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Best of Toronto

The Best Crepes in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 31, 2015

crepes torontoThe best crepes in Toronto go above and beyond your typical French street foods. These creperies offer savoury galettes as well as decadent dessert versions in the classic Parisian style, along with Japanese takes and even deli style fusions.

Here are the best crepes in Toronto.
Eat & Drink

Top secret dinner party takes over Toronto's waterfront

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2015

diner en blanc torontoNow in its fifth year, the international pop-up picnic Diner en Blanc took place last night just outside The Power Plant. Just steps from the waterfront against the backdrop of the CN Tower, this year's white-attired party followed strict protocol as always.

Check out my highlights of Diner en Blanc 2015 in this photo gallery.
Best of Toronto

The Best Late Night Pizza in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2015

pizza torontoThe best late night pizza in Toronto will satisfy that inevitable craving after last call when your tummy is rumbling but you've only got coins left in your pocket. Whether you're in need of a slice stat or you have the patience to wait for a whole pie fresh from the oven, these pizza joints will oblige.

This is the best late night pizza in Toronto.

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Eat & Drink

The 5 hottest new restaurants in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2015

hot restaurants torontoToronto's newest crop of restaurants are perfectly positioned to benefit from the influx of activity that surrounds TIFF, the new school year, and cottage dwellers returning to the city. It's no surprise that reservation books fill up fast and tables are in high demand.

Here are my picks for the hottest new restaurants to open in Toronto this summer.

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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.
Eat & Drink

Toronto Food Events: AwesTRUCK, Food Truck Frenzy, Tamil Festival, Le Burger Week, Toronto Garlic Festival

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2015

Awestruck Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious events, festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in Toronto this week and next. You can find us here every Friday morning.

THIS WEEK
  • As if the CNE didn't offer enough calories to take in already, Food Truck Frenzy takes place on Princes' Boulevard starting today, Friday, August 28 until Sunday, August 30.
  • AwesTRUCK food truck festival at Mississauga Celebration Square takes place this Saturday August 29. The rally and awards show celebrates curbside cuisine and recognizes outstanding food trucks from across Ontario.
  • Toronto's first ever Tamil Festival is happening this weekend, August 29 and 30 on Morningside between Finch and Nielson Road. Look forward to live music and dance performances, a mobile museum detailing Tamil Canadian history and food from vendors like Hopper Hut, Lingan Cream House and Yarl Dosa Corner.
  • Le Burger Week from September 1 to 7 of September takes place in cities across Canada and over a dozen Toronto restaurants are participating by offering special burgers just for the occasion.

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