October 2016

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At the Bar: A crimson-red cocktail from Summerhill’s Clocktower Bar

The inspiration reaches back to a beet-based drink Macleod tried at Montreal’s Garde Manger.

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Uptown Dine Safe infractions from October

A roundup of restaurants that received conditional passes from the Dine Safe program in October.

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Restoronto: The lowdown on the city’s hottest openings for November

Any uptowner who is part of the brunch set is more than familiar with Emma’s Country Kitchen.

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Food Profile: Rising from the ashes

On a Thursday before Canada Day long weekend, chef Craig Wong decided to head home early from his restaurant, Patois. The Jamaican-Chinese restaurant was about to turn two, and everything was coming up roses.

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At the Bar: Pray Tell’s pisco pours

So when the former Buster Rhino’s space nearby freed up, owners Nickie Minshall and Dustin Keating found themselves praying that “something cool” with cocktails and snacks would open. It turns out, it was all up to them.

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Restaurant Review: A pedigreed chef dishes out dull and confusing Canadiana at Montgomery’s

I want to adore this restaurant. Guy Rawlings’ pedigree is sterling. Most recently he was operations manager at the esteemed Bar Isabel and Bar Raval, and long before that he was sous chef at Il Mulino on Eglinton, when it was great, and pastry chef at Celestin when it was great.

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First Look: When the Pig Came Home is a new Junction butcher shop

Kimberly Hannam and Ryan Getner started selling their peameal bacon sandwiches at farmer’s markets across Toronto over 4 years ago – Sorauren, Downsview, Annex and Leslieville, to name a few – but now the pork has come to rest, quite literally, at their first permanent location in the Junction, aptly named, When The Pig Came Home.

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First Look: Toronto gets an outpost of STK chain

STK Toronto is the first Canadian outpost of the swanky NYC-based micro chain operated by The ONE Group.

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Midtown’s Steak Pit, one of Toronto’s oldest restaurants, has been sold

After nearly 70 years in business, the Steak Pit has been sold. The midtown restaurant has been a carnivorous institution on Avenue Rd. since it opened in 1948.

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Spotted: Uptown and downtown, Toronto diners are digging Dutch food

Suddenly Toronto is taking note of Dutch cuisine.

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