Author: Janey Tso

Kiin-BestofToronto-2017-001

Thai Select Ambassador and Executive Chef, Nuit Regular is prolific in her Thai cuisine around the city of Toronto (also behind Sukhothai, Sabai Sabai, Pai), and now has opened up her newest restaurant “Kiin” with husband, Jeff Regular, on Adelaide Street West. The space was formerly Khao San Road, but is still rooted in Thailand cuisine as a renewed, brightly lit space with a polished neutral-toned interior, and imperialistic embellishments. The intricately carved medallions on the ceiling, that support…

FiguresRestaurant-BestofToronto-2017-015

Our favourite childhood characters and superheros have been brought to life by a heroic team of restaurant owners, Patrick and Nader Marzouk. “Figures” is a resto-lounge that links our favourite childhood cartoons and memories with a sophisticated dining experience. The place in itself has been transformed, from what was previously known as Coco Lezzone, into an open and comfortable dining space where one can identify familiar pop-culture on the wall’s artwork and ceiling installations throughout the evening, while sipping on…

CarbonBar-BestofToronto-2017-005

Whether you’re an early riser looking for some BBQ smoked meats or you’re an evening dweller during the weekend, The Carbon Bar can accommodate your experience. The restaurant just recently launched it’s weekend brunch menu, as well as extra dinner hours on Sundays.

UnionChicken-BestofToronto-2017-002

Set up your alarm-clucks for a weekend brunch at Toronto’s newest chicken-rotisserie restaurant! Union Chicken opened its doors in February as a collaboration between some of Toronto’s most well-seasoned chefs and influential restaurateurs of some exceptional restaurants within the city. Yannick Bigourdan, Adam Teolis, Michael Angeloni, and Dan Kennedy are no strangers to the food industry; they’ve all worked with local big-name chefs and restaurants that prioritize high-quality hospitality.

_dsc1594

Hopscotch offers a healthy eatery among a food court of restaurant chains in Downtown Toronto. Their second location recently opened within the Path near Scotia Plaza earlier this month. Alden & Wyatt Booth are the brothers behind the storefront of innovative salads, bowls, and the smoothies of Hopscotch. Their recipes feature unique combinations of superfoods – like kale, walnuts, and wheat berries – mixed in with a delicious blend of homemade dressings. Some menu items are dairy-free, vegan, vegetarian, or…

photo-2016-10-21-2-57-08-pm-01

With a sprouting trend of healthy-eating, Basil Box blossoms as a Toronto fast-casual franchise, with the launch of their third location at the corner of Spadina. The restaurant offers customizable meals with a Thailand and Vietnamese twist using a concept inspired by – Ryerson alumni – owner Peter Chiu’s recent adventures to Southeast Asia, in awe of the daily grind of fresh produce being wheeled around in carts at the street market.

1 2 3 7