Bar Reyna is the one place you want to be nestled away in regardless of the weather. Located in Yorkville, the one-of-a-kind interior presents each of its own feel on both the main, back patio and top floor. Set in wooden panels throughout the space and exposed bricks throughout the space, there are white accent spray pieces … Continue reading For Middle Eastern Snacks & an All-season Patio? Go to Bar Reyna.
Watching Jiro Dreams of Sushi just once did not prepare me for this moment. Be real delicate with the rice, or in my case, the sushi will end up clumped and mushed together with each bite. With the guidance of Chef Tatuka Matsuda at Ebisu, we were each able to take part in forming sushi in … Continue reading In Pictures: Sushi-Making at Ebisu, Toronto + Get your Free Ramen
Liberty Commons is a modern-day brewpub which serves up the brews of Calgary-based Big Rock Brewery and food pairings by Oliver & Bonacini’s Corporate Executive Chef Anthony Walsh, District Executive Chef John Horne (Canoe, Auberge du Pommier), and newly appointed Chef de Cuisine Ryan Lister (formerly of Canoe). Oliver & Bonacini, highly recognized as one … Continue reading Liberty Commons, a brewpub by Big Rock Brewery and O&B in Liberty Village
Welcome to Lavelle, the one place that allows patrons to take in one of the best views of Toronto's skyline. Situated on King West 16 levels above ground, the seating choices are plentiful - during the warmer weather, patrons can seat at the patio surrounding the 155-foot swimming pool, inside the private cabana or get … Continue reading An Experience at Toronto Rooftop Restaurant, Lavelle
Previous to my Square Fish experience, I imagined a lot to go wrong with novelty shaped sushi. The rice would fall apart, ingredients would be dry and what is so hard about getting fresh sashimi! But... very wonderfully, there was nothing out of place with these sushi-doughnuts "doshi" and squares "mosiac" - learn the terminology, … Continue reading Meet: The Sushi-Burger-Doughnut, “DOSHI”
Big Rock Brewery has made its debut in the Ontario market with two big splashes. In September, Big Rock opened the doors of its new brewery in Etobicoke. And now, the brewer has opened its brand spanking new brewpub in partnership with Oliver & Bonacini in Liberty Commons. The brewpub houses freshly brewed beer by … Continue reading Big Rock Brewery brings Big Brews to Liberty Village
The desire for a visit to Montreal began in 2013 when I first heard of duck served from a can at Au Pied Du Cochon. The next big ping was discovering the selection of Dieu Du Ciel on tap at (now closed) BarVolo. Arthur surprised me with Montreal as our 1-year trip (the previous year was … Continue reading 17 Things to do in Montreal (in 4 Days!)