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Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for April 9 to 15

Experience a Toronto version of the annual Thai Songkran at Khao San Road on Wednesday (Image: Wyndham Hollis)

Monday, April 9

  • A Taco Beer Tequila Fundraising Dinner: A feast hosted by Victoria Taylor, Jamie Kennedy, Parts and Labour chef Matty Matheson and rooftop farmer Katie Mathieu, with proceeds going to the Parts and Labour rooftop garden project. Tacos will feature spring shoots from the garden. Beer by Bellwoods Brewery, tequila by Tromba. 18 Bellwoods Ave., 416-722-6947. Find out more »
  • 86’D: Ivy Knight hosts a battle for the best hot sauce. Bring your own and compete! 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 10

  • GE Chef Series—Food Miles: Sustainable food expert Joshna Maharaj discusses the impact of our culture of convenience. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave., 416-596-7670. Find out more »
  • On the Streets of Bankok: A hands-on lesson in authentic Thai street food. Dish Cooking Studio, 390 Dupont St., 416-920-5559. Find out more »
  • Half-priced wine at Maléna: The restaurant brings back its popular Tuesday night half-priced wine list for the month of April. Find out more »

Wednesday, April 11

  • Songkran Party at Khao San Road: Celebrate the Thai New Year water festival with a six-course meal prepared by Chef Nuit Regular. You will get wet. Khao San Road, 326 Adelaide St. W., 647-352-5773. Find out more »

Thursday, April 12

  • The Stop Webinar: A look at the Stop’s community cooking program, exploring the development of community food programs across Canada and the Stop’s contribution over the past 14 years. Register and watch for free from your computer. 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 13

  • Starfish and Ceili Cottage Titanic Dinners: To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the catastrophic voyage and the release of the new 3-D version, these two restaurants host Titanic-themed dinner parties. Starfish Oyster Bed and Grill, 100 Adelaide St. E., 416-366-7827; Ceili Cottage, 1301 Queen St. E., 416-406-1301. Find out more »
  • Farm Fresh Fare at the Green Living Show: Sample over 20 dishes made of local ingredients from the city’s top chefs. Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 416-360-0044 ext. 327. Find out more »
  • Global Wine Tour: Explore the wines of South Africa. Global Wine Tour Harbour Square Suite, 33 Harbour Sq., 416-909-0460. Find out more »
  • Meet Me in the Sugar Shack: Learn to use maple syrup in dishes both sweet and savoury. Dish Cooking Studio, 390 Dupont St., 416-920-5559. Find out more »

Saturday, April 14

  • Make and Take—Dinner Salads Workshop: Learn how to make four different dinner salads. They do the prep, you assemble and take home. St. Lawrence Market, 92 Front St. E., 416-392-7120. Find out more »
  • Titanic Tea at the Windsor Arms Hotel: An afternoon tea menu to commemorate the 100th anniversary. 18 St. Thomas St., 416-971-9666. Find out more »
  • Starfish and Ceili Cottage Titanic Dinners: To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the catastrophic voyage and the release of the new 3-D version, these two restaurants host Titanic-themed dinner parties. Starfish Oyster Bed and Grill, 100 Adelaide St. E., 416-366-7827; Ceili Cottage, 1301 Queen St. E., 416-406-1301. 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 15

  • Cake Pops!: A hands-on workshop teaching the art of these trendy treats. Le Dolci, 416-262-3400. Find out more »
  • An EnCHANTed Evening: Meditation group, live music and a vegetarian dinner. Free, but donations for the meal are encouraged. Trinity St. Paul’s Church, 427 Bloor St. W., 416-539-0234. Find out more »
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