163 Spadina Ave., TorontoStylish yet serene space from highly regarded chef Patrick Kriss. The restaurant features a tasting menu (generally five courses, with
797 College St., TorontoIn this cozy restaurant, noted chef Grant van Gameran offers a long menu of mainly meaty tapas-style dishes inspired by
176 Dupont St., TorontoBehind trendy diner Rose & Sons, this open-air (though roofed during inclement weather) barbecue joint evokes memories of backwoods campfires.
4 Crescent Rd., TorontoBlack and white tiles welcome you into this simple sandwich shop, complete with an old fashioned blackboard proclaiming the wares.
812 Queen St. E., TorontoFrench-style bakery and one of Leslieville’s most popular breakfast/lunch stops. Tiny dining area (only nine tables) and very busy on
1727 Dundas St. W., TorontoStylish Dundas West restaurant offers up a well-curated menu of Argentinian-inspired grilled dishes—skirt steak, beef short ribs, Ontario leg of
67 Front St. E., TorontoComfortable brew pub with a wide selection of local craft beer (35 taps), wine and whiskies. Multi-ethnic menu served until
2489 Yonge St., TorontoHouse-roasted beans make for a perfect cup of siphon coffee, espresso and much more at this stylish midtown café. Excellent
169 Niagara St., TorontoOwned and operated by husband-and-wife team Michael Caballo and Tobey Nemeth, this restaurant exudes intimacy—from the shareable small plates to
5 Brock Ave., TorontoAs its name implies, this boisterous snack shack is anything but dull. Take a seat at the bar or one
115 Yorkville Ave.A luxurious setting in which to enjoy upmarket interpretations of Japanese fare, including a number of shareable dishes, robata-grilled options
669 Queen St. W., TorontoThe kitchen dishes out contemporary versions of Filipino fare such as grilled squid with adobo dressing and steak with plantain
1690 Queen St. W., TorontoCozy Brazilian restaurant and bar in Parkdale serves up modern interpretations of South American fare that’s meant to be shared.
815 Bloor St. W., TorontoThis café and cocktail bar fusion serves classic drinks alongside snacks like cookies, muffins and tarts. Equipped with 20 outlets,
3 Ossington Ave., TorontoOriginating with a rough-and-tumble grab-and-go (mostly) café on Harbord Street, award-winning barista Sam James’s mini empire now spans four locations,
131 Avenue Rd., TorontoYorkville-area café has local art on its walls and the city’s most stylish residents in its seats. The focus here
699 St. Clair Ave. W., TorontoWhat started as a barbecue smoker in Thomas Davis’s backyard is now a modern family diner and barbecue joint. Traditional
99 Queen St. E., TorontoA fusion of Latin American and Texas-style cuisine in a gussied up historic space just east of Yonge Street. Bar
25 Liberty St., TorontoTucked away in Liberty Village, this high-end café also boasts an impressive dinner menu featuring North American and European cuisine.
259 Wellington St., TorontoIn this multi-leveled space diners can peer through a semi-opaque screen to watch chef Sanjeev Sethi prepare his well-known contemporary