Figures bills itself as the city’s most imaginative upscale resto-lounge, where elegance meets revelry. Despite being located in swanky Yorkville, Figures is comic book– and superhero-themed. Where else can you dine on Baja fish tacos, burgers or black truffle gnocchi, while seated under Captain America’s shield, and then hit the dance floor after? Figures has
FOUNDER BAR has swiftly knit itself into the fabric of the Little Portugal bar scene. The bar team is comprised of some of Toronto’s biggest names, including co-owner Brad Gubbins, and Sandy De Almeida. A collaborative cocktail menu reaches far past the 100-libations mark, with the Flying Scotsman — a duo of scotches matched with pear
The slew of Landing restaurants are taking over the city’s bar and grill scene and making it Landing’s only. Harpers Landing, the Oakville version, is one of the more sleek incarnations of this chain. With a massive dining room and a bistro vibe, Harpers’ menu features a wide range of modern Canadian dishes with influences
When Louise Choi decided to open her own hotel in a 12,000 square-foot family-owned warehouse space in Chinatown, she didn’t imagine it would be a five-year long undertaking. A textile company had previously occupied the space, and when it vacated, Choi was so eager to transform the spot that she ditched her job as a financial advisor in New York City, moved to Toronto and gutted the place. It opened rather surreptitiously last week as Hotel Ocho.
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,
La Fenice Tucsan Chophouse has been a source for authentic Italian cuisine since 1984. The menu at this Entertainment District diner features an extensive list of Italian dishes made with fresh local ingredients including pizzas, sandwiches, pastas, steaks, and seafood. La Fenice additionally features a pantry on their menu with ready-to-cook meals and pasta sauces
Little Italy’s Pompette is a feat of contemporary design with a distinctly European flair. The French word “pompette” itself signifies a state of bliss, the overwhelming feeling of joy a person feels when all of the senses have been satisfied. Maxime Hoerth and husband-and-wife team Martine and Jonathan Bauer, all Parisian expats, mind every little
Since it first opened in Bloordale Village at Bloor and Lansdowne in 2017, Sugo has become something of a neighbourhood institution and the go-to spot for classic, Italian-American comforts. True to its name (which means “sauce” in Italian), Sugo is a red sauce joint owned and operated by Scott Pennock, Alex Wallen and Conor Joerin