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How the Food Dudes put their multi-faceted stamp on Toronto’s dining scene

Adrian Niman and Brent McClenahan are the official co-owners of the Food Dudes, overseeing two acclaimed restaurants — Rasa and Omaw — two grab-and-go Pantry eateries and two food trucks. Oh, and they cater over 1,500 events a year.
June 22, 2017

Eat This Minute: T.O.’s newest New York City import has tongues wagging

June 21, 2017

First Look: Adamson adds Conspiracy Pizza next door to their BBQ operation

Midtown’s newest pizza joint is now in its soft opening phase and doling out 18-inch pizzas ranging from $20 for a plain old cheese pizza to $28 for the brisket pizza. The style of pizza served at Conspiracy is a “New York-Italian hybrid,” says their pizzaiolo, Dan Rios.
June 20, 2017

At the Bar: One-two milk punch from Good Fortune

Craft cocktail bar Good Fortune has us fooled. Clarified punch is a super old-timey way of crafting cocktails, with the best-known recipe reaching back to 1711.
June 19, 2017

Jonas Stadtländer helming the kitchen at the legendary Sooke Harbour House

Jonas Stadtländer, son of acclaimed chef Michael Stadtländer, is heading up the kitchen at venerable Sooke Harbour House.
June 16, 2017

Guide to the 2017 Taste of Toronto festival

Now into its fourth year, the Taste of Toronto festival is back at the familiar Garrison Common venue this weekend.
June 16, 2017

Why Momo San is Toronto’s top oshizushi spot

New Japanese hot spot Momo San has been open for just over a month, but if the online buzz is to be believed it is making quite a name for itself. Located on the once again vibrant restaurant strip on Baldwin Street, the resto inhabits the northeast corner of Henry Street and Baldwin.
June 15, 2017

First Look: The Regulars return to Adelaide to open Kiin

Chef Nuit Regular and her husband, Jeff Regular, have produced hit after hit when it comes to their restaurant empire. From their beginnings at Sukho Thai, Torontonians no doubt have to give thanks that there is good Thai food here.
June 13, 2017

Restaurant Review: What a marvellous mashup Doma is

Doma lives in the funky little space just up from College on Clinton, where once was Acadia and then Red Sauce.
June 13, 2017

Grant van Gameren’s tantalizing tavern

Friday was the first night at his latest endeavour, The Tennessee Tavern. This culinary venture takes the eater deep into Parkdale, and we loved it.
June 12, 2017

First Look: The Drake Commissary opens in the Junction Triangle next week

The Drake has gone and done it again. Remember when the original Drake Hotel first stepped out on West Queen West, breathing a gigantic culture-y breath into the once-shabby strip? Hard to imagine but true. Well now cometh the Drake Commissary to the Junction Triangle, an up-and-comer of a ‘hood that’s drawing buckets of cool cats thanks to art galleries, breweries and the incoming Museum of Contemporary Art.
June 08, 2017

Taste Test: Celebrity chef Mark McEwan joined us to test the city’s top charcuterie boards

When it comes to this summer backyard favourite, McEwan says the selection is key — you want a variety of meats, a terrine or pâté en croûte, one cheese for contrast, the perfect bread and a fruit component.
June 08, 2017

Too Close to Call: Shake (It) Off

It’s the ultimate shake showdown: Hollywood Cone has its Mutant Milkshakes piled sky high, while Café Núna struts its Freakshake flare. You decide who’s shaking and who’s faking.
June 08, 2017

First Look: Savoury at the Westin Harbour Castle is an intimate dining experience by Corbin Tomaszeski

Corbin Tomaszeski, who has appeared on Restaurant Take-Over, Dinner Party Wars and currently stars on the Food Network’s The Incredible Food Race, partnered with Toronto’s Westin Harbour Castle two years ago to oversee their food program.
June 02, 2017

Restoronto June: The lowdown on the city’s latest openings

The latest Toronto restaurant and food news.
May 31, 2017

This Japanese rockabilly bar is pretty peachy-keen

Boasting retro tunes and sake cocktails, Black Dice Cafe is in a league of its own
May 29, 2017

First Look: Wood-fired cooking and a Mediterranean focus on fresh seafood set the tone at Estia

Estia, located in the former NAO Steakhouse space on Avenue Road, is the latest restaurant in the ICONINK collection. When asked why the change of concept was made, Director of Operations Christina Kuypers says “peoples' lifestyles are changing; people are eating out more frequently at places with more diverse offerings.”
May 25, 2017

Anthony Rose in the process of selling the Swan on Queen West

Veteran Toronto restaurateur, Glenn Dueck is in the process of buying the restaurant formerly known as the Swan from Anthony Rose and his partners.
May 23, 2017

Right on 'cue

May 19, 2017

Where to get a beer this May long weekend

What better activity is there to partake in on the Victoria Day long weekend than drinking beer? The weekend itself is nicknamed “May two-four,” so you may as well embrace it and get in the spirit.
May 18, 2017