Spotlight: Susan Mendelson - The Lazy Gourmet 4

Spotlight: Susan Mendelson – The Lazy Gourmet

Nearly 40 years ago Susan Mendelson launched Lazy Gourmet in Vancouver. She is an entrepreneur, radio personality, cookbook author, and probably the biggest champion of The Nanaimo Bar in Canada. As someone who discovered her passion for the catering biz while she studied social work, it didn’t take long for others to notice Susan’s flare …

F'Amelia restaurant: The Best Italian Food in Cabbagetown 11

F’Amelia restaurant: The Best Italian Food in Cabbagetown

Situated on a quiet, maturely treed one way street in Cabbagetown, F’Amelia restaurant has been dispensing Northern Italian inspired dishes using local produce for the past half dozen years. Before that, Provence Delices used to operate out of this location. Founded and owned by John Dawson and Todd Vestby, F’Amelia is located at 12 Amelia …

Tab Payment: Making Dining in Toronto a Breeze 20

Tab Payment: Making Dining in Toronto a Breeze

A new Toronto-based mobile payment app is making quite a name for itself amongst diners at some of the city’s top restaurants. Known simply as Tab, the homegrown app is only a year old and has already been adopted by more than 60 of the city’s most popular dining establishments, not to mention countless thousands of diners across the city who’ve signed up for the service.

All The Best Fine Foods Indeed 22

All The Best Fine Foods Indeed

Located at 1101 Yonge Street, in the block of heritage Rosedale shops known informally as ‘The Five Thieves’ due to their exorbitant prices, All The Best is a sort of extra-fancy grocery store specializing in prepared meals and baked goods.

Artisan Sweets at Nadège Patisserie 24

Artisan Sweets at Nadège Patisserie

The original NADÈGE opened in 2009, at 780 Queen St. West, under the ownership of French pastry chef Nadège Nurian and her Torontonian partner, Morgan McHugh. The pair opened a second, smaller Rosedale location in 2011, at 1099 Yonge St, and two more downtown spots (one around Bloor and Yonge, the other near the Yorkdale Shopping Centre on Dufferin) this year. Another is expected to crop up somewhere along the PATH in the next few months.

Where to Find Delicious Pie in Toronto I. 25

Where to Find Delicious Pie in Toronto I.

Who doesn’t love a perfect piece of pie? We certainly do. Good pie is comforting, homey, and delicious. We decided to create a list of the best places in Toronto to indulge in a handmade slice of pie — from sweet to savoury. The pies we found are all made with love in Toronto.