December 2016

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First Look: Otto's Bierhalle opens as the second venture from the team behind Kensington's döner spot

From the owners of Otto’s Berlin Döner comes Otto’s Bierhalle, which is a casual, German restaurant in the former Bristol space on Queen West.

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Top ten food and restaurant stories of 2016

For diners, Toronto is one of the best cities in the world. We are a diverse, multicultural lot and our restaurant industry has grown to the point where top talent no longer flees state-side when they hit it big.

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First Look: Pho Vistro aims to shift the pho focus from hearty to healthy

A trio of intellectual, first-time restaurateurs have come together to launch Pho Vistro, a new Vietnamese restaurant on Queen West, and they have focused on a “clean eating” concept.

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T.O. food writer Amy Rosen temporarily puts down her pen to pick up an apron and open her own cinnamon bun shop

Amy Rosen, the James Beard Award–nominated freelance writer had built herself a pretty solid career: she had several cookbooks to her name and had columnist bylines in most major Canadian newspapers. She had been a longtime food editor at both Chatelaine and House & Home and was the first writer to compile En Route’s esteemed Canada’s Best New Restaurants list.

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Author, host and entrepreneur Trish Magwood on penning a top cookbook and her upcoming ventures

From her hosting gig on the Food Network to penning bestselling cookbooks, Trish Magwood has become well-known in the world of food content. Her passion for media and publishing started at Branksome Hall.

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Gift Guide: All the gifts for the foodies on your list

A selection of tasty and thoughtful gifts for your favourite foodie.

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Taste Test: With David Lee, the cheesecake connoisseur

We asked chef David Lee, the brains behind Yorkville’s hottest new restaurant, Planta, to help us find the best slice in the city. Who takes the cake?

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First Look: Cadillac Jenkins is a new Caribbean snack bar on Queen West

Tyrone Gale is the owner of Cadillac Jenkins, Queen West’s newest Caribbean snack bar.

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Eat this Minute: Midtown’s amazing butter chicken mac at Ji

When it comes to comfort food, mac ’n’ cheese and butter chicken are at the top of the list. So when Pukka’s Harsh Chawla and Derek Valleau were finalizing the menu for Ji, their new Indian gastropub, there was a moment of genius.

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Food for Everyone: Jamie Kennedy on foodservice trailblazer Joshna Maharaj

I became acquainted with Joshna during her tenure as head chef at the Stop Community Food Centre. She invited me to come to the centre one day and cook with her to prepare and serve lunch for about 100 people. Joshna introduced me to this wonderful level of hospitality that I hadn’t yet experienced. I have followed Joshna’s career in the years since.

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