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First Look: Akira Back brings some Michelin star power to Toronto

Michelin-star chef Akira Back has set up shop with his eponymous modern Korean eatery inside Bisha hotel.
January 22, 2018

Asian fusion cocktail is the bee's knees at Chinatown's R&D

The cocktails are just as inspired as the food at R&D in Chinatown.
January 19, 2018

First Look: Rob Bragagnolo’s Campo Food Hall opens at King and Spadina

Toronto has suddenly joined the global food hall trend and Rob Bragagnolo (Carver) is one of the leaders of this revolution with Campo, recently opened at King and Spadina.
January 18, 2018

Toronto Neighbourhood Food Fight: Part Two

We scoured Toronto's best neighbourhood bites and put them head to head with the city's top-ranked foodie hot spots.
January 18, 2018

Toronto Neighbourhood Food Fight: Part One

We scoured Toronto's best neighbourhood bites and put them head to head with the city's top-ranked foodie hot spots.
January 16, 2018

Restaurant Review: All that glitters ain’t gold at RH Courtyard Cafe

Joanne Kates sat down and refuelled at RH Yorkdale's Courtyard Cafe, but the eye-catching eatery was more style than substance.
January 16, 2018

First Look: The Civic is the showpiece restaurant inside the Broadview Hotel

Eastside restaurant veterans John Sinopoli and Erik Joyal (Ascari Enoteca, Gare de L’Est Brasserie) have been quite busy over the past little while. They built four kitchens in the span of a year, half of them are in the Broadview Hotel, where the duo manages the entire food program from the café to the rooftop patio to the hotel restaurant, The Civic.
January 15, 2018

Yitz's deli celebrates 45 years

Yitz's deli has been serving customers classic comfort food since 1972. Owner, Barry Silver, chats about how the eatery has adapted to recent changes in the area.
January 15, 2018

Eat This Minute: A slice of Nova Scotia at YeahYeahs

The team behind Boxcar Social have opened a pie-slinging spot in Summerhill inspired by a Halifax eatery.
January 12, 2018

First Look: Amano Pasta, one of Union Station’s first new restaurants has opened

The main space at Amano Pasta is a full service sit down restaurant that seats 56 and serves lunch and dinner. Commuters can watch pasta being made in the kitchen that faces the York Concourse. If you’re looking for breakfast or a quick snack, the café offers fresh sandwiches and pastries, as well as Propeller coffee and alcoholic beverages.
January 11, 2018

Taste Test: Chef Mark McEwan puts Toronto's smoothie bowls through their paces

Chef Mark McEwan susses out the city’s best smoothie bowls.
January 11, 2018

Niagara Icewine Festival offers a great opportunity for Torontonians to escape the city this January

From January 12 to 28, 2018 the Niagara Icewine Festival makes its return for the 23rd year. Not only is it easier than ever to get there (a 90-minute drive southeast with wraparound views of Lake Ontario, or a quick 12-minute journey by plane!) but there’s something for everyone here.
January 11, 2018

First Look: Temaki and sake are in the spotlight at Omai

Omai is a new Japanese temaki and sake bar on Baldwin Street from Edward Bang and Jason Ching.
January 08, 2018

Chef's Pick: Toronto's 10 best new restaurants

2017 was a fabulous year for food, in which we saw some highly anticipated restaurants open their doors and start serving some truly incredible dishes. We asked Toronto's best chefs, restaurateurs and food experts to share their favourite new restaurants from 2017. Here are their top picks.
January 08, 2018

An authentic French connection

January 05, 2018

Chef Mark McEwan’s best three blind taste tests of 2017

It’s been a fun year partnering up with celeb chef Mark McEwan to taste test the city’s best items from bakeries, restaurants and more. But there were three tastings that stood out this year.
December 29, 2017

Why Atsushi Yamamoto chose Yonge ’n’ Shep for his Michelin-endorsed eatery

This tiny ramen shop has earned Michelin Bib Gourmand status (one level below a Michelin Star) for three consecutive years since 2015, making Konjiki Hototogisu one of world’s top destinations for the beloved Japanese comfort food. And as luck would have it, Toronto is about to receive its own outpost of the shop: Konjiki Ramen.
December 29, 2017

Our 5 favourite profiles of Toronto food personalities from 2017

Toronto in 2017 was still pretty obsessed with that chef life. We profiled some of the city’s top culinary masters, learning everything from how a local resto empire began with a Thailand love connection to the story behind a feminist dinner party. Here are our top five chef profiles from the past year.
December 28, 2017

The 3 hot restaurant dishes we discovered in 2017

This year, we scoured the city each month for the hottest item to mow down on. From popcorn chicken to fresh pasta to a platter loaded with meat, we tried it all (well, almost). Behold our top three items to eat in 2017.
December 27, 2017

The 5 top Joanne Kates restaurant reviews from 2017

This year Joanne Kates, our noted restaurant reviewer, ate her way around the city’s best (and sometimes not-so-best) restaurants. Here are her top five reviews from 2017, which thankfully include the terms "curmudgeon," "hipsterville" and "borderline hostile."
December 22, 2017