One of Toronto’s signature culinary fundraisers, Toronto Taste, brought together the local food scene for its 28th year on Sunday June 4th. The evening was in support of Canada’s largest food rescue charity, Second Harvest. Toronto Taste has been a long-standing supporter of Second Harvest, where over $13 million has been raised cumulatively to reduce food waste and in turn feed the hungry with nourishing meals across the GTA. The Daniels Corporation has also provided continuous support as a presenting…
Shinta Japanese Barbeque introduces Toronto’s first All-You-Can-Eat Wagyu beef dining experience, a rare and highly valuable type of beef that is known for having intense marbling and is bred from the Wagyu cattle. With a well-established connection to international Wagyu farmers including the U.S’s award-winning Snake River Farms, Australia, Japan’s Zen-noh and the Japanese Agricultural Cooperatives (JA) group, Shinta BBQ provides a farm-to-table experience with a variety of cuts.
As the spring season begins to blossom, Downtown Toronto gives a warming welcome to Kaka All You Can Eat’s second location. Coincidentally, the name “Kaka” was originally based off the Japanese pronunciation of the Sakura Flower though even the owners themselves have recognized that it could be mean something on quite the opposite spectrum of pretty.
Somehow I was lucky to attend a special pre-opening dinner at Drake’s restaurant, Pick 6ix, hosted by co-owner Chef Antonio Park.
It aims to be a high end sports bar.
For the love of quality food, Winterlicious is one of the best reasons to emerge from hibernation in the dark depths of the Canadian winter.
With the new revitalized Union Station, Amano Pasta is a great addition as the first full-service restaurant. Chef Michael Angeloni envisioned the restaurant concept since childhood while making pasta in his nonna’s basement. Similar to Angeloni, as a second generation half-Italian Canadian, the dishes are Italian while many of the ingredients are not.