Chopped Canada, Season 3, Episode 19: Sweet and Spicy Breaded Halibut Sandwich with Turnip and Sweet Potato Fries

The main course ingredients on this episode were candy powder dipping sticks, halibut, sweet peas and baby turnips, and thus, the first thing that came to my head was, well, fish and chips (okay, so the baby turnip “chips” will… Continue Reading

Je T’Aime Maman Toronto!

Those of you who work in Toronto’s financial district are in luck.  Bakery/café and SoHo favourite, Maman has opened north of the border and features delectable southern French treats.  DelectablyChic! had the opportunity to attend media event on Bastille Day… Continue Reading

Falafels at Hayden Lunch House

Thirteen Hayden Street in Toronto has pretty much lived up to its reputation as a number.  Starting early last year, the spot has changed names three times, transforming from the take-out spot for Foccacia Restaurant to two different middle eastern… Continue Reading

Yes to Fresh: Downtown Toronto Lunch Spot

Yes to Fresh, a not-so-fast food place on King and Jarvis is a mix between Freshii and Sandwich Box.  The menu features sandwiches, salads as well as rice or noodle bowls and diners can pick what they want with their… Continue Reading

Delicious Gourmet Quick Bite SLICED

Gourmet quick bite restaurants are popping up all over the city, but few are anything like SLICED Gourmet, which recently opened on Bay and Elm.  This restaurant, with its rustic interior, features both packaged, ready-to-eat sandwiches as well as the… Continue Reading

I Want Cheese, Please!

Grilled cheese is one of my weaknesses.  It’s so good on a cold winter day, especially when accompanied with tomato soup.  Imagine my excitement when I received an invitation via Twitter to sample some items from Say Cheese, a new… Continue Reading

MBCo Yorkville: What HAPPENED To You?

I recently had lunch at MBCo, a gourmet quick bite restaurant in Yorkville.  I hadn’t been there in several months and even longer for anything more than coffee.  The place has changed a great deal.  I recall having lunch there… Continue Reading

Delica Kitchen: Gourmet ‘Mid-Food’ in Midtown

I tried Delica Kitchen on Yonge and St. Clair, one of the growing number of gourmet “mid-food” (not “fast food,” but not “sit down service” either) eateries around Toronto.  The philosophy of the restaurant, according to the website is “not… Continue Reading

Porchetta’s Yummy Pork Sandwiches

At Porchetta & Co., you only have two choices:  A slow-roast pork sandwich or a slow-roast pork plate (called the Porchetta Sandwich and Porchetta Plate, respectively).  There are, however, many different sauces and accompaniments to choose from.  From cheeses to mushrooms… Continue Reading