9 Toronto food events to check out over the next week: April 13 to 20

Apr 13 2018, 12:07 pm

Spring hasn’t arrived in Toronto just yet but food trucks have!

In addition to the first Food Truck’N Friday of the season, look forward to Toronto food events like Songkran Festival, Coffee & Tea Expo, and a pierogi-fueled pop up on the calendar.

Food Truck’N Friday

Food Truck'N Friday food truck

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Back for its fourth season starting April 13, 2018, this ongoing food truck event will take up weekly residence in Etobicoke and will feature live entertainment, music, prizes, giveaways, a market experience, and a new lineup of featured food trucks each week.

When: April 134:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Parking lot at Bloor St. W. and Resurrection Road

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Pierogi Me! Pop-Up

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Pierogi and beer! Cold suds and hot little dumplings are the order of the day at this springtime pop-up inside the east end brewery.

When: April 13, 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

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Songkran Festival: Dinner & Water Fight

songkran waterfight


Celebrate the Thai New Year (Songkran) with a buffet dinner and noodle bar, followed by an indoor water fight.

When: April 13, 6 pm to 11:30 pm

Where: Bangkok Garden, 18 Elm Street, Toronto
Price: Tickets are $55

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Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Cartoon Party


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This nostalgic event at The Royal channels your inner child for a sugar-charged morning of retro cartoons and AYCE cereal.

When: April 14, 10 am

Where: The Royal, 608 College Street, Toronto
Price: $15 (Children $8)


Toronto Coffee & Tea Expo 2018

Toronto Coffee and Tea Expo


When: April 14 and 15, 2018, 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the door, pending availability.

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South Asian Curry Battle

Rickshaw Bar curry

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This edition of 86’d Mondays at The Drake Hotel features a chef battle between Bombay Street Food, Tich, Kolkata Club, Saffron Spice Kitchen, and Rickshaw Bar battling it for the title of best curry!

When: April 16, 2018, 8 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: Free

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Canadian Terroir + Rioja Wines


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Flavours from across Canada meet wines from this Spanish region at this communal feast featuring a variety of pintxos followed by courses featuring croquetas, Fogo Island Cod, lamb, and more.

When: April 18, 2018, 7 pm
Where: El Tenedor, 909 Yonge Street, Toronto
Price: $TBA

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Heirloom Toronto Cheesecake Pop Up

Hierloom cheesecake on a stick


The viral sensation known as cheesecake-on-a-stick is popping up on Queen West for a three-week run starting this week!

When: April 19 to May 4, 2018
Where: 420 Queen Street West, Toronto

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Brews, BBQ and Tunes

Brews,BBQ & Tunes

Brews, BBQ & Tunes

This fundraiser event in support of The Stop Community Food Centre will raise the roof with a good ol’ Fashioned Barn Raising! Admission is free for the community event featuring BBQ along with a choice of 50+ craft beers and live music.

When: April 19, 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Earlscourt BBQ By PorkNinjas, 1278 St Clair Avenue West
Price: Admission is free.


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