9 Toronto food events to check out this week: October 23 to 29

Oct 23 2017, 12:31 pm

This week in Toronto is jampacked with free giveaways, sweet pop-ups, beer dinners and more.

Here are all the food events taking place over the next seven days.

Cheesecake On A Stick Pop Up x Fugo Desserts

Cheesecake on a stick

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Toronto’s Heirloom food truck teams up with Fugo Desserts to host this exclusive pop-up slinging cheesecake on a stick.

When: October 20 to November 9
Where: Fugo Desserts, 205 Dundas Street West


Carrot Cake Battle

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Dufflet, Sugarloaf, Richmond Station, Chubby’s Jamaican Kitchen, and more competitors face off in the first-ever Carrot Cake Battle hosted by 86’d at The Drake.

When: October 23, 8 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: Free

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St Crispin’s Day Feast

Indie Alehouse hosts this five-course family-style feast and beer pairing featuring English and English-inspired ales. The Courses will be served Family style.

When: October 23, 8 pm
Where: Indie Alehouse,  2876 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Price: From $75

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FREE Gyros at Quiznos

Quiznos free gyros


Quiznos is introducing new, limited time menu items and in celebration, locations across Canada are giving away FREE gyros for just one day. The offer of a free 6″ gyro sub or wrap is available with any purchase on October 25.

When: October 25, 2017
Where: Locations across Canada

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Late Harvest Oktoberfest Soirée

Left Field Brewery beer dinner

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Left Field Brewery hosts this ticketed three-course beer dinner at Brickyard Bistro. Each course includes a beer pairing and the whole shebang costs just $50.

When: October 26, seatings 6:30 pm and 8 pm
Where: 1289 Gerrard Street East, Toronto
Price: $50 per person


Google Donut Pop Up

Google donut


Go get yourself some FREE doughnuts at Google’s expense over two days this week. The Toronto pop-up is one of 11 happening across North America (the only in Canada) as the tech giant shills its new doughnut-sized tech gadget, the brand new Google Home Mini.

When: October 26 and 27, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 1 Dundas Street East, Toronto
Price: Free


Fall Harvest Feast

U-Feast fall harvest dinner party


Toronto Baker Bertrand Alépée temps up with Chef Matthew DeMille for this communal harvest feast. On the menu, fondue, salmon tartare, duck roulade, and more.

When: October 28
Where: The Tempered Room, 1374 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $75

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Canada’s Baking & Sweets Show

Canada's Baking and Sweets Show british baked goods

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Billed as “North America’s first and biggest baking and sweets event,” this event is the ultimate bake sale. Shop, sample, and snack your way through this tradeshow showcasing the hottest trends in the world of baking and beyond.

When: October 28 to 29
Where: International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga
Price: Single day admission is $13 per person.

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The Dinner Party

Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party

Happening in Toronto this October this feminist feast draws inspiration from Judy Chicago’s pioneering artwork. Chef Alex Feswick helms an esteemed list of fellow female chefs for a collaborative seven-course menu.

When: October 29
Where: Drake Commissary,128 Sterling Road, Toronto
Price: $150, available online

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