Yorkville’s distinguished comic-book-meets-sophistication restaurant elevates their state-of-the-art dining experience with additional menu items in their second year running. A guest’s experience at “Figures” is sparked with curiosity and adventure; upon entering the lobby of the speakeasy, one is greeted with a glass-encased room plastered with comics and iconic cartoons. Access to the restaurant beyond the hidden door becomes an act of discovery, as if one is revealed to the secret headquarters of a hero. The magic doesn’t end there, where…
If you’re in the market for a new special occasion spot in Toronto, we have a recommendation for you: Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto.
Taking over the former Rosewater (RIP/thanks for the memories) in the history-rich Consumer’s Gas Building, the sprawling new Italian spot – the latest venture from Liberty Entertainment Group – is from a world-renowned chef and officially opened its doors on June 27, 2018.
Here are five good reasons why you should check it out.
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.