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Contest: Win tickets to Wines of Portugal Urban BBQ

Posted by Staff / September 4, 2015

wines of portugal urban bbqWant to win a pair of tickets to the Wines of Portugal Urban BBQ? On September 27th, spend the afternoon chatting with Portuguese wine expert Marta Galamba and sipping on some of the finest beverages Portugal has to offer. Wines will be paired with top notch BBQ fare from well-loved Toronto eatery Big Crow.

Check out all the contest details here.
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The top 10 neighbourhoods for bakeries in Toronto

Posted by Maria Vanta / September 4, 2015

bakeries torontoToronto is flush with bakeries - there's everything from Italian to Portuguese to Japanese or those specializing in single items like macarons, cheesecake or doughnuts. But some parts of the city are lucky enough to have more baked goods bounty than others.

Here are my picks for the top neighbourhoods for bakeries in Toronto.

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Toronto Food Events: Hot & Spicy Food Fest, Midnight MRKT, Toronto Food & Wine Festival, Oktoberfest

Posted by Liora Ipsum / September 4, 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.

THIS WEEK
  • The 18th annual Hot & Spicy Food Festival is on this weekend from September 4 to 7 at the Harbourfront Centre. Admission is free.
  • The Steady (1051 Bloor St.) hosts a Customer Appreciation Night on Saturday, September 5 featuring $3 pints of Wellington (while it lasts) and free snacks between 9pm to 11pm followed by a dance party.

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Toronto restaurants upset with delivery service Favour

Posted by Amy Grief / September 3, 2015

favour deliery toronto restaurantsA new delivery service popped up in Toronto last week and it's causing a stir amongst some of the city's most popular restaurants.

The American-based Favour brought its bright blue tuxedo-t-shirt clad troop of "runners" to Toronto on August 27, and they're already scurrying around the downtown core.

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Rickshaw Bar, Grey Tiger, Fancy Pig, Jimmy's Coffee, Ramen Kyouka

Posted by Liora Ipsum / September 3, 2015

Grey Tiger 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.

OPEN NOW
  • Rickshaw Bar is now open at 685 Queen St. West where Lot St. used to be. Expect a tapas style restaurant with a South/South-East Asian inspired menu.
  • New to Kensington Market, Fancy Pig is now open next to Romeo's Juice Bar - the address is 285 Augusta Ave., but it's actually on Oxford. Look forward to $7 barbecue sandwiches available until late on weekends.
  • Grey Tiger is finally open at 1190 Bloor St. West serving up toast and coffee by day and vegan snacks and cocktails at night.
  • Microtime Cafe, a new 80-seat tapas restaurant and cyber cafe, is now open at 25 Wellesley St. East.
  • The Burger's Priest opens its 11th outpost at 3280 Dufferin St. near Yorkdale Mall at 6pm on Saturday, September 5th.
  • Front Street Foods Market at Union Station has added a line-up of new vendors including the Loaded Pierogi, Kupfert & Kim, and Come and Get It (to name just a few).

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Toronto's newest food truck destination now open

Posted by Jaclyn Skrobacky / September 2, 2015

toronto food trucksToronto's newest food truck destination popped up on Queen West this week. Found next to the new John Fluevog store at 686 Queen Street West (at Euclid), the daily food truck spot is featuring a rotating selection of trucks during both lunch and dinner-time hours.

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