The Royal Tree Beaver thought we’d ease our way into summer by taking part in the Toronto Underground Market’s most audacious joint yet - the Field Trip Arts & Crafts festival - with, oh you know, 10,000 close friends and acquaintances enjoying great music and fabulous food at historic Fort York, Saturday, June 9th.
"The inaugural one-day event will feature two stages curated entirely from Arts & Crafts’ diverse artist roster, co-headlined by a one-night-only return from hiatus for flagship collective Broken Social Scene and 11-time JUNO Award and 2012 Polaris Music Prize winner Feist."
Oh yeah, Field Trip also features the Royal Tree Beaver’s butter chicken and waffles, as well as a few other meaty surprises.
To purchase tickets, click here.
(FIELD TRIP POSTER BY ROSS PROULX)
The Royal Tree Beaver is proud to be taking part in the Stop’s 2nd Annual Night Market (Night 2 - Wednesday, June 19th) in the Honest Ed’s Alley Way. The event sold out - 1,600 tickets at $50 a pop - in just two hours today.
The Night Market benefits the Stop Community Food Centre, which “strives to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health & community & challenges inequality.”
The Royal Tree Beaver is pumped to be working with Nicole Bruun-Meyer & Claire Lubell of lb_projects on the design of our display.
We’ll be serving butter chicken & potato pancakes to the first 750 folks who enjoy Indian-Polish-Canadian fusion from 16h00 ‘til late.
The Royal Tree Beaver had an absolute blast hawking butter chicken & waffles at Steam Whistle’s Toronto Blue Jays Home Opener Party on Tuesday. Three thoughts on our night:
1. The Steam Whistle team is awesome and we want to offer our shared thanks to Josh. It might be because we were feeding your staff butter chicken and waffles, but before your crew even knew our food was good, we couldn’t have been made to feel more welcome. Congratulations. Custom service is a rare commodity in Toronto and you guys really nail it.
2. Steam Whistle would serve as a great first venue for aspiring pop-up food artists. You won’t make a tonne of money, but you also won’t lose much if your food doesn’t sell. The Royal Tree Beaver was next to SmashCake Desserts, and Fidel Gastro was outside. All we had to do to take part was ask. And have we told you how amazing it is to work with their staff?
3. Nothing the Royal Tree Beaver does happens without the support, love, and let’s be honest, hard work, of generous people like Shivaan De Silva, Janada Hawthorne and Sandra Poczobut. We just want to say thank you for going to bat so tenaciously for Canadian-Canadian cuisine.
The next official Royal Tree Beaver event is in an alleyway just off of Bathurst St. in June.
We`ll be officially going by 2 p.m. with some butter chicken & waffles. It`s the best place to take in Opening Day next to the dome. Come for the game if you don`t have tickets; come before the game if you do.
There`s also this awesomeness according to Steam Whistle:
- Book Launch with author Steve Clarke in attendance: 100 Things Blue Jays Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die
- A baseball-themed art show will be on exhibit for Home Opener in the brewery gallery, and will remain on display for the month of April. “Season Opener" will showcase customized baseball bats (from Garrison Creek Bat Co.) and art from over 30 different artists, illustrators and craftspeople. Click here for more information.
Date: Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Event Type: Party
Location: Steam Whistle Brewing
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Competition Backyard BBQ raises more than $2,500 for charity
Lemon & Allspice, a social purpose business owned and operated by adults with developmental disabilities, finished first in the Desserts Division of the second annual Competition Backyard BBQ.
The 2012 Intergalactic Championships raised more than $2,500 for Common Ground, the charity that provides business support to Lemon and Allspice and four other Toronto small purpose enterprises.
More than 80 friends, family and random strangers joined together in an Annex backyard and feasted on food that showcased the incredible skills of more than a dozen home chefs.
Common Ground is a Toronto based non-profit that both trains and provides ongoing support and counsel to adults with developmental disabilities in the field of small business ownership.
Meats Division 1st Place – Shiv de Silva – jerk pulled pork tacos
Meats Division Runner Up – Mogg & Jones – short rib stew
Sides Division 1st Place – Jer Holmes & Dianne Despot – butternut squash ale soup with aged cheddar and crispy pancetta
Sides Division Runner Up – Erin Stein – world’s greatest cheeseball
Desserts Division 1st Place – Lemon & Allspice - pumpkin cheesecake squares
Desserts Division Runner Up – Sandra Poczobut – mini apple harvest cheesecakes
Photos - Rick Weiss
What goes into a Thanksgiving Puck? Matthew Harris of Foodea has your answer in this video from September’s Toronto Underground Market. Foodea.com - “a social food platform that allows people to create, find and share their favourite food ideas!”
TORONTO UNDERGROUND MARKET - 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY STYLE
I want to give a hearty fist bump to all those folks who have helped bring the Royal Tree Beaver to life. Canadian-Canadian cuisine would not be possible without your love. Thanks for helping a kid out.
I also want to wish the Toronto Underground Market a Happy Birthday. You’re going to be the coolest two year old ever.