Food events in Toronto this week are taking over the city as Winterlicious kicks off. Don your smartest kilt and drink up in celebration of Scottish revolutionary Robbie Burns and look forward to dog-friendly Super Bowl party and Harry Potter bar crawl.Events you might want to check out:
Vegan Robbie Burns Night (January 25 @ People's Pint)
A ton of meat-free Scottish-style treats are on in honour of Robbie Burns as Sausage Party pops up for some Scottie dogs, Scotch egg and Bangers and Mash.
Robbie Burns Cask Day (January 25 @ Black Lab Brewing)
Scottish revolutionary Robbie Burns is being honoured with a celebratory cask party alongside Scottish pies and oysters by Island Oysters.
Robbie Burns Dinner (January 25 @ The National Club)
Traditional Scottish fare is on the menu at one of the country's oldest establishments with a dinner and Innes & Gunn sampling.
Robbie Burns Dinner (January 25 @ Brazen Head)
Five courses of Scottish food is being served to honour Robbie Burns with Scotch nosing, toasting, poem books, activities and bagpipes.
Robbie Burns Dinner (January 25 @ Murphy's Law)
Murphy's Law is ready to celebrate Robbie Burns with haggis served up alongside live performances of his work in founding Socialist and Liberal ideals.
Winterlicious (January 25 - February 7 @ Multiple Venues)
Winterlicious kicks off at venues all over the city as restaurants serve up special items, prix fixe menus and specials just for the occasion.
Roundhouse Winter Craft Beer Festival (January 26 @ Roundhouse Park)
Breakout the ski gear and drink up as local breweries arrive at Roundhouse Park for a winter fun fest with food, games, music and a fair few ski goggles.
Public Coffee Cupping (January 26 @ Hale Coffee)
Hale Coffee is welcoming enthusiasts to check out a selection of different blends, to explore the aroma, taste, notes and processing of each one.
Australia Day (January 26 @ The Fifth Pubhouse)
It's an Aussie party with all kinds of themed drink specials and beers on all day, plus Triple J hits playing late into the night.
Australia Day Party (January 26 @ Gladstone Hotel)
Aussie-style drinks and treats are on at the Gladstone, with Australian themed cocktails, food and lots of traditional chocolate goodies.
Rijsttafel (January 27 @ Borrel)
The first Rijsttafel of the year is on with a Dutch-Indonesian spread of rice, veggies and different kinds of meat seasoned for all kinds of tastes.
Coffee Cupping and Bread Tasting (January 27 @ Brodflour)
One of the city's newest bakeries is hosting a coffee cupping session with Detour Coffee to explore different blends and try out artisan bread.
Brewery vs. Brewery (January 28 @ Craft Beer Market Toronto)
Blood Brother's and Rainhard are going head-to-head over a four-course dinner with curated beer pairings, to find out which match up just right.
The Winter Chocolate Show (February 2 @ Enoch Turner School)
Chocolatey goodness is on at this all-day chocolate show featuring Canada's leading bean-to-bar chocolate makers, tastings and talks.
Snooperbowl (February 3 @ Black Lab Brewing)
The first annual Snooperbowl is kicking off with a dog-friendly viewing party with craft beer and a huge pig roast courtesy of Oh My Lard.
Butterbeer Bar Crawl (March 23 @ Multiple Venues)
Back again is this Harry Potter-themed bar crawl with all the Butterbeer and Fire Whiskey, costumes, prize and Yule Ball afterparty.
by Lisa Power via blogTO