6 Toronto food events to check out this week: May 4 to 10

May 4 2018, 11:17 am

Veggielicious, the Leslieville Food & Drink Festival, and Sew Hungry are among the delicious food events happening in Toronto over the next seven days.

Here are all the food events you need to have on your radar for the week ahead.

Heirloom Toronto Cheesecake Pop-Up

The viral sensation known as cheesecake-on-a-stick has popped up on Queen West. The epic dessert wraps up a three-week run that has newly been extended to May 6.

When: On now until to May 6, 2018
Where: 420 Queen Street West, Toronto

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Now in its seventh year, the annual culinary celebration presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association promotes plant-based eating over a two week period. Participating restaurants, cafes, and bakeries across the GTA will offer multi-course prix-fixe menus and special promotions.

When: May 4 to 21, 2018
Where: Restaurants, bakeries, and cafes across Toronto

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Cinco de Mayo



Tacos, tequila, and friends! See our round-up of Toronto restaurants and bars throwing parties and offering drink specials for the occasion.

When: May 5, 2018
Where: Restaurants and bars across Toronto

Sew Hungry

food truck festival

The Dirty South

Taking place in Hamilton this May and, for the first time ever, the event is taking place on a Saturday. This makes the 45-minute drive from Toronto totally doable! The day trip worthy street festival will feature delicious curbside eats from more than 25 food trucks and at least 15 local restaurants, plus outdoor beer gardens, live music, and more!

When: May 5, 2018, 11 am to 8 pm
Where: Ottawa Street, Hamilton

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Leslieville Food & Drink Festival

leslieville festival


Over 40 restaurants, breweries, artists, and wineries are on the bill for the third annual Leslieville Food & Drink Festival.

When: May 5, 2 pm to 11 pm
Where: District 28, 28 Logan Avenue, Toronto


Tex Mex + Tequila Happy Hr

hot mess tex mex


Tequila tastings, a trio of Hornitos cocktails plus Tex Mex snacks like nachos, tostadas, and churro sundaes are on the menu at this after-work event.

When: May 10, 2018, 6 pm
Where: 615 College Street, Toronto
Price: $35

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