Winterlicious ’08 – Pangaea

www.pangaearestaurant.com Winter and food. They go SO well together. With the miserable cold spell we’ve been experiencing, nothing gets a person out of home and hearth like a promise of good food. My coworkers were excited to try out some Winterlicious-ness and I followed along..

Go For Tea

Unit2-230 Commerce Valley Dr, North York 905-886-0221www.gofortea.caMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection Lunch,DinnerMon to Sun: 11am to 3am I”Kool-aid is the liquid incarnation of Jell-o, bubble tea is the creme brulee  of the beverage world.” A slick lounge with one of the most extensive tea menus I have… 

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Winterlicious ’08 – La Bruschetta

www.labru.ca Winterlicious couldn’t have started on a better note. A great dinner, full of laughs and glasses of montepulciano. The location is a family run restaurant tucked away on St. Clair West. Don’t let the construction deter you, some fantastic Italian awaits you…

The Artful Dodger

12 Isabella Street, Toronto ON 416-964-9511www.theartfuldodger.caMapApprox $20 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available Lunch, DinnerMon to Sun: 11am to 2am Possibly the best cure for a bad day at work may be a pint of beer and a bucket of saucy wings. The Artful Dodger serves two fold; great food, and… 

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Anjappar Chettinad

3090 Eglinton Ave East, Scarborough ON 416-265-2695www.anjapparcanada.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available LunchTue to Sun: 12pm to 3pmDinnerTue to Sun: 5pm to 10pm Closed on Mondays When it comes to authentic South Indian food, I trust my mother. The moment she says, “This restaurant has really good Indian food,… 

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King Palace

820 Church Street, Toronto ON 416-515-8188MapApprox $20 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? n/a Lunch, DinnerMon to Sun: 10am to 6am Closed on Mondays The corner of Sherbourne and Richmond was once a gas station that serviced cars, while King Palace serviced their appetites with rich Pakistani dishes. But gas stations and parking… 

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Friendly Thai

678 Yonge Street, Toronto ON 416-924-8424www.thefriendlythai.comMapApprox $25 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available LunchMon to Sun: 11:30am to 3pmDinnerMon to Sun: 5pm to midnight It was lunch time on a Friday and my friends and I were being bounced between the local area Thai restaurants. Yonge & Bloor, known for serving… 

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