Tag Archives: Toronto Restaurants

Weekend Brunch: Drake One Fifty in Toronto

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By: Natalia Dziubaniwsky

I love trying new brunch spots in the city, so when the opportunity came to try the newly launched Soul Brunch at Drake One Fifty, I knew I couldn’t resist. Having frequented the popular weekend brunch at the Drake Hotel a few times (whose famous blueberry scones have a following of their own), I had yet to visit their sister restaurant.

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A Winter Warm-up at Pho Vistro in Toronto

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By: Natalia Dziubaniwsky

There’s something about a bowl of warm and steaming pho that really hits the spot for me.

A popular Vietnamese soup, pho consists of flavourful broth, rice noodles, herb and vegetable garnishes, and meat such as beef or chicken. This bowl of soup is sure to warm your belly during the coming winter months or satisfy your appetite and taste buds during any season. (more…)

Homemade Italian Eats at Paese Ristorante – Toronto

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By: Shelby Morrison

Paese (pa’eze) means “town” or “village”, and this Italian eatery has been a neighbourhood staple for over 25 years and brings fresh Italian food to its loyal customers. With everything being homemade, you can ensure that all dishes are fresh and prepared with care. (more…)

Artisanal Pizzas + Rustic Italian Eats at Masseria – Toronto

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By: Natalia Dziubaniwsky

Toronto’s artisanal pizza craze doesn’t look like it’s slowing down anytime soon.

New establishments offering time-honoured crispy and doughy pies seem to be popping up faster than I can keep up with. No complaints here though; in the name of the love of pizza, I will gladly scour the city to sample every new pie shop. (more…)

Mediterranean Bites at Bar Reyna – Toronto

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By: Shelby Morrison

Looking for a place to grab an after-work drink in Toronto?

Bar Reyna is a Mediterranean snack and cocktail bar nestled inside an old Victorian townhouse at 158 Cumberland Street. While attending a media dinner, I was thoroughly impressed with everything from the atmosphere, the food and the service.

“Reyna” means Queen in Spanish, which was quite fitting for their opening night on Victoria Day.      (more…)

Chinese New Year High Tea

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One of my favourite hotels in Toronto is hosting a Chinese New Year High Tea to celebrate the Year of the Monkey. The Shangri-La Hotel has put together what looks like an amazing spread featuring sweet and savoury items. (more…)