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Taste Test: We pick the city’s most delicious dumplings for Lunar New Year

To celebrate Chinese New Year, our resident chef, Grant van Gameren, is joined by Nota Bene’s David Lee in search of the city’s most delicious dumplings.
February 17, 2015

Eatalian Toronto: From insalata to affogato we pick Toronto’s best Italian food

For our Eatalian Toronto feature we picked the ultimate Italian meal — from zuppa to affogato — from Toronto restaurants. To help round out the selection we had some of the city’s star chefs offer their personal favourites.
January 08, 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

Eatalian Toronto: the city’s best pizza

With everything from Roman to Neapolitan to Chicago-style deep dish we have all of the pizza bases covered. These are Toronto's ten best pies.
January 06, 2015

Taste Test: Who has the best gingerbread cookie in Toronto?

Chefs Grant van Gameren and Devin Connell of Delica Kitchen are on a holiday hunt for T.O.’s tastiest gourmet gingerbread cookies. Choices include Le Dolci, Baked with Joy, Madeleines, Bobbette & Belle, and more.
December 08, 2014

Four of Toronto’s Best Takes on Hot Chocolate

Four artisanal versions of hot cocoa from Nadège Patisserie, Soma Chocolatemaker, Delight Chocolate and Fika Cafe.
December 03, 2014

Taste Test: Plenty of Fish ’n’ Chips in the City

Bar Isabel's Grant van Gameren and Joso's Leo Spralja dive in deep to find Toronto's best fish 'n' chips.
November 19, 2014

Toronto's Top Pot Pie

For a unique take on a Thanksgiving treat, Grant van Gameren is joined by the Bristol’s Davy Love in tasting Toronto’s top turkey pot pies. Whose crust takes the gold? Find out here.
October 09, 2014

Toronto’s Best Southern BBQ Briskets

We rounded up the city’s top southern BBQ briskets and sat Grant van Gameren down with meat maestro Zane Caplansky to suss out who knows their beef. Who has truly mastered the BBQ pit? Find out here.
July 10, 2014

T.O.'s Best Ice Cream Shops

With the sunshine poking its head out every now and then from behind the clouds, Toronto is gearing up for a few good months of ice cream weather. Be it hard or soft, sandwich or sundae, here are Toronto's best ice cream shops.
June 18, 2014

Toronto’s Best Paninis

Grant van Gameren is joined by celeb chef Massimo Capra in sampling the city’s top Italian-style sandwiches. Which ’wich reps the Tricolore? Our chefs pick the city’s most authentic panini.
June 16, 2014

The Best Late-Night (or early morning) Nosh

In the wee hours between dusk and dawn, when most folks are in bed, some of the city’s best food can still be found
April 25, 2014

T.O.’s best spaghetti and meatballs

Top Toronto chef Grant van Gameren tucks into the GTA’s best spaghetti and meatballs, the classic old-school Italian comfort food.
February 25, 2013

Toronto's Best Cannoli

Not all cannoli are created equal: from the disappointingly soggy to the delectably crispy and creamy, Italo-Canadian Rob Gentile sorts the best from the rest and declares a winner
February 29, 2012

Toronto's Best Grilled Cheese

What happens when this gregarious chef sits down to a table strewn with new wave gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches? He chooses the old-school, triple-decker diner classic, of course.
February 01, 2012

The City's Best Chinese Food

Our insider’s guide to Far East eats, featuring dim sum for dummies, North Toronto’s delivery champion and Joanne Kates’ top five dishes.
January 04, 2012

Kates en français

Last year, Joanne Kates named French bistro Pastis her number one restaurant in Toronto. Here are five more of Kates’ favourites.
January 19, 2011

Joanne Kates' five fabulous $50 food finds

BUSTING THE BANK for the holidays means less cash for dining, but that doesn’t have to mean a substantial drop in quality. Herewith, five of the top cheap thrills in town.
November 10, 2010