Toronto’s summer romance with Mexican cuisine continues with the grand, and we do mean grand, opening of El Catrin. The Distillery District’s newest addition, designed by Munge Leung, is a visual feast. Both inside and out, this modern cantina — which used to be The Boiler House — is decked out with eye-tantalizing details, many of which have been imported straight from Mexico.
Complete with a folky mural, El Trompo is like walking into Mexico City, despite being in the heart of Kensington Market. The taco bar and cactus grill serves traditional Mexican fare. Whether it’s chile con huevo (scrambled eggs in a green salsa) for breakfast or melted cheese served in a clay pot for lunch, many
As seen in a Shawn Mendes music video, a Daniel Radcliffe film and a few others, the George Street Diner stakes its claim as one of Toronto’s most recognizable, while also maintaining the nostalgia feel customers expect in a diner. This local hangout on a great corner location feels like a real old-fashioned diner where