Tag: cocktail

NoceRestaurant-BestofToronto-2017-008

You may have seen them recently at Taste of Toronto, or will see them at Toronto Taste. But now you will see them at their newly re-launched location at Queen Street W. After a 2 year hiatus, Noce re-opened their restaurant earlier this year in January. Their core team is a partnership between Elena Morelli, Guido Alberto Saldini, Eron Novaleski (head chef), Matthew Dorner (sous-chef), and Steve Song (pastry chef). They have re-vamped the space that extends to a room…

Cafeteria-PlayaCabana-BestofToronto-2016-008

Cafeteriá, is the newest Mexican resto of the 6-restaurant chain, Mas Playas owned by Dave Sidhu. You may be familiar with Playa Cabana Cantina, Hacienda, La Libre, Barrio Coreano, and Cocina Economica already, but with the launch of this 8 month project, the theme of Cafeteriá is more close to home and focused on different regions of their Mexican heritage in a formal manner.

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Maman is a warm and inviting bakery and cafe that brings familial recipes to life from Southern France and North America using locally sourced ingredients. Every little detail – from the exterior to the tables and plates – is beautifully set up as if one is in a quaint Parisian boutique

Summer's Negroni

August 5th was a beautiful day in Toronto; a perfect summer day to visit La Société to check out their new Le Cocktail menu. The restaurant would be introducing five new cocktails, the creations of sommelier, cocktail designer, and mixologist Kyle Stefanato.

Laphroaig-JohnTan-BestofToronto-2015-016

2015 marks the 200th anniversary of Laphroaig Islay Single Malt Scotch, and to celebrate, we attended a private whisky tasting at Byblos in Toronto’s entertainment district on June 11th. The honoured guest of the night was John Campbell, Laphroaig distillery manager, and the first native of Islay to be appointed as distillery manager.

Citadelle Gin & Fever Tree Tonic

Most people think of gin & tonic as a British drink, but in recent years it’s actually in Spain where it’s become most popular, so much so that it is now considered the national drink. On one of his trips to Madrid, Chef David Lee visited the city’s gin and tonic bars and was inspired to bring the Spanish-style gin & tonic here to Toronto. Fast forward to today – Nota Bene’s G & T Program has been around for…

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