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Toronto Food Events: Taste of Manila, Hot & Spicy Food Fest, Wild Blueberry Fest, Sweetery, MexFest16

Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious 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

  • Get your fill of Filipino street food at Taste of Manila on August 20 and 21. The festival takes over the Bathurst and Wilson area.
  • The Hot & Spicy Food Festival is on at the Harbourfront Centre from August 19 to August 21.
  • Haute Dog BBQ, presented by Queen's Quay Terminal, runs on August 20 and August 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Buy a hot dog or hamburger with a drink for $2 and 100 per cent of the proceeds will go to the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.
  • Admission is free for the Sweetery Food Festival happening August 20 and 21 at David Pecaut Square (55 John St.).
  • The August edition of the Toronto Bakers Market returns to Ralph Thornton Centre (765 Queen St. E.) on August 21 from noon until 4 p.m. The massive bake sale boasts a lineup of 28 vendors.
  • The 7th annual Wild Blueberry Festival at Evergreen Brick Works is on this Sunday, August 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • MexFest16 takes over Yonge-Dundas Square on Sunday, August 21 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Harvest Wednesdays presents Sip and Savour with Bob Blumer on Wednesday, August 24. Expect tastings along with hors d'oeuvres by the Gladstone's executive Chef Katie Venables Lloyd.
  • Woodlot sous chef, Cory Baird is doing a pop-up dinner at Lady Marmalade on Friday, August 26. Reserve now (and select your dishes) for the family-style feast priced at $40 per person.

UPCOMING

  • Hapa Izakaya hosts an omakase dinner on Thursday, September 8. The 10-course Japanese style tasting menu is priced at $70 per person, including beverage pairings.
  • Tickets are still available for PinxtosTO happening on Sunday, September 18 at the Liberty Market Building. Tickets are $10.
  • Advance tickets ($15) are available now for Soupalicious Toronto 2016 happening at Artscape Wychwood Barns on Sunday, September 25.

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

Photo from Taste of Manila by Hector Vasquez.


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