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Toronto Food Events: TIFF Food On Film, Curry Fest, Beerworking, Songkran, Terroir Symposium

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 Consulate General of Italy and King Street Food Company are partnering together to bring some of Italy's top chefs to Toronto for a series titled Sotto una buona stella (Under a lucky star). Three-star Michelin chef Massimo Bottura flies in to kick off the series tonight, Friday, March 6 for a collaborative six course dinner with Rob Gentile at Buca Osteria & Bar (53 Scollard St.)
  • TIFF's Food On Film series kicks off on Thursday March 11 with Vikram Vij and Meeru Dhalwala hosting a screening of The Lunchbox at 6:30pm. Single tickets are available now for $35 (or $28 for TIFF members), expect free vegetable pakoras supplied by Whole Foods at the launch.


  • More details about Curry Fest, happening Sunday, March 22 at 2nd Floor Events (461 King St. West), has been announced. Participating vendors (to name a few) include Nana, who will serve Bangkok-inspired dishes like a southern curry sandwich and curry ice cream, and, Bespoke Butchers serving South African lamb curry, Bunny Chow. Tickets are $10.
  • Beerworking hosts it's first beer and bourbon dinner on Sunday, March 22nd at Project OWL (20 Camden St, unit 200). This event will feature Caplansky sandwiches paired with Stack Brewing's suds and bourbons from Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare and 1792. Tickets are $50 and include, 3 beers, 3 bourbons and 3 sandwiches. Vegetarians should sit this one out.
  • Khao San Road and sister restaurant Nana, celebrate the Songkran Thai New Year on April 12 with its fifth annual street-style party and waterfight festival. This year's party will be held indoors at Nana (785 Queen Street West) over four sessions. Tickets are $40.
  • Tickets ($229) are on sale now for the Terroir Symposium happening all day on Monday, May 11 at Arcadian Court. Now in its 9th year, Canada's leading hospitality symposium, will bring together influential chefs, food and wine experts, restaurateurs and global influencers in gastronomy.

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