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 …
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 …
Local is better. Eating locally grown food means you’re supporting family-owned Canadian farms instead of big foreign companies that had to freeze and ship the food to you. This doesn’t just mean you’re supporting local farmers, but you’re also doing a big favour to yourself and your family, by eating higher quality, GMO-free organic food. …
In Cabbagetown restaurants are plentiful as well as ethnic diversity in food. I’ve decided to share some of my local favorites.
Working with over a hundred different restaurants throughout the city, UberEATS offers a broad selection of food from pizza to sushi to burgers.
Flying high in the heart of Cabbagetown since 1992, Jet Fuel Café was founded by John Englar, a former bike courier, trained pastry chef, and bike shop owner.
Located inside a Sobeys grocery store near the corner of Spadina and Fort York Boulevard (22 Fort York Blvd to be precise, open 7am-9pm), the Nutella Cafe is the first and only one of its kind in Toronto.
You can find one of the best catering companies in this city hiding behind a modest Victorian storefront on the north side of Carlton Street, just a few doors east of the intersection with Parliament.
Enter Golden Café, a new coffee slinger in Toronto’s west end, uniquely placed just off the Dundas strip close to Roncesvalles that, while becoming known to area residents, is still somewhat of a sheltered pocket of post industrial magic.
Thanks to the foodie masses and their demanding and inquisitive palates, brunch has morphed into a wild flavour adventure. Here are some of the more unique brunch pit stops in Toronto.
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.
Quebec is no longer the only place that can be proud of its poutine. Toronto is catching up, both in terms of quantity and quality.
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.
Today we bring you The Best Pies in Toronto Part Two! This list involves purveyors of both sweet and savoury pies in Toronto. Grab a pen, you’re going to want to write this list down!
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.
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.
Tasty Italian pastries, Nutella Cookies, Molten Lava Cupcakes – sounds yummy? Then you have to visit Chocolate Brunette on 182 Avenue Road. Here’s a sample of what you can expect to see and taste there.
Thanksgiving is around the corner and that means that Xmas is not very far off. These are great times to get together with family and all of the Torontoism Team will be taking part in the Seasonal Festivities with their loved ones. It is a great celebration of the harvest and is celebrated in almost every religion around the world.
In a search for local food restaurants and suppliers, we are lucky to live in this area of Canada. Between the abundance of the Holland Marsh and the numerous farms in the region, we are spoiled for choice. The only thing luckier would be to live within a hundred miles of Hershey, Pennsylvania… Chocolate being my favourite food group!
Evergreen Brick Works a community environmental centre was transformed from a collection of deteriorating heritage buildings into a global showcase for green design and urban sustainability.