7 food events to check out this week: February 10 to 16

Feb 8 2019, 5:53 am

Eat dessert! In the name of love!

There’s plenty of going on in Toronto’s food and drink scene this week. From truffle making to icewine tours, that sweet tooth is going to be satisfied.

Here’s what’s going on in the city this week.

Geode Sugar Cookie Decorating

Learn the basics of sugar cookie decorating and then take your treats to the next level with this geode sugar cookie decorating class. Suitable for beginners, you’ll be able to demo how to use an airbrush machine!

Where: Artscape Youngplace – 180 Shaw Street
When: Sunday, February 10 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Sweets for your Sweetie

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Tuxedo strawberries and mug cakes are impressive and not-too-difficult to get right, making them the ideal snack for you to savour with your sweetie on V-Day. Stop into this free, no-experience-required class to learn tips and tricks to make your treats extra special.

Where: North York General Hospital Cafeteria
When: Wednesday, February 13, 4 pm to 5 pm

Ethiopian Feast and Market

This market will showcase the Regent Park Sewing Studio, the Regent Park Jewelry Collective and Henna artists, and feature a delicious Ethiopian feast.

Where: 555 Dundas Street East
When: Thursday, February 14 from 11:30 am to 2 pm

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Purdys Chocolate Classes


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You’ll get to learn how to make ganache at this hands-on chocolate class! Learn about different flavour combinations to create your own ooey-gooey chocolate centre, and then walk away with your own custom truffles.

Where:Ā TD Centre – 66 Wellington Street West
When: Thursday, February 14 from 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Post V-Day Social

Everyone and their pups are invited to bask in the aftermath of Valentine’s Day at Black Lab Brewing. Enjoy great brews, play bar games and mingle with fellow dog-lovers.

Where: Black Lab Brewing – 818 Eastern Avenue
When: Friday, February 15 from 6 pm to 11 pm

Niagara Icewine Daytrip

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Tired of cakes and cookies? Savour a different kind of sweetness by indulging in some Icewine. Learn about how this nectar is made, and enjoy it at the best time of year to try it: the middle of winter, when it’s just been released.

Where: Starting at Union Station
When: Saturday, February 16 from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Roses and RosƩ

This two-hour workshop will teach you how to ice picture-perfect layer cakes, with decorative roses to boot. Enjoy the learning over a glass (or a few) of wine, and get into the spirit ofĀ loveee.

Where: 230 King Street East
When: Saturday, February 16 from 2 pm to 5 pm

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