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Don Appetit! Black Angus on Target for April Relaunch

February 16, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Black Angus, the upscale restaurant that was a fixture in west-end Toronto for more than 50 years, is on its projected target to relaunch in April in a brand new, sleekly contemporary space two blocks west of its original location.

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Woodbine Racetrack

February 14, 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! Modus Dishes Up Creative Italian

February 14, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Since Modus Ristorante opened in Toronto’s financial district in 2011, it’s been a lunchtime and after-work go-to spot for the power crowd. After sampling chef Brett Turnbull’s modern Italian cuisine, it’s easy to see why. One night, for example, the

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Don Appetit! Trios Bistro’s Inspired Kitchen

February 7, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

It had been many years since I’d visited Trios Bistro, the restaurant located off the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre’s bustling lobby, so I thought I’d drop by, to see what the kitchen was up to. Under the direction of

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Start Asking Questions to Combat Human Trafficking

January 31, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meeting planners who want to do something to combat human trafficking should start asking questions at the client and RFP levels, says Ellen Boddington, CMP, CMM, president of Stellar Conferences & Event Management, and Andrea Boulden, manager of events, TD

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Don Appetit! Ricarda’s — French-Inflected Sophistication

January 30, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Open almost two years, Ricarda’s 134, in downtown Toronto’s entertainment district, is a hidden gem dishing up sophisticated cuisine at reasonable prices. Heading up the kitchen is French-born Julien Laffargue, who joined Ricarda’s a little more than seven months ago.

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Don Appetit! Azure Fires on all Cylinders

January 25, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

After delivering two terrific review meals within the past 13 months, Azure, the soaring restaurant located off the InterContinental Toronto Centre’s spacious lobby, is firmly lodged on my culinary radar. Under chef de cuisine Grace DiFede, the kitchen is firing on

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Don Appetit! Tachi’s Standout Stand-up Sushi Experience

January 22, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Tachi, Canada’s first stand-up sushi experience, launches Jan. 26 in Assembly Chef’s Hall, a unique, 11,000-sq.-ft. food court that opened in December in Toronto’s downtown core. Located in a sprawling, lively space on the ground floor of the Richmond-Adelaide Centre

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Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking (MPAHT) Education Session

January 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

WHO: Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking (MPAHT) WHAT: Education session on human trafficking and what planners can do to help stop it. Nunzio Tramontozzi, Detective Sergeant, Sex Crimes from the Human Trafficking Enforcement Team of the Toronto Police will give background

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Don Appetit! Cluny Bistro’s Delicious Evolution

January 11, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Each time I visit Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie, in Toronto’s Distillery District, the food holds new surprises as the kitchen continues its ongoing evolution. Credit the latest evolution to Murray McDonald, who, last April, joined Cluny as executive chef. Chef

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Beanfield Centre Receives Eventsource.ca Award

January 5, 2018 by Lori Smith

Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place has been awarded the Toronto’s Choice Award from Eventsource.ca, an events industry planning website serving the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The Toronto’s Choice Award from Eventsource recognizes the top five percent of special event industry

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Don Appetit! Cineplex Rec Room — That’s Eatertainment!

January 3, 2018 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

Last year, Cineplex opened the first Toronto location of its Rec Room concept inside the historic Roundhouse, on Bremner Boulevard, in the shadow of the Rogers Centre, Ripley’s Aquarium and CN Tower. The 40,000-sq.-ft. space comprises a sizeable video gaming