8 Toronto food events to check out over the next week: February 9 to 15

Feb 9 2018, 10:01 pm

Eat your heart out at these Toronto food events happening in the week ahead. There’s a FREE pizza pop-up, winter craft beer festival, butter tart fest, and even more food-related activities to sink your teeth into.

Here’s what’s on in Toronto from February 9 to 15




There’s a pop-up pizzeria coming to Toronto this February but rather than serving up cheesy pies, this new place deals exclusively in dessert! The promo from the Dr. Oetker brand is already advertising its impending arrival on Queen West for a full week in February when it will dish out FREE chocolate pizza to the public.

When: February 9 to 14, 3 pm to 9 pm
Where: 1056 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: FREE!


Roundhouse Winter Craft Beer Fest

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Billed as “crazy Canuck fun,” this beer fest will feature plenty of sampling from 40+ craft brewers from across Ontario plus food vendors dishing out hearty, comfort foods like dumplings, poutine, and meat pies.

When: February 10, 2018, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Roundhouse Park
Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the gates


Pickering’s Annual Butter Tart Festival

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This full-day festival devoted to the iconic Ontario treat takes place just 45 minutes from downtown Toronto.

When: February 10, 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Pickering Recreation Complex, 1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering


Big News Breakfast Pop-Up

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Breakfast and beer! Big News Breakfast pops up in the east-side brewery for a special Olympic menu featuring “The Nordic,” Nanaimo bar French toast, “The Speed Skater,” smoked meat breakfast sandwich, “The Curler,”Canadian bacon breakfast sandwich, and “The Bobsledder,” breakfast poutine.

When: February 11, 2018, 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Love at the Zoo

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Looking for a wild way to spend Valentine’s Day in Toronto this year? The Toronto Zoo is hosting dinner date nights this February! Possibly one of the most exotic locales in the city, this evening event promises special animal encounters, an interactive and informative presentation, and an all-you-can-eat (AYCE) feast.

When: February 10 and 14, 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Road, Toronto
Price: $85

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Mega Hot & Sour Ramen Challenge

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Can you devour a massive bowl of Hot & Sour Ramen in less than 15 minutes? Do it and the whole thing is FREE. The challenge takes place at Kinton Ramen the day before V-Day!

When: February 13, 5 pm
Where: Kinton Ramen, 668 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Price: $35 (if you don’t finish within 15 minutes)

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Valentine’s Day

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Check out our round-up of the most romantic date night destinations, sweetheart treats, and menu specials on offer across Toronto for the annual day of romance.

When: February 14
Where: Restaurants across Toronto

Giro d’Italia

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The Consorzio di Ristoranti Italiani hosts this celebration of regional Italian cuisine at 16 restaurants in Toronto. Participating cucinas will be dishing out limited-time prezzo fisso menus for the occasion.

When: February 15 to 25
Where: Participating Italian restaurants across Toronto


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