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Toronto Food Events: Waterfront Night Market, Festival of South Asia, Sweetery, Made In Brasil

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

  • The T&T Waterfront Night Market kicks off tonight, Friday, August 14 at 6pm in the parking lot of the Cherry Street supermarket. The Asian market runs all weekend and promises a multitude of vendors hawking steamed buns and seafood skewers. Here's what it looked like last year.
  • The first ever Sweetery festival showcasing confectionery arts takes place this weekend at Front and Portland from noon to 10pm. Organized by George Brown College's Chef School in partnership with SickKids, proceeds from all activities will go towards a good cause. The festival is free to attend, so go early and spend the day satisfying your sweet tooth, smash some piĂąatas, and count a few thousand jellybeans.
  • The Festival of South Asia takes place this weekend, August 15 and 16 from noon to 11pm on Gerrard between Greenwood and Coxwell. Look forward to a street festival showcasing local restaurants, and live entertainment including a South Asian fashion show.
  • Twilight Tuesdays continue to pop-up weekly this month in the courtyard behind the Drake One Fifty (150 York St). Expect to see Momofuku, Thoroughbred, Pizzeria Libretto and Smoke Signals there too.

UPCOMING

  • Pintxos Toronto presented by Estrella Damm is on next week, and there's still time to get tickets ($10). The festival of Spanish cuisine will take place on August 23 from noon until 6pm at Royal Bank Plaza (200 Bay St.) and will spotlight local vendors including Salt Wine Bar
, Cava, and Mamakas (to name a few) plus special guests, NYC's Donostia, and Simply Fosh from Mallorca, Spain.
  • U-Feast presents Made In Brasil at Mata Petisco Bar (1690 Queen St. West) on Tuesday, September 22. The five-course fiesta kicks of at 7pm. Tickets are $70 inclusive of wine and gratuities.

Photo from last year's Waterfront Night Market


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