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Best of Toronto: French patisseries, pastry shops and bakeries

Toronto has always had a love for fine French pastries, but recently a slew of new downtown and uptown shops have sparked the city’s love for layered buttery and flaky treats.
August 27, 2015

Taste Test: Grant van Gameren picks Toronto’s top hot dog

In a city that loves a classic hot dog, it’s easy to forget the gourmet goodies that are popping up across Toronto. So we invited our resident chef, Grant van Gameren, to taste T.O.’s finest franks. Which wiener wins the race? Find out here.
August 06, 2015

Eating Guide: Front Street Foods market at Union Station

The Front Street Foods market at Union Station has plenty of tables, a great cross-section of vendors, and a liquor license. You have until August 30 to try everything, but here are some off-menu items and highlights to get you going.
July 10, 2015

BBQ City: Joanne Kates susses out the city’s meatiest and hottest BBQ ribs

Joanne sampled a smorgasbord of Toronto’s hottest BBQ ribs, sussing out the city’s meatiest offering
July 07, 2015

BBQ City: Joanne Kates tastes her way through a sky-high stack of Toronto’s best brisket

Joanne Kates tasted her way through a sky-high stack of Toronto’s top beef brisket, selecting the best of the bunch
July 02, 2015

Taste Test: Grant van Gameren tastes Toronto’s top bar snacks

Chef Grant van Gameren of Bar Isabel and Bar Raval helps us pick Toronto's best bar snacks. Contenders include Bar Fancy, Citizen, Carbon Bar, Bellwoods Brewery, LIttle Sister, Miller Tavern, the Drake One Fifty, Hawker Bar, Small Town Food Co. and the Tickled Toad Pub & Grill.
June 02, 2015

Taste Test: Elia Herrera of Los Colibris picks T.O.’s best torta

In honour of Cinco de Mayo, we invited one of the city’s most exciting young Mexican chefs, Elia Herrera of Los Colibris, to taste T.O.’s top tortas. Who nailed it with this traditional Mexican sandwich? Find out here.
May 04, 2015

Taste Test: Vikram Vij helps us pick Toronto’s best north Indian food

Vancouver’s celebrity chef and TV star Vikram Vij joins us in tasting Toronto’s top north Indian dishes. Straying away from favourites like butter chicken and samosas, he gives us the inside scoop on the city’s most traditional Indian cuisine.
April 06, 2015

Food Crawl: Five fabulous food finds in Leslieville

Five fabulous food finds in Leslieville, a ’hood with charms best experienced through a breezy day-long jaunt
April 02, 2015

Taste Test: Susur Lee helps us pick Toronto’s top ramen

Toronto is a veritable mecca of Japanese cuisine and over the years the number of ramen shops has rapidly grown. With ramen comes ramen aficionados, so we invited star chef Susur Lee to taste T.O.’s top bowls.
March 05, 2015

Taste Test: We pick the city’s most delicious dumplings for Lunar New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year, our resident chef, Grant van Gameren, is joined by Nota Bene’s David Lee in search of the city’s most delicious dumplings.
February 17, 2015

Eatalian Toronto: From insalata to affogato we pick Toronto’s best Italian food

For our Eatalian Toronto feature we picked the ultimate Italian meal — from zuppa to affogato — from Toronto restaurants. To help round out the selection we had some of the city’s star chefs offer their personal favourites.
January 08, 2015

Taste Test: Toronto’s best meatball sandwiches

To close out our trio of taste tests for the Eatalian Toronto issue we had Mama Rosa and Grant van Gameren eat their way through ten meatball sandwiches to find Toronto's best.
January 08, 2015

Taste Test: Toronto's top Italian eggplant sandwich

For our Eatalian issue, Grant van Gameren is joined by Mama Rosa of Seven Numbers restaurant to put the city’s top meatball, eggplant and veal sandwiches to the test.
January 07, 2015

Taste Test: Toronto's best veal sandwich

For our Eatalian issue, Grant van Gameren is joined by Mama Rosa of Seven Numbers restaurant to put the city’s top meatball, eggplant and veal sandwiches to the test.
January 06, 2015

Eatalian Toronto: the city’s best pizza

With everything from Roman to Neapolitan to Chicago-style deep dish we have all of the pizza bases covered. These are Toronto's ten best pies.
January 06, 2015

Taste Test: Who has the best gingerbread cookie in Toronto?

Chefs Grant van Gameren and Devin Connell of Delica Kitchen are on a holiday hunt for T.O.’s tastiest gourmet gingerbread cookies. Choices include Le Dolci, Baked with Joy, Madeleines, Bobbette & Belle, and more.
December 08, 2014

Four of Toronto’s Best Takes on Hot Chocolate

Four artisanal versions of hot cocoa from Nadège Patisserie, Soma Chocolatemaker, Delight Chocolate and Fika Cafe.
December 03, 2014

Taste Test: Plenty of Fish ’n’ Chips in the City

Bar Isabel's Grant van Gameren and Joso's Leo Spralja dive in deep to find Toronto's best fish 'n' chips.
November 19, 2014

Toronto's Top Pot Pie

For a unique take on a Thanksgiving treat, Grant van Gameren is joined by the Bristol’s Davy Love in tasting Toronto’s top turkey pot pies. Whose crust takes the gold? Find out here.
October 09, 2014