11 food events to check out in Toronto this week: December 2 to 8

Nov 30 2018, 2:49 pm

From free pancakes to beer yoga to holiday-themed cocktails, there’s a lot happening in Toronto’s food and drink scene this week.

Feast your eyes on these events… they’re the ones to hit!

Brickworks Cider House Yoga and Beer Sampling

Get extra zen at this event featuring yoga and beer — two excellent ways to unwind on a Saturday. Spots are limited, so keep your cool and get your tickets quick.

Where: Brickworks Cider House – 709 Queen Street East
When: Saturday, December 1 from 10 am to 11 am

Vegan Holiday Brunch


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Ring in the holiday season in cruelty-free fashion at this vegan holiday brunch. Hosted by Chicpeas Veg, the menu will feature gluten-free, nut-free and raw options. Healthful!

Where: 44 Charles Street East
When: Sunday, December 2 from noon to 3 pm

Beer Yoga

If evening beer yoga is more your scene, there’s an option for you too! This chill event takes place on a Monday evening, to start your week off right.

Where: Station Cafe and Kitchen – 866 Bloor Street West
When: Monday, December 3 from 8 pm to 10 pm

Spice and Tea Blending Workshop


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This time of year, tea is the ticket. Frigid mornings and chilly nights alike are soothed by a cozy cuppa. Learn how to blend your own brews at this workshop!

Where: Common People Shop – 1694 Queen Street West
When: Tuesday, December 4 from 6 pm to 8 pm

Cheese Garden Holiday Pop-Up


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This Kawaii-themed pop-up shop will bring the Original Double Fromage Cheesecake, Matcha Double Fromage Cheesecake and Uji Matcha Tiramisu to downtown-dwellers, so you needn’t make the trip to Cheese Garden’s North York location.

Where: Hudson’s Bay – 176 Yonge Street
When: Thursday, December 6 from 10 am to 9 pm

Gingerbread House Decorating

Tap into your inner child as you decorate this classic holiday treat. Chefs will guide you as you design your house and eat it, too!

Where: Humber College – 205 Humber College Boulevard
When: Thursday, December 6 from 6 pm to 10 pm

Free Pancakes at Fuwa Fuwa


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This well-loved soufflé pancake spot is opening a new location, this time at Yonge and Eglinton! Stop by to celebrate their grand opening and enjoy free pancakes. (Free! Pancakes!)

Where: Fuwa Fuwa (new location) – 2471 Yonge Street
When: Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 from noon to 2 pm

Bumble Holiday Sweater Party

There’s a buzz around this holiday event, running in support of CAMH. Guests will receive a complimentary holiday cocktail, some holiday snacks, and you also have the opportunity to receive a festive treat by donation.

Where: Cabin Five – 225 Richmond Street West
When: Saturday, December 8 at 8 pm

Toronto Christmas Market


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You know it, you love it, and it’s still here for a few more weeks! If you haven’t made it to the Toronto Christmas Market yet, now is the time. If you’ve already gone, now is the time to go again. The festive food, drinks and other holiday treats are only here for a limited time.

Where: Distillery Historic District
When: Thursday, November 15 to Sunday, December 23  (closed Mondays)

Miracle on Queen Street


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This pop-up is a must-visit this holiday season. Go and enjoy holiday-themed cocktails in a ridiculously fun and festive environment. Cross the Run Run Rudolph off your Christmas list.

Where: 251 Queen Street West
When: November 23 to December 26: 5 pm – 2 am Monday to Friday; 12 pm – 2 am Saturday and Sunday

Holiday Fair in the Square

This holiday fair will be around until right before Christmas, featuring Toronto’s best food trucks, a fireside lounge and an outdoor bar serving mulled wine and other seasonal favourites.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
When: December 1 to 23, closed Mondays

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