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Our top five food stories of 2023

Check out the top 5 food stories in Toronto for 2023, from cool affordable spots to the ultimate sandwich finds! 

5. This delicious sandwich shop just might be the best new spot in Toronto

Sandwiches hold a special place in our hearts, with the perfect blend of bread, cheese, flavourful condiments and, of course, the savoury meat—a combination that satisfies our deepest cravings. So, when a new sandwich shop pops up in Toronto, it’s always a reason to get excited. Earlier this year, GianPaolo Testa bought a Toronto storefront on a whim  inspired by a visit to a unique spot in Rome.

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4.  Two new Brazilian restaurants bring the carnival to Yonge and Eglinton

Toronto, being a multicultural city that loves to party, created quite a buzz when news broke about two new Brazilian restaurants opening. Everyone was eager to find out what the fuss was all about! These Brazilian establishments in the city’s midtown area offered a fresh take on the country’s cuisine.

3. New Toronto restaurant by a Michelin chef offers 14-courses for under $100

Toronto was abuzz when news spread about the city’s lone 2-starred Michelin chef opening a more budget-friendly restaurant in Yorkville. With a 14-course dinner menu priced under $100, the upscale spot quickly became one of the hottest dinner reservations in town.

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2. On the house: 3 delicious Toronto restaurants where kids can eat for free

In today’s economy, with everyone looking to save some cash, taking advantage of free meals for kids just makes sense. Fortunately, there are plenty of restaurants offering complimentary kids’ meals, and some even throw in magical entertainment for an extra treat!

1. Here is every single restaurant owned by The Bear star, Matty Matheson

Toronto (and the world) can’t get enough of Matty Matheson! Thanks to the success of The Bear and all of his fantastic restaurants, the love affair shows no signs of slowing down.

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