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Announcements

New brunch spot serves up fat pancakes

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 17, 2014

Scratch Kitchen TorontoOne of Toronto's newest brunch spots is serving up morning staples starting at $7 with boozy cocktails and $6 draught beers...on weekdays, no less. As the restaurant name suggests, the kitchen prides itself on making every delicious menu component in house, from fresh baked breads, cured meats, and fat pancakes.

Read my profile of Scratch Kitchen in the restaurants section.
Eat & Drink

The top 25 restaurants for New Year's dinner in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 16, 2014

New Years TorontoThe top restaurants for New Year's Eve dinner in Toronto aspire to send 2014 off with a bang. Reservations are advised, regardless of whether you plan to herald 2015 with a celebratory meal, or just count on it as fuel for an evening of partying ahead.

Here are my top picks of restaurants for New Year's dinner in Toronto.

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Eat & Drink

This Week on DineSafe: The Yukon, Vesta Lunch, Piazza Manna, ChickenLicious, Asian Bowl

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 16, 2014

dinesafeIf you're a fan of the food at The Yukon, you might want to think twice before you order this week. The popular Parkdale bar got a yellow card on DineSafe this week with nine infractions ranging from pest control issues to failure to maintain kitchen cleanliness.

See which other restaurants made this week's list of worst offenders on DineSafe.

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Announcements

New Ossington restaurant reinvents Canadian cuisine

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 15, 2014

Borealia TorontoMining historic recipes for reference, this new restaurant is serving up novel dishes that challenge prevailing perceptions that Canadian cuisine is all about peameal and poutine. Expect to find foods familiar to our forefathers including pigeon pie, braised whelk and pemmican - all updated, of course, to attract adventurous eaters on Ossington.

Read my profile of Borealia in the restaurants section.
Eat & Drink

10 holiday gift ideas for the sweets lover in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 13, 2014

Toronto gift guideSweeten up the holidays with classic confections, serving pieces and bakeware from Toronto retailers this season. No holiday would be complete without the annual spike in your glycemic index anyway.

Here are my picks for gifts for the sweet lover on your list this holiday season.

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Eat & Drink

The top 10 holiday food drives in Toronto for 2014

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 13, 2014

holiday food drives torontoHoliday food drives in Toronto are getting underway for the 2014 season. Embrace the spirit of giving as the year draws to a close, and contribute to one of these annual food drives and year-round initiatives that provide hunger relief across the city.

Here are my picks for the top 10 holiday food drives in Toronto for 2014.

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