Dine Out Vancouver Festival is Canada's largest annual celebration of food and drink. Attracting more than 100,000 locals and visitors, the festival takes over the city with 17 days of culinary events, prix fixe menus at 250-plus restaurants. The festival promotes local and regional ingredients, BC wines, and the city's exceptional culinary talent from January 19 to February 4. This year, we’re particularly excited for these brand new events:

Check out this up and coming neighbourhood with an experience at one of it’s cornerstone restaurants. | Railtown Catering Pop-Up Dinner

Where: Railtown Catering (397 Railway Street)

When: Saturday, February 3

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Price: $99

On Saturday, February 3, Chef Ljubek Dehlic and the talented Railtown Catering team will host an elegant, pop-up dinner – the first of its kind for the award-winning catering company. For one night only, a converted garage in Vancouver’s Railtown district will transform into an stylishly sophisticated event venue as 30 guests come together for an intimate long-table dinner.  

The luxurious Rocky Mountaineer is opening its Rail Car doors while in the station | Rail Car Pop-Up: All Aboard Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer Station
1755 Cottrell St, Vancouver

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Thursday, February 1, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Guests will be greeted with a welcome beverage aboard the luxurious GoldLeaf railcar, as is customary on a Rocky Mountaineer train journey. After exploring the bi-level, glass-domed train car, diners will indulge in a delectable three-course meal, featuring fresh, local ingredients, prepared by Rocky Mountaineer’s acclaimed culinary team. Inspired by the Western Canadian regions the train travels through, each dish will be introduced with a glimpse into a Rocky Mountaineer journey with hosts on-hand to entertain with their famous Canadian storytelling. The meal will be paired with a selection of BC wines and local craft brews to emulate an authentic Rocky Mountaineer experience (please note the train will be stationery at all times). 
 
This is the first time ever that guests have the opportunity to dine onboard the Rocky Mountaineer, without travelling across Canada.

Tickets $88.00
($67 + $3.35 GST + $9.65 Gratuity + $8 s/c)

Taste of the Market by Lonsdale Quay Market

Visiting the Granville Island Public Market is already a favourite of many locals and visitors alike, so mix things up by heading across the bridge and checking out Taste of the Market by Lonsdale Quay Market

Lonsdale Quay Market
123 Carrie Cates Ct., North Vancouver

Thursday, January 25th, 2018
6:30pm – 8:00pm 

Lonsdale Quay Market presents “Taste of the Market”, an evening of culinary delight for the taste buds. This event explores the Market’s sprawling array of food and beverage options and introduces the experts who prepare them daily. The event will begin at the rotunda area (main level) of Lonsdale Quay Market where we will welcome guests. The tour will start with a tour of the Market’s fantastic local brewery: Green Leaf Brewing Co., where guests will learn firsthand what happens behind the scenes to create their unique varieties of craft beer. 
Afterwards, sample your way through the best of the market, with offerings including fresh salmon, artisan cheese, gourmet pizza, VQA wine and so much more! A delicious fudge making a demonstration from Olde World Confections will then conclude the evening on a sweet note. 

Tickets: $27.00 
(22.00 + 1.00 GST + 4.00 s/c)
19+ event | Photo ID required 

Pinkies up for this educational and inspired tea event! TWG Tea Salon & Boutique presents The Art of Tea Gastronomy
1070 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Friday, January 19, 2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Friday, January 26, 2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
7 pm (2 hour seating)

At the forefront of tea gastronomy, TWG Tea continues to draw from its vast collection of fine harvest teas and exclusive blends, integrating a myriad of these signature teas into savoury recipes as a most precious component, imparting unique flavours, toying with taste buds, tantalizing the palate, and introducing a whole new world of sensations and flavours to gourmands and tea lovers. Introducing a rare voyage of discovery, TWG Tea celebrates the art of Tea Gastronomy, with an extravagant five course menu. Each dish featuring unmistakable influences from Ethiopia, Canada, France, Morocco, and Japan.

Tickets $131.00
($100 + $5 GST + $18.50 Gratuity + $8 s/c)