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Eat This Minute: A slice of Nova Scotia at YeahYeahs

The team behind Boxcar Social have opened a pie-slinging spot in Summerhill inspired by a Halifax eatery.
January 12, 2018

First Look: Amano Pasta, one of Union Station’s first new restaurants has opened

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.
January 11, 2018

Taste Test: Chef Mark McEwan puts Toronto's smoothie bowls through their paces

Chef Mark McEwan susses out the city’s best smoothie bowls.
January 11, 2018

Niagara Icewine Festival offers a great opportunity for Torontonians to escape the city this January

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.
January 11, 2018

First Look: Temaki and sake are in the spotlight at Omai

Omai is a new Japanese temaki and sake bar on Baldwin Street from Edward Bang and Jason Ching.
January 08, 2018

Chef's Pick: Toronto's 10 best new restaurants

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.
January 08, 2018

An authentic French connection

January 05, 2018

Chef Mark McEwan’s best three blind taste tests of 2017

It’s been a fun year partnering up with celeb chef Mark McEwan to taste test the city’s best items from bakeries, restaurants and more. But there were three tastings that stood out this year.
December 29, 2017

Why Atsushi Yamamoto chose Yonge ’n’ Shep for his Michelin-endorsed eatery

This tiny ramen shop has earned Michelin Bib Gourmand status (one level below a Michelin Star) for three consecutive years since 2015, making Konjiki Hototogisu one of world’s top destinations for the beloved Japanese comfort food. And as luck would have it, Toronto is about to receive its own outpost of the shop: Konjiki Ramen.
December 29, 2017

Our 5 favourite profiles of Toronto food personalities from 2017

Toronto in 2017 was still pretty obsessed with that chef life. We profiled some of the city’s top culinary masters, learning everything from how a local resto empire began with a Thailand love connection to the story behind a feminist dinner party. Here are our top five chef profiles from the past year.
December 28, 2017

The 3 hot restaurant dishes we discovered in 2017

This year, we scoured the city each month for the hottest item to mow down on. From popcorn chicken to fresh pasta to a platter loaded with meat, we tried it all (well, almost). Behold our top three items to eat in 2017.
December 27, 2017

The 5 top Joanne Kates restaurant reviews from 2017

This year Joanne Kates, our noted restaurant reviewer, ate her way around the city’s best (and sometimes not-so-best) restaurants. Here are her top five reviews from 2017, which thankfully include the terms "curmudgeon," "hipsterville" and "borderline hostile."
December 22, 2017

Restaurant Review: The Broadview Hotel’s glassed-in rooftop eatery is all about grown-up bar eats for cool cats

Erik Joyal and John Sinopoli, who’ve opened several restos together, are in charge of the food at the Broadview, a project of Streetcar Crowsnest, which put $26 million into a three-year reno of the old pile built in 1891 — now a boutique hotel with three restaurant/bar spaces. Bye bye Jilly’s strip club, hello hipsters. They’re calling it the Drake of the east end.
December 21, 2017

Our 3 favourite cocktail stories of 2017

Torontonians are rather well versed in the craft cocktail. With newbies populating the landscape faster that we can count, staying on track with the bar scene is a tough task. Of all the tipples we tried in 2017, these three stood out from the pack thanks to their unique spaces paired with their neat-o creations. Cheers!
December 20, 2017

Eat this Minute: The Annabelle of the ball

A trio of pastas made fresh daily is the name of the game at this Davenport newbie
December 19, 2017

Taste Test: Who has the best cinnamon buns in town?

We asked chef Mark McEwan to undertake the arduous task of sampling the city’s best cinnamon buns. Which baker was crowned king? Whose buns should grace your holiday table?
December 18, 2017

Raspberries at Leaside’s brew house

December 13, 2017

First Look: Alberta’s CRAFT Beer Market brings their 160-deep beer selection to Yonge and Adelaide

Taps are pouring at the first Ontario location of CRAFT Beer Market. Originally from Calgary, the two-storey restaurant has set up shop at Yonge and Adelaide.
December 12, 2017

First Look: Patrick Kriss’s Spadina restaurant family expands with the opening of Aloette

Chef Patrick Kriss, the man behind Alo, one of Toronto (and arguably Canada’s) hottest restaurants, has opened Aloette at Queen and Spadina. You’ll be glad to know you won’t have to wait months for a reservation because the new sister restaurant operates on a “first come, first served” basis.
December 05, 2017

Best new restaurateur in America is Torontonian Janet Zuccarini

Janet Zuccarini has made plenty of waves around T.O. thanks to her knack for stellar restaurants. Since opening Yorkville’s Trattoria Nervosa back in ’96, she’s added Gusto 101, Pai, Kiin and, most recently, Chubby’s to her Rolodex of restos.
December 05, 2017