Toronto food events this week include an avalanche of Oktoberfest feasts, Apple Fest, a free burger day, a butter tart cooking class and two pop-ups inside breweries include Steambox Dumplings and Chau. Events you might want to check out:
Otto's Oktoberfest (September 25 - October 2 @ Otto's Bierhalle)
Check out a full lineup of Oktoberfest draft options with German and local craft breweries, and stein specials all week. There'll be DJ nights on weekends (more Berlin vibes, than traditional Bavarian).
Oktoberfest (September 29 - October 10 @ Amsterdam BrewHouse)
This celebration runs over two weeks and each night will feature an authentic Oktoberfest menu and limited edition beer steins. There will be live music on the weekends.
Toronto Oktoberfest (September 29-30 @ Ontario Place)
Join 6,000 people at the city's largest Oktoberfest. This massive two-day party celebrates Bavarian heritage with food, beer, music, and a fun fair modelled after the original Munich event.
Oktoberfest (September 29 @ Gladstone Hotel)
Dust off your dirndl or lederhosen as this hotel bar is transformed into an ole fashioned German beer hall featuring two performances by your favourite Bavarian Queens, other live music, and steins of beer.
Oktoberfest Party (September 30 @ Mill Street Beer Hall)
There will be 18 beers on tap including their signature Oktoberfest beer at this Mill Street event. Fill up on Bavarian fare with the one-night-only special menu. German-themed entertainment is also promised.
Apple Fest (September 30 - October 1 @ Bayview Ave. from Soudan to Davisville)
The Bayview Leaside BIA celebrate their history and pay homage to the many apple orchards that once graced the neighbourhood. They salute the apple with ciders, pies, live music, street art and more.
Harry's Charbroiled free burger day (October 5 @ Harry's Charbroiled)
In honour of Harry's birthday, the burger joint is giving away free burgers from 12 p.m. 4 p.m. They're teaming up with ParkdaleLife, Vi's No Frills and Woodward Meats with all proceeds going to Parkdale Community Food Bank.
Historic Cooking Class The Iconic Butter Tart (October 5 @ Fort York National Historic Site)
Using historic recipes, participants learn how to make the perfect pastry and filling for delicious tarts every time. Light refreshments, recipe package, and tarts to take home are included.
Steambox Dumplings Pop-Up (October 6 @ Left Field Brewery)
There'll be dumplings aplenty as west-end favourites Steam Box pop-up in this brewery from 4 to 9 p.m. Pair them with in-house beers and you're all set.
Chau Pop Up (October 7 @ Hendserson Brewing)
Chau is popping up at this brewery and celebrating Thanksgiving by serving up some classics like Death by Bao and some a few special Thanksgiving inspired dishes too.
Thanksgiving Feast (October 8-9 @ One King West)
Indulge in a three-course prix fixe dinner featuring fall spice roasted butternut squash soup, oven roasted young Tom turkey breast with pear stuffing, thyme and rosemary, salt roasted prime rib and lots of pie.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO