September 2, 2014
Eat
First Look: Mamakas Taverna opens on Ossington

08/20/14

First Look: Mamakas Taverna opens on Ossington

Mamakas Taverna, serving “elevated rustic” Greek fare, plans to raise the bar for the Toronto Mediterranean scene.

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Counter Culture: Curtains for Yours Truly

08/20/14

Counter Culture: Curtains for Yours Truly

September 2014 is going to be the last month for Yours Truly, the west end restaurant that's been redefining Toronto dining since 2011.

Posted at 09:23 AM | Permalink

Counter Culture: Changes ahead for The Real Jerk?

08/19/14

Counter Culture: Changes ahead for The Real Jerk?

Though unconfirmed, signs appearing on Kingston Road suggest that the beloved east end restaurant might have big, bold changes ahead.

Posted at 03:03 PM | Permalink

Toronto's Best Sandwiches: Nguyen Huong's sub

08/19/14

Toronto's Best Sandwiches: Nguyen Huong's sub

Before ‘banh mi’ was suffixed by ‘boys,’ the Vietnamese sub was a Chinatown cheap eat without a buzzy following on social media.

Posted at 10:30 AM | Permalink

Duggan’s Brewpub Pops Up on Queen West

08/18/14

Duggan’s Brewpub Pops Up on Queen West

Parkdale’s restaurant row can now claim to have its own brewpub. Duggan’s Parkdale Brewery hopes to be open regularly this fall.

Posted at 04:30 PM | Permalink

Weekly Restaurant Recap: The smell of bread lingers less in the Market, Greek food on Ossington and more

08/15/14

Weekly Restaurant Recap: The smell of bread lingers less in the Market, Greek food on Ossington and more

It's Friday, it's dinner time, and we've got the goods for you in terms of what's new, what's coming, and what's no longer to be in the local restaurant scene.

Posted at 03:54 PM | Permalink

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Luxurious Drappier Carte D‘Or Brut champagne

08/15/14

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Luxurious Drappier Carte D‘Or Brut champagne

Why do we celebrate with champagne?

Posted at 09:00 AM | Permalink

First Draught: Side Launch Wheat, the newest taste of a legacy

08/14/14

First Draught: Side Launch Wheat, the newest taste of a legacy

Michael Hancock’s Bavarian weiss—formerly known as Denison’s Weissbier—has been renamed Side Launch Wheat, and while it has slipped to number three on RateBeer, it’s still a textbook example of the style.

Posted at 02:50 PM | Permalink

Drink This: DaiLo’s midsummer delight, the Dark n’ Stormy

08/13/14

Drink This: DaiLo’s midsummer delight, the Dark n’ Stormy

DaiLo's Dark n' Stormy possesses more warmth than the classic version and pairs beautifully with warm August nights.

Posted at 01:32 PM | Permalink

Who, When, Where: The Chefs of the CNE, cooking up summer

08/13/14

Who, When, Where: The Chefs of the CNE, cooking up summer

With the Canadian National Exhibition opening this Friday, August 15, we've taken a sampling of three CNE chefs, with details about where you can find them, when, and why they're at the CNE.

Posted at 10:35 AM | Permalink