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 […]

Saying Goodbye to the Coffee Mill

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The Coffee Mill, located on 99 Yorkville Avenue, is closing on September 7.  The restaurant has been in the area since Yorkville was a prime hippie spot in the 1960s and offers old school European fare like schnitzel, cabbage rolls and strudel.  Until the advent of espresso bars across the city, it was probably one […]

Sharing the Psychedelic Menu at Fat Pasha

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Ahhh….Israeli and other Middle Eastern-inspired cuisines. It’s definitely the latest “it” cuisine here in the city, and like most ethnic cuisines, it isn’t likely a passing fad.  I feel that it’s definitely here to stay (because it’s just so good).  In my opinion, once a culture’s food rises out of the mom-and-pop, “hole-in-the-wall” restaurants, you’re […]

Bees, Pizza and Osteria dei Ganzi

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I can’t believe it took me over one year to have a proper meal at Osteria dei Ganzi, a restaurant on Jarvis Street, near the National Ballet School.  The last time I went there was for its media launch in June of 2013, where we had the chance to taste several of their offerings, including […]

Bonjour Colette!: Photos from the Media Preview

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Colette Grand Café, a French-inspired cafe and restaurant at the Thompson Hotel (550 Wellington Street West), held a media preview the day before its grand opening.  Located at the former home of Scarpetta, this restaurant offers both a grab-and-go bakery and a sit-down restaurant.  At the media event, attendees were given the opportunity to taste […]

Coco Lezzone: Delicious Food, Great Atmosphere

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There have been several restaurants located at 137 Avenue Road, located just a bit north of Bloor with various different types of cuisines, including Indian and Italian. In fact, I had reviewed the Indian restaurant once when this site was still known as Prospere Magazine. Sadly, it closed shortly after the article was published. Then […]

Menus, National Chains and Summerlicious 2014

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As most people in Toronto know, Summerlicious starts this Friday.  Again, some 200 restaurants will be participating in this twice yearly affair where people get to dine on a three course meal of $15, $20 or $25 for lunch or $25, $35 or $45 for dinner.  However, what I’ve always wondered was how restaurant decide […]

By the Way, Let’s Do Brunch!

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I’ve lived within walking distance from By the Way Café for a decade, but have never tried the restaurant.  This Mediterranean-influenced eatery serves a delicious brunch on the weekends, offering items that might not be seen in many other restaurants in the city.  The restaurant is not large, though with a patio, the number of […]

Giveaway: $75 Gift Card for Bier Markt!

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It’s patio season! Bier Markt has launched its delicious summer menu and DelectablyChic! is helping them celebrate by giving away a $75 gift card!  The new menu, which includes succulent dishes like heirloom carrots and sugar snap peas (shaved heirloom carrots, sugar snap peas, hydro bibb lettuce, corn shoots, honey sunflower brittle, crisp spiced chickpeas, […]

Cynthia’s Restaurant List: Momofuku Daishō

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So after more than a year of opening in Toronto, I’ve finally made my way to Daishō, the Momofuku restaurant located on the third floor of the complex (I went to the Noodle Bar for lunch a couple of months ago) next to the Shangri-La Hotel.  For those who are unfamiliar, Daishō’s meals are meant […]





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