Carl Heinrich, the chef of the hour
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The next question on everyone’s minds is, of course, when he and his business partner Ryan Donovan are going to open their upcoming Toronto restaurant. In an interview with The Grid, Heinrich indicated that the new restaurant at Yonge and Richmond will be called Richmond Station. It’ll be a 100-seat restaurant opening in mid-August or so, and will focus on ingredient-driven, farm-to-table cuisine.
West coasters, meanwhile, are surely gloating (Heinrich was born in B.C., and last year’s winner, Dale MacKay, is based in Vancouver). Still, we think Heinrich said it best: “Toronto is the best culinary city in Canada right now.” Amen to that.