Drake’s Corner Cafe

1150 Queen Street West, Toronto ON 416-531-5042www.thedrakehotel.caMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available BreakfastMon to Sun: 8am to 11amLunchMon to Sun: 11am to 4pm I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve never had the opportunity to have brunch at the Drake’s cafe. There’s a first for everything, and considering we’re… 

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Coquine

2075 Yonge Street, Toronto ON 416-322-6767www.coquinerestaurant.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available WeekdaysMon to Thu: 12pm to 11pmFri & Sat: 12pm to 12amWeekendsSunday: 12pm to 10pmBrunch: 12pm to 4pm Sometimes, uptown brunch can be very distinguishable from downtown brunch. The attitude is relaxed, the menus can be better refined (good… 

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Osteria Ciceri E Tria

106 Victoria Street, Toronto ON 416-955-0258www.osteriaccerietria.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available Lunch,DinnerMon to Thu: 9am to 10pmSaturday: 9am to 11pmClosed on SundaysReservations recommended¬† Welcome to the dining scene, the latest challenger to the “Best Italian”¬Ě category. Terroni and Pizza Libretto can take the back seat as Osteria tries to… 

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Mildred Pierce’s Temple Kitchen

85 Hanna Ave, Toronto ON 416-588-5695www.templekitchen.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? mostly local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? great local selection LunchMon to Sat: 11:45am to 3pmDinnerMon to Sat: 5:30pm to 10pmBrunchSat & Sun: 10am to 3pmReservations recommended Mildred Pierce Restaurant is etched in Toronto history. For over 17 years, the wonderful team of Donna Dooher and Kevin… 

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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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