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Toronto Food Events: Halal Food Fest TO, Carnivores & Cocktails, The Dirty Bird Pop-Up, Craft Brew Cruise, Toronto Taste

Posted by Liora Ipsum / May 29, 2015

toronto food eventsToronto 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.

  • Northern BBQ (originally set to take place this Saturday) has been postponed due to the rainy forecast. The outdoor food fest has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 12 and will take place in the courtyard at the Dynamic Funds Tower (1 Adelaide St. East).
  • Halal Food Festival Toronto is on this weekend from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m on Saturday, May 30, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 31 at The International Centre, (6900 Airport Rd.) in Mississauga. Look forward to a main stage, demos, sampling, shopping taking place both indoors and outdoors.
  • Carnivore Club is launching a series of monthly box launch parties dubbed Carnivores & Cocktails, offering a sneak peek of the upcoming subscription box. The first event takes place Wednesday, June 3 from 6:30 p.m. at Bestellen (972 College St.). Entry is $30 at the door for the open bar and exclusive charcuterie board.

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Sweet Olenka's, Starving Artist, Field Trip Cafe, Miss Thing's, Cosmic Treats

Posted by Liora Ipsum / May 28, 2015

Starving Artist TorontoToronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

  • Just in time for summer, Sweet Olenka's - home to insanely delicious ice cream bars - has opened a new location. on Kensington Market 289 Augusta Ave.
  • Starving Artist takes over the former address of Lit Espresso Bar at 810 College St. The third location for this waffle bar is expected to open June 6.
  • Field Trip Cafe is now open replacing El Cafecito at 3 Westmoreland Ave. in Bloorcourt Village.

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The top 30 ice cream and gelato in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Liora Ipsum / May 27, 2015

ice cream torontoSummer is the time to visit your local ice cream parlour, gelateria, and frozen yogurt purveyor. Satisfy your cravings for scoops, ice cream sandwiches, and chocolate dipped swirls with this handy guide to frozen treats in the city.

Here are my picks for the top ice cream and gelato shops in Toronto by neighbourhood.

See also:

The best ice cream in Toronto

10 under the radar ice cream shops in Toronto
The best ice cream sandwich in Toronto
The best gelato in Toronto
The top 10 under the radar gelato in Toronto
The best frozen yogurt in Toronto

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The top 10 lunch restaurants in Richmond Hill

Posted by Sami Elfar / May 27, 2015

lunch richmond hillThe top lunch spots in Richmond Hill represent an eclectic array of delicious ethnic cuisine as well as some lunch classics. One can literally lunch at a different spot every day for more than a week without ever having the same type of food. Whether you work in the area or are a local, lunch in Richmond Hill is simply a delight.

Here are my picks for the top 10 lunch spots in Richmond Hill.

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This Week on DineSafe: Celebrity Hot Pot, Ka Chi, Hermes Bakery, Caribbean Queen, Fong On Foods

Posted by Liora Ipsum / May 26, 2015

dinesafeThe streak of no closures is over after Toronto DineSafe inspectors found cause to close Fong On Foods in Kensington Market for a pest and rodent infestation. Better get your soybean milk and tofu pudding somewhere else this week.

See which other establishments landed on DineSafe hit list.

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Contest: Win a $500 gift card to the SIR Corp family of restaurants

Posted by Staff / May 26, 2015

sir corpWhether it's a dinner out with that special someone, a quick lunch break or drinks with friends, SIR Corp's restaurants at Yonge and Gerrard have what you're craving.

Swagger meets sociability at Reds Midtown Tavern with chef inspired food and cocktail menus, specially crafted for you to unwind and stay a while. SCADDABUSH Italian Kitchen & Bar is a little of this, a little of that and a whole new take on Italian. Dukes Refresher and Bar is your local midtown hangout with over 40 beers on tap.

We're giving away a $500 gift card to the SIR Corp family of restaurants to one lucky winner.

Get all the contest details here.
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