This week in Toronto food openings and events, chef Grant Van Gameren and company open a cocktail bar, Toronto’s locally famous fine foods market opens a full-service Italian restaurant, AND there’s tap take-over, massive bake sale and there’s a ticket dinner featuring food a chai pairings to check out.
See what else is new and notable in Toronto’s food scene this week.
The new cocktail bar from Grant Van Gameren, Mike Webster, Robin Goodfellow and Evelyn Chick is now open nightly from 8 pm to 2 am in Parkdale.
Address: 1237 Queen Street West, Toronto
This new cafe on DuWest is pulling espressos from Pilot beans, brewing teas from Honest Leaf and pouring beers from Ace Hill.
Address: 1615 Dundas Street West, Toronto
The self proclaimed craft kitchen and bar in Toronto’s east end has opened this second outpost in the address formerly home to PO Box 1192. On the “fresh obsessed” menu, find nibbles like oysters, steak frites, salads, burgers and more.
Address: 1192 Queen Street East, Toronto
The flagship fine food market is now reopened following the devastating fire last summer. In the new and improved grocery store, find a roticceria, cafe, and cold press juice shop in addition to a full-service Italian restaurant on the second floor.
Address: 1539 Avenue Road, Toronto
Enjoy a three-course meal with tea pairings while certified tea specialist, Sonya Singh speaks on the background and tea etiquette of chai and techniques to maximize flavour.
When: Wednesday, November 23
Where: Bombay Street Food Co., 828 Bay Street, Toronto
Chef Noah Goldberg teams up with Montpak for a six-course feast featuring milk-fed veal with Ontario wines from Henry of Pelham. Ticket holders can look forward to dishes like bone marrow pizza, veal tongue fettucini, sweetbreads, and more.
When: Thursday, November 24
Where: Peter Pan Bistro, 373 Queen Street West, Toronto
Sample from two dozen beers from Beau’s line-up at this basement bar where French onion poutine and macaroni grilled cheese sandwiches are on the menu.
When: Friday, November 25
Where: The Antler Room, 146 Front Street West, Toronto
Price: Early bird ticket is $10
When: Sunday, November 27, 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Ralph Thorton Centre, 765 Queen Street East, Toronto
Price: Admission is free