Dine Out 2018 Features Must-Try Vancouver Restaurants and Foodie Events

It’s nearly time again to whet the appetite for Vancouver’s biggest food festival of the year - The Dine Out Vancouver Festival! Local and visiting foodies alike can expect a citywide selection of gustatory delights, showcasing Vancouver’s newest, most celebrated and locally favourite restaurants. Organized by Tourism Vancouver and the biggest festival of its kind in Canada, the event spans from January 19 to February 4. Of course, there’s more to experience than just the prix-fixe menus and incredible wine pairings. Diners can also enjoy a range of food-centric activities and events, such as cooking classes, cocktail masterclasses, culinary tours and more!

Visit Dine Out Vancouver Festival’s restaurant page for a list of participating restaurants. This year’s list will be released and reservations opened on January 11, or January 8 for Aeroplan members.

Get your tickets early and check out just a few of the festival’s amazing gustatory events, listed below:

DINE OUT GRAND TASTING: The grand tasting even in Vancouver’s historic Orpheum Theatre to kick off the start of the festival!

EAST VANCOUVER CRAFT BEER AND FOOD TOUR Running now for its fifth year, an exciting craft beer and culinary tour of a selection of favourite East Van breweries.

SECRET SUPPER SOIREE: Explore the city and hop aboard a private 1930’s trolley to discover secret locations, amazing beverages, dinner and canape creations.

THE JAPANESE CUISINE AND SUSHI TOUR: More than just sushi, a taste of some of Vancouver’s tastiest, most adventurous Japanese food.

THE OCEAN WISE POP-UP CAFE: Presented and hosted by Vancouver Aquarium, with delicacies prepared by celebrated Chef Ned Bell.

URBAN WINE AND DISTILLERY TOUR: Prepare your taste buds for the unique flavours of Vancouver-made wines and spirits - with a culinary twist!

BEST OF VANCOUVER COFFEE TOUR: Take a fun, educational, behind-the-scenes tour of Vancouver’s top coffee shops and roasters

HIDDEN GEM DIM SUM TOUR : A unique, down-to-earth walking tour through Chinatown’s most authentic and delicious dim sum spots. Not to be missed!

Find the full list of events for Dine Out Vancouver Festival on their Dine Out Events page, and be sure to get your tickets early! Book your stay in Vancouver at Mayfair Hotels & Resorts, for a relaxing night’s sleep after exploring the city vibe, food and culture!