GRANVILLE ISLAND — Whisky expert Andrew Starritt of Cask Strength is collaborating with Edible Canada for a Whisky Dinner or June 18 at 7p.m. Rare single malts will pair with "rich, sultry dishes created to enhance the complex flavors of the spirits". Tickets for this five-course dinner are $120. [EW]
WHISTLER — The Mountain Top Barbecues at the Roundhouse Lodge are back for the summer season starting June 27. Every Friday (whole hog roast), Saturday (slow-roast prime rib and slow-smoked barbecue) and Sunday (Pacific seafood grill) ride up the Whistler Village Gondola to enjoy barbecue, salads and desserts at 6000ft. There are two seatings for dinner, 5-6.30p.m. and 6.30-8p.m. Tickets are $36. [EW]
DOWNTOWN — Movies at MARKET are back on June 27 and 28 with an exclusive screening of Three Stars directed by Lutz Hachmeister, which goes behind the scenes of 10 three star Michelin restaurants, interviewing some of the world's most talented chefs including Yannick Alléno, Olivier Roellinger and MARKET's Jean-Georges Vongerichten. After the movie, guests are served a four-course dinner by Chef de Cuisine Montgomery Lau inspired by classic Jean-Georges favourites. The evening includes a glass of bubbly, gourmet popcorn, film screening, and a private four-course dinner. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Tickets are $78.00 with wine pairings available for an additional $55.00 or $110.00. For reservations, call (604) 695-1115.