There's a four-day long Icelandic festival in Toronto next month

Oct 25 2017, 6:56 pm

Celebrate Icelandic culture in Toronto this November when Taste of Iceland returns.

The four-day festival is on from November 9 to 12 and will showcase food, music, art, film and literature from the Nordic nation.

Now in its sixth consecutive year, this year’s programming includes The Write Stuff literature event on November 9, Reykjavik Calling at the Horseshoe Tavern on November 11 as well as, a discussion on Iceland’s art scene, capping off with a short film festival and closing event on November 12.

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Perhaps most enticing of all is the Icelandic menu from Chef Viktor Örn Andrésson available at Leña Restaurant between November 9 and 11. Meanwhile, there’s also an immersive dining experience showcasing Icelandic music, food, and drinks on November 12 where Chefs Viktor Örn Andrésson and Julie Marteleira host an evening of live performances, cocktail and canapé reception, followed by a four-course dinner with wine pairings from one of Iceland’s most prestigious culinary experts.

The ticketed dinner costs $120 to attended and will be served family style. On the menu, grilled langoustine, fried lamb filet with a wild juniper berry glaze, Icelandic doughnuts with skyr, and more.

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Taste of Iceland

When: November 8 to 12
Where: Participating venues in Toronto.
Taste of Iceland

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