Riverside is at the top of the list when it comes to being a culinary destination. Delectable food, quality ingredients, charming hospitality, fine dining to homemade treats in a fantastic location – Riverside’s gastronomic choices are endless.
On Saturday October 26th, The Riverside’s 5th Annual WalkFEST, you can enjoy a free culinary walking tour and savour the taste of Riverside. Led by a renowned Chef Scott Savoie from Culinary Adventure Co., this walk will feature some of the best restaurants and shops in Toronto and give you insights to the world of Gastronomy on the East end.
You may have heard about Ruby Watch Co. or Ruby Eats as the little shop of chef secrets. Owned by one of Canada’s renowned Chef Lynn Crawford, who starred as Top Chef Masters earlier this year, Ruby Eats offers the options from cookware, preferred produce to some of Chef Lynn’s specialities jams, butters, and marinades.
Falafel, hummus, kafta, are you familiar with these food? Whether your answer yes or no, Tabülè is a place you must try. Known for outstanding service and great food, those who frequent Tabülè are constantly restating their adoration for the savoury and delectable menu options and the unique presentation of Middle Eastern cuisine.
How does, made from scratch, freshly baked, with all locally sourced natural ingredients, sound? The Canadian Pie Company describes its distinct crust as “a cross between a puff pastry and a croissant,” which makes it both flaky and chewy at the same time, it is delicious, flaky and buttery.
Or inform yourself into the health benefits of Olive Oil, Olive & Olives works directly with producers who create authentic and exceptional extra virgin olive oils of the finest quality.
Little samples and tasters will be provided for you through out the tour, and so you can go back and choose your favourite for lunch. The savoury culinary tour will begin at 11am. A moveable feast in all things culinary -you might read some posts about the great meals that people savoured in some of the treasured spots, now it is your chance to experience and discover Riverside’s Food Culture.
Chef Scott Savoie, owner of “The Culinary Adventure Company” is the gregarious guide for this walk – he’s passionate to showcase the culinary diversity of Canada’s largest city to locals and visitors alike. Culinary Adventure Co. Specializes in food tours, cooking classes, corporate team building events, pop up dinners and tastings, and outdoor activities with a culinary theme such as canoe and beach dining adventures and mushroom forages. It has been ranked the #1 tour company in the city by Trip Advisor since August 2011.
Space is limited for this walk, so, register early (and check out some of the other unique walks being featured: https://riversidewalkfest2013.eventbrite.com
Riverside WalkFEST was possible due to generous sponsorship from Streetcar.