6 Toronto food events to check out over the next week: February 16 to 22

Feb 16 2018, 8:29 pm

Chinese New Year, Giro d’Italia, Family Day long weekend – the next seven days in Toronto are packed with tempting food events, celebrations, and special menus.

Here are the most delicious things to do in the week ahead.

Giro d’Italia

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Italian Restaurant Week is back to fulfill all your carb-laden, wintertime cravings in Toronto this February. Toronto’s top Italian restaurants participate by showcasing the cuisine from different regions in Italy via multi-course prezzo fisso (prix fixe) menu priced at $49.

When: Kicking off February 16, 2018
Where: Participating Italian restaurants in Toronto

Lunar New Year

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Celebrate the Year of the Dog surrounded by family and friends in Toronto this February! The Lunar New Year (AKA Chinese New Year) kicks off on February 16 and for the occasion, Asian restaurants across the city will celebrate with dumplings, noodles, and other traditional dishes with auspicious meanings.

When: Kicking off February 16, 2018
Where: Across Toronto

Brewer’s Backyard Winter Warmer

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In part of the Family Day festivities at the Evergreen Brick Works, this first Brewers Backyard of 2018 will feature suds from six different craft beer makers along with eats from local food vendors. Go early for “First Call” featuring $1 off beers for the first hour.

When: February 19, 2018, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Good Cheese x KBCo


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“Forget about cheese and wine, this event is all about the wonderful world of cheese and beer!” The guided tasting includes a welcome beer and 4 beer and cheese pairings and a chance to rub shoulders with the brewer and cheese expert from Good Cheese.

When: February 20, 7 pm
Where: Kensington Brewing Company, 299 Augusta Avenue, Toronto
Price: $40

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Live from the Sugar Shack

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Don your best flannel or a Canadian tuxedo for this sugar shack experience offering a taste of Canadian cuisine, including the flavours of maple, winter spices, foie gras, savoury pancakes, tourtière, and more.

When: February 21, 2018, 7 pm
Where: Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $65

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Recipe For Change

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Now in its 9th year, the annual all-you-can-eat event is in support of FoodShare‘s vital food literacy work and school food and farm programs and will bring together 30 of Toronto’s top chefs and restaurateurs for an evening of unlimited feasting.

When: February 22, 2018
Where: St. Lawrence Market, (market tent) Toronto
Price: $135

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