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Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for August 27 to September 2

Outstanding in the Field comes to Whitty Farms on Wednesday (Image: Jeremy Fenske)

Monday August 27

  • 86’D With Ivy Knight: A special 86’D at the Drake’s Sky Yard, celebrating the pairing of chardonnay with corn. Sample Rosehall Run’s chardonnay alongside grilled corn dipped in the Drake’s selection of fine butters. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. 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 »
  • Summer Pasta Making: Join chefs Scott Savoie and Shahir Massoud and learn how to make, sauce, and store the best fresh pasta, including various noodles (tagliatelle, fettuccine), stuffed pasta shapes (agnolotti, ravioli, tortellini) and the softest potato gnocchi you’ll ever try. 201 Weston Rd., suite #101, 416-565-1730. Find out more»
  • Cooking for Cooks: Jamie Kennedy pays tribute to those who do service with a three-course dinner for industry folk (although non-industry types can come too). Gilead Cafe, 4 Gilead Pl., 647-288-0680Find out more »

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Weekly Eater: Toronto food events for May 14 to 20

Chef Chris Brown prepares a five-course meal to support The Stop on Thursday (Image: Renée Suen from the Torontolife.com Flickr pool)

Monday, May 14

  • 86’D With Ivy Knight: Join Chuck Hughes for the launch of his new book, Garde Manger, and watch him bite into the battle of amateur cookie bakers. Ticketed event, with proceeds going to The Stop. The Drake, 1150 Queen St. W., 416-531-5042. 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 »
  • Raw Made Easy: Marni Wasserman teaches simple recipes to incorporate raw food into your diet. Marni’s Kitchen, 26 Lauderdale Dr., 647-477-8131. 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 »

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The Month That Was

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The Month That Was: the Toronto restaurants and bars that opened and closed in March

The meat mural at Rob Rossi’s new European tavern, Bestellen (Image: Meaghan Binstock)

It can be hard to keep pace with all the new restaurants and bars that open and close in Toronto—which is why every month, we round them all up.

Openings:

• The Federal Reserve—Four friends, mostly with other jobs in the industry, opened this new Dundas West brunch spot, with a late-night menu and cocktails to follow. Read our Introducing post »

• Thirsty and Miserable—A new Kensington Market bar in a storied space, with a fine slate of craft beers (and a menu written on a piece of cardboard). Read our Introducing post »

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Drinks

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Best Bars: Toronto’s top seven spots to commune over a pint of beer (or three)


Best Bars: Beer

CHECK OUT ALL SEVEN PICKS »

JUMP TO: BEST PLACE TO WATCH THE LEAFS GO DOWN | BEST LOCAVORE TAP ROOM| BEST PUB FOR BEER GEEKS | PUREST IRISH PUB | ROWDIEST BEER AND BOWLING | BEST OLD-WORLD BEER HALL | TOP SPOT FOR DRUNKEN TABLE TENNIS

By Denise Balkissoon, Ariel Brewster, Andrew D’Cruz, Matthew Hague, Malcolm Johnston, Emily Landau, Jason McBride, Alexandra Molotkow, Mark Pupo, Peter Saltsman, Courtney Shea and Eric Vellend. Photographs by Jess Baumung, Emma McIntyre, Liam Mogan, Sean J. Sprague and Christopher Stevenson

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