Toronto Food Events: 4Suppers, Restaurantacular, Back Door Burgers, TO Food Fest

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.


  • Jamie Kennedy is serving up $5 Back Door Burgers today, Friday, June 21st at the Gilead Cafe (4 Gilead Place) from 11:30am.
  • TO Food Fest hosts restaurants and food vendors at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto (5183 Sheppard Avenue East) on Sunday, June 23rd from 1pm to 6pm. Admission is free.
  • The first of the 4Suppers dinner series at Porzia (1314 Queen Street West) takes place Sunday, June 23rd with chef Rob Rossi joining Basilo Pesce in serving up a four course meal, snacks, wine and cocktails. Reserve a table for $70 a head.
  • Steam Whistle (255 Bremner Boulevard) hosts the Drinks Show on Thursday, June 27th. Admission to the cocktail-centric event is $30 at the door.
  • Restaurantacular takes over Mount Pleasant between Eglinton and Davisville on Wednesday, June 26th starting at 2pm until 8pm. Over 30 resident food shops and restaurants will participate with $2, $4 and $6 street foods.
  • Sausage League playoffs continue on Wednesday, June 26th at Marben (488 Wellington Street West). The Drake Hotel and Jacob's & Co. Steakhouse will serve up two sausage dishes at a time with beers and ballots for $25.
  • Animal Liberation Kitchen and Mango Pinton will be dishing out grub at the Secret Disco Revolution screening at the Open Roof Festival on Thursday, June 27th at Moonview Lot (175 Queens Quay Boulevard East).


  • Participating Summerlicious restaurants are now taking reservations for prix fixe menus running July 5th to 21st.
  • Participate in Food-ography: Lights, Camera....Shoot & Eat! at the From the Farm Cooking School in Ameliasburg on Thursday, July 11th. The full day workshop will cover how to plate, shoot and style food for photos led by food stylist Ruth Gangbar, photographer Christopher Gentile, and designer Tim Snyder of Ton-up Creative. Reserve a space for $275.
  • Tickets are on sale now for the GE CafĂŠ Chefs Series: Masters of Food on Tuesday, July 9th. Tickets for the workshop and dinner dubbed, The Past, Present & Future of Canadian Cuisine are $75 and will be led by chef John Higgins at the Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Avenue).

Photo from Porzia

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