Cold beers and Toronto’s specialties

June 23, 2015 by  
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1-ribfestThis  summer in Toronto more than others, you will have plenty of occasions to try and taste all kinds of delicious beers and food.

First, let’s talk about beer! You will be able to enjoy one of the many festivals happening:

June 27th to July 1st: the Toronto Ribfest 2015 in Centennial Park. This large rib fest and music festival celebrates summer here in Toronto. You can enjoy delicious food, craft beers and great music. http://torontoribfest.com/

July 9th: Summer Craft Beer Fest.

This fun event takes place in Liberty Market Building and celebrates summer sunshine and ice-cold craft beer. You can stroll the streets of Liberty Market and maybe you will find your new favourite craft beer. http://www.summercraftbeerfest.com/

July 24-26th:  the Toronto’s Festival of Beer happening from July 24th to the 26th in Bandshell Park at the CNE. This festival proposes a stage with amazing artists, Brewmaster sessions, a World of Beer Pavilion Ireland, new brews and the “Beerlicious grilling experience”. http://beerfestival.ca/

August 8th: The Roundhouse Craft Beer and Food Trucks. Taking place at Roundhouse Park this festival was created to provide the opportunity to sample Ontario’s finest craft beer and delicious food from Toronto best food trucks. You can just bring your blanket and enjoy the park view and vibe. With summer coming, you will surely enjoy this day at the park. http://www.craftbeerfest.ca/

Concerning Toronto’s best cuisine, we propose you to check out:

  • June 20th and 26th: Kensington Krawl Food & Culture Tour at Jimmy’s coffee. During this event you will have the possibility to explore the diverse tastes of Kensington Market, you will learn the history and the heritage of this market and meet local chefs. http://savourtoronto.com/food-tours/kensington-krawl/
  • August 1st to August 3rd 2015: Pan American Food Festival: Finally, this year Toronto is hosting the Pan Am Games! For this occasion, Toronto will renew their Pan American Food Festival from. You will find flavours and cultures of the 41 countries of North, South and Central America. The free to public festival will showcase international chefs, music and dance ensembles. http://panamfoodfest.com/
  • August 8-9th: Jerkfest:  The Jerkfest is celebrating this year its 14th Birthday and invites you to taste the traditional jerk chicken, fish or pork; or if you dare, take on the exotic meats of alligator, Kangaroo & shark! Meet up at Centennial Park. http://www.jerkfestival.ca/

But you might also be interested by the Tours and other Markets proposed this summer.

  • August 14-16th: The Waterfront Night Market: there’s nothing better than a stroll around the harbourfront to try this culinary experience: Asian cuisine on the theme “Street Food”. Check out this cross-cultural social event at the T&T supermarket. http://waterfrontnightmarket.com/

As you can see you won’t have time for anything other than fun this summer! Don’t hesitate to join these events and enjoy the food and beer that the city of Toronto has to offer.