In Toronto, it isn’t easy deciding where to go out to eat; we have so many choices available to us. So when you’re heading out to eat and you want to try something new, where do you usually go first?
Jerk chicken is truly amazing, especially in the hot Summer months. The rub of allspice and black peppercorns mixed with fresh ginger and thyme create an incredible flavour and aroma that’s difficult to ignore. In Toronto, we’re lucky to have a fairly large Jamaican population that knows exactly what it’s doing when it comes to jerk chicken. So where’s your favorite place in the city to get some?
Ahh…the days are finally getting warmer and people are staying outside longer, but truthfully, that doesn’t seem to matter all that much in Toronto when it comes to patios. As long as the sun is shining, even at 5 degrees above zero, they tend to fill up quickly. So, when it comes to patios, where your favourite place to relax, drink a few pints, and enjoy the warm weather?
Whether your doughnut is a traditional chocolate dipped, an authentic plum and sugar-coated, or an untraditional maple and bacon, Toronto easily rivals any other city as one of the doughnut capitals of the world. And with the Canadian fixation of coffee shops and doughnuts, it’s easy to see why. So, when it comes to doughnuts, where’s your favorite place to go?
Whether it’s classic Spanish, rustic Italian, or something in-between, tapas are a superb way to not only share with a group, but also to try several menu items at once. So, when it comes to tapas, where’s your favorite place to go?
Despite it being a mild season this year for the most part, nothing says nostalgia like hot chocolate in the Winter months. For some of us, that nostalgia may come from a cup of instant hot cocoa with a few marshmallows in it, but when it comes to enjoying a hot chocolate made from scratch, Toronto has some places that truly know how to do it right. So, when it comes to hot chocolate, where is your favorite place to go?
Ah Pierogis. There’s almost as many types of fillings for them as there are ways to spell it (perogi, perogy, pirohi, piroghi, pirogi, pirogen, piroshke or pyrohy)! Regradless of how you spell it or what you like in it, it’s one of the simplest comfort foods there is. If your only experience with pierogis involves the standup freezer at No Frills, you’re missing out. For those of you with more experience, let’s vote on who has the best pierogis in Toronto.
Martinis are just as much about atmosphere as they are about the martinis themselves. So when you’re looking for that perfect mix of ambience, atmosphere, and an expertly mixed martini, where do you turn?
Well, it’s getting colder, and winter is just around the corner. As the cold settles in, nothing is better than a fresh, well-made bowl of soup, or chili, or stew, or… you get the idea. So, when you’re looking for a bowl of something warm, where do you turn to?