8 Toronto food events to check out this week, July 3 to 9

Jun 30 2017, 1:43 pm

There’s no shortage of food events happening Toronto this week.

Following the long weekend, there’s prix-fixe promotions to be had, plus street festivals, brunch buffets, and more.

Here are 8 events to mark on your calendar this week.

Taste of Lawrence

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Scarborough’s largest street festival promises three days of food, 130 street vendors, a midway, live entertainment, and more.

When: July 7 to July 9
Where: Lawrence Avenue East from Warden Avenue to Birchmount Road, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Elevated Ethiopian

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This Eritrean adventure features a menu with beer pairings from Granville Island Brewery and Creemore Springs. In addition to the multi-course meal, look forward to a traditional coffee ceremony and live jazz.

When: July 7, 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Pero Restaurant, 812 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Price: $50

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Summer Lady Beer Festival

Since 2014, the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies has been bringing together craft-beer-loving women and this month they’ll be hosting another one of their awesome ‘Bevie’ events. The Summer Lady Beer Festival will have visitors sample their way through a lineup of guest brews, hit up food stalls and browse wares from local vendors.

When: July 8, 1 pm to 5 pm and 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Henderson Brewery128A Sterling Avenue
Price: From $35

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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: July 7 to July 23
Where: Restaurants across Toronto
Price: Lunch menus priced at $18, $23 and $28, dinner menus priced at $28, $38 and $48.

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Fusion of Taste

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International and local performances, buskers, and over 60 vendors will gather for this street party put on by the Albion Islington Square BIA.

When: July 9, noon to 10:30 pm
Where: Albion Road and Islington Avenue
Price: Admission is free.


Anatolia Festival

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Turkish folk dancing, Turkish music, and of course, Turkish foods are the focus at this one-day festival in the heart of downtown Toronto.

When: July 9, 11 am to 11 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free admission


Last Resort Brunch

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When: July 9, 1 pm to 7 pm
Where: The Shameful Tiki Room, 1378 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $15 to $30


TO Food Fest

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Established and aspiring chefs from across the GTA take over the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto to showcase signature dishes at this Sunday food fest.

When: July 9, noon to 6 pm
Where: 5183 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto
Price: Free admission, $2 donation encouraged

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