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.
Patrick Kriss has cooked at Acadia and Splendido in Toronto as well as Daniel in New York City and La Maison Troisgros, just outside of Lyon, and Restaurant Régis et Jacques Marcon. He is now the chef and co-owner of Alo, a new tasting menu restaurant on Spadina.
In the wake of his divorce, Rich Terfry, CBC radio host, musician and now author, released an album called Neverlove in 2014, under his Buck 65 moniker, and now a memoir of sorts dubbed Wicked and Weird: The Amazing Tales of Buck 65.
For years, the word “Kitec” didn’t mean much to the average person. But the flexible pipe, marketed by IPEX, soon became notorious for being the faulty-yet-popular plastic piping product that led to thousands of ruptured pipes and a $125 million class action law suit.
Games-oriented bars — featuring everything from bocce to bowling — aren’t just for awkward first Tinder dates. Gaggles of grown-ups are crowding these venues, where tapping into Chuck E. Cheese’s–loving inner child isn’t only encouraged, it’s the point. Here are four fun-filled bars that epitomize this nouveau sports bar trend.
The area that surrounds Christie Pits Park is named after the former Christie Sand Pits, a landmark rich in remnants of the last ice age. It was later converted into a park, once home to the historic Toronto Maple Leafs baseball team and the site of the 1933 Christie Pits Riot.