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Taste Test: Daniel Boulud tastes ten bowls of poutine to pick Toronto’s best

This month we asked world-renowned French chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud to sample Toronto’s finest remixes of the Québécois classic at his recently reinvented Café Boulud.
November 02, 2015

Best of Toronto: Cheese shops

Toronto has become one of the country's best spots for cheese lovers to call home. That's largely thanks to a generation of passionate entrepreneurs who have opened speciality cheese shops in the city to offer a selection of the best international cheese and increasingly world class Canadian ones as well.
November 02, 2015

Best of Toronto: Candy shops just in time for Halloween

With numerous options around the city, there’s no need to stop the tradition, with these candy shops devoted to sweet treats.
October 26, 2015

Best of Toronto: Scarborough Restaurants

You can travel the world by eating through Scarborough –- Filipino, Malaysian, Caribbean, Vietnamese –- its all represented here and in spades compared to downtown Toronto.
October 13, 2015

Best of Toronto: 8 top spots for makimono, nigiri, sashimi and sushi

For those who are passionate for their makimono, nigiri and hand rolls and prefer more than just spicy tuna and California rolls, there’s 21st century expertise at these Toronto Japanese restaurants.
October 06, 2015

Best of Toronto: From old-school to modern these are the city's definitive steakhouses

With patio season coming to a close, it’s time to hunker down in one of Toronto’s best steakhouses, a feat in this beef soaked city. Some have been around for decades, wooing their steady clientele with personal and attentive service, marking countless celebrations and special occasions.
September 24, 2015

Best of Toronto: Where to find the best poutine, Canada’s iconic snack

The poutine craze is raging across Toronto, with poutineries and recipe variations popping up across the city. We consulted with food writers and poutine lovers, and we’ve selected our favourite spots where you can get your poutine fix in Toronto. Some spots are well-known; others may surprise you.
September 22, 2015

Best of Toronto: Ramen shops

Toronto’s embrace of the wide range of Japan’s dining offers has led us to be schooled in the love for ramen: the slow-cooked broth, the handmade noodles and what goes into a memorable meal in a very big ceramic bowl. Here’s a list of where to find the best ramen in the city.
September 11, 2015

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

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: 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