Hot and Spicy Food Festival

On the menu this year: searing specialties from across the globe, never-ending music and dance, and red-hot recipe demonstrations from Dragon Vikram Vij (his family's chicken curry) and Fidel Gastro phenom Matt Basille (lamb meatballs). Free admission; food prices vary. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, 416-973-4000.