Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for April 23 to 29

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for April 23 to 29

The sixth annual Terroir symposium takes place on Monday (Image: Renée Suen) 

Monday, April 23

  • The Next Food Truck: Art and street food collide at this food truck and art gallery event at Steam Whistle Brewery. 255 Bremner Blvd., 416-362-2337. Find out more »
  • Terroir Hospitality Industry Symposium: Join chefs, food writers, wine and food experts and business leaders for this hospitality industry meet-up. Arcadian Court, 801 Bay St. Find out more »
  • 86’D: Ivy Knight hosts the after party for the Terroir Hospitality Industry Symposium. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oevres from The Drake’s new head chef Darren Glew. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. Find out more »
  • Sorauren Farmers’ Market: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the field house at Sorauren Park. 50 Wabash Ave. Find out more »

Tuesday, April 24

  • Half-priced wine at Maléna: The restaurant brings back its popular Tuesday night half-priced wine list for the month of April. 120 Avenue Rd., 416-964-0606. Find out more »

Wednesday, April 25

  • A Taste For Life 2012: Dozens of Toronto restaurants are participating in this annual one-night fundraiser for Fife House, which supports those living with HIV and AIDS. Fife House will receive 25 per cent of the cost of each meal. Various locations. Find out more »
  • Minicakes: Bring your apron for this class where you learn to cut and decorate these trendily tiny cakes. Bonnie Gordon College of Confectionary Arts, 868 Eglinton Ave. W., 416-440-0333. Find out more »
  • Shuck U—Oysters 101: Everything you wanted to know about the bivalve, from how they grow to how to prepare them, but were too afraid to ask. Hooked, 888 Queen St. E., 416-828-1861. Find out more »

Thursday, April 26

  • Global Wine Tour: Exploring the wines of the world. Sample a flight of six international wines with food pairings. The Fine Wine Reserve, King St. W. (at Spadina), 416-909-0460. Find out more »
  • Sumptuous Sustainable Fish: A hands-on workshop featuring meals made with four different types of sustainable fish. Dish Cooking Studio, 390 Dupont St., 416-920-5559. Find out more »
  • Dufferin Grove Farmers’ Market: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the rink house at Dufferin Grove. 875 Dufferin St. Find out more »

Friday, April 27

  • Canadian Beer News Dinner: Importers Rolland and Russell team up with Splendido’s Victor Barry for a multi-course dinner paired with rare, exclusive beers. Splendido, 88 Harbord St., 416-929-7788. Find out more »
  • Weekly drop-in dinner: Stop in for a $9 bottomless bowl of something tasty at The Depanneur’s weekly casual dinners. Tonight: A collaboration between Food Gypsy and Popovergirl. Homemade soup and fresh popovers. The Depanneur, 1033 College St., 416-828-1990. Find out more »

Saturday, April 28

  • Growing Taste Buds: Kids learn how to plant and care for an organic tomato plant to take home, and prepare a meal with ingredients from Sosnicki Organics. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave., 416-596-7670. Find out more »
  • The Art of Wine and Fine Belgian Chocolate: Taste a flight of eight different wines, each one paired with a chocolate sampling. Global Wine Tour Harbour Square Suite, 33 Harbour Sq., 416-909-0460. Find out more »
  • Evergreen Brick Works Farmers’ Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 550 Bayview Ave. Find out more »
  • The Stop Farmers’ Market: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St. Find out more»

Sunday, April 29

  • Island Fever! Vegan dinner with Kalmplex: The Rusholme Park Supper Club presents an Afro-Caribbean vegan meal by Kalmplex, seller of fantastic Jamaican patties at the Dufferin Grover Farmers Market. The Depanneur, 1033 College St., 416-828-1990. Find out more »
  • Lucky Gnocchi Day: All-you-can-eat family dinner of gnocchi served with a variety of sauces. Piola, 1165 Queen St. W., 416 477-4652. Find out more »