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Toronto Food Events: Winterlicious, Cantina by Campbell's, La Poutine Week, Mad for Marmalade

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

  • Winterlicious kicks off today, Friday, January 29 and will run until February 11. Restaurants participating in the annual prix fixe event will offer three-course prix fixe lunch menus (priced at $18, $23 or $28) and dinner menus (priced at $25, $35 or $45) and we've selected some of the most promising dining destinations right here.
  • The Winter Craft Beer Festival at Roundhouse Park is on this Saturday, January 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Advance tickets are sold out but there will be a limited number at the gate.
  • The pop-up Cantina by Campbell's hosted by Rock Lobster's chef Matt Dean Pettit kicks off on Monday, February 1 and will run until February 22 at 501 Queen West. Look forward to four original soups served up at lunch and dinner for free.
  • La Poutine Week is back from February 1 to 7 and 16 Toronto restaurants (including Let's Be Frank, Tesla Cafe and The Hogtown Cure) will be offering up their own takes on fries, curds and gravy for the occasion.
  • The Depanneur (1033 College Street) launches its new Table Talks series on Tuesday Feburary 2. Admission is $20 including dinner starting at 6 p.m. followed by a talk by Darcy Higgins of Food Forward & Building Roots at 7 p.m.The subject du jour will be the challenges and rewards of bringing food to the people while dinner will feature Tourtière MontrĂŠalaise complete with soup or salad, and coffee or tea.

UPCOMING

  • The Depanneur (1033 College Street) hosts a 7 Curries & Ti-Puri by Vanesha Khadaroo on Saturday, February 6. Ticket are $50 for the menu featuring Giraumon Fricasser, Kutchou, Grois Pois Masala and more along with puffed fried flatbreads for scooping.
  • The George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts hosts Chef Roary MacPherson of the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland for the next instalment of its Trending NOW Dinners happening on Wednesday, February 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The multi-course menu is priced at $85 per person.
  • Umbrella Beach, a grass-roots arts and courtesans collective is starting a regular farmers market on Saturdays starting February 13. Taking place (indoors for now) at 160 Bartley Drive, expect to find vendors hawking high energy yogurts, srpouts, cold pressed juices, wildcrafted salves and tinctures, and more.
  • The 9th annual Mad for Marmalade presented by the Aga Kahn Museum and Fort York National Historic Site takes place on February 20, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. The theme this year is Citrus in the Persian Kitchen and will feature citrus themed workshops, a marmalade competition, lunch, guest speakers, tastings and marketplace. Admission is $50.

Know of a Toronto food event coming up? Email liora@blogto.com

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