Kick February off with a full stomach!
From poutine and Chinese New Year feasts to Nutella-laced sweets and tailgating parties, these Toronto food events will keep your calendar (and tummy) full all week.
Toronto’s biannual prix fixe promotion returns this winter from January 26 to February 8, 2018 and in addition to the special menus at restaurants across the city, Winterlicious has also released the line-up for its Culinary Events Series.
When: On now until February 8
Where: Restaurants across Toronto
Perfectly timed for all the carb cravings caused by winter in Canada, the great French-Canadian classic is cause for celebration at a handful of Toronto restaurants where the dining public will have a chance to eat and vote on unique poutine creations.
When: February 1 to 7, 2018
Where: Participating restaurants in Toronto
This unique dining and theatrical experience is set inside the 1860s home of William Lyon Mackenzie and his wife Isabel. The intimate event includes period music and four-course Victorian inspired meal, as well as the opportunity for participants to interact with actors.
When: February 1, 2 and 3
Where: The Mackenzie House, 82 Bond Street, Toronto
JSausage Party Toronto pops up in the brewery for an afternoon of beers and bites. On the menu, four unique loaded gourmet vegetarian and vegan hot dogs to choose from.
When: February 2, 2018, 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.
Tour the Market with a glass of sparkling wine in hand and enjoy tastings from three Market merchants before partaking in a four-course demo and dine experience that features “the bounty of the Market paired with local Ontario wines.”
When: February 2, 3 and 5
Where: St. Lawrence Market, 93-95 Front Street East, Toronto
World Nutella Day takes place annually on February 5, which, in 2018 is a Monday meaning many Toronto bakeries customarily are closed. As a result, the single day devoted to all things choco-hazelnut has spawned into World Nutella Weekend. Check out our round up featuring top picks on where to celebrate.
When: February 3 to 5
Where: Participating bakeries in Toronto
Tea drinkers will be able to discover something new with the hundreds of tea tastings and opportunities to visit with experts from the industry at one of the many complimentary presentations during this tea fest!
When: February 3 to 4, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
Price: Tickets start at $12 and are already available online
Channel the Edwardian era over teas and a tiered cake stand topped with mini pastries, scones, croissants, strawberries and cream, crumpets, and tea sandwiches.
When: February 3 and 4, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto
When: February 4
Where: Venues across Toronto
This informal cooking class hosted by Ivy Knight, Trista Sheen, and Doug Jones is the pizza tutorial of your dreams. Cook, eat, repeat!
When: February 4, 5 pm
Where: The Drake Commissary, 128 Sterling Road, Toronto
Price: From $40.
Get a head start on Lunar New Year celebrations at this feast presented by Chef Mandy Sou. On the menu, shrimp-lobster dumplings, chicken and egg soup, roast suckling pig, and more!
When: February 8, 2018, 7 pm
Where: Pray Tell, 838 College Street, Toronto
There’s a pop-up pizzeria coming to Toronto this February but rather than serving up cheesy pies, this new place deals exclusively in dessert! The promo from the Dr. Oetker brand is already advertising its impending arrival on Queen West for a full week in February when it will dish out FREE chocolate pizza to the public.
When: February 9 to 14, 3 pm to 9 pm
Where: 1056 Queen Street West, Toronto