This week in food news from across Canada: August 12 to 18

Aug 18 2017, 4:47 pm

From coast to coast Canada’s culinary scene is thriving. In this weekly column, we round up the biggest food-focused stories from across the country each week.

See what your fellow Canadians are hungry for right here:

Vancouver

  • Vancouver has officially embraced the dark side. Like the polar opposite of Diner en Blanc, Ce Soir Noir is back for its third annual picnic of darkness in Crab Park on August 24.
  • With over 20 new breweries having opened in 2016, this is going to be one exciting year at the upcoming 2017 BC Beer Awards, which has a fresh category on tap this year.

Calgary

  • Quebec-based Cacao 70 is bringing their chocolate paradise to YYC in the near future. A location of the expanding treat-centric eatery is slated to open in the Springbank area.
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Montreal

  • A giant street food festival is coming to the Old Port this September… as if Montreal really needs to reinforce its status as a gastronomical force.

Toronto

  • The Canadian National Exhibition unveiled its annual line-up of epic eats this week. The CNE is on now until September 4 and between the Food Building and the midway, Torontonians can devour Deep Fried Cheese Curds, Black Velvet Funnel Cakes, and more.
  • One of Toronto’s newest restaurants deals in indigenous cuisines and is serving up Seal Tartare on the menu.
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