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LOCAL FEATURE: The Blake House

Location: 449 Jarvis St  Toronto http://www.theblakehouse.ca Open only three months, one of the last standing heritage structures (built in 1891) in Toronto  has been converted into a restaurant called The Blake House (previously, The Red Lion). One of the three owners and brothers, Jim Vasilakakos sat down and chatted with us as well.  He described … Continue reading

NEW: O&B Canteen

Location: 330 King St W, Toronto Another one of Peter Oliver and Michael Bonacini’s babies, O&B is part cafeteria, part full-service restaurant, with all the wood, glass and metal (and gorgeous pops of orange Le Creuset dishes) that entails opening up a restaurant these days, it’s also in the new Bell Lightbox building. In the … Continue reading

TRAVEL: Mr. B’s Bistro, N’awlins

Location: 201 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA http://www.mrbsbistro.com So, this is another one of those overdue/back-burner pieces. Better late than never, right? Located in the French Quarter, and coming highly recommended from many a source on the world wide web, my first impression of Mr. B’s was that it seemed more suited towards a 40+ … Continue reading

Beer Bistro

Location: 18 King E., Toronto, http://www.beerbistro.com Was hyped to go to Beer Bistro having heard so many great things about the huge selection of beer etc etc etc… And I have to say, although the beers were good and the selection massive…we were a tad disappointed with the food. We went for brunch and everything … Continue reading

Peter Pan Bistro

Location: 373 Queen Street West, Toronto Cost: $10 per entree http://www.peterpanbistro.com A landmark on Queen St. West since 1921 (read the history here), Peter Pan Bistro has always been a prime lunch time spot, perhaps for it’s ambiance (spectacular tin ceiling) or delicious lunch dishes for under $10. Whatever the case, how befitting it was … Continue reading

Le Sélect Bistro

Location: 432 Wellington Street West, Toronto Cost: Approx $130 for 2 Every once in a while, you come across a really outstanding dining experience. One where there is not a single thing out of place or out of line. Le Sélect is that happy place. Within minutes of me running in to check if they … Continue reading


Location: 315 King St West,  Toronto Cost: Winterlicious $15 lunch ($69 for 4) http://www.marcels.com Winterlicious has been extended until Feb 28th, and Marcel’s lunch menu was quite tasty for anyone who’s still keen on getting on the “Licioustrain”. Here is their lunch menu: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Soupe du jour Fresh daily soup or Salade maison, vinaigrette balsamique Mesclun … Continue reading