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Eat & Drink

Soon-to-open Ufficio wants to reel in Toronto fish fans

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 15, 2015

Craig HardingA new Italian restaurant is coming to Dundas St. West, but unlike its neighbours Campagnolo and Enoteca Sociale, there will be no bone marrow, pancetta or even poultry on the menu. Ufficio is to be an exclusively pescaterian restaurant devoted to vegetarian dishes and seafare.

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The top 30 butcher shops in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 15, 2015

butcher torontoToronto butcher shops are an integral part of our neighbourhoods, and any self respecting meat eater can tell you that the quality and knowledgeable service they provide is invaluable. These meat mongers are a cut above your average grocer; they know the provenance of each animal and dispense cooking tips too.

Here are my picks for the top butcher shops in Toronto by neighbourhood.

See also: The Best Butcher Shops in Toronto

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Eat & Drink

This Week on DineSafe: Rol San, Magic Oven, Smoke's Poutinerie, La Tortilleria, Queen's Pasta Cafe

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 14, 2015

dinesafe torontoA six week streak of no restaurant closures in Toronto continues this week, though city health inspectors doled out yellow cards to several popular establishments. Most eyebrow raising of all, Magic Oven in Liberty Village received its third conditional pass since August.

Here are the rest of the worst offenders this week on DineSafe.

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Best of Toronto

The Best Sri Lankan Restaurants in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 13, 2015

sri lankan restaurants torontoThe best Sri Lankan restaurants in Toronto are often overshadowed by those serving up food from its neighbour to the north - though India's island neighbour is home to its own delicious culinary traditions that should not be overlooked. At these restaurants, you'll find Sri Lankan specialties like curries and rice wrapped in banana leaves, string hoppers, roti, pittu, and Kothu roti - a seasoned blend of thinly sliced roti with chicken, mutton or vegetables.

Here are the best Sri Lankan restaurants in Toronto.

See also:

The best Indian restaurants in Toronto
The best Indian buffet in Toronto
The best samosa in Toronto
The Best Dosa in Toronto
Eat & Drink

10 new Toronto restaurants you can eat at for under $10

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 13, 2015

cheap restaurantsDining out on a budget in Toronto can be challenging, but it doesn't mean you have to limit yourself to fast food. Whether you're craving staples like BBQ, pizza, or Mexican, or hoping to fill-up on roti and dumplings, this wallet friendly list is for you.

Here are my picks for the top new restaurants where you can fill up for $10 or less.

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The best and worst American burger chains in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 11, 2015

american burger chains torontoToronto is a mecca for great burgers - and that isn't just in reference to restaurant-grade gourmet varieties you'll find stuffed with foie gras or stacked onto house-baked buns. There are great burgers to be had in fast food outlets in this city - chains that are flipping burgers day and night.

Now, not all fast food outlets are not made equal. There's our relatively young, locally-based burger game, and then there are big American franchises with global followings. Here's a look at how the recently arrived American burger chains are in Toronto.

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