What to eat this week in Toronto, November 14 to 21

Nov 14 2016, 10:19 pm

Torontonians that like to dine in uncharted territory take note: these freshly opened restaurants and ephemeral food events are cooking up new and notable things to taste this week.



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White Lily Diner

Light, airy maple glazed doughnitsWhite corn grits topped with gravy and runny eggs, chicken fried pork chops and

Address: 678 Queen Street West, Toronto
Phone: 416-901-7800
Instagram: @whitelilydiner

Pow Wow Cafe

The Ojibway taco bar is the latest addition to Kenssington Market. On the menu, tacos built on bannock topped with options like chili, pulled pork and jerk chicken.

Address: 213 Augusta Avenue, Toronto
Phone: 416-551-7717
Instagram: @powwowcafeto


The OG bagelria has newly opened a bagel bar in the Financial District. Whether you’ve ever made the pilgrimage to Bathurst and Steeles to eat blintzes and bagels with the bubbies or not, you might still be familiar with these holey dough-balls. They’re the same bagels served Schmaltz.

Address: 133 Richmond Street West,  Toronto
Phone: 416-607-5858
Instagram: @kivasbagels


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Cafe Boulud’s Festive Rotisserie

This prix fixe menu features four-courses of rotisserie-cooked joy and there’s not a piece of chicken in sight. Lobster, bacon-wrapped trout and rib-eye are the main events.

When: Monday, November 14 to Wednesday, November 30
Where: Cafe Boulud, Four Seasons Hotel, 60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto
Price: $95 per person

Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown

Support sustainable seafood at this soup-centric cook-off. Sample chowders and beers then vote on your favourites from local chefs competing for the title of Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion.

When: Tuesday, November 15, 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Fermenting Cellar, 28 Distillery Lane, Toronto
Price: Tickets are $55 inclusive

Gourmet Food & Wine Expo

This expo of all things food and drink has a reputation for getting attendees wasted. Now in its 22nd year, the indoor showcase promises 1,500+ wines, beers, spirits and gourmet foods sip and sample from.

When: Thursday, November 17 to Sunday, November 20
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Price: Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door

Uncork Untap Unwind

This casual but chic fundraising gala, in support of West Park Foundation, promises craft beers, wines, and whiskys along with food stylings from The McEwan Group, live entertainment and silent auctions.

When: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Where: Airship 37, The Distillery District, 37 Parliament Street, Toronto
Price: From $199

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Grand Trunk Road

Punjabi Pop-up at The Depanneur

Grand Trunk Road will be dishing out Punjabi po’boys, vegan black bean bowls, and turmeric lattes at this veg-friendly drop-in dinner taking place at The Depanneur.

When: Friday, November 18 to 20, 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Depanneur, 1033 College Street, Toronto
Price: $5 to $8 per dish


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