Romagna Mia

106 Front Street East, Toronto ON 416-363-8370www.romagna-mia.comMapApprox $35 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? small selection LunchMon to Fri: 12pm to 2:30pmDinnerMon to Sat: 5pm to 11ppmSunday Brunch: 11am to 2:30pm  For months, Romagna Mia had been in my peripheral view as a place to try out for Italian food but I kept… 

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Citybites Food & Wine Experience – Chef Anthony Walsh The first round of Citybites Food & Wine Experience was a success in the bright social space of The Market Kitchen. The culinary host of the evening was Chef Anthony Walsh of Canoe, with wineries from Ontario providing the liquid companions to dishes focusing around whitefish.

Edward Levesque’s Kitchen

1290 Queen Street East, Toronto ON 416-465-3600www.edwardlevesque.caMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection LunchTue to Sat: 10am to 5pmDinnerTue to Sat: 5:30pm to 11pmBrunchSat & Sun: 9am to 3pm Something different, something new —  the chase continues. It’s Sunday brunch again and we’re looking for a new haunt. Edward… 

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Babu Takeout (McCowan and Bur Oak)

Unit #3-5, 9590 McCowan Road, Toronto ON416-298-2228www.babudelivery.caMapApprox $20 per person Local Food? few local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? n/a LunchMon to Sun: 5am to midnightDelivery availableTakeout only For almost 20 years, Babu has been an institution of Tamil food in Scarborough. A well-oiled take out machine that feeds and satisfies the largest population of Tamils in the… 

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CRFA 2009 What is the CRFA event? In an effort to leverage the attributes of both the Canadian Food & Beverage Show and HostEX from previous years, The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association has created a large buying forum for the food and hospitality industry. Here are some of my highlights from the show today.