Burgers, barbecue and beer are just some of the food events happening in Toronto this week. Backyard Brewer's looks to celebrate Labour Day and there's a huge boozy brunch buffet waiting to be had. A new soup festival is on the way and it's almost time for Oktoberfest in the city.Events you might want to check out:
Mac and Cheese Fest (August 31 - September 3 @ Woodbine Park)
Part of BuskerFest, this big festival devoted to all things Mac 'n' cheese is here with modern twists on the old favourite—and it's all for a good cause.
Toronto Rib, Bacon and BBQ Fest (August 31 - September 3 @ Downsview Park)
Save room for this big, end-of-summer cookout with all the bacon, ribs and barbecue you can imagine, plus live tunes, food trucks, activities and more.
Hispanic Fiesta (August 31 - September 3 @ Mel Lastman Square)
Celebrate all things Latin American at this big festival, featuring traditional food from twenty different Spanish speaking countries.
Le Burger Week (September 1-7 @ Multiple Venues)
Back again is this week-long burger festival happening at places all over the city, plus a competition to create the most unique burger.
Bagel Battle (September 2 @ Harbourfront Centre)
A battle is brewing to decide once and for all who has the best bagels (it's Montreal) with a history lesson and gourmet competitive sampling.
Rijsttafel (September 2 @ Borrel)
Dig into a traditional Dutch-Indonesian rijsttafel (rice table) during this big feast of flavours, meats, sides and speciality goodies.
Drag Queen Boozy Brunch (September 2 @ Constantine)
The powerful forces that are drag and brunch join together for a boozy extravaganza that includes performances, tunes and a huge brunch buffet.
Brewer’s Backyard (September 3 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
Raise a glass to the summer and celebrate another season come to pass at this big beer party featuring local brewing and a ton of food trucks on-site.
Harvest Wednesday (September 5 @ Gladstone Hotel)
This week's Harvest Wednesday looks to break the boundaries of dining with a chef's talk, three-course meal, drinks and live music into the night.
This Is Vintages (September 27 @ The Fermenting Cellar)
Wines from Ontario and beyond will be up for the tasting at this evening soirée featuring tastings from 80+ producers, food and tunes.
Toronto Oktoberfest (September 27-29 @ Ontario Place East Parking Lot)
Break out your lederhosen for this big festival in celebration of all things German culture with food, music and, of course, lots of beer.
Toronto Soup Festival (October 20-21 @ Garrison Common)
Just in time for comfort food season, this new festival is dedicated to all things soup, featuring exhibitors, non-soup food, drinks and more.
by Lisa Power via blogTO