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Toronto Food Events: TUM, Urban Rodeo and BBQ, Soupalicious,World Poutine Eating Championship

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.


  • The Toronto Underground Market celebrates its three-year anniversary and last-ever event this Saturday, September 27 at 99 Sudbury. Tickets for the 19+ event are $15, and doors open at 5pm.
  • The Evergreen Urban Rodeo and BBQ takes place this Saturday, September 27 from 7:30pm to midnight. The all-inclusive fundraiser event, priced at $150, includes 10 all-you-can-eat BBQ stations paired with Creemore Springs craft beers, plus cocktails, wine, a live auction run by Bob Blumer, mechanical bull rides, carnival games, live music and dancing.
  • Soupalicious will stir things up this Sunday, September 28 from noon to 3pm at Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St.). Advance tickets are $15 and include 10 free soup tickets (additional soup tastings are $1.50 each) from more than 30 Toronto restaurants, chefs and farmers. At the gate, admission is $22, though reduced rates will be offered for seniors, students, families of four.
  • 86 Mondays at The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St. West) presents The Everyday Squash Cook book launch this Monday, September 29 from 8pm.
  • Canada's Baking and Sweets Show is on this weekend from Friday, September 26 to Sunday, September 28 at the Toronto Congress Centre (650 Dixon Rd.). The Wizard of Oz-themed show will feature headliners Fabio Viviani, Anna Olson and master baker Ron Ben-Israel as well as fun new hybrid foods like the infamous wonut. Single day admission is $15 per adult and $10 for seniors and students, while the three-day pass is on for $30.


  • The fifth annual Smoke's Poutinerie World Poutine Eating Championship is back on Saturday, October 4 from 10am to 5pm at Yonge Dundas Square. Major League Eaters from around the world will face off at 3pm, while amateurs can try to win the 10-minute eat-off at 2pm. Everyone else can enjoy free poutine, a beer garden, live '80s glam-rock and a kids zone.
  • Tickets ($300) are available now for the 10th anniversary edition of The Stop's What's On The Table. Taking place Wednesday, November 5 from 7pm to 11pm at Daniels Spectrum (585 Dundas St. East), the all-inclusive event will feature food stations from almost 30 Toronto restaurants, plus bevvies from 10 wine, beer, coffee and tea labels.

Photo by Jimmy Lu.

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