Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in Toronto this week and next. You can find us here every Friday morning.Events you might want to check out:
The Good Beer Folks Art Show at Steam Whistle Brewing (January 4-29 @ Steam Whistle Brewing)
Steam Whistle will showcase multimedia artwork from 15 brewery employees throughout January. Head to the opening reception on January 4 from 7 to 11 p.m. to see the art show for free.
Character Comedy: Stand Up Comedy by Food! (January 5 @ Comedy Bar)
This isn't exactly a food event, but it's a comedy show where the performers will embody their favourite foods, like hummus and chips! If you love food and need a good laugh, this might be the event for you.
Opera Pub: New Year Edition (January 5 @ Amsterdam Bicycle Club)
Toronto's Against the Grain indie opera company throws free weekly monthly shows where you can listen to up-and-coming artists perform classic arias and ensemble pieces all while sipping on $3.50 beers.
Say Cheese! Beer & Cheese Pairing (January 12 @ The Shore Leave)
Venture to The Shore Leave and join Nickel Brook Brewing Co and The Pantry Cheese Company to learn about craft beer and cheese pairings. For $50, you egt five pairings and you can reserve your spot at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kamayan - A Hand-to-Mouth Filipino Feast (January 19 @ Platito)
For $60, you can eat (and drink) all you want at this Filipino feast happening at Platito, so get ready to throw cutlery to the wayside and eat with your hands in Baldwin Village.
An Introduction to Mezcal at El Rey (January 22 @ El Rey Mezcal Bar)
Learn the difference between tequila and mezcal at this educational seminar happening at this Kensington Market mezcal bar and eatery.
Robbie Burns Brewmaster's Dinner (January 25 @ Mill Street Brew Pub)
Tickets to this annual dinner, in celebration of the great Scottish bard, are $69.99. Along with food and beer, there will be live entertainment and of course, Scottish poetry.
Robbie Burns Dinner & Scotch Nosing (January 25 @ Brazen Head)
Dine on classic Scottish-style dishes, such as cock-a-leekie soup and haggis, and try some Scotsh at this dinner dedicated to Robbie Burns. Tickets are $60 each.
Hart House Lunar New Year Celebration (January 26 @ Hart House)
Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Hart House. It'll feature music, a colourful dragon dance and a buffet with dishes representing prosperity, happiness and good fortune.
Bevy 0031 (January 27 @ TBA 48 hours before the event)
Join the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies for its third birthday party and taste special one-offs beers brewed specifically for this momentous occasion. Tickets are $25.
Bollywood Brunch (January 29 @ Ji Restaurant)
Tickets are $35 each to this Indian-inspired brunch by Ji's chef Kirti Singh. It'll feature eggy dishes as well as curry, cocktails and chai.
Evergreen's Winter Village (December 10 - February 28 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
The holiday edition of Evergreen's Winter Village ends on December 31, so head to this oasis in the Don Valley and check out the new street food market ASAP.
Sample the 6ix - A Food Passport (November 1 - June 1 @ Select Restaurants & Breweries in Toronto)
This $25 food passport will give you access to deals at a number of local restaurants and breweries, including Nana, La Cubana and Henderson Brewing. Passes go on sale on January 1 and proceeds go towards Easter Seals Ontario.
by Amy Grief via blogTO