Taste Danforth Toronto

Toronto Food Events: Awestruck, Roundhouse Beer Fest, Taste of the Danforth, Mods & Rockers Breakfast

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.

THIS WEEK

  • Market 707 hosts Flavours of the City tonight, Friday, August 9h from 5pm to 9pm at 707 Dundas Street West. The outdoor art show and exhibit includes highlights like interactive art stations, food from Market 707 vendors and live entertainment.
  • Pilaro's Taste of the Danforth street festival is on this weekend August 9th to 11 featuring the annual feeding frenzy from Broadview to Jones.
  • The Roundhouse Park Craft Beer & Food Truck Fest takes place this weekend, August 10th and 11th from noon 'til 7pm. The two day event bills a stellar (and too long to list) line-up of food trucks and Ontario craft breweries Tickets are $15 at the door ($10 in advance).
  • Tickets ($100) are still available for the six course Sweet and Savoury Chocolate Tasting Dinner happening Saturday, August 10th at Playful Grounds (605 College Street).
  • Grillin' & Chillin returns to the Fuel House (53 Clinton Street) on Monday, August 12th at 6:30pm. The BBQ cooking class and pig roast presented by Pork Ninja, Jason Rees costs $95 to participate includes a whole hog feat with all the fixings and Ontario craft beer and wine pairings.

UPCOMING

  • Awestruck is back for round two on Saturday, September 21at from 2pm to 8pm at Fort York, Garison Common. Tickets go on sale Tuesday for what is promising to be the largest food truck rally in Canada.
  • Bristol Yard (146 Christie Street) has announced a Mods & Rockers Breakfastin celebration of Toronto's largest vintage motorcycle and scooter festival happening on Saturday, August 17th. See the bikes lined up on nearby Pendrith Street before they take off for a city wide ride.
  • Bier Markt (58 The Esplanade) is hosting a Small Batch Bier Dinner on Tuesday, August 20th starting at 6:30pm. The four course dinner with beer pairings is $50 and tickets are available now.
  • Diner en Blanc is secretly plotting its next soiree. The al fresco white party/pop-up picnic will be held Thursday, August 29th but as always the location won't be revealed until the day of.

OTHER NEWS

  • Voodoo Child (388 College Street) is starting weekends early with brunch now being served Fridays too. The first 10 people to show up for brunch tomorrow, Friday, August 9th and say "I want to get lucky" will get a free coffee or cocktail of their choice.

Photo of a previous Taste of the Danforth


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