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 […]

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 […]