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Don Appetit! Madrina Elevates the Tapas Experience

July 18, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Madrina’s inventive and refined modern tapas raise the bar on Spanish cuisine in Toronto. The restaurant launched in late June in Toronto’s Distillery District, in the high-ceilinged space formerly occupied by Tappo. Assorted shades of red and orange — for

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Don Appetit! Black Angus 2.0 Launches

July 13, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Black Angus, the Etobicoke restaurant that has fed guests splendidly for more than half a century, has relocated, reopened and reinvented itself in a snazzy, 6,000-square-foot street-level space in Bloor Islington Place office tower, in Toronto’s west end. The move

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Don Appetit! Figures — Comic-Book Décor, Serious Kitchen

July 9, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Outfitted with a comic book-themed décor, Figures resto-lounge opened in early spring, 2017, in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood. From the moment you enter the small, comic-covered lobby and press a big red button that opens the doors leading to the snazzy

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Don Appetit! Fieramosca’s Traditional Italian Charms

July 3, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Fieramosca, nestled on quiet, leafy Prince Arthur Avenue, near downtown Toronto’s upscale Yorkville neighbourhood, is a gem. For 37 years, the restaurant has cultivated a large and loyal following eager to chow down on first-rate homestyle Italian fare in an

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CN Tower Unveils Observation Level Renovation

June 27, 2018 by Lori Smith

Toronto’s iconic CN Tower in downtown Toronto has unveiled the $16 million renovation of its 14,000-square-foot observation level. Designed to modernize and enhance the guest experience while providing truly universal access, the revamped observation level’s features include scalable space that

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byPeterandPauls.com Reopens Toronto's Iconic David Duncan House

June 21, 2018 by Lori Smith

More than 300 friends, family members, colleagues, business associates, media members and City of Toronto officials gathered at David Duncan House last week to celebrate byPeterandPauls.com‘s re-launch of the iconic Toronto restaurant. Guests at the indoor/outdoor celebration enjoyed a live

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Don Appetit! Stack’s First-Rate Urban Barbecue

June 20, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Opened six years ago, Stack restaurant, in North Toronto, is a gem, a real find, both for its top-notch Southern U.S.-style barbecue meats and for the fact that it incorporates those meats into salads, poutine, burgers, tacos and sandwiches. Call

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Woodbine Racetrack

June 20, 2018 by Meetings Canada

With the commitment to culinary excellence, creating unique & engaging events for our clients and introducing new guests to the sport of horseracing. Groups of all sizes can find their thrill at any of our various venues throughout the GTA.

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Don Appetit! Kairali’s Spicy Southern Indian Flavours

June 14, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Recently, I ventured out to Scarborough, east-end Toronto’s deliciously multicultural gastronomic zone, to visit Kairali restaurant, which opened four years ago and bills itself as Canada’s first eatery serving authentic Kerala cuisine. The cuisine of Kerala, a state in Southern

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Don Appetit! EVOO’s Sophisticated Mediterranean Simplicity

June 13, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Two and a half years ago, EVOO Ristorante launched in the space formerly occupied by Cantine in Toronto’s Avenue Road/Davenport Road restaurant row. Spearheading EVOO is Peter Catarino, who, for 20 years, co-owned Spuntini restaurant about a block or so

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Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel Officially Open

June 12, 2018 by Lori Smith

The 209-key Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel officially opened its doors today. The 192,000 square foot hotel is owned by the Remington Group and managed by Marriott International. “Marriott Hotels has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation in travel to create

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Don Appetit! InterCon Yorkville’s Unique “Dine in Around”

June 12, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

The InterContinental Yorkville, in Toronto, has just introduced a unique group program option: A “Dine in Around” enabling groups to design their own experience around a six-course tasting menu that can be eaten either in a single dining space, or