9 Toronto food events to check out over the next week: February 23 to March 1
The forecast for the next seven days in Toronto will put some spring in your step! In addition to warm weather, there’s lots to do, see, and eat in The 6ix this week!
Here are 9 food events to fill up the week ahead in Toronto.
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: On now until February 25, 2018
Where: Participating Italian restaurants in Toronto
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Food is King
Eat on King Street and the city is buying! The newly launched Food is King promotion is on now until March 4 and provides a one-time $15 Ritual credit towards any menu item at 40 participating restaurants in the area of the King Street pilot project.
When: February 20 to March 4, 2017
Where: Download the Ritual app and search using the words Food is King to see participating restaurants.
Eats Week Toronto
Toronto’s first ever digital food fest kicks off next week. Over 550+ restaurants and cafes will participate in the two-week event that will see signature menu items discounted up to half-off when purchased via Ritual and Apple Pay.
When: February 26 to March 9, 2018
Where: Restaurants across Toronto.
Hotpot Week at Chinese chain Liuyishou Chongqing Hotpot is happening in conjunction with the Lunar New Year and features enticing holiday dinner specials presented by Vancouver Gourmet Tours.
When: February 26 to March 2
Where: 4188 Finch Avenue East, Unit 14 and 15, Toronto
Price: $66.95 to $$125.95
Mama Raty’s Finnish Meat Pie Pop-Up
The brewery hosts Mama Raty for this pop-up event featuring Finnish meat pies and craft beers. On the menu, handheld pies featuring fluffy dough packed with savoury beef and rice and fried to perfection.
When: February 23, 2018, 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.
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Hungry for Comfort: Surviving a Canadian Winter
Food enthusiasts can take a historic look at “how different peoples survived and thrived in Canada’s bitter winter” at this one-day spotlighting “culinary stories of the First Nations, Metis, French and English, with speakers, demonstrations, workshops and tastings.”
When: February 24, 2018, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto
Price: $75 per workshop (early bird special, $65 before February 9)
Now in its third year, cocktail competition Speed Rack – created for and by female bartenders to promote female bartenders – will see competitors go head to head in round-robin, timed, and judged challenges in the Toronto edition of the national qualifiers.
When: February 25, 2018, 3 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Enercare Center, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto
Restaurants Canada Show
This annual trade show for industry folks will sample and demo innovative new products, dishes, and gadgets.
When: February 25, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Boulevard, Suite 1, Toronto
Price: Admission from $55.
Under the Witch’s Spell
Enjoy a Maritime inspired tasting menu complete with fish and chips, chowder, candied smoked salmon, appy platters, and flights of Samuel Adams Beer (refills included) at this ticketed dinner capping off the month of February.
When: February 28, 2018, 7 pm
Where: Sea Witch, 636 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto
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