Dining at TOCA’s Chef’s Table

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Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a media dinner along with several other food writers at TOCA, the Italian restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton in Toronto.  The experience included a four course meal in addition to some sparkling wine and a visit to the “Cheese Cave” prior to the meal where we had the […]

Porzia: Spring Menu Delicious, Event Could Have Been Better

Porzia Smoked Makerel Tortellini SLIDER

I had the chance to experience Porzia‘s new menu on April 15 through an invitation from its PR company.  It was served cocktail style with cheese, crostini as well as pasta and dessert.  The food was excellent, but the environment was far from that.  In order to truly taste the food, attendees had to hover […]

OMG, Shakshuka is EVERYWHERE!: Five Toronto Places to Get it

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When I first came across this delicious Israeli egg dish, it was at Aroma, an Israeli-based coffee chain that had opened up in the Toronto area.  Eggs cooked in a tomato and roasted red pepper sauce, it is healthier and filling at the same time – perfect for this time of year.  Since my first […]

Getting into the Game at Wild Burger

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Last week, I had the privilege of attending a blogger dinner at Wild Burger, a new 30-seater gastro burgery owned by Suman Roy, a globally renowned chef and Gautam Banerjee.  Located in the Eglinton and Mount Pleasant area, Wild Burger is very different from other gourmet burger houses in the city.  Rather than a huge […]

Pizza and Fish at Buca Yorkville

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I recently had the opportunity to have dinner at the newest Buca restaurant, Buca Osteria & Bar.  Located at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto’s Yorkville area, this restaurant is different from the King Street locations.  Rather than focusing on meat, this restaurant is full of seafood choices (don’t worry, there are non-seafood dishes as […]

Caffe Artigiano Arrives East to Toronto

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Vancouver-based café, Caffe Artigiano has opened a spot in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, on Yonge, just south of King Street.  The café offers a wide array of caffeine-based drinks as well as sandwiches, salads, soups and pastries.  I had the opportunity to attend a media drop in last week and was able to […]

DelectablyChic!’s Favourite Toronto Restaurants: Milagro Cantina Mexicana

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My husband got me into Mexican food.  Before meeting him, the only “Mexican” I had were school cafeteria tacos – you know, grocery store bought taco shells that are more chip-like than a “real” tortilla.  My parents never took me to any sort of Mexican when I was growing up – it was pretty much […]

Magic Oven: A DelectablyChic! Toronto Fave

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It’s not hard to admit that Toronto has a love affair with pizza, especially thin crust pizza.  However, most pizza places offer the same old choices, and usually not vegan or gluten-intolerant friendly.  This is NOT the case with Magic Oven, which boasts five locations across the 416.  Visit the restaurant’s website and you will […]

Susur Lee Hosts an Exclusive Cocktail Reception

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Celebrity Chef and Chopped Canada judge Susur Lee has decided to compete this year in the the second annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation KitchenAid Cook for the Cure Culinary Showdown which will take place on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the Allstream Centre. Some delicious hors d’oeuvres To mark his participation in the highly anticipated event, Lee […]

A Brighter Sorrel Restaurant in Summerhill

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My husband and I first went to Sorrel Restaurant last Christmas when it was located on Yorkville Avenue.  The dinner we had was excellent and we decided to go for our Valentine’s Day dinner.  Sadly, that didn’t happen as the restaurant was a victim of a devastating fire just a few weeks later (we went […]

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