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Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for March 5 to 11

The (culinary) Group of Seven (Image: Mary Elizabeth Armstrong)

Monday, March 5

  • 86’D: Ivy Knight hosts a Latin street food pop-up with Comida Del Pueblo. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. Find out more »
  • Group of 7 Chefs: Eight (the number of group members fluctuates) top Toronto chefs (including Beast’s Scott Vivian and Buca’s Rob Gentile) each create a special pasta dish for a seven-course dinner with wine pairings. Buca, 604 King St. W., 416-865-1600. Find out more »
  • All About Bacon: Taste a variety of delicious bacon preparations with chef Stuart Betteridge. George Brown Chef School, 300 Adelaide St. E., tastes@georgebrown.ca. 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, March 6

  • Nonna’s Kitchen Italian Comfort Food: Learn to cook Italian classics with chef Karla Kulak at Dish Cooking Studio. 390 Dupont St., 416-920-6469. Find out more »

Wednesday, March 7

  • Nutrition as a Preventative Strategy: Free workshop on the difference between healthy foods and prepared foods that are merely advertised as healthy. High Park Library, 228 Roncesvalles Ave., 416-393-7671. Find out more »
  • For the Love of Wine: I Can’t Believe It’s Ontario Red!: A tasting of Niagara’s best red wines hosted by Tom Hawkett of Connect Four Wines, with food pairings by chef Mischa Nesterenko. Marben Restaurant, 488 Wellington St. W., 416-979-1990. Find out more »
  • Wine Dinner With Thomas Bachelder: The Gladstone hosts a dinner to celebrate Quebec-born winemaker Thomas Bachelder’s recent Trois Terroirs Project, with a four-course meal by the hotel’s executive chef Michael Smith. The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W, 416-531-4635. Find out more »

Thursday, March 8

  • Kitchen Sisters: Mildred’s Temple Kitchen hosts a fundraising dinner on International Women’s Day to support a new kitchen at Sistering in Toronto. Mildred’s Temple Kitchen, 85 Hanna Ave., 416-588-5695. 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, March 9

  • Global Wine Tour—Exploring the Wines of Chile: Wine Access associate editor Steve Thurlow leads a tasting and explanation of eight Chilean wines. 33 Harbour Square, 416-909-0460, info@globalwinetour.com. Find out more »

Saturday, March 10

  • Easy as Pie: Learn how to make pies from scratch at Dish Cooking Studio. 390 Dupont St., 416-920-6469. Find out more »
  • Kids’ Colonial Food and History Show: Historian Bruce Bell teaches kids what life—and eating—was like 200 years ago. St. Lawrence Market, 92 Front St. E., 416-392-7120. 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, 61 Christie St. Find out more »