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Year old Italian joint makes world class pizza and pasta

Posted by Amy Grief / September 2, 2015

Cellar DoorThis Italian restaurant doesn't only use its wood-fired oven for pizza. Veggies and other ingredients get infused with smokey flavours filling owner and head-chef Robert Rubino's menu with unique and creative Italian-inspired dishes. Try as much as you can, but don't miss the pizza.

Read my profile on Cellar Door in the restaurants section.

Old school pizzeria still a winner after 34 years

Posted by Libby Roach / September 1, 2015

AbruzzoThis pizzeria has been dishing out pies for 34 years, during which it's become a local institution. While delivery and takeout make up the majority of the business, on weekend nights you'll find the no frills dining room packed with folks chowing down on margherita pizzas, panzos, and pitch-perfect chicken wings.

Read my review of Abruzzo Pizza in the restaurants section.

New west end snack bar does Jack and Coke sliders

Posted by Amy Grief / September 1, 2015

slidersLocated on a relatively industrial stretch of Horner Road, this elevated snack bar offers much more than quick, light far. Here you'll find elevated comfort food classics such as steak sandwiches, Jack and Coke braised sliders, and tacos -- all in a friendly and casual atmosphere.

Check out my profile of West City Snack Bar in the restaurants section.

Paris and Tokyo combine at new pastry and gelato shop

Posted by Christina Cheung / August 31, 2015

Millie PatisserieA popular Japanese-style crepe and gelato place in Kensington Market has opened a new, larger patisserie & creamery near King West. There's still gelato and the ever-popular mille crepe cake, but now there are also Japanese-style cheesecakes, rare cheesetarts and puddings in flavours that include, black sesame, matcha and azuki. It's like the best of Paris and Tokyo combined!

Read my profile of Millie Patisserie & Creamery in the bakeries section.

West end restaurant draws a crowd for brunch & dinner

Posted by Amy Grief / August 29, 2015

GoodlakeThis west end eatery, with its wood-paneled walls and twinkly lighting is the perfect spot for brunch or a date night. Its bistro-inspired menu changes regularly to highlight seasonal flavours, there's Ontario craft beer on tap, locally roasted coffee and homemade desserts. There's not much this place doesn't do well.

Read my profile of Goodlake in the restaurants section.

Halal hoagie shop opens near Yonge and Dundas

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2015

Fresh East TorontoParamount Fine Foods is becoming a household name when it comes to halal dining, and this new submarine sandwich shop is the newest in its arsenal. Expect to find the usual array of cold cuts (sans pork of course), plus Middle Eastern flavours like shawarma, kafta, and falafel on a bun.

Read my profile of Fresh East in the restaurant section.
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