10 Toronto food events to check out over the next week: March 2 to 8

Mar 2 2018, 8:35 pm

Hungry for adventure? The week ahead is jam-packed with things to eat and places to be!

This week in Toronto, look forward to food events including a dim sum fundraiser, beer festival, pop-ups and more! Here is what’s on over the next seven days!

Food is King


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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


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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.


daniel's spectrum regent park

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This culinary celebration in support of Dixon Hall’s vital food programs will be featuring an array of food stations from local restaurants including Biff’s BistroBarrio CerveceriaDaniel et DanielPaintbox BistroHookedThe Food DudesHawthorne Food & DrinkSkin Bones, and more, alongside craft beers and wines.

When: March 1, 2018, 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East
Price:  $90

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Leslieville Cheese Market Pop-Up

Left Field Brewery cheese beer

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The brewery hosts this fellow east-side fave for an afternoon featuring beers and cheesy menu items like grilled cheese, cheese, and charcuterie boards, and more!

When: March 2, 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Winter Brewfest

Toronto Winter Brewfest 2017

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“After two sold-out years, we’re excited to welcome back hundreds of craft beer lovers to sample the best from breweries across Ontario and Quebec,” says Michael O’Farrell, General Manager of Winter Brewfest. “This year we’ll have even more on tap, with over 150 beers available from over 20 brewery booths, and bites from some of the city’s best food trucks and restaurants.”

When: March 2 and 3, 2018, 6 pm to 1 am
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Boulevard #1, Toronto
Price: From $29.95

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Big News Breakfast Pop-Up

Big News Breakfast

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Beers and breakfast could be best friends! Head to the Left Field Brewery on the first Sunday in March to enjoy the Big News Breakfast pop-up.

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

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What Grows Together, Goes Together

cheese wine

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Four wines, four cheeses, four places. This guided tasting puts the philosophy that foods that come from the same region often pair well together to the test by pairing four geographically specific wines with their cheesy counterparts.

When: March 5, 7 pm
Where: Good Cheese, 614 Gerrard Street East, Toronto
Price: $40

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Open Kitchen Toronto

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Open Kitchen Toronto

Restaurateurs Stacey Patterson and Jennifer Coburn, with Chef Ivana Raca of Ufficio, launch this new collaborative dining  series to fund two annual George Brown scholarships for budding female chefs. The inaugural three-course dinner will feature dishes by chef Ivana Raca (Ufficio, Boemo), Afrim Pristine (Cheese Boutique), chef Cory Vitiello (FLOCK), Sarah Keenlyside (CXBO) and bartender Sandy de Almeida (The Drake), showcasing Ufficio’s unique Italian pescatarian cuisine with cocktail and wine pairing.

When: March 5, 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Ufficio, 1214 Dundas St. West, Toronto
Price: $150

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Sustainable Dim Sum


Get your yum cha on at Toronto’s Sustainable Dim Sum festival this spring! Now in its sophomore year, attendees at this food fest will receive a passport to try each mouth-watering dim sum on offer from a collection of top Toronto chefs and restaurants.

When: March 6, 2018, 6:30 pm
Where: The Rotunda at Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: Tickets are $55.

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Pizza Making Competition

Queen Margarita Pizza

Queen Margarita Pizza

Queen Margherita Pizza offers a hands-on opportunity to build the ultimate pizza. Teams of four will compete for braging rights, gift cards, and swag during this evening fueled by tequila cocktails, Italian wines, and signature QMP eats.

When: March 7, 2018, 7 pm
Where: 777 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Price: $55

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