Category Archive: Food Events

Sep 30

2017 Eat To The Beat: 60 Female Chefs, 1 Worthy Cause & A Ticket Giveaway

I can’t believe that today is the last day of September, summer is gone and pretty soon we’ll be hearing about below zero temperatures. The only upside to this changing of the seasons is that on Tuesday, October 17th, the doors of Roy Thompson Hall will be opened to welcome guests to the 22nd edition …

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Jul 17

CONTEST: Win 1 Of 2 Pairs Of Tickets To Toronto’s Festival Of Beer!

Beer lovers rejoice, Toronto’s Festival Of Beer is fast approaching and I have 2 pairs of tickets up for grabs! In the past, beers from different countries have been featured but this being Canada’s 150th birthday it makes perfect sense to celebrate Canadian beers. The Canada 150 Pavilion is a 20,000 square-foot pavilion completely dedicated to the …

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Oct 18

Eat To The Beat 2016 Ticket Giveaway

Hey Toronto foodies, it’s time for one of my favorite culinary events of the year, the 21st annual edition of Eat To The Beat!  Presented by KitchenAid, this fundraiser helps support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. This is the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 top female chefs – women supporting …

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Oct 16

Time For Restaurants For Change. Dine Out. Do Good.

Canada and it’s cities are often ranked in the various lists of “Best Places In The World To Live”, but there are many issues in this great country that, those of us who can, need to help improve. A food system that is resilient and sustainable is desperately needed but this isn’t an easy task. It is …

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Sep 05

Pearl Diver Presents The Coopers Room And The Spirit Scholarship

There are thousands of restaurants in the city of  Toronto and I can confidently say that most of those kitchens have had a student or graduate of George Brown College’s School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts work in them at one time or another. As a matter of fact, some of the city’s more renowned chefs …

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Aug 15

St. Lawrence Market Summer Series (Recap)

August 4th was the launch of the new Summer Series held at St. Lawrence Market. This timeless market holds a special place in the hearts of Torontonians and was the perfect location for this inaugural event. This event, which featured grafitti artists, live singers, DJs, and of course, many different food vendors, is the result of …

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Aug 11

Baro, The New Restaurant From Steve Gonzalez

Looking at Steve Gonzalez you’d be surprised to hear that he has been cooking for over twenty eight years. It seems that the Latin blood that courses through his veins keep this former Top Chef alumni looking very young.  About three years ago Steve opened the highly popular Valdez on King West and served up …

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Jun 06

Toronto BBQ Week Brought To You By Samuel Adams Boston Lager

Almost every week in Toronto we have a food festival. Some are hits, and some fail so badly that they’re talked about for years. The newest kid on the block is the first annual Toronto BBQ Week presented by Samuel Adams and it runs from June 6th to 12th. I just checked my foodie crystal ball and I …

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Mar 21

A recap of the Restaurants Canada Show

A couple of weeks ago I headed down to the Enercare Centre in Toronto for the annual Restaurants Canada Show which was held from February 28th to March 1st. I really didn’t know what to expect since it was my first time at the show, but I quickly realized that this one was different from others I’ve attended. …

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Feb 01

Matt Dean Pettit making sure you have a full belly for Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate this mind blowing spectacle than with a tailgate party hosted by none other than Chef Matt Dean Pettit (MDP) of Rock Lobster fame. Sports has always been a huge part of Matt’s life, at one time his goal was to be a real …

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