This Week in Food: Kingyo Izakaya news, Queen Margherita Pizza expands, Slider Revolution, Table d'OZ, Market 707 Harvest Festival, Brewer's Backyard
OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS
- Vancouver franchise, Kingyo Izakaya will open its first Toronto location by December in Cabbagetown at 51B Winchester Street.
- Slider Revolution is set to soon take over the 673 Danforth space that was formerly home to the now shuttered Three's Company Catering and Cafe, and will offer gourmet sliders and a weekend brunch.
- One of Leslieville's best-loved Neapolitan-style pizza purveyors, Queen Margherita Pizza, will be opening up another location (its third, after having very recently announced a second) at 772 Dundas West this fall.
- Goody's Diner has shuttered its doors for good at 17 - 133 Manville Road.
- Table d'OZ plans to showcase the best of Ossington's burgeoning dining scene when it hosts Toronto's longest communal table on Saturday, September 22nd at the lot of 109 Ossington Avenue. Proceeds go to The Stop.
- Market 707 at Scadding Court Community Centre (707 Dundas Street West) is hosting its 2nd annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 22nd. This family friendly, carnival style event aims to promote healthy eating and locally grown foods.
- The Brewer's Backyard returns to the Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Avenue) on Sunday, September 23rd from noon to 4pm, with a celebration of local brews from new Toronto breweries: Bellwoods Brewery and Indie Alehouse.
- Tickets are available now ($25) for Gangnam Dishcrawl In Cabbagetown on Wednesday, October 10th. Though the culinary destinations have yet to be revealed, this event is billed as an evening of delicious food and a flashmob of jockey-like dancing.
- The Depanneur hosts a workshop on Monday, October 15 that will tackle Fizzie Bevvies: The Art of Home-Fermented Pop with Kate Lienweber. Reserve a space now for $47.
- Registration is open now for the conference Foodways: Diasporic Diners, Transnational Tables, and Culinary Connections hosted by UofT at Jackman Humanities Institute (170 St. George St.) from October 4th to 6th.
Photo from Hawker Bar, which will be participating in Table D'Oz