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Sweet victories at Harbourfront Centre

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Our Canada Day Extravaganza weekend kicked off a summer of fierce, and friendly, competitions on the Harbourfront Centre site. Look out for more cook-offs and dance competitions happening at our site this summer. For Saturday’s The Great Canadian Buttertart Bakeoff, six pastry chefs went tart-to-tart competing to whip up the best rendition of the patriotic butter tart. The winner was Kyla …

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Experience China with the three fundamental F’s

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Free, food and films – these are few of the extraordinary features of the much-anticipated China Now festival, Presented by Manulife, in partnership with Can4Culture and China International Culture Association, working with the China Arts and Entertainment Group and supported by the Ministry of Culture and People’s Republic of China.

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How to Throw the Perfect Canada Day Party

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Canada is turning 147 and to celebrate, Harbourfront Centre is throwing a five-day birthday bash of extravagant proportions. In order to create Toronto’s premiere celebration of Canada, Harbourfront Centre has made sure to include all of the essential elements required to throw the perfect party.

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Vendors to look out for during NXNE

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While you’re listening to the diverse sounds at the NXNE festival, be sure to visit the World Cafe for some delectable foods and shop the world at the Lake View Market. Lake View Market vendors Art Brasilis, Cocoteeni, Courtney Lush Glass, and Designs by Nature are a must visit, and whenever you get hungry, visit The Saucy Pierogi and White Gold Sweets in the World Café.

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Vendors to look out for during the Pan American Food Festival

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This weekend Harbourfront Centre presents the Pan American Food Festival where you will be able to experience the cultural diversity of 41 countries of North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. We’ll be featuring many local artists, restaurants, and chefs who will get in the spirit with national and regional cuisines, as well as art, music and folklore of the Western Hemisphere.

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Maricel Presilla brings Latin “sabor” to Harbourfront Centre

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Chef and historian Maricel Presilla is the first Latin American woman invited as a guest chef at the White House. It’s not surprising. Maricel, who holds a doctorate in medieval Spanish history from New York University, is widely regarded as the “Queen of Latin Cooking.”

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Hot & Spicy Food Festival Re-Cap

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The 16th Annual Hot & Spicy Food Festival held over the Labour Day long weekend marked the end of summer holidays for Torontonians. There is no use crying about it. We can’t deny that fall and winter are around the corner, but at least Harbourfront Centre still has a few more festivals/events lined up before we officially say goodbye to summer 2013.

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Vendors to look our for during the Hot & Spicy Food Festival

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Come down to Harbourfront’s Hot & Spicy Food Festival to taste spicy sensations from all over the world. This weekend, we are over-run with the best and brightest culinary talents at the World Café, Lake View Market and this weekend-only, the Red Hot Market!  A much-anticipated event, The Red Hot Market is our signature hot sauce market featuring 21 of the spiciest vendors from around the city. We’ve got something for everyone this weekend, so have a look out for Pi-Tom’s Thai Cuisine at the World Café, Lake View Market vendor Mixtura Latina, multiple snack vendors in the new Hot & Spicy Snack Tents, as well as our very own Farmer’s Market!

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Ursa’s top chef takes on foraging!

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Are you sick of eating the same boring meals over and over again? Come down to the Hot & Spicy Food Festival on Saturday, August 31 to watch the Foraging by Nature food demonstration to learn how you can add some new flavours to your cooking!

This will be an interesting presentation, as the special guest leading this demonstration is chef Jacob Sharkey Pearce. He will be using his unique style to create a dish using foraged ingredients.

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Food and music: Electrify your senses

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Food and music are a perfect combination. This sentiment is definitely shared by friends Joel Carriere and Jordan Hastings, co-founders of D.A. Foods, which is the delicious counterpart to Dine Alone Records (current home of bands such as City and Colour, The Lumineers, Marilyn Manson– to name a few).

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