Kelly Bedard

In the slowly arriving East Toronto neighbourhood of Corktown, the opening of a new restaurant is somehow simultaneously common and thrilling. New establishments open on the PanAm-developed blocks between the distillery and the don river all the time- a pricey 24hr convenience store is the newest acquisition; before that, a furniture company inexplicably opened offices […]

  Kelly Bedard

I live in Toronto, a great city where I’m very sad to report it’s outlandishly difficult to find a good bowl of seafood chowder. I went to school in Boston, so it’s possible I’m spoiled, but the fact remains that Toronto really ought to step up their game in this particular department. Seafood in general […]

Michelin-starred chef Akira Back’s second Toronto restaurant is the perfect elevated eatery for Chinese food connoisseurs and newbies alike. A global ambassador for Asian cuisine, Korean-born Back has followed up his eponymous Bisha Hotel Japanese joint with a tribute to all things Chinese, offering a huge range of dishes inspired by the sprawling diversity of […]

  Kelly Bedard

I can’t stay awake at the theatre if I don’t eat first but it’s sometimes hard to figure out where to go, especially if you’re not super familiar with the area the theatre is in. So I headed to Taste of Toronto over the summer to get the lay of the local culinary land and […]