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Five things you need to know about Shake Shack setting up show in downtown Toronto today

Shake Shack is having a one-day pop-up event in Toronto at Momofuku.
January 18, 2017

Midtown Italian restaurant La Cascina to close next month

Luca Del Rosso and Sharifa Jordan, the co-owners of La Cascina on Avenue Rd., announced today to their email list that they have sold the restaurant and will be closing next month.
January 17, 2017

Lunch Pick: A very French repast from Bonjour Brioche

With barely any room to spare, patrons are elbow-to-elbow at tables decked out with cheery Provençale linens that do their best to distract from the drab outdoors.
January 17, 2017

First Look: Team that includes celebrity chef David Rocco opens Oretta on King West

After months of waiting and many teaser photos on Instagram, Oretta has finally opened its doors at 633 King St. W. The power trio behind the restaurant includes Food Network celebrity chef David Rocco, restaurateur Salvatore Mele (who also owns Capocaccia Trattoria in Summerhill) and executive chef Christian Fontolan.
January 16, 2017

Advil and post-sport bevvies replaced by bongs?

Cannabis has become part of a more open dialogue between yoga-loving members at one of Toronto’s private clubs. While not in any way condoned by the club itself, some members are stepping up their yoga game by introducing a little ganja into their practice.
January 12, 2017

Toronto's most anticipated restaurant openings of 2017 from Grey Gardens to Godspeed

A list of the four most hotly anticipated restaurants set to open in 2017
January 11, 2017

Lunch Pick: Break hibernation for dakgalbi from Hancook on Bloor

Dakgalbi from Hancook is one of the few good reasons to break your January hibernation.
January 11, 2017

Joanne Kates on the most disappointing new restaurants of 2016

The six most disappointing new restaurants of 2016.
January 10, 2017

Claudio Aprile announces he’s closing the last of his Origin restaurants this month

Last weekend, Claudio Aprile announced via Twitter that the last of his Origin restaurants will close on January 21.
January 10, 2017

North York’s best new restaurant of 2016: Menami

Thanks to giant marquee lights spelling out its name, MeNami is hard to miss.
January 09, 2017

Richmond Hill's best new restaurant of 2016: Toshi Ryoriten

Richmond Hill's best new restaurant: Toshi Ryoriten The 905’s best new addition from 2016 is, hands down, this serene Japanese restaurant.
January 06, 2017

First Look: Robbie Hojilla lands at Lake Inez, a restaurant by the team behind The Wren

Lake Inez has a rotating, all-Ontario craft beer list, that flows from their 24 draught lines that run through the mosaic’s façade. The pan-Asian flavours are reflective of both Chef Hojilla's Filipino background and influences from cuisines he loves like Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese and Korean, which are complemented by the use of seasonal North American ingredients to bring his personal touch to the table.
January 05, 2017

Joanne Kates on Toronto's best new restaurants of 2016 — the top five

Joanne Kates on five delicious joints that will change the way you dine.
January 05, 2017

Joanne Kates on Toronto's best new restaurants of 2016 — number 10 to 6

Joanne Kates on 10 delicious joints that will change the way you dine.
January 04, 2017

First Look: Otto's Bierhalle opens as the second venture from the team behind Kensington's döner spot

From the owners of Otto’s Berlin Döner comes Otto’s Bierhalle, which is a casual, German restaurant in the former Bristol space on Queen West.
January 02, 2017

Top ten food and restaurant stories of 2016

For diners, Toronto is one of the best cities in the world. We are a diverse, multicultural lot and our restaurant industry has grown to the point where top talent no longer flees state-side when they hit it big.
January 02, 2017

First Look: Pho Vistro aims to shift the pho focus from hearty to healthy

A trio of intellectual, first-time restaurateurs have come together to launch Pho Vistro, a new Vietnamese restaurant on Queen West, and they have focused on a “clean eating” concept.
December 29, 2016

T.O. food writer Amy Rosen temporarily puts down her pen to pick up an apron and open her own cinnamon bun shop

Amy Rosen, the James Beard Award–nominated freelance writer had built herself a pretty solid career: she had several cookbooks to her name and had columnist bylines in most major Canadian newspapers. She had been a longtime food editor at both Chatelaine and House & Home and was the first writer to compile En Route’s esteemed Canada’s Best New Restaurants list.
December 29, 2016

Author, host and entrepreneur Trish Magwood on penning a top cookbook and her upcoming ventures

From her hosting gig on the Food Network to penning bestselling cookbooks, Trish Magwood has become well-known in the world of food content. Her passion for media and publishing started at Branksome Hall.
December 19, 2016

Gift Guide: All the gifts for the foodies on your list

A selection of tasty and thoughtful gifts for your favourite foodie.
December 16, 2016