The incoming week is looking especially tasty. There are chefs visiting from south of the border AND across the pond to showcase their culinary stylings in The Six. There’s also a food fest devoted to pizza, a pig roast, and a county fair that’ll have you yelling yee-haw!
Here’s are the food events happening from July 10 to 16 in Toronto.
Visiting Chef Michael Gulotta turns Toronto’s Beast restaurant into MOPHO for a single night this week. On the menu MOPHO wings, beef pho with all the fixings, pepperjelly braised clams, and more.
When: July 10, 5 pm to 10 pm
Where: Beast Restaurant, 96 Tecumseth Street, Troronto
Shōtō hosts London Chef Lee Tiernan of Black Axe Mangal for a two-night collaborative feast with a portion of the proceeds going towards the SickKids Foundation.
When: July 11 and 12
Where: 190 University Avenue, Toronto,
On the menu for this communal feast, a whole smoked hog, beer can chicken, bacon-bourbon baked beans, slaw, salad, and smoked pineapple.
When: July 12, 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: The Citizen, 522 King Street West, Toronto
Sample craft beers from 20+ breweries while enjoying the hot summer nights of Toronto in one of the city’s beloved neighbourhoods.
Where: Liberty Village, 171 Liberty Street East
When: July 13, 6 pm to 10 pm
MRG Events and Budweiser are throwing an epic County Fair in the city this month, that will bring the spirit of the country to the heart of the city. The boot-stomping party in downtown Toronto takes place over two days featuring live country music, BBQ from some of Toronto’s top chefs, games, and classic carnival eats.
When: July 14 and 15,
Where: 525 King Street West
Price: From $34.50
Styled after the night markets from Taiwan, Hong Kong and across Asia, this outdoor market is a feast for the senses. Look forward to hawkers and food trucks selling everything from ramen burgers and stinky tofu to fried ice cream and matcha desserts.
When: July 14 to 16
Where: Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham
Price: Admission is free.
Vaughan Pizza Fest, happening mid-July, promises to be the biggest pizza party you’ve ever seen. At last year’s festival, pizza enthusiasts from across Ontario enjoyed 50,000 slices of pie over the weekend.
When: July 14 to 16
Where: Woodbridge Fair Grounds, 100 Porter Avenue, Vaughan
Price: From $10
Now in its fifth year, North America’s largest halal food festival returns for two full days showcasing nearly 200 exhibitors and some of the Toronto’s best halal bakeries, restaurants, and specialty stores.
When: July 15, 10 am to 10 pm; July 16, 10 am to 8 pm
Where: The International Centre, Entrance 5, 6900 Airport Road
Price: General admission is $5.