Toronto’s 2023 Michelin Guide winners announced

The newest list of selected restaurants was revealed in an event held on September 27, adding 12 new Toronto restaurants to the guide. The Michelin Guide follows judging criteria including quality products, the harmony of flavours, cooking technique mastery, the chef’s personality expressed in the cuisine, and consistency with multiple visits. Restaurants can earn one, […]

Toronto Michelin Guide: The restaurants with stars & all you need to know

For the first time, Canada is now home to more than a dozen Michelin-star restaurants after the first selection of eateries included in the Toronto Michelin Guide was announced on September 13, after much anticipation. In a presentation at Evergreen Brick Works, the Toronto Michelin Guide was revealed to include a two-star sushi restaurant, Sushi […]

Wingstop opening first Canadian restaurant in Toronto

Toronto’s chicken wars have another fighter, as Wingstop is opening its first Canadian restaurant in Toronto on June 29. The rapidly-growing fast-casual wing brand will host a grand opening celebration at its 2218 Bloor West location on June 29. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be followed by a performance by acclaimed beatboxer and winner of “Canada’s […]

North America’s first virtual IHOP opens in Toronto

Toronto is now home to North America’s first-ever virtual IHOP location. Dine Brands International has announced the location as part of its partnership with Ghost Kitchens Brands, which owns and operates a network of virtual kitchens across the continent, featuring items from more than 20 well-known restaurants and consumer brands. At 60 Sudbury St. in Toronto’s […]

Toronto set to approve permanent, year-round CaféTO program

Toronto’s popular CaféTO program, a measure born out of the pandemic that allowed restaurant and bar patios to extend onto sidewalks and roadways, could become a permanent year-round initiative. The City of Toronto Executive Committee has approved a proposal supported by Mayor John Tory to make the program permanent through a “phased” approach and also waive […]

MLSE restaurants in Toronto to require proof of vaccination

Toronto-based Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment will begin requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result for visitors to its facilities and MLSE restaurants in mid-September. The company owns the Real Sports, E11EVEN, and Hot Stove Club restaurant brands as well as the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC, Toronto Argonauts, and […]