At 7 Baker, European and Asian flavours come together to create totally unique and delectable baked goods. With traditional European bread and pastry recipes infused with Asian flavours, this bakery is unlike anything you’ve ever laid eyes on. The shiny space features gold finishings that make the bakery gleam from the outside. If the shiny
Alobar Yorkville, the restaurant by chef and famed restaurateur Patrick Kriss, is an oasis of elegance tucked into an alley off of Cumberland Street in Toronto. The small 75-seat restaurant is a setting that is part lounge, part dining room, part bar — and all class.
King Street West is home to many massive restaurants that feature a corporate flare more than rustic kitchen, but at Cibo Wine Bar we may have found a happy medium. This industrial restaurant can seat over 200 people on a busy evening, but the staff and the welcoming atmosphere manage to make us feel right
This North York steak house promises an unforgettable experience that combines exceptionally prepared authentic steak and seafood inside one of Toronto’s most historic landmarks. Located on 4.25 acres of land near the corner of York Mills Road and Don Mills Road, diners have the choice of eating on a scenic outdoor patio, inside the restored
Opened in 1982, Dufflet Downtown is a well-loved bakery known for its hand-made cakes and desserts. They’re a popular choice for wedding cakes as well as cakelets, their signature style of small rectangular cake. This landmark bakery also offers a variety of cookies, tarts, pies, and other sweet treats of all sizes, from individual brownies
The name says it all: Eggstatic is all about serving breakfast and brunch dishes to brighten your morning. Many of the dishes at this inviting Bayview restaurant have a Middle Eastern twist: Think savoury beef shakshuka waffles or scotch eggs filled with kafta beef. A wall decorated with frying pans and a sunny front window
“It’s not exactly like a dive bar, but it's got that kind of dive bar aesthetic,” says Sean Young, one of the owners of the upcoming El Furniture Warehouse restaurant opening on July 1 in the Annex at Bloor and Bathurst. “It’s just a really fun environment, the music is great, all rock and punk and hip hop, and all the items on the menu are $4.95 — pastas, burgers, quesadillas, desserts, everything is $4.95.”
FK Wine Bar is a beacon of elegance and luxury amongst the myriad of St. Clair West restaurants. The interior is light and chic, with huge chandeliers, velvet upholstery and colourful murals on the wall. The whimsical yet refined style of the space is mirrored in the presentation of the exquisite dishes. FK’s menu is
Life is sweet and Flaky Tart is here to make sure you enjoy it. At this bakeshop, Chef Lisa Biemans creates delicious and artistic desert perfect for any occasion or celebration. These delicious treats are made from scratch using fresh ingredients and extravagant toppings. From tarts to cookies, to cakes, to pies, Flaky Tart has
Fleur du Jour is an artisanal patisserie serving up classic and inventive takes on icons of French baked goods. The space is minimalist yet affable, making for a perfect midday break to eat a pastry and sip on some tea or coffee. Everything is made from hand, fresh every day, ensuring a high standard of
From the Landing Group who brought us Williams and Kellys Landing, Hunters Landing is the best patio to grab a beer and a snack amongst the towering buildings of Concord CityPlace. Hunters offers a diverse menu that includes pizza, pasta, burgers, mussels and more, along with a huge drink menu that includes the Landing Cure,
iBake is a bright, modern bakery specializing in desserts and baked goods that marry European and Asian pastry techniques and flavours. Located in North York, the bakery offers an array of sweets that are baked fresh each day, including whole 8-inch cakes in varieties ranging from Japanese matcha to Black Forest. They also offer Hong
Over at Bloor and Clinton in Koreatown, Japas opened in the old Camto corner lot on Wednesday. The concept: a Japanese tapas and oyster bar with plenty of Japanese beer and cocktails flowing. It’s also meant to be distinctly un-izakaya in nature (read: no yelling and no gongs) while offering a fun, casual space for people to meet and share a few bites over drinks.
When it comes to ramen in Toronto, choices have been scant compared to the bounty of New York City, with its Ippudo and Totto Ramen, or even Vancouver, with its Kintaro Ramen Noodle or Motomachi Shokudo. But now Toronto has a new player in the ramen scene: Kinton Ramen, opened last week in Baldwin Village, which aims to do away with the misconception of ramen as instant food that hails from plastic packages.
Fans of Baldwin Village’s Kinton Ramen know that it’s a pork lover’s spot. There, thick pork bone broth comes with heaps of pork belly or pork shoulder, and customers can request how much pork fat they want added to their soup (“rich” means a lot, “light” means less).
Located in the Corso Italia neighbourhood, this bakery has stayed in the family since it first opened in 1960. Now Tre Mari Bakery (which translates to “three seas”) has been passed down through three generations and remains a staple in the community. Tre Mari operates as both a market and cafe, offering fresh bread and