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.
Lambretta Pizzeria is an inviting restaurant which offers Italian dishes with simplicity and flavour in Roncesvalles (Roncy) village. Celina Blanchard, veteran restaurateur for over twenty years, took over the space after purchasing it from Alessandro Settimi (of the now shuttered Mad Italian Gelato).
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…
Opening it’s newest location on November 28, 2016, the new Boil Bar is conveniently located near Bloor and Bathurst. The nautical theme of the restaurant, the signature soft-shell crab cocktail, the alcohol infused clam soup, and the new iPad ordering system are just several of the things that sets this seafood joint apart from the rest.
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.
Paese Ristorante has been around since 1989 serving handcrafted and homemade approach to Italian-inspired menu with a made-in-Canada twist. Paese is a neighbourhood gem. In Italian, the word Paese means “town or village”, which symbolizes neighbourhood. Paese is known for its mouth-watering appetizers, fresh and seasonal favourites and a menu filled with a mix of Italian eats favourites including: homemade pizza, pasta dishes with homemade sauces. Many of the ingredients comes from their own garden 2 blocks from the restaurant.