September 2, 2014
August 29, 2014

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Weekly Restaurant Recap: New Van Gameren project on the horizon, The Borough, pan-Asian fusion on Roncesvalles and more

Weekly Restaurant Recap: New Van Gameren project on the horizon, The Borough, pan-Asian fusion on Roncesvalles and more Post City's Weekly Restaurant Recap rounds up the week’s Toronto restaurant news.

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August 29, 2014

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Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé, a well-balanced floral bouquet for pink champagne lovers

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Oyster Bay Sparkling Cuvée Rosé, a well-balanced floral bouquet for pink champagne lovers As the summer months wane into fall, Tony Aspler, Post City's wine columnist, sets his expertise to the task of commenting on that most celebratory of libations—champagne.

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August 28, 2014

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First Draught: A new look for Great Lakes’ “crazy” ale

First Draught: A new look for Great Lakes’ “crazy” ale Etobicoke’s Great Lakes Brewery has rebranded their well-regarded American-style Pale Ale.

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August 27, 2014

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Video: Staff at Signs, a new restaurant run by the hearing-impaired, sing “Happy Birthday” in sign language

Video: Staff at Signs, a new restaurant run by the hearing-impaired, sing “Happy Birthday” in sign language The new establishment at Yonge and Wellesley has been getting great press lately—and with moments like this, it’s not hard to see why.

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August 26, 2014

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First Look: Wild Burger offers an Ark-worthy menu

First Look: Wild Burger offers an Ark-worthy menu Every so often, a Toronto restaurant or pop-up vendor creates a new burger that features an unusual meat. After last week’s opening of Wild Burger, residents and office workers in the Mount Pleasant and Eglinton neighborhood no longer need to travel for a grilled patty of ostrich, kangaroo, or camel anymore.

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August 25, 2014

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Jordan Rainhard to bring “hand crafted artisanal ales” to the Stockyards with Rainhard Brewing

Jordan Rainhard to bring “hand crafted artisanal ales” to the Stockyards with Rainhard Brewing West Toronto's celebrated beer tradition continues with the announcement of Rainhard Brewing Co., a new brewery from award-winner Jordan Rainhard coming this December.

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August 22, 2014

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Weekly Restaurant Recap: Yours Truly to close its doors, southern soul food, brewpubs and more

Weekly Restaurant Recap: Yours Truly to close its doors, southern soul food, brewpubs and more In this edition: the enthusiastically-reviewed Yours Truly will be closing at the end of September, new barbecue and southern-style restaurants have come to both the east and west ends, and Duggan’s is setting up a pop-up brewpub in Parkdale.

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August 22, 2014

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Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Château Moncontour Cuvée Prédilection Brut Vouvray 2011, a fall comfort

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Château Moncontour Cuvée Prédilection Brut Vouvray 2011, a fall comfort As the summer months wane into fall, Tony Aspler, Post City's wine columnist, sets his expertise to the task of commenting on that most celebratory of libations—champagne.

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August 21, 2014

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Drink This: Cold Tea's refreshing, not-too-sweet cocktail menu raises the Kensington Market bar

Drink This: Cold Tea's refreshing, not-too-sweet cocktail menu raises the Kensington Market bar Cold Tea, one of the best of Kensington Market’s many haunts, is where to go if you’re looking for something refreshing, summery, and tasty enough to bring you back.

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August 21, 2014

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First Draught: Southern Tier Compass, an ideal aperitif

First Draught: Southern Tier Compass, an ideal aperitif No one will turn down “something pink, pretty and cooling” as they’re introduced to other party-goers. In Ontario, though, we have the unusual problem of access.

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Restaurant Reviews

T.O.'s Top Cheap Eats

Cheap Eat of the Week: the cupcakes from Desmond & Beatrice

Cheap Eat of the Week: the cupcakes from Desmond & Beatrice

’Tis the season.. for birthday parties, engagement parties, friends’ bachelorette parties and soon to come, holiday parties. Sure, you could be that friend who brings the veggies and dip or...

Cheap Eat of the Week: the mango pudding from Tracy Dessert

Cheap Eat of the Week: the mango pudding from Tracy Dessert

Growing up at a Chinese dinner table, dessert was always a hard sell. The go-to for most restaurants is a red bean soup. Beans? For dessert? You’re furrowing your brow skeptically and my...

Cheap Eat of the Week: the kothu roti from Saffron Spice Kitchen

Cheap Eat of the Week: the kothu roti from Saffron Spice Kitchen

The next time you take a stroll along Queen West during lunch, try not to be enticed by the delicious, exotic aroma of traditional Sri Lankan fare wafting from Saffron Spice Kitchen (hint: it's...

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T.O. Taste Test

Wine Finds

Uncorking the top spring wine releases

Best pound-for-pound plonk for less than $20

Five-star wines that are easy on the wallet

Palate-pleasing Chardonnay has legs from here to ya-ya

Chile out: five great February buys

These bottles offer bang for buck

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T.O.'s Best Sandwiches

Toronto's Best Sandwiches: Me Va Me's classic falafel

Toronto's Best Sandwiches: Me Va Me's classic falafel

Until a few months back, Me Va Me was a bit of a Thornhill secret. The mini-chain recently set up camp in the heart of Hogtown and has been wooing downtowners with its Israeli eats ever since.

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the grilled chicken banh mi from Nam Sandwich Shop

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the grilled chicken banh mi from Nam Sandwich Shop

Until recently, most folks didn’t head west of Chinatown to grab a banh mi. Now fans of Vietnam’s most recognized sandwich need not hoof it over to the city centre to get their fix. Nam...

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the decadent Reuben from The Hogtown Cure

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the decadent Reuben from The Hogtown Cure

As legend goes, the Reuben came about in 1914 when Charlie Chaplin’s famished leading lady trounced into a restaurant and demanded a huge sandwich from the owner’s son. His name, of course, was...

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Rose's Recipes

Chef's Secret: Rose and Sons' Anthony Rose offers up the recipe for his bodacious BLT

Chef's Secret: Rose and Sons' Anthony Rose offers up the recipe for his bodacious BLT

Anthony Rose’s unique twist on the classic

Secret Recipe: Go ahead, indulge

Secret Recipe: Go ahead, indulge

From the first day of December to the new year, we love to eat non-stop! Here are some of my favourite holiday desserts that are sweet, delicious, decadent — yet lighter in calories and fat.