Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for June 4 to 10

Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for June 4 to 10

Luminato’s 1000 Tastes of Toronto takes place next Saturday and Sunday 

Monday, June 4

  • 86’D: Join Ivy Knight and Toronto’s top foodies for the season finale of Top Chef Canada. Rock Lobster Food Co. will be dishing out their east coast lobster rolls. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. Find out more »
  • Green Goddess Workshop: Marni Wasserman demonstrates how to incorporate nutrient-rich greens into simple recipes.  Marni’s Kitchen, 26 Lauderdale Dr., 647-477-8131. Find out more »
  • Piola’s Monday Night Mixer: Piola’s weekly aperitivo italiano, with cocktail and beer specials and complimentary snacks. 1165 Queen St. W., 416-477-4652. Find out more »

Tuesday, June 5

  • Al Fresco Celebration With Friends: All The Best Fine Foods owner Jane Rodmell teaches a menu of seasonal dishes perfect for outdoor entertaining. LCBO Summerhill, 10 Scrivener Sq., 416-922-0403. Find out more »
  • Escape the City—Canoe and Beach Dining Adventure: Paddle to the island with the Culinary Adventure Company for a gourmet beach picnic. 416-565-1730. Find out more »

Wednesday, June 6

  • Big Night at the Green Barn: A special four-course dinner featuring Nonna-inspired dishes by Chris Brown (The Stop), Lorenzo Loseto (George) and Guido Saldini (Noce), all inspired by the Stanley Tucci-Tony Shalhoub movie. 601 Christie St., 416-652-1602. Find out more »
  • Kimchi and Sauerkraut: Kate Leinweber teaches a workshop on the respective fermented cabbage dishes of Korea and Germany. The Depanneur, 1033 College St., 416-828-1990. Find out more »
  • A Chef’s Tour of Little Italy: Join the Culinary Adventure Company on a behind-the-scenes tour of Little Italy’s finest kitchens. 416-565-1730. Find out more »

Thursday, June 7

  • Scrubs in the City Presents Secret Garden: Join Toronto’s business and social elite for a night of cocktails and culinary delights in a “maze of enchantment.” In support of the Sick Kids Foundation. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave., 416-863-8360. Find out more »
  • Mexican Fiesta: Learn to make a variety of healthy, Mexican-inspired dishes with Marni Wasserman. Marni’s Kitchen, 26 Lauderdale Dr., 647-477-8131. Find out more »
  • Macarons Demonstration With Mardi Michels: The Cookbook Store hosts a demonstration on the art of the macaron with co-founder of Food Bloggers of Canada and macaron enthusiast Mardi Michels. Rosemill Kitchen Studio, 1 Yorkville Ave., 416-920-2665. Find out more »

Friday, June 8

  • Global Grill: Take a culinary tour around the world in three hours with this globally inspired hands-on workshop.  Dish Cooking Studio, 390 Dupont St., 416-920-5559. Find out more »

Saturday, June 9

  • Toronto Underground Market: The wildly popular food event’s June edition may already be sold out, but a number of tickets will be available at the door. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave., 416-863-8360. Find out more »
  • President’s Choice 1000 Tastes of Toronto: Luminato takes over the Distillery for its opening weekend. A two-day event featuring food from over 40 of the city’s best chefs and restaurants. The Distillery, 55 Mill St. Find out more »
  • Raw/Vegan Festival: This two-day festival offers all you need for healthy, cruelty-free, eco-friendly living. Includes speakers, workshops and samplings. 918 Bathurst St. Find out more »
  • Supper Club—Turkish Delight: A feast of Turkish cuisine with Filiz Klassen. The Depanneur, 1033 College St., 416-828-1990. Find out more »
  • Global Wine Tour—Exploring The Wines of Argentina: Taste a flight of eight types of Argentinian wines, paired with meats and cheeses. Global Wine Tour Harbour Square Suite, 33 Harbour Sq., 416-909-0460. Find out more »
  • Discover Greektown on the Danforth: The Culinary Adventure Company offers a tasting tour of the largest Greek neighbourhood in North America. 416-565-1730. Find out more »
  • Sweet and Savoury Souffles: Learn the techniques to make a variety of souffles with confidence. Dish Cooking Studio, 390 Dupont St., 416-920-5559. Find out more »
  • Patisserie Style Cakes: Learn the art of making delicate cakes like genoise and biscuit joconde. Bonnie Gordon College, 868 Eglinton Ave. W., 416-440-0333. Find out more »
  • Stop Market Café: Enjoy a weekly meal sourced from ingredients found at the adjacent farmers’ market. Proceeds from the sales of food at the café are reinvested into The Stop’s programs. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Green Barn, 601 Christie St. Find out more»

Sunday, June 10

  • The Stop’s Beer Garden: This week, beer by Hogtown Brasserie and food by Last Splash TO. Green Barn, 601 Christie St. Find out more»
  • President’s Choice 1000 Tastes of Toronto: Luminato takes over the Distillery for its opening weekend. A two-day event featuring food from over 40 of the city’s best chefs and restaurants. The Distillery, 55 Mill St. Find out more »

Farmers’ Markets:

  • Sorauren Farmers’ Market: Monday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the field house at Sorauren Park. 50 Wabash Ave.
  • East York Farmers’ Market: Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 850 Coxwell Ave.
  • Riverdale Farmers’ Market: Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 201 Winchester St. (in Riverdale Park).
  • Ryerson University MyMarket: Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Gould St., east of Yonge St.
  • Sick Kids’ Hospital Farmers’ Market: Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 555 University Ave.
  • Trinity Bellwoods Farmers’ Market: Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Northwest corner of Trinity Bellwoods Park near Dundas St. W. and Shaw St.
  • Nathan Phillips Square Farmers’ Market: Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 100 Queen St. W.
  • Queen’s Quay Terminal Farmers’ Market: Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 207 Queen’s Quay W.
  • Bloor-Borden Farmers’ Market: Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Green P Lot, Lippincott St. and Bloor St.
  • Dufferin Grove Farmers’ Market: Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 873 Dufferin St. (in Dufferin Grove Park)
  • East Lynn Farmers’ Market: Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 1949 Danforth Ave.
  • Metro Hall Farmers’ Market: Thursday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. David Pecaut Sq., 55 John St.
  • North Civic Centre Farmers’ Market: Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mel Lastman Sq., 5100 Yonge St.
  • Toronto Botanical Gardens Organic Farmers’ Market: Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. 777 Lawrence Ave. E.
  • St. Lawrence North Farmers’ Market: Saturday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. 92 Front St. E.
  • Evergreen Brick Works Farmers’ Market: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 550 Bayview Ave.
  • The Stop Farmers’ Market: Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.
  • Withrow Park Farmers’ Market: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 725 Logan St. (in Withrow Park).
  • Junction Farmers’ Market: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Green P Lot, 385 Pacific Ave.