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.
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.
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.
STK Toronto is the first Canadian outpost of the swanky Washington-D.C.-based micro chain operated by The ONE Group.
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.
Suddenly Toronto is taking note of Dutch cuisine.
Masseria, the name of King West’s new quick service pizzeria, is a southern Italian word that refers to a communal dining hall where workers and their families gather to break bread. The menu offers pizzas, salads and sandwiches and is meant to be fast, modern and casual, a sort of elevated pizza eating experience akin to that of Pizzeria Libretto or Queen Margherita Pizza.
Some local restaurateurs are swimming against the current and testing the waters abroad, following Susur Lee’s path. With doors opening in distant locales — from Japan to the Persian Gulf — right now, the world is clamouring for T.O.
Toronto’s first lady of French pastry, chef Nadège Nourian, took on the task of tasting the city’s most popular Thanksgiving dessert, pumpkin pies.
It’s a great concept. Who doesn’t love lobster and hate paying for it? Lbs. has picked a price point of $22, for which they sell four (!!) mains only: a 1.25 lb. lobster, a warm lobster roll, a brisket burger and a lobster salad. All but the salad come with fries. Sweet and simple.