Author:TasteToronto

Trattoria Giancarlo

We’ve been here before, and we’ll be here again - these guys know what they’re doing and we had the chance to try out some new dishes and connect with...

North Poke

Poke (pronounced poh-keh) is Toronto’s trendiest dish of the moment that’s been blowing up our food scene this summer. Originating in Hawaii, poke is essentially a raw, marinated fish salad...

Recess Diner and Fountain

Recess was everyone's favourite part of school, and Recess Diner and Fountain is all about celebrating those much simpler times. The newest project from Brad Moore (School Toronto, Old School)...

Top 3 Bud & Burger Combos in Toronto

To celebrate National Burger Day, Budweiser has launched a drool-worthy type campaign that involves pairing an iced cold Budweiser beer with a specialty burger across the nation. WIN! This is...

10 Best Cinnamon Buns in Toronto

Freshly baked, drizzled with vanilla icing and ooey gooey, cooked to perfection. We all know once we get a whiff of that cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar, we’re hooked. I...

5 Unusual Croissants in Toronto

This flakey and buttery pastry is a crowd favourite when made just right. It’s all about the perfect balance of air and crispiness that can create the ideal croissant. These...

10 Best Places for Gelato in Toronto

We’ve spent all our time covering ice cream and haven’t given gelato the attention it deserves, so this list is dedicated completely to its delicious counter-part.  The Italian twist on...

Braised Lamb Shanks – Fionn MacCool’s

Prep Time: 30 Min |  Cook Time: 2 hrs | Serving: 6 shanks with sauce Prepare the rub a minimum of 1 hour prior to braising the shanks.   INGREDIENTS: For the Braise Vegetable Oil (60 mL) Rubbed Shanks (6 each) Butter (30...

Guinness Steak & Mushroom Pie – Fionn MacCool’s

Prep Time: 25 Min |  Cook Time: 2 hrs 30 min | Serving: 6 servings   INGREDIENTS: Pie Crust Enough dough for about 8 small pies Butter, frozen (454 g) Flour (400 g) Salt (5 g) Water, ice cold (150 mL)   METHOD: Grate frozen butter...

Cacao 70 – Distillery District

There’s nothing better than building up an appetite with a stroll through the Distillery District, so you may think. But there is. What’s better than the stroll is feeding your...

Toronto’s Top 30 Restaurants 2016

Canada’s Top 100 just determined their favourite restaurants for 2016. The winners were voted on by food critics, expert chefs, elite diners and legendary restauranteurs - and Toronto took 30 spots...

Francobollo

Francobollo Posto Italiano is a classy, fancy, but unpretentious fine dining restaurant in North York. The small space is beautifully decorated and feels roomy with its white on grey wallpapers,...

10 Unusual Burgers in Toronto

Looking to spice up your boring, classic burger options? We’ve found 10 wonderfully weird burgers for those looking for a twist. They may seem strange but we can promise all...

10 Best Bibimbap in Toronto

Bibimbap, the popular Korean rice dish mixed with a variety of ingredients, is commonly served in a hot stone bowl. The convenience of the dish is in the ability to...

New Restaurant Opening: Cafeteria

Dave Sidhu’s seventh addition to the Playa Cabana family may be one of the hippest cafeteria-inspired restaurants you’ll walk into. Newly opened at 974 College Street, Cafetería pays tribute to...

Fat Pasha Inspired Cauliflower

Fat Pasha Inspired Cauliflower 1 head cauliflower, green leaves removed 1 tablespoon Za’atar 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper to taste For the spicy parsley sauce: Pinch of dried chilli flakes 3 cloves of garlic Half bunch...

Pho King Fabulous!

Pho King Fabulous has, apart from an unforgettable name, surprisingly authentic Vietnamese food. Led by first-time restauranteur Kevin Hoang, the restaurant is the first legit Vietnamese place to land in...

The 10 Best Macaron Bakeries in Toronto

Have a bite-sized circular cake with a crumbly exterior and soft chewy inside. It’s comprised of two cookie halves, sandwiching ganache, jam or buttercream filling in between. These pastel coloured...

The 20 Cutest Cafés in Toronto

Here’s our guide to Toronto’s 20 cutest cafes around the city. We’ve chosen the most Instagram-able coffee shops with the best atmosphere and most stunning interiors. Feed your caffeine addiction...

The 10 Best Croque Madame in Toronto

Originating from France, this traditional bistro dish is basically a fancier take on the classic grilled cheese. The Croque-Madame is a thin grilled ham and melted cheese sandwich, topped with...

The Best Nutella Treats in Toronto

Nutella, the Italian sweetened hazelnut cocoa spread, has become a popular addition to any dish. Options range from crepes, donuts, cookies, lattes and even sandwiches. The list of possibilities is...

Dining with Amex Canada at Bar Raval

Canadians, the time is now. This fall, Amex opened its doors giving everyone the opportunity to experience the perks of being a Cardmember. By visiting www.amexinvites.ca and providing your email...

Sweet and Sticky Asian Baby Back Ribs

  Prep Time 2 hours 30 mins | Cook Time 1 hour | Total Time 3 hours 30 mins Ingredients: For the marinade: 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground...

The Best Pho in Toronto

Winter is coming. That means we’re all in need of some delicious pho soup to warm us up and cure that pesky cold. Nothing says comfort quite like this Vietnamese...

Pizza Soup

Prep Time 15 min | Cook Time 45 min | Total Time 1 hr   INGREDIENTS 1 28 oz can of San Marzano tomatoes 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced, plus 1 for bread 1 celery stalk, chopped 1...

The Garlic Pad Burger

Prep Time 15 min | Cook Time 30 min | Total Time 45 min INGREDIENTS   2 burger buns 1 lb ground sirloin 1 medium onion sliced 1/4 cup blue cheese 2 clove of garlic, minced 6 tablespoons butter 4 slices of...

Fiesta Corn

Prep Time 10 min | Cook Time 20 min | Total Time 30 min     INGREDIENTS 8 spears of corn, husks removed Unsalted butter 2 limes, juiced 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1/4 cup Ricotta Salata Few sprigs of cilantro, leaves removed   INSTRUCTIONS Preheat your barbecue...

French Onion Soup Grilled Cheese

Prep Time 30 min | Cook Time 1 hr | Total Time 1 hr 30 min INGREDIENTS 8 slices of white bread 1 stick of butter, room temperature 2 cloves of garlic, minced 4 small...

Profiled: G for Gelato

There’s more than meets the eye at G for Gelato on the corner of Jarvis and Adelaide. Tucked beyond the rows of gelato is an open kitchen with a menu...

Front Street Foods

Want a variety of great food but tired of waiting in line at food festivals? Want to catch the last rays of sun before it’s too chilly to kick back...