Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Jan 13, 2012 Weekly Planner: January 13 –20th SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestLeft: A truffle demonstration and a tea seminar alongside a six course tasting menu paired with Silk Road teas and Spinnaker’s tea-infused ales. Right: Winter Wassail at Sea Cider (photo courtesy of Sea Cider)Now that we’ve recovered from Christmas (can you believe it’s mid-January already?), time to start thinking about getting out again – here are some interesting food and drink events happening in the next week.Sunday January 15th 3 – 5 PM. Royal Tipple and Tea at Spinnakers Gastro Pub – A truffle demonstration and a tea seminar alongside a six course tasting menu paired with Silk Road teas and Spinnaker’s tea-infused ales. Tickets $45 from Silk Road Teas or Spinnakers WebsiteSunday January 15th 11 AM – 4 PM Winter Wassail at Sea Cider – Come celebrate the apple harvest and set good luck for the new year with this winter festivity. There will be a complimentary warm Silk Road cider cocktail on arrival or non-alcoholic mulled cider. Beverage stations will be serving more ciders, coffee, tea and there will be delicious winter-inspired food. Tours will be hosted every hour starting at noon, highlighting the history of cider as well as entertainment throughout the day by Island Thyme Morris Dancers and Quicksbottom Morris Dancers. The Blessing of the Orchard & Community Wish Tree will be at 2 PM. WebsiteStarting Wednesday January 18th check out Clive’s Whiskey Week at Clive’s Classic Lounge in the Chateau Victoria with whiskey seminars, feature nights and tastings right through Whiskey Weekend. WebsiteMonday January16th 7 PM – Robbie Burns Dinner and Whiskey Tasting hosted by Companions of the Quaich. The evening features a traditional Robbie Burns dinner and four special whiskies in celebration of Scotland’s national poet. Graeme Macaloney, a native Scot, will introduce the whiskies and address the haggis. Smart-casual Highland Dress or tartan attire welcome. At Haro’s Restaurant at the Sidney Pier Hotel. WebsiteAnd if you’re can’t get enough Robbie Burns, starting January 15th Spinnaker’s Gastro Pub is celebrating with a Robbie Burns Fortnight – two weeks of Scottish dinner features and Scotch Ales. WebsiteHeads Up – If you are heading over to Vancouver in the next few weeks, it’s Dine Out Vancouver time – your chance to enjoy specially created three-course dinners at some of Vancouver’s finest restaurants…all for a special price: $18, $28 or $38. Dine Out Academy (culinary classes and tours) and hotel features are available as well. January 20th – February 5thWebsite calendarEdibleseventsVictoria SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food News October 26, 2023 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale – November 24 & 25, 2023 For the ninth year in a row, Rancho Vignola is setting up its Vancouver Island Harvest Sale here at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney. Many of you ... Read More Recipes July 3, 2023 May|June Cover Recipe : Polenta Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Lemon Mascarpone Cream A creative take on traditional strawberry ... Read More Recipes March 6, 2023 March April Cover Recipe : Lemony Leek Cod Cakes The unpretentious and delicious fish cake gets an upgrade with chunks of fresh cod, tangy lemon zest, and creamy, sautéed ... Read More Main course / Recipes / Salad November 1, 2022 Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Steak Salad All the flavours of southeast Asia are contained in this colourful, crunchy, and protein-rich ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Comments are closed.