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Toronto Food Events: BooRito, Dia de los Muertos, Chowder Chowdown, Taste of Iceland

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

  • Chipotle Mexican Grill is offering $3 menu items on Saturday, October 31 as part of their annual BooRito Halloween event in support of Second Harvest. Visit a Canadian Chipotle restaurant in costume (read full details here) from 5 p.m. to close for a $3 burrito, burrito bowl, salad, or tacos.
  • ChocoSol hosts a Halloween/Day of the Dead Tasting Tour on Saturday, October 31 featuring a special tasting menu and tour of the facilities at 1131 St Clair Ave. West. Advance tickets are $20 (or $25 cash at the door) for one hour 11 a.m. 1 p.m., and 4 p.m.
  • Celebrate D铆a de los Muertos at the Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Ave.) on Sunday, November 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a festival of Latin American culture and food. Leave offerings at Ofrendas (alters) to honour your ancestors then enjoy the Mexican market, live music, traditional dancing, tequila and mezcal tastings, and food from vendors like Xola, Grand Electric, Maizal and more.
  • The Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown goes down on Tuesday, November 3 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fermenting Cellar in the Distillery District. Thirteen Toronto chefs will present a one of a kind chowder creation in hopes of winning the title of Chowder Champion.
  • What's on the Table, The Stop Community Food Centre's annual fundraiser gala is on Wednesday, November 4 at Daniels Spectrum (585 Dundas St. East). The all you can eat and drink event will feature food and beverage stations manned by over three dozen Toronto restaurants and beverage purveyors. Tickets are $300 with charitable tax receipts issued for $205.

UPCOMING

  • Tickets ($40) are still available for The Depanneur (1033 College St.) Supper Club: Agneau a la Catalane, a three-course dinner starring Catalan style shoulder of lamb from veteran Toronto restaurateur, Dali Chehimi.
  • Luma (330 King St. West) presents a four-course Icelandic menu ($75) from Ylfa Helgad贸ttir (Kopar) in collaboration with chefs Michael Wilson and Anthony Walsh between November 12 and 15 as part of Taste of Iceland in conjunction with the free Reykjavik Calling concert. Reservations are advised.

Photo from Xola.


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