8 Toronto food events to check out this week: July 31 to August 6

Jul 31 2017, 11:48 am

This week in Toronto we welcome August and start looking forward to the Civic Holiday long weekend. On the calendar; food truck rallies, BBQs, Caribbana launch parties, and weekday night markets.

Here’s what’s happening (food-wise) in Toronto this week.

Bourbon, BBQ, & Fried Chicken

Boxcar Social Harbourfront hosts this event on the patio. On the menu, boneless fried chicken, an array of BBQ, lots of sides, and a BBQ sauce tasting.

When: July 31, 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Price: $75

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Midsummer Nights Dream Dinner

Illicit and delicious! This five-course tasting menu is infused with cannabis extracts and hosted by Chef Lida-Tuy of Baker’s Shop and the Green Market at a top secret location announced only to ticket holders.

When: July 31, 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: TBA
Price: $200, includes a loot bag of Green Market goodies for take-home.

Caribana Pre-game

Kick off the legendary long weekend at this exclusive pre-game happy hour hosted by Black Foodie and The Food Society. BBQ, bevies, and DJs are all on the bill.

When: August 4, 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: Food Society, 650 Bay Street, Toronto
Price: $10 in advance.

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Toronto Food Truck Festival

Forty food trucks from across Ontario will meet up at this east end park for four days of street food, live entertainment, and fun.

When: August 4 to 7
Where: Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen Street East, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Twilight Tuesdays

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Spend Tuesday evenings in August at the York Street Parkette while The Drake and friends (Tundra, Libretto, Superpoint, and Momofuku Daishō) supply the food, drinks, and music.

When: Tuesdays in August, 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: 150 York Street, Toronto
Price: Food and drink tickets each $5

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Doubles vs. Patties

This West Indian snack battle will pit Doubles against Patties. The Caribana launch party hosted by Black Foodie will feature complimentary doubles and patties from Nyam Catering, alongside a vegan-friendly summer menu from Chef Joe Friday. BYO tamarind sauce.

When: August 6, 2 pm to 6 pm
Where: Food Society, 650 Bay Street, Toronto
Price: $25

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Seafood Sundays

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Hosted on the Sky Yard, The Drake Hotel hosts this East Coast style seafood boil, a communal feast featuring maritime seafood classics with all the fixings, house brew, and live fiddle music.

When: Sundays, August 6 and August 20, 6 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $35 per person

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Adelaide Eats

This culinary market has had its run extended into August. Located right in the heart of the Financial District, look forward 14 local chefs, restaurants and food entrepreneurs offering the perfect outdoor escape from the office.

When: Weekdays until August 18
 150 York Street
Price: Admission is free

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