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

Stratford – Cabaret

If you’re looking for a little summer entertainment and culture outside of the usual Toronto spots, Stratford‘s productions of Cabaret will deliver. Amanda Dehnert’s directorial debut in Stratford is a daring one as she takes on one of Broadways biggest hits.


202 Davenport Road, Toronto ON 416-925-1903www.josos.comMapApprox $45 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection DinnerTue to Sat: 5pm to 11pm  Closed on Mondays Usually, when we order fish at a restaurant we read a description off the menu and hope it’ll be fresh. Joso’s raises the bar by eliminating that mystery;… 

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First Time Golfer

First time golfer gets dragged to a full 18 course event to convince him that the sport isn’t that boring. The incentive: Five hours of sunshine on the course, plenty of golf cart racing, beers and laughs to help the cause.

Babbo NYC

110 Waverly Place Map212.777.0303.www.babbonyc.com The average dinner experience tickles your taste buds. The cosmopolitan dinner experience attempts to take you on a journey through a particular region of the world or a time period.

Nota Bene

180 Queen Street West, Toronto ON 416-977-6400www.notabenerestaurant.comMapApprox $55 per person Local Food? mostly local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? great selection LunchMon to Fri: 12pm to 2:30pmDinnerMon to Sat: 5pm to 11pm Closed on Sundays It’s a successful combination. Chef David Lee and Restaurateur Yannick Bigourdan of Splendido Fame (talk about quite the culinary history) open their second… 

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Summerlicious ’08 – Five Doors North

www.fivedoorsnorth.com So the story used to be that Gio’s was the Italian restaurant at Yonge and Davisville, the one with the giant fiberglass nose protruding from it. And five doors north of Gio’s, was Five Doors North. Only it wasn’t called Five Doors North. It was called Future Furniture, and it was confusing.