Foodie Fortnight: the top six food events for March 4–18
In this edition of Foodie Fortnight: free fish and chips, foodie film screenings and a super-cheap vegetarian prix fixe
The Dundas West fish shop celebrates its one-year anniversary with a whole week of deals and discounts. The best deal: free fish and chips after 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5th.
Mar. 3-7. 887 Dundas St. W., 416-603-4665, happyhookerfish.ca
Meatless Mondays at Harvest Kitchen
Harvest Kitchen serves a special vegetarian prix-fixe every Monday in March. At $24 for five courses and a drink, it might be the city’s cheapest tasting menu.
Mar. 3-31. $24. Harvest Kitchen, 124 Harbord St., harvestkitchen.ca
Sunday Noodle Tasting
On Sundays this month, Beijing street-food shop Noodle Face Co. hosts lunchtime tasting sessions from 1 to 3 p.m. Each $16 ticket buys three noodle dishes, plus other snacks, like wantons, pork buns and pancake wraps stuffed with beef shank, veggies and hoisin sauce.
Mar. 9-30. $16. Noodle Face Co., 41 Baldwin St., 647-761-1355, eventbrite.ca
Ferran Adrià Talk
The culinary icon (and inventor of food foam) is holding a highly anticipated talk and Q&A session at the Glen Gould Studio on Front Street. Regular admission is $25, but high rollers can splurge for a $725 VIP ticket, which includes entry to a pre-talk cocktail party and a copy of Adrià’s 2700-page book series elBulli 2005-2007.
Mar. 10. $25. Glen Gould Studio, 250 Front St. W., eventbrite.ca
TIFF’s Food on Film
TIFF kicks off its annual six-part foodie-film series with a screening of 1994 Hong Kong drama Chungking Express, followed by a presentation from Lucky Peach editor Peter Meehan. Single tickets go on sale March 5. (The first 150 people who subscribe to the whole series get a $50 Momofuku Toronto gift card.)
Mar. 12. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W., 416-599-TIFF, tiff.net
Windup Bird’s Sunday-evening pelmeni-making class is open to cooks of all ages. (Pelmeni are Russian dumplings filled with minced meat and spices.)
Mar. 16. $35. Windup Bird Café, 382 College St., 647-349-6373, universe.com