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Toronto Food Events: Eat for Tibet Food Fest, Feswick's Freestyle, Gin-A-Palooza, The Stop's Night Market

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

  • ChocoSol (1131 St. Clair Ave.) hosts a tasting, talk and tour on Saturday, April 25 in sessions starting at 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door (cash only) and includes an engaging bean-to-bar chocolate talk, tour of the production facilities, and sampling of the goods.
  • The Eat for Tibet Food Festival is on from 11am to 7pm on Sunday, April 26 at 216 Close Ave. in Little Tibet, a.k.a Parkdale. Participating restaurants include Loga's Corner, Norling, Lhasa Kitchen, Tibet Kitchen, Himalayan Kitchen, Shangrila, Om Restaurant and Tsampa Cafe.
  • Thoroughbred (304 Richmond St. West) has launched a new Sunday series dubbed Low Tea, a twist on brunch featuring tea, cocktails, a la carte menu items and the option to pre-order tiered platters of pastries. Reservations are recommended.
  • Alexandra Feswick of The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St. West) is launching a summer dinner series called Feswick's Freestyle featuring chef collaborations in a casual communal dining experience. The first installment is Canned Opening + Bottle Poppin' on April 28 at 7pm with Charlotte Langley and will showcase delectable canned dishes - like clams in ocean water, vegetable confit, sausage pot and duck confit + cassoulet - alongside fresh salads and side dishes in a prix fixe for $45 including two brown-bagged beverages. Seating is limited and reservations are required. A la carte options available too.
  • Gin-A-Palooza, a citywide Gincentric event will see 10 of Toronto's top Gin brands featured at 10 cocktail venues over the two weeks between April 29 and May 12. Pick up a G-PASS at participating venues like Linwood Essentials, Montauk and Little Sister (to name just a few) to navigate through 30 Gin-A-Palooza cocktails.

UPCOMING

  • The next Burger Brawl in support of Action Against Hunger takes place on Wednesday May, 20 at 10pm. The kitchen showdown will see Chefs Dennis Tay face off against Eric Wood. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.
  • The Stop's Night Market returns and this year the fundraising event has switched venues from the Honest Ed's parking lot to the vacant lot at 181 Sterling Rd. in the Junction Triangle. Taking place over two nights on Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 17, each night bills an entirely different lineup of chef food carts. Tickets go on sale at noon on Wednesday, May 13.

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.

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