There’s lots happening in Toronto this week. The food events on our calendars are practically overflowing.
There’s a prix fixe menu to be had and hundred of restaurants across the city, plus night markets, picnics, and more.
Here are all the food events happening over the next seven days in this city.
Summerlicious is one of Toronto’s favourite culinary celebrations. For two mouth-watering weeks in July savour delicious three-course prix fixe menus served by more than 200 of Toronto’s top restaurants.
When: On now until July 23
Where: Restaurants across Toronto
Price: Lunch menus priced at $18, $23 and $28, dinner menus priced at $28, $38 and $48.
The Hunt Guides Launch Party
Celebrate the launch of Toronto’s newest city guide. The Hunt Guides tackles all things Toronto in this new edition debuting along with free samples from Indie Ale House at 86’d Mondays at The Drake Hotel.
**Huge thanks to our sponsors and supporters at The Drake Hotel, Indie Ale House and Ivy Knight**
When: July 17, 8 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
National Hot Dog Day at Fancy Franks
Toronto’s fanciest hot dog purveyor is ceebratating National Hot Dog Day this week. Fancy Franks is giving out free hot dogs on a bun at its College Street location from noon until 5 pm for the occasion.
When: July 19
Where: 326 College Street, Toronto
World-renowned St. Lawrence Market vendors partner with The Food Dudes for this evening of eating, and drinking at the iconic Toronto setting.
When: July 20, 6 pm
Where: St. Lawrence Market, South Market Patio, 95 Front Street East, Toronto
Italian Restaurant Week in Toronto offers a taste of Italy in The Six. Sixteen Toronto restaurants are participating, each representing the cuisine from one 16 different regions in Italy and offering a four-course prezzo fisso (prix fixe) dinner menu for $49 while select restaurants also offer a three-course menu at lunch for $29.
When: July 20 to July 30
Where: Multiple venues
Price: $29 to $49
Let Chef Rocco show off his latest creations at this communal feast promising tables packed full of fritto misto, salads, grilled mortadella, pizzas, and desserts along with La Marca Prosecco being poured all night.
When: July 20, 7 pm
Where: Libretto, 545 King Street West, Toronto
Festival of South Asia
Celebrate food and art from across South Asian at this annual festival. Admission is free while food will be on sale for $1 to $5 per taste.
When: July 22, noon to 11 pm
Where: Gerrard Street East from Coxwell to Greenwood.
The Junction gets together for this annual evening food fest showcasing prepared food vendors the local farmers’ market, neighbourhood restaurants, breweries, and cideries.
When: July 22, 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: The Junction
Price: Food and drink tickets $5 each
For one day only, the Garrison Common at Fort York will be filled with blankets, bevies, and some of the best food in the city. The Rosé Picnic has parented with celebrity Toronto chef Mark McEwan, so you’ll have baskets of delicious food to choose from.
Where: Garrison Common, Fort York (250 Fort York Blvd)
Time: Saturday, July 22 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Price: From $65
- There's a Halo Halo festival happening in Toronto next month
- Giro d'Italia, AKA Italian Restaurant Week, returns to Toronto this July
- Beer, Bourbon & BBQ coming to Ontario Place next month