With the arrival of summer, one thing’s certain in Toronto: the arrival of food festivals of every size and cuisine. This year we were able to attend the inaugural Tastemaker festival at Evergreen Brickworks, brought to us by the same organizers of Taste of Toronto in previous years. Tastemaker featured a number of Toronto’s renowned chefs as well as various vendors including wineries and breweries. With a $60 ticket sold by session, guests are admitted entry and have access to samples by all chefs, wineries and artisans. There were three sessions across two days, with different featured chefs at each session: Friday, May 18, 7:00 – 11:00 PM Afrim PristineRead More →

Sweetery is an annual sweets-only food festival hosted to promote and showcase confectionary and culinary arts in the Greater Toronto Area. This year is the second year that Sweetery is running, and it has expanded from a small parking lot last year to David Pecaut Square in the heart of Downtown Toronto. There were a variety of vendors at the festival, and as part of the media tour we had a chance to sample a few of the offerings. First item on the list were french style pastries baked and crafted by students from George Brown College Chef School. Our favourite by far was theRead More →