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July 20, 2013

Category: Food

Harvest Table Dining Series

July 20: 7:00 PM Reception; 7:30 PM Dinner.

Join us at our Harvest Table for a local taste of Niagara. A member of Chef Frank Dodd’s culinary team will host your dining event as they share local food and wine stories. You and fellow guests will start with a sparkling reception, leading into a 4-course menu featuring wines perfectly paired by our Winemaker Craig McDonald. Celebrate the region and savour food and wine grown in the same soil.

Cost: $115 per guest plus taxes and gratuities.

How to Book: Book by calling 1.888.673.5537 ext. 2 or visiting www.triuswines.com

Location: Trius Winery at Hillebrand — 1249 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

 
Date: July 20, 2013
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Location: Trius Winery at Hillebrand

T&T Waterfront Night Market

In partnership with T&T Supermarket, the T&T Waterfront Night Market will treat attendees to a unique outdoor culinary experience featuring an enticing selection of Asian theme street food and general merchandise for an all-out night market experience.

The essence of the WNM is to provide an array of multicultural theme cuisine; to unite different cultures together in participating in a unique social event; and ultimately, to showcase Canada’s multicultural mosaic and unparalleled fusion of foods and lifestyle, all integrated into one distinctive destination.

Friday July 19 from 6pm-Midnight; Saturday July 20 from 4pm-Midnight; and Sunday July 21 from 4pm-10pm. FREE ADMISSION! Public Transit available and parking is directly adjacent from event.

For more details: www.waterfrontnightmarket.com

Location: T&T SUPERMARKET (Downtown) — 222 Cherry Street, Toronto Port Lands

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Start: July 19, 2013
End: July 21, 2013
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Summerlicious

Discover the finest dishes in the city at one of Toronto’s favourite culinary celebrations. Enjoy delicious three-course prix fixe menus at 196 of the city’s top restaurants, all at fantastic price points.

Restaurants will accept reservations beginning June 20, 2013. Review the menus and start planning your Summerlicious!

For more information: www.toronto.ca/special_events/summerlicious/2013/index.htm

Locations: Various Restaurants

 
Start: July 5, 2013
End: July 21, 2013
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Tasty Thursdays

The Tasty Thursdays series at Nathan Phillips Square starts July 11 and will run weekly to August 29 – from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can buy delectable international dishes served by participating restaurants for $7 or less while enjoying free noon-hour concerts featuring world music acts based in Toronto. The complete performance schedule and vendor list is available at www.toronto.ca/special_events/thursdays.

Location: Nathan Phillips Square — 100 Queen Street West

 
Start: July 11, 2013
End: August 29, 2013
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Picnic In Our Spectacular Gardens!

During your visit, take a break and enjoy a lovely picnic on the enchanted grounds of Casa Loma. We’ll do the work; you just pick up your basket, spread out the blanket, and relax in the sunshine.
Picnic Basket for Two: $25.50 (taxes included). Available Wednesday to Sunday.

Click here: tinyurl.com/paxsw3e for more information and menu.

Location: Casa Loma — 1 Austin Terrace

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Start: July 3, 2013
End: August 31, 2013
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Location: Casa Loma

Kitchen Table Dinner

July 20, August 3, 10, 17, 31 & September 21; 6:30 PM.

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes in your favourite restaurant? If you are a culinary voyeur, then this is the experience for you. This ‘Backstage Pass’ gives you access to Chef Parsons’ kitchen where you’ll have a front row seat to watch his culinary team in action. Begin your evening in the kitchen with a glass of our award-winning sparkling wine and canapés while listening to a culinary brigade host share the secrets of pairing food and wine. Your experience culminates in a seasonally inspired 7-course tasting menu expertly paired with our award-winning wines.

Cost: $165 per guest plus taxes and gratuities.

How to Book: Book by calling 1.888.673.5537 ext. 2 or visiting www.peller.com

Location: Peller Estates Winery — 290 John Street East, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

 
Start: July 20, 2013
End: September 21, 2013
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Location: Peller Estates Winery

Kitchen Table Lunch

July 20, 27, August 3, 10, 24, 31 & September 7, 28; 12:00 PM.

Interested in learning what goes on behind the scenes at Peller Estates Winery Restaurant? Then join us for an afternoon in Chef Parsons’ kitchen where you’ll have a front row seat to watch his culinary team in action. Begin your experience with a glass of our award-winning sparkling wine while listening to a culinary brigade host share the secrets of pairing food and wine. Your experience culminates in a seasonally inspired 4-course tasting menu expertly paired with our award-winning wines.

Cost: $97 per guest plus taxes and gratuities.

How to Book: Book by calling 1.888.673.5537 ext. 2 or visiting www.peller.com

Location: Peller Estates Winery — 290 John Street East, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

 
Start: July 20, 2013
End: September 28, 2013
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Location: Peller Estates Winery

Fresh Wednesdays

Nathan Phillips Square is the site of Fresh Wednesdays from July 10 to August 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors sell fresh Ontario-grown produce, flowers, baked goods and more weekly until October 16 (excluding June 26). Lunch-time concerts by Canadian artists accompany the farmers market on the square from July 10. The performance schedule for Fresh Wednesdays is available at www.toronto.ca/special_events/wednesdays.

Location: Nathan Phillips Square — 100 Queen Street West

 
Start: July 10, 2013
End: October 16, 2013
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Junction Food Tour

Dates: April 13, May 11, May 25, June 8, July 27, August 10, August 31, September 14, September 28, October 19, November 9.

Time: 11:00 AM.

Discover what New York Times calls one of Toronto’s hippest up and coming neighbourhoods.
The Junction, which was dry until 1997, is emerging as the next big destination in Toronto. It is made up primarily of independent retailers.
Learn about this historical neighbourhood as you sip and savour at foodie destinations along the way. Your ticket includes a guided tour and tastings at 5-6 shops. You will have the chance to meet and greet the shop owners whenever possible. All aboooard!

For more details: www.foodiesonfoot.ca/upcoming-food-events-food-tours-toronto

 
Start: April 13, 2013
End: November 9, 2013
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Oh Canada Eh! Food Tour

Dates: March 10 at 11:00 AM.

Dates: April 30, May 14, May 28, June 11, June 25, July 23, August 6, August 20, September 3, September 17, October 1, October 15, October 29, November 12 at 6:00 PM.

Oh Canada…our home and native food. Ever wondered just what constitutes Canadian food? We get asked that all the time. Join us on this very distinct tour showcasing the best in Canadian food and twists on food which make something very Canadian. We will be taking you to 5-7 food merchants and have you discover a few neighbourhoods while having the chance to ride the TTC, giving you a true Canadian experience. You will leave this tour with an understanding of distinct Canadian foods and where to find the best of Canadian food in the city.

For more details: www.foodiesonfoot.ca/upcoming-food-events-food-tours-toronto

 
Start: March 10, 2013
End: November 12, 2013
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