Dine Out Vancouver 2015 Events -picks

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The Dine Out Vancouver Festival running January 16 – February 1 will again feature all sorts of different foodie events to accompany it’s popular annual restaurant festival. Below are some of my event picks for this years festival along with the line-up of events that I am producing for the 2nd year in a row with Tourism Vancouver. On Wednesday January 7th I will publish my restaurant picks and tips for selecting the best restaurants, menus and such during this premiere dining festival along with some booking tips for your reservations.

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Street Food City, returns for a week-long pop-up during Dine Out Vancouver Festival. Now in its fourth year, Street Food City will take place January 19 – 25, 2015 on the north plaza grounds of the Vancouver Art Gallery. Showcasing more than 25 food trucks, Street Food City will be open to the public Monday to Thursday from 11 am to 3 pm and Friday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.

The participating food trucks include Aussie Pie, JJ’s, Roaming Dragon, Blue Smoke, Jonnys Crème Brulee, Serious Sausage, Chili Tank, Juice Truck, Soho Road, Community Pizza, Kaboom Box, Super Thai, Culver Salads, Le Tigre, Taser, Dougie Dog, Mangal Kiss, Varinicey, Fat Duck, Mogu Food Truck, Vijs Railway, Feastro Bistro, Mom’s Grilled Cheese, Yolks Breakfast, Guanaco, Reef Runner, ZeBite, Holy Perogy and Reel Mac and Cheese.

These are the 6 events that I am presenting during the festival, all are now on sale in the Dine Out Festival

Gastown Brunch Crawl
Date: Saturday January 17
Time: 10am – 2pm
Price: $40 Regular / $60 Club Amuse Bouche VIP

Visit multiple restaurants through-out the Gastown area as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch crawl. Enjoy the variety of dishes which may include juices, smoothies and coffees, to eggs bennys, pancakes, french toast, omelettes, pulled pork, hash browns, bacon, seafood, desserts and so much more.

Venues: Participants include some of Gastown’s finest restaurants including: Brioche Eatery Café,  Milano Coffee, Salida 7, Jules Bistro, Pure Bread Bakery, LilyMae’s, Rodney’s Oyster House and Jamaican Blue Cold Brew.

Starting off at Milano Coffee at 36 Powell Street
Community Partner: Gastown BIA

Kitsilano Brunch Crawl
Date: Sunday January 18
Time: 10am – 2pm
Price: $40 Regular / $60 Club Amuse Bouche VIP

Visit multiple restaurants through-out Kitsilano as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch crawl. Enjoy the variety of dishes which may include juices, smoothies and coffees, to eggs benny’s, pancakes, french toast, omelettes, pulled pork, hash browns, bacon, brunch pizza, desserts and so much more.

Venues: Participants include some of Kitsilano’s finest restaurants including: Krokodile Pear, Novo Pizzeria, Darby’s Public House, Momento Coffee House, Rain or Shine Ice Cream, Linh Cafe and more to be announced soon.

Starting off at Novo Pizzeria at 2118 Burrard Street
Community Partner: Shop West 4th BIA

Main Street Brunch Crawl
Date: Saturday January 24
Time: 10am – 2pm
Price: $40 Regular / $60 Club Amuse Bouche VIP

Visit multiple restaurants through-out Mount Pleasant and area as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch crawl. Enjoy the variety of dishes which may include juices, smoothies, coffees, and chai to eggs benny’s, pancakes, french toast, omelettes, pulled pork, hash browns, bacon, meats, desserts and so much more.

Venues: Participants include some of Main Street’s finest restaurants including: Rosemary Rocksalt, Miura Waffles, Radicle Juice, Nirvana, East End Chai, Italia Bella Bar & Grill and more to be announced soon.

Starting off at Best Western Plus Uptown at 205 Kingsway
Community Partner: Mount Pleasant BIA


Downtown Vancouver Brunch Crawl
Date: Sunday January 25
Time: 10am – 2pm
Price: $40 Regular / $60 Club Amuse Bouche VIP

Visit multiple restaurants through-out downtown as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch crawl. Enjoy the variety of dishes which may include juices, smoothies and coffees, to eggs benny’s, pancakes, french toast, omelettes, pulled pork, hash browns, bacon, baked goods, desserts and so much more.

Venues: Participants include some of downtown Vancouver’s finest restaurants including: Frankie’s Italian Kitchen, Kingston Taphouse & Grille, The Copper Chimney, Small Victory Bread & Coffee, Bella Gelateria Yaletown, Trees Organic Coffee & Roasting House, Shuraku Sake Bar and Bistro, and Nourish Vancouver.

Starting off at the Kingston Taphouse & Grille at 755 Richards Street
Community Partner: Downtown Vancouver BIA

West End Brunch Crawl
Date: Saturday January 31
Time: 10am – 2pm
Price: $40 Regular / $60 Club Amuse Bouche VIP

A repeat event for 2015. Visit multiple restaurants through-out the West End as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch crawl. Enjoy the variety of dishes which may include juices, smoothies and coffees, to eggs benny’s, pancakes, french toast, omelettes, pulled pork, hash browns, bacon, seafood, desserts, mimosas and so much more.

Venues: Participants include some of the Westend’s finest restaurants including: Papparoti, Morocco West, Just juice, Marquis Wine Cellars, De Dutch Pannekoek House and more to be announced soon.

Starting off at Marquis Wine Cellars at 1034 Davie Street
Community Partner: West End BIA

Commercial Drive Brunch Crawl
Date: Sunday February 1
Time: 10am – 2pm
Price: $40 Regular / $60 Club Amuse Bouche VIP

Visit multiple restaurants through-out Commercial Drive and area as you taste all sorts of dishes in this Brunch crawl. Enjoy the variety of dishes which may include juices, smoothies coffees and beer, to eggs benny’s, pancakes, french toast, omelettes, hash browns, brunch pizza, desserts, and so much more.

Venues: Participants include some of Commercial Drive’s finest restaurants including: Famoso Pizzeria, Federico’s Supper Club, Bakery Sate, Stateside Craft and more to be announced soon.

Starting off at Famoso Pizzeria at 1380 Commercial Drive
Community Partner: The Drive BIA

Tell your foodie friends and family about these exciting events, save the dates and get ready to partake in our exciting Brunch crawls as you explore 6 unique Vancouver neighborhoods.  You can purchase tickets through Tickets Tonight via the Dine Out Festival 2015 events.

Other events worth putting on your radar include the Chef Soup Experiment on January 16 at Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts with 50 chefs, 50 ingredients and one soup and it is free to attend.  You may also be interested in Side Dishes – The Best of Hawksworth in the York Room, Rosewood Hotel Georgia running on January 17, 20, 24, 27, and 31. On January 23 there is a unique event, the ultimate Mac & Cheese dinner being held at Bistro 101 at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. On January 28th Feast on Film – Like Water for Chocolate is being presented by Granville Island Cultural Society and Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts at Studio 1938, lastly on January 30th The Grape Debate: Trends vs. Terroir is being presented by Alumni UBC and the Wines of British Columbia at the Telus World of Science.

By: Richard Wolak