From the owners behind Canis comes Après Wine Bar, a natural wine bar serving French-inspired dishes that pair perfectly with the incredible list of wines. Every bottle of vino picked out for this wine bar has been carefully researched and chosen to share with Après's guests.
Aragvi is one of the only places in Toronto serving up true Georgian cuisine, and we can't get enough. Tucked away in a strip mall behind an unassuming sign sits this small, yet mighty restaurant serving the most traditional Georgian cuisine outside of the small country. This culinary mix of western and eastern European flavours is as bold and delicious as it sounds.
Aris Place has one of those old-school signs that makes you think twice about stepping inside, but those who dare to venture are in for a surprise. They’ve been serving up souvlaki in Roncesvalles for 30+ years in addition to being an all-day breakfast spot for locals. You can feast your eyes on black and
The café and cafeteria-style restaurant has become extremely popular for its guilt-free take-away and delicious Israeli-style breakfast. The hearty and homey shakshuka, which originated in Tunisia and means "mixture," is usually associated with a dish belonging to the Sephardic Jewish people.
North York's beloved Artisan Noodle has opened up a cool and cosy downtown outpost with Artisan Plus. This spot is home to northern Chinese delicacies that are often rare to find in Toronto, like the hand-pulled noodles or a jia mo, which can best be described as a Chinese hamburger.
Ascari Enoteca has been a favourite in Leslieville for nearly a decade, serving select European wines and fresh handmade pastas in its trendy yet intimate 38-seater. Partners Erik Joyal and John Sinopoli have long been cooking up something on a much larger scale, though, and the new Ascari is now open at King West and
Named after Italian racecar legend Alberto Ascari, Ascari Enoteca 26 is a bit of a throwback to the ’50s. Aiming to provide an experience similar to a classic Italian enoteca, the restaurant creates a space and ambiance that speaks to the enthusiasm that Ascari had for food and wine. Opened by the team that brought
Since its Chinatown location opened its doors in 1988, Asian Legend has spread across Toronto to give all diners a taste of northern Chinese dim sum and stir-fry. Their cooking motto is "northern flavours with a traditional style," which has allowed for its chefs, all from reputable dining locales in Taiwan and mainland China, to fine-tune the menu and bring diners dishes like the especially flavour-rich kung pao chicken.
When visiting the Danforth, it is imperative to enjoy some loukoumades. The humble honey puff might not be fancy, but at Athens Pastries, the surface-fried, honey-soaked, cinnamon-dusted dough balls are proof that simplicity is addictive. Try to eat just one. We dare you.
Auberge du Pommier has been at the top of the game in Toronto's French fine dining scene since it opened in 1987. The cuisine incorporates traditional French techniques with North American seasonal influences and ingredients. Not to be mistaken for modern cooking, this is a French fine dining restaurant all the way down to the immaculate white tablecloths and perfectly choreographed service.
Avelo is a plant-based restaurant born out of Awai, a pop-up vegan restaurant that garnered critical acclaim during its two-and-a-half-year run. The Awai team has made a permanent home for their concept with Avelo, a 22-seat restaurant set on the first floor of a historic home near Yonge and Wellesley. Avelo features fixed five- and
On the corner of Av and Dav (Avenue and Davenport) lives one of Toronto’s oldest diners, Avenue Diner. All they have is a phone number, no website or social media. Stepping into this small diner is like stepping back to 1944, the year it opened. You almost expect Michael J. Fox to come out in
Avenue Open Kitchen is one of those classic greasy spoons and somewhat of a Toronto institution. They’ve been doling out classic breakfast staples like bacon and eggs and a variety of omelets and sandwiches like Canadian peameal bacon, Reubens, roast beef, Montreal smoked meat and pastrami since the 1950s. Not much has changed by way
Imagine if Canada got the same sun as the Mediterranean all year round. At least we’re privy to Mediterranean food all year round in Toronto. And Aviv Restaurant is a great place to help with that. Located along the St. Clair West strip of the Wychwood area, Aviv Restaurant pulls from Spanish, Italian, Israeli and
Avling, the east end’s pastel-hued brewery on Queen Street is more than just a pretty face. The sustainable brewpub’s top tier-talent, assembled by founder Max Meighen, includes head chef Suzanne Barr (previously the chef and owner of Toronto’s beloved Saturday Dinette), head brewer Brandon Judd, who comes by way of Godspeed Brewery, and head butcher
Avoca Chocolates is East York's premier spot for specialty chocolates. Handmade treats transcend the quality of a store-bought chocolate plus in-house ice cream and a hot chocolate that tastes like it was poured directly from a chocolate fountain, Avoca knows how to make all our chocolatey dreams come true.
In the heart of Toronto’s downtown Chinatown, Awas Tea Noodle is a Taiwanese eatery that knows exactly what its doing. The teas Awas offers, which are imported from Taiwan, are served in glass bottles that have been refrigerated overnight so as to reduce the caffeine but keep the same amount of antioxidant benefits. Really, though,
Azkadenya has officially landed in Toronto. The popular Middle Eastern spot is serving up an array of dishes, from century-old favourites to modern eats, inside its bright Queen West outpost. The name Azkadenya translates to “delicious world,” and after opening in Jordan in 2011 and expanding with great success in Dubai, the powerhouse couple behind