Toronto Food Events

Toronto Food Events: Heat Fest, Northern Chicken Tuesdays, Momofuku + Valdez, Food On Film

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

  • On today Friday, February 13 until Monday, February 16 the GTA Home & Reno show at the International Centre in Mississauga presents its inaugural Winter Market featuring opportunities to shop and sample local food and culinary products from across Ontario. Adult admission is $15 online.
  • Food trucks will gather from 11am to 6pm in The Distillery District for Heat Fest on Family Day, Monday February 16. Warm up with comfort foods like soups, stews, and curries from participating trucks including Buster's Sea Cove, Chimney Stax, and Wickedly Sinful.
  • Parts & Labour (1566 Queen St. West) has launched a new weekly feature dubbed Northern Chicken Tuesdays. Starting February 17, order fried chickens with two fixin's for $24, plus buckets of Steam Whistle for $20.

UPCOMING

  • Tickets ($10) are still available for Yum Cha, the dim sum festival featuring vendors like Loka Snacks, Thoroughbred, and 416 Snack Bar (to name a few). The event takes place over two sessions between 11am and 4pm on Saturday, February 21 at Daniel's Spectrum (585 Dundas St. East).
  • Hawthorne Food & Drink (60 Richmond St. East) hosts a pop-up dinner with guest Chef Peter Pietruniak on Monday, February 23 at 6pm. Dinner for $75, will feature a 5-course menu complete with five wine pairings courtesy of Southbrook Vineyards.
  • Momofuku Noodle Bar (190 University Ave.) hosts Valdez on Sunday, February 22 for a collaborative latin street food inspired menu. The special menu is available for one night only from 5pm
  • TIFF's Food On Film has announced its fourth season of screenings paired with talks from culinary experts including Wylie Dufresne, Chad Robertson and Vikram Vij. Running monthly from March to June at TIFF Bell Lightbox (350 King St. West), the first event on Wednesday, March 11 welcomed Indian-born chefs, cookbook authors and restaurateurs Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala to present the award-winning festival hit The Lunchbox.

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