The MICHELIN Effect: 8 Chefs on Life After Receiving the Prestigious Award

Just over a year ago, the MICHELIN Guide arrived in Canada to great fanfare. 13 Toronto restaurants received their first MICHELIN star in 2022 (Sushi Masaki Saito, in Yorkville, was the only restaurant awarded two stars). 17 others received a Bib Gourmand Award, given to “best value for money restaurants” that offer “a three-course meal at […]

Ascari on King West Will Transport You to Italy

  What: Enjoy the best of Italian fare with this new King West restaurant. A sleek, retro trattoria straight out of Sophia Loren’s dreams, Ascari on Toronto’s King Street West neighbourhood has arrived to satisfy all your Italian cravings. The name of the game at Ascari is elevated rustic, from the ingredients to the interior, […]


Tractor Everyday Healthy Foods

Newly opened and located in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, Tractor Everyday Healthy Foods is a good spot for a mid-day energy boost. Written by Noah Goad Location: 151 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5C 2W7 Must-try eats: The salmon bowl is a quick, healthy option. Get it with fresh greens. Choose the mushroom ditalini […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Civic Dingman

It’s time to do away with the Hot Toddies and bring on the summer cocktails, like the Dingman. Written by Ed Hitchins Built in 1891, Toronto’s Broadview Hotel has made its impact as an iconic landmark in the city’s east end. The 127-year old building, formally an adult entertainment venue, has gone through a refurbishing […]

Where to Take Your Clients: The Victor

The Victor

Written by Christina Gonzales What: Restaurant, North American Where: Vancouver, BC Where can you find an ‘as good as Vegas’ steakhouse that serves decadent aburi sushi and an extraordinary wine list—only in Vancouver. Parq Vancouver, that is. On the sixth floor of The Douglas hotel, inside Parq Vancouver’s new eat, stay, play complex by BC […]