Edna’s Pickles

www.ednaspickles.com I’ve never craved or hunted a condiment with such determination, nor have I ever professed such love for something bottled. Mention Edna’s pickles to me, and it will instantly ignite a flurry of emotions and stuttered thoughts.

Japango Sushi

122 Elizabeth Street, Toronto ON 416-599-5557MapApprox $40 per person Local Food? few local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? small selection LunchMon to Sat: 12pm to 3pmDinnerMon to Sat: 5pm to 10pm Closed on SundaysReservations recommended for Omakase I have a confession; I went sushi slumming, thinking a cheap fix could sustain me until I could afford better grade… 

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Pangea Collection

Fashion changes by the season and sometimes even quicker than that. However, one thing that doesn’t go out of style – a show-stopping piece of jewelry. What is even better? A show-stopping piece that doesn’t cost a small fortune.

Avenue Cafe Bistro

480 University Avenue, Toronto ON 416-979-0500 www.avenuecafe.caMapApprox $20 per person Local Food? very few local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection Breakfast,LunchMon to Fri: 8am to 6pm We went once for lunch, and we went once for breakfast. Avenue Cafe and Bistro is a corporate lunch spot through and through. Sitting at the edge of bank,… 

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Au Pied De Cochon

536 Duluth Est, Map1-514-281-1114www.restaurantaupieddecochon.ca   The very essence of Martin Picard’s cuisine is complete indulgence. Throwing health related caution to the wind, immerse yourself into a gauntlet of dishes that combine a dizzying array of rich ingredients.

Red Violin

95 Danforth Avenue, Toronto ON 416-465-0969MapApprox $60 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection DinnerTue to Sun: 6pm to 11pm Closed on Mondays In the world of All You Can Eat dining, food continuously presents itself to us in titanic proportions: as an Indian buffet, a sushi smorgasbord, a Korean cook-it-yourself experience,… 

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Evening At The Chefs’ Table

www.thecef.org In every sense, Evening at the Chefs’ table at the Distillery was the party event of the year. Under clear blue skies and comfortable heat, hundreds gathered to support the Children’s Emergency Foundation. The pitch? Epicurean delights and the chance to mingle and nosh with your favourite Food Network