Smoke’s Poutinerie

218 Adelaide Street West, Toronto ON 416-599-2837www.smokespoutinerie.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? n/a Lunch, DinnerMon to Wed: 11:30am to 9pmThu & Fri: 11:30am 11 pm Sat: 5pm to 11pm Closed on sundays Men, rejoice, poutine in a variety of flavours. Some women love the mix of cheese, curds, and gravy, but… 

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2008 Christmas Guide

Here it is, our 2008 local Christmas Shopping guide. The Magazine is a flash flipbook. To activate it, click on the bottom right corner where it says CLICK. If you want a higher res version, try this one Do you want to be included? Tell us why, at info@spotlighttoronto.com

Chipotle Mexican Grill

10 Dundas Street East, Toronto ON 416-322-6767www.chipotle.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? n/a Lunch, DinnerMonday to Sunday11am to 10pm Within reason, discerning palates in Toronto can agree that some restaurants are more ‘authentic’ or ‘loyal’ to the cuisine they represent than others. Well, as authentic as WE think it is because… 

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The Transformed AGO

The transformed Art Gallery of Ontario is opening its doors to the public on November 14th with three days of free admisision. Visitors will see celebrated architect Frank Gehry’s spectacular re-imagination of the institution.

Omi Japanese Restaurant

243 Carlton Street, Toronto ON 416-920-8891www.omirestaurant.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available LunchMonday to Friday:12pm to 2:30pmDinnerMonday to Saturday:5pm to 10:30pmReservations recommended  Very few dining experiences in Toronto can break the standard cycle of ‘eat, drink, eat,’ and transcend into something that provokes raw emotion. I think passion is the… 

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Bangkok Garden

18 Elm Street, Toronto ON 416-966-6748www.bangkokgarden.caMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? small selection LunchMon to Fri: 11:30am to 2:30pmDinnerMon to Sat: 5pm to 10pm Closed on SundaysReservations recommended This is one of those places where the exterior is misleading. A simple sign, hangs on peaceful Elm street implying that authentic Thai… 

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