides on how to make some great vegan meals. With special guests from Vancouver’s favourite vegan joints like Kula Kitchen and Meet on Main, you’ll walk out with loads of new recipes to try.

Photo: Save on Meats

Save On Meats Experience

When: Saturday, 19th January; Friday, 1st February

Where: Save On Meats

Cost: $45

Tickets: dineoutvancouver.com

Learn about the issues facing the Downtown Eastside community while enjoying a unique three-course take on classic diner dishes at the historic Save on Meats. For each ticket sold, a meal will be provided to a member of the Downtown Eastside community in need. Good food and good deeds all in one! If you can’t make it this weekend, there will be a second event on February 1st as part of Dine Out Vancouver.   

Photo: Bauhaus Restaurant

Bauhaus Stammtisch

When: Sunday, 20th January – Thursday, 24th January

Where: Bauhaus Restaurant

Cost: $95.40 meal only / $150.45 with wine pairing

Tickets: dineoutvancouver.com

Stammtisch, the German word for a family get-together, is rooted in the spirit of this event by the Bauhaus  Executive Chef duo Tim Schulte and David Mueller. Seated in a long family-style table, enjoy a four-course traditional German menu alongside a wine pairing while sharing conversations with the fellow guests around you. Can’t make it this weekend? No worries, this event will be running until the 24th of January as part of Dine Out Vancouver.

Photo: Mumbai Local

Swaad / Heimat – by Bauhaus & Mumbai Local

When: Sunday, 20th January

Where: Mumbai Local Restaurant

Cost: $85

Tickets: eventbrite.ca

Tim Schulte of Bauhaus and Tushar Tondvalkar of Mumbai Local join forces for this six-course culinary amalgamation of German and Indian tastes. One of a kind, this innovative dinner will break boundaries while delighting taste buds. Wine pairings come at an additional charge, or order liquor a la carte.

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