Honourable mentions to Samuel J Moore, Ricky Ricardo's, Bero, Ardor Bistro and Hot and Spicy.
Here are my picks for the biggest restaurant flops of 2014 (so far).
Here are my picks for some of the top spots to work into your lunch rotation, all of which clock in under the $10 mark.
This week on DineSafe: Utopia Cafe, The Homeway, The Dizzy, Ryus Noodle Bar, Chinese Bakery, La Prep
See the rest of this week's worst offenders on DineSafe.
- Starting Saturday, November 22, Chef Aleem Syed hosts a pop-up at Midpoint (1180 Queen St. West) to showcase the menu for his upcoming venture The Holy Grill. Reservations are a must, and available Tuesdays through Saturdays from 5pm onward.
- Pork Ninjas BBQ Pop-Up Dinner at Tallboys Craft Beer (838 Bloor St. West) takes place on Monday, November 24 from 7pm to 10pm. The one-night-only menu will feature pulled pork, chicken lollipops and brisket with all the fixin's for $40.
- Chef Chris McDonald has announced plans to move on from Cava and is handing the reins over to former partner Doug Penfold. To celebrate his eight and a half years at the acclaimed Iberian restaurant and to bid farewell, McDonald hosts one last hurrah on Wednesday, November 26, featuring eight courses and a top shelf selection of wines. Dinner is $250 per person. Seating is extremely limited.