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Toronto Food Events: Sir John A. MacDonald Pizza Day, Beau's Tasting Dinner, Chefs for Change

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

  • Big House Pizza (962 Danforth Ave,) celebrates Sir John A. MacDonald Day on Sunday, January 11 by offering its John A. MacDonald pizzas (essentially a Big Mac Pizza) for $10.
  • Montecito (299 Adelaide St. West) launches a champagne brunch on Sunday, January 11 featuring a buffet experience with champagne and Caesar stations for $35.
  • Sommelier Peter Boyd presents the Wonderful World of Sparkling Wines at Pukka (778 St. Clair Ave. West) on Monday, January 12 at 6:30pm. Paired with a menu of Indian fare, enjoy a eight different styles of bubbly priced at $95 per guest.
  • Beau's Tasting Dinner at The Westerly (413 Roncesvalles Ave.) takes place Wednesday, January 14 at 7pm. For $90, partake in a four course menu featuring charcuterie, beer-braised pork belly, short ribs and smoked cheddar grits paired with select seasonal ales.
  • Winterlicious menus are already advertised online and reservations for two week prix fixe fest open on Thursday, January 15.

UPCOMING

  • The first installment of Chefs for Change, a dinner series curated by Chef Chris Brown, debuts on January 23 at Propeller Coffee Roastery (50 Wade Ave.). Tickets are $75 for the multi-course dinner presented by a line-up of top Toronto chefs.
  • Join Jennifer Bain, Saucy Lady columnist and Toronto Star food editor, at the North York Central Library on Wednesday, February 18. The one hour talk, Eating for a Living, starts at 7pm and will cover how she got into the biz, Toronto's changing food landscape and the process of writing a cookbook.

Photo of Pukka by Jesse Milns.


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