5 Toronto food events taking place this weekend: September 8 to 10

Sep 8 2017, 6:39 pm

September is in full swing but in Toronto the summer food festivals continue.

This weekend, food events include a massive meatless market on the Harbourfront, street festivals celebrating local business while others showcase global cuisines.

Here’s a handful of delicious destinations in Toronto this weekend:

Veg Food Fest

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The waterfront festival is an annual meatless meet-up for Toronto vegetarians. This year, look forward to 140 vendors hawking everything from “locally-made cashew ice cream, cookies, cupcakes, artisanal vegan cheeses, pizza, sausages, samosas, salads, and smoothies,” plus 40 hours of music and entertainment programming, panel discussions, and cooking demos.

When: September 8 to 10
Where: Harbourfront Centre
Price: Admission is free.

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Taste of the Kingsway

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Over 150 exhibitors, demonstrators, and interactive exhibits will take over this stretch of Bloor West for a weekend in September. In addition to international foods, look forward to live entertainment and lots of family fun.

When: September 8 to 10
Where: Bloor Street West from Prince Edward Drive to Montgomery Road

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Global Food Festival

Global Food Fest 2017

Food trucks, musicians, and five outdoor stages are on the bill at this full day, family-friendly event happening in North York this September.

When: September 9, 11 am to 10 pm
 Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street, Toronto


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Smoke Signals BBQ fried rice

Smoke Signals BBQ

The pop-up hosted by Instagram personality @chefgrantsoto takes inspiration from recent events. On the menu, food from Smoke Signals Barbecue including Bogo Pogos, pineapple rib fried rice, and a rip on Susur Lee’s signature menu item, a “Soto Slaw.”

When: September 10, noon to 6 pm
Where: 17 Noble Street

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Shuk Machane Yehuda Visits Toronto

Israeli marketplace

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Israeli vendors will recreate the vibrant sights, smells, and sounds of Jerusalem’s Shuk Machane Yehuda right here in Toronto for a single day this September. The event hosted by Ezer Mizion aims to bring awareness to the health organization’s Jewish Bone Marrow Donor Registry

When: September 10, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Price: From $8

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