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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Del Ray So-Cal Cantina, The Gaslight, Flor de Sal, Junked Food Co.

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 30, 2014

toronto restaurant openingsToronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

OPEN NOW

  • Del Ray So-Cal Cantina has replaced ChocoCrepe at 620 Queen St. West. The new spot is now open and serving up a menu of quesadillas, tacos and nachos.
  • The Gaslight, a new neighbourhood watering hole and snack bar, is now open at 1426 Bloor St. West in Zocalo's former digs.

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The top 30 pizza in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 29, 2014

pizza in torontoPizza in Toronto is ubiquitous, with pizzerias blanketing every corner of the city. Playing favourites with just one pizza in a given district isn't easy, but if delivery zones don't make the decision for you, then try these standout pies found in 30 Toronto neighbourhoods.

See also: The top 30 burgers in Toronto by neighbourhood

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Did you know that Toronto has a school of pizza?

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / October 29, 2014

pizza school torontoWhen is a pizza not just a pizza? When it's a crispy, wood-fired Neapolitan or a pan-baked Roman. (Or a Windsor, Ontario pizza. Seriously.) If you want to learn the intricacies of several traditional Italian styles - or just fantasize about impressing prospective mates with your pizza dough-tossing skills - there's a north-end pizza school that promises to turn you into a true pizzaiolo.

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The top 10 under the radar AYCE options in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 28, 2014

AYCE TorontoWhen it comes to all you can eat, Toronto is well equipped to handle your cravings for unlimited sushi, Korean BBQ, or Indian food. But what if you're looking to gorge yourself on something more extraordinary?

Here are my top 10 picks for all you can eat options in Toronto that go above and beyond California rolls and butter chicken.

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This Week on DineSafe: Wallace & Co., Friendly Thai, Figs, Liberty Shawarma, Ali Baba's, Jekyl & Hyde Pub

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 28, 2014

dinesafeDespite no closures in the lead up to Halloween, the latest DineSafe inspection rundown contains some scary results. Jekyl & Hyde Pub near Dundas West station failed to ensure that food wasn't contaminated/adulterated, while Liberty Shawarma (the one in Riverside, not the frequent offender in CityPlace) horrified when operators failed to wash hands when required.

See who else got nabbed by DineSafe this week.

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Toronto Food Events: Cask Days, Mix + Mitton, Gluten Free Garage, The Canadian Artisan Tasting Fair

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 24, 2014

toronto food eventsToronto 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

  • Ticketed sessions to this weekend's Cask Days are totally sold out, but beer enthusiasts who still wish to partake should head over to The Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Ave.) on Sunday, October 26 from noon until 6pm (or until supplies last) for the leftover session dubbed "Last Call For Cask". Admission is $5 at the door plus $5 for the sampling glass.
  • The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St. West) hosts An Afternoon with Mix + Mitton, a tasting event with Canadian whisky ambassador Dave Mitton followed by a conversation with Ivy Mix, co-founder of Speed Rack (an all female bartender competition). On Monday, October 27 from 2:30pm, stop by for a drink and stay for the talk between 3pm and 5pm.

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