Chanukah is an 8 day Jewish holiday that celebrates the miracle of light it is a joyous festival of lights People celebrate by lighting the menorah, playing dreidel games, and eat festive foods. Of course there are the traditional festive foods such as the Potato Latkes, and Jelly Donuts. This year the festival is celebrated December 16-24, 2014.
Here are some unique food and drink treats being produced locally for the holiday.
Hannukah Chocolates – Apple-Cinnamon dark ganache
2029 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6M 1Y7
Tues-Sat 11-7 / Sun 12-5 / Mon Closed
Available December 11 – 23
Bubbie’s Brew Jelly Doughnut Ale is an 8% abc certified kosher jelly doughnut strong ale. The brew is a strong amber ale with raspberry extract.
Parallel 49 Brewing
1950 Triumph St, Vancouver
Phone: (604) 558-2739
Available in the Tasting Room December 12 – 23
Star of David Lolly
Crafted especially for Hanukkah, this Star of David Lolly is made from creamy Purdys milk chocolate.
Each lolly arrives in a cellophane wrapper.
See more Chanukah offerings here
Find more Chanukah treats at the following locations:
1967 West Broadway
Place your order in advance at [email protected]
– Latkes, Jelly Dougnuts
950 West 41st Avenue
Solly’s (3 locations)
– Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies, fresh Apple Sauce
1) 368 West 7th Avenue – 604-675-9750
2) 2873 West Broadway – 604-738-2121
3) 189 East 28th Avenue – 604-872-1821
– Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies, Tahini, Apple Sauce and Chocolates
3844 Oak Street
Siegel’s (2 locations)
1883 Cornwall Avenue
–Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies, Apple Sauce and Chocolates
5775 Oak Street
Cafe Forty One
-Latkes and other favourites
Call to place your order early
5750 Oak Street
Tel: (604) 563-4141
1055 West Georgia, Level 100
Garden City Bakery
– Jelly Doughnuts and Chanukah Cookies
9100 Blundell Road
Apple Sauce is the side dish that complements your latkes and can double as a delicious and dessert.
Chanukah only comes once a year (yes, it does last eight days), whether you are Jewish or not, pick up some treats and enjoy!
By: Richard Wolak