6 events and food tours you need to check out during Dine Out Vancouver Festival



There’s a lot of eating to do this month…

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Dine Out Vancouver Festival brings together more than 300 restaurants, wineries, craft breweries and tens of thousands of diners to participate in 17 days of dining throughout Metro Vancouver.

In addition to the fixed price menus the festival is best known for, Dine Out Vancouver Festival hosts a series of special events that include pop-up restaurants, food tours, educational events and chef collaborations. With so many events to choose from, it’s difficult to know where to even get started.

To lend a helping hand, we’ve narrowed down the list to 6 events you’ve got to check out during this year’s Dine Out Vancouver festival. Hope you’re hungry!

Get Shucked Up!


Enjoy an evening of oysters and fine wine with the Fanny Bay Oyster Bar! Learn how to shuck the perfect oyster with their world class shucking experts while enjoying them alongside incredible BC wines. Learn a little, eat a lot! This is going to be a good one. Learn more HERE.

Save On Meats Experience

Experience the historic Save On Meats Diner and learn about poverty and food security in the DTES while enjoying 3-courses of classic diner food. Each ticket sold will also provide a meal to a neighbour in need. Learn more HERE.

Bauhaus Stammtisch

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This long table dinner is inspired by Chef Tim Schulte’s childhood memories of his family in Germany eating every meal together. Guests will be seated at a family style long table and enjoy a beautifully crafted 4-course menu with your choice of a BC & German wine pairing. Learn more HERE.

Vancouver Coffee Tour

Try the best coffee with expertly crafted pour-overs, brewed coffee, espresso and tasty pastries! Join Canadian Craft for a 3-hour tour where you get a chance to try some of the best Coffee in Vancouver. Learn about the history and origins of coffee. Take a tour through a roastery, and learn about the importing of beans and the science behind roasting them. This tour includes all transportation, tastings, as a great local guide! Learn more HERE.

Out of Town Wine & Craft Brewery Tour

Learn from the local producers and taste plenty of wine and craft beer tastings in the Fraser Valley! come explore Vancouver’s backyard as you traverse three wineries all located in the stunning Fraser Valley – with a bonus stop at the award winning, Four Wind’s brewery along the way. You’ll be taken through brewing processes, tour facilities, and enjoy with a variety of beer and wine tastings and a selection of canapés throughout the day, including a light lunch of cheese and charcuterie to finish up this amazing tour. Learn more HERE.

World Chef Exchange: London, Sydney, San Diego, Dusseldorf, Montreal

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The Vancouver World Chef Exchange will bring 5 chefs from around the world to cook a series of delicious collaborations with our own city’s top talent. With chefs visiting from London, Sydney, Montreal and beyond, hungry diners will be treated to once-in-a-lifetime meals prepared by burgeoning Vancouver talent and international all-stars. Note, the Montreal event is sold-out! Learn more HERE.

Dine Out Vancouver Festival takes place January 18 – February 3, 2019. To learn more, visit dineoutvancouver.com