Toronto Food Events: I Miss Saigon, Vicki's Veggies Heirloom Hurrah & Harvest Carnivale, Hunt Camp
Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious events, festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in Toronto this week and next. You can find us here every Friday morning.
- Taiwanfest is on at Harbourfront Centre this weekend, August 23rd to 25th. The free event promises live entertainment, Taiwanese cuisine and a bubble tea garden.
- The Depanneur (1033 College Street) hosts I Miss Saigon, a supper club dinner from Greg Couillard on Saturday, August 24th at 7:30. Tickets are $40 for he 3-course Indochine inspired dinner featuring Vietnamese 'Kraft Dinner', Saigon short ribs and jackfruit crème brûlée.
- The Ontario Spring Water Sake Company (51 Gristmill Lane) is offering sake tastings and Japanese street food (like Yakisoba dogs and rice balls) for $15 this weekend, August 24th to 25th from noon to 7pm.
- The Wild Blueberry Festival (including the annual Wild Blueberry Pie Bake-off), takes place at the Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Avenue) this Sunday, August 25th from 11am to 3pm.
- Limited tickets might still be available for Momofuko's Charles Baker Riesling Dinner happening at Nikai at 190 University Avenue on Monday, August 26th. Tickets are $100 for the family style feast.
- Dîner en blanc will pop-up on Thursday, August 29th at a still undisclosed location. Be prepared to witness white-clad diners congregate around the city whilst they wait final details.
- A Phillipine-Spirited Brunch will pop-up at Voodoo Child (388 College Street) on Friday, August 30th through to Sunday, September 1st.
- Gilead Café (4 Gilead Place) hosts a Chicken BBQ & Fry-up, featuring $5 beers on Friday, August 30th from 6 to10pm.
- Vicki's Veggies Heirloom Hurrah & Harvest Carnivale is on Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st from 10am to 4pm. Advance food tickets are available online.
- Hunt Camp will be back for round two on Wednesdays throughout November. Tickets for the $150 dinner are limited to eight seats each night.
- Learn how to make your own Gourmet Mini Donuts with Brad Kurtenbach at The Depanneur (1033 College Street) on Monday, September 9th at 6:30pm. Tickets for the make & take workshop are $40 ($20 for kids under 12).
- The Toronto Garlic Festival will spring up at The Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Avenue) on Sunday, September 22nd. Just $5 admission will grant access to garlicky eats, craft beers, guest talks, garlic shots and a screening of Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers.
- Matt Basile's TV series, Rebel Without a Kitchen has been picked up for a second season. The upcoming season will tour Canada and the U.S spotlighting other popups, food trucks and underground street food festival in cities like Chicago, Miami and New Orleans.
Photo of last year's Dinner en Blanc in Toronto