Summer in Toronto wouldn't be the same without food events of all sorts, and the top ones for August truly show off the diverse food offerings of the city. Vegans, meat-eaters, sweet tooths and everyone in between all have something to look forward to this month.Events you might want to check out:
Food Truck Festival (August 3-6 @ Woodbine Park)
Scattered around the city no more, food trucks from all over will fill Woodbine Park with all kinds of tastes, smells, brews and activities.
Taste of the Middle East Food Festival (August 4 @ Dundas Square)
The inaugural Middle Eastern food fest kicks off with favourites like Turkish coffee, Arak and grilled halloumi, plus art, music and dancing.
Taste of India (August 5 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Over 100 different Indian foods are up for the trying at this huge festival, with samples, street performers, activities and a bazaar.
JerkFest (August 9-12 @ Centennial Park)
JerkFest is back and grilling up mountains of grilled chicken and other Caribbean favourites alongside games, music and dancing.
Waterfront Night Market (August 10-12 @ Ontario Place)
Now at its new home over at Ontario Place, this night market is known for a huge selection of Pan-Asian food, as well as art and lifestyle goods.
Taste of the Danforth (August 10-12 @ Greektown)
All things Greek take over the Danforth with patios, street food, music and activities in celebration of Toronto's Hellenic community.
Vegandale Food Festival (August 11-12 @ Fort York National Historic Site)
Vegan foodies take over Fort York for two days of vendors serving up food and drinks, and goods and products from non-animal sources.
Sweetery (August 11-12 @ David Pecaut Square)
For all the sweet tooths out there, this festival of desserts features local chef, student and artisan creations of the sugary persuasion.
Toronto Cider Festival (August 24-25 @ Sherbourne Common)
Ciders from Canada and all over the world are paired alongside a curated selection of food vendors during this annual two-day festival.
Mac and Cheese Fest (August 31 - September 3 @ Woodbine Park)
Back again is this huge festival dedicated to all things Mac 'n' cheese with modern twists on the classic—all for a good cause.
by Lisa Power via blogTO