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New Dovercourt Village restaurant already a local fave

Posted by Anna Rose Kowalski / April 17, 2012

Dovercourt Village restaurantRecently opened on a mostly residential stretch of Ossington north of Bloor, this new restaurant has got locals very excited — and with good reason. With a focus on seasonal produce and elegant presentation, there's little more to desire a neighbourhood eatery.

Read my review of Actinolite in the restaurants section.
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New Riverside taco joint comes up short

Posted by Anna Rose Kowalski / April 10, 2012

Taco Bar TorontoTacos may be all the rage in Toronto of late, but this new entry on the scene isn't likely to bring the buzz to Riverside. While promising on paper, bad service and suspect portions put a serious damper on my meal.

Find out more in my review of Toucan Taco Bar in the restaurants section
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New Sicilian restaurant opens in Parkdale

Posted by Anna Rose Kowalski / March 30, 2012

Sicilian RestaurantFrom the owner of Barista Espresso Bar, comes this new Sicilian-focused restaurant in Parkdale. With a name that means "little pig," diners can count on a menu that does wonders with the other white meat. Case in point: the pork shank (pictured above) is divine.

Read my review of Enoteca Maialino Italiana in the restaurants section.
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Where to get Canadian-inspired cuisine on Queen West

Posted by Anna Rose Kowalski / March 16, 2012

Ursa Restaurant TorontoOpened in the former Bar One space at Queen and Shaw, this restaurant has been generating some serious buzz with its nutritionally focused Canadian cuisine. And why not? Based on my recent visit, owners Jacob and Lucas Sharkey Pearce have got both the concept and the cuisine down pat.

Read by review of Ursa in the restaurants section.
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Sustainable seafood restaurant comes to St. Clair West

Posted by Anna Rose Kowalski / March 9, 2012

Seafood St. Clair WestOpened on St. Clair West across the street from The Rushton (and by the same owners, no less), this fish-first restaurant features only sustainable seafood with options that include mussels, lobster bisque, dry rubbed scallops, arctic char and more. It's all very promising — that is, until you get to the sea bream.

Find out more in my review of Catch in the restaurants section.
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Where to get upscale comfort food on Roncy

Posted by Anna Rose Kowalski / February 28, 2012

Roncesvalles BistroAlong with fellow new arrival on Roncesvalles, The Ace, this restaurant has been generating some series buzz since it opened earlier this year. With a laid back vibe and a menu that does wonders for comfort food, it's no surprise why. If my visit's any indication, the hype is very much justified.

Read my review of The Westerly in the restaurants section.
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