11 Toronto food events to check out this week: November 20 to 26

Nov 21 2017, 8:34 pm

From all-you-can-eat pierogi dinners to free bacon sandwiches, Thanksgiving feasts, and festivals devoted to chocolate, pastries, and Christmas, here are all the food events happening this week in Toronto.

Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market


This historic neighbourhood hosts this European market in the lead up to Christmas. In addition to the twinkling lights and holiday cheer, get ready to feed your face with Liège wafels, shortbread, sausages, and more festive foods.

When: On now until Sunday, December 23 – closed on Mondays.
Where: The Distillery District

Canadian Chef Series

Lavelle wine


Chef Jeff King of Canis and Lavelle’s Executive Chef Romain Avril collaborate on this one of a kind 10-course tasting dinner.

When: November 20, 6 pm
Where: 627 King Street West, Toronto
Price: $139

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Eating Insects

grasshoppers eating insects food events

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Bug based cuisine and alcoholic bevies are on the menu at this installment of Eating Insects hosted by Cookie Martinez.

When: November 22, 6 pm
Where: The Depanneur, 1033 College Street, Toronto
Price: $60

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Bread’s Best Friend

bread pudding

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Peter Pan Bistro’s chef Noah Goldberg presents a five-course with beer pairings at this late November feast. On the menu, Welsh Rarebit, French Onion Soup, Bone Marrow & Beef Tartare, and more.

When: November 22
Where: Peter Pan Bistro, 373 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $70

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American Thanksgiving

Southern Accent turducken

Southern Accent

From Turkducken dinners and traditional turkey feasts, we’ve rounded up the all the Toronto restaurants celebrating the holiday in solidarity with our southern neighbours.

When: November 23
Where: Participating restaurants across Toronto
Price: Varies

Waves & Whisky at Ripley’s Aquarium

Ripley’s Aquarium cocktails speakeasy

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The sea-cretive, 19+ event takes place on Friday, November 24 and offers the chance to see the aquarium after dark with a selection of whiskies and/or specialty cocktails in hand as Lady Be Good serenades the crowd.

When: Friday November 24, 8 pm to midnight
Where: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, 288 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto
Price: $28

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Crafts Beer Market

Black Oak Brewing craft beer market

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Here’s a holiday market that makes gift shopping more tolerable. Shop for one of a kind handmade goods and gifts from local artisans while also enjoying a cold one.

When: November 25, 11 am to 6 pm
Where: 75 Horner Avenue, Suite 1, Toronto
Price: $10

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Rashers 5th Anniversarwich giveaway

rashers free bacon sandwiches


On November 25, the eatery is celebrating its anniversary with a sky-high special at both locations. The Rashers 5th Anniversarwich is loaded with triple bacon, a fried egg, and brown sauce, and will be on sale all day for just $5. Better still, for the first 100 people in line at 11:30 am it’s FREE!

When: November 25
 948 Queen Street East, Toronto, 182 Ossington Avenue, Toronto

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Food in Film

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Watch Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs while mowing down on delicious eats from Alimentari at this edition of the food-themed film screening series.

When: November 26
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto
Price: From $17

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Christmas and Chocolate Pastry Fair

Christmas Chocolate

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When: November 26, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Price: $20 for adults, $15 for children 5 to 12.

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All-You-Can-Eat Pierogi at Tennessee Tavern

All-You-Can-Eat pierogi

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Kicking off the last weekend in November, Grant Van Gameren’s Tennessee Tavern is introducing a weekly Sunday supper featuring all the buttery potato and cheddar-packed dumplings you can stuff in your face.

When: Sunday nights starting November 26
Where: 1554 Queen Street West, Toronto

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