Done right and if diners approach the idea with properly calibrated expectations Winterlicious can be an unusually good opportunity to try a restaurant outside your usual list at a (slightly) reduced cost.
Eastside restaurant veterans John Sinopoli and Erik Joyal (Ascari Enoteca, Gare de L’Est Brasserie) have been quite busy over the past little while. They built four kitchens in the span of a year, half of them are in the Broadview Hotel, where the duo manages the entire food program from the café to the rooftop patio to the hotel restaurant, The Civic.
The main space at Amano Pasta is a full service sit down restaurant that seats 56 and serves lunch and dinner. Commuters can watch pasta being made in the kitchen that faces the York Concourse. If you’re looking for breakfast or a quick snack, the café offers fresh sandwiches and pastries, as well as Propeller coffee and alcoholic beverages.
From January 12 to 28, 2018 the Niagara Icewine Festival makes its return for the 23rd year. Not only is it easier than ever to get there (a 90-minute drive southeast with wraparound views of Lake Ontario, or a quick 12-minute journey by plane!) but there’s something for everyone here.
2017 was a fabulous year for food, in which we saw some highly anticipated restaurants open their doors and start serving some truly incredible dishes. We asked Toronto's best chefs, restaurateurs and food experts to share their favourite new restaurants from 2017. Here are their top picks.