Toronto welcomes October this week with food events devoted to croissants, tacos, dumplings, and more!
Here are half a dozen food events happening this week to sink your teeth into.
This edition of The Drake’s 86’d Mondays features an epic battle to determine Toronto’s best croissant. Participating in the bake-off: Blackbird Baking, Bonjour Brioche, Mabel’s Bakery, Rahier Patisserie, Patisserie 27, GB Patisserie Program, and La Bastille. Attendees can to sample and vote to help determine the winner.
When: October 2, 8 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
Fidel Gastro’s Chef, Matt Basile is joined by Chef Wes Avila of the famed LA food truck Guerrilla Tacos for this one-night-only event promising tacos and tequila from the city that does them best.
When: October 4
Where: Lisa Marie, 638 Queen Street West, Toronto
Harry’s Charbroiled is about to celebrate its first birthday and in celebration, the diner will be giving away FREE burgers and collecting donations for the Parkdale Community Food Bank.
When: October 5, noon to 4 pm
Where: 160 Springhurst Avenue, Toronto
Good company, cold beers, and a pile of dumplings is the perfect way to spend the first Friday in October as this pop up takes place at the east side brewery.
When: October 6, 4 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.
Thanksgiving-themed fully loaded veggie hotdogs and beer are good reasons to give thanks at this festive event. On the menu, dogs topped with vegan stuffing, mushroom gravy and cranberry sauce, another dressed in mac and cheese, fakin’ bacon and panko crunch, and finally, a weiner loaded with sweet potato casserole with torched marshmallows.
When: October 6, 7 pm
Where: The Steady, 1051 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Price: $7 per weiner
This Thanksgiving-themed pop up promises beer and festive food. While the menu has yet to announced, at least you know the beer will be the Best.
When: October 7
Where: Henderson Brewing Co., 128A Sterling Road, Toronto
Price: $7 per weiner