Saravanaa Bhavan

1571 Sandhurst Circle, Scarborough ON 416-293-7755www.saravanaabhavan.caMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available LunchTue to Sun: 12pm to 3pmDinnerTue to Sun: 5pm to 10pm Closed on Mondays Saravanaa Bhavan is easily one of the best South Indian restaurants in the city. A treat to your taste buds; the place makes you… 

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Globe Bistro

124 Danforth Avenue, Toronto ON 416-466-2000www.globebistro.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? mostly local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? excellent selection LunchMon to Fri: 11am to 2pmDinnerMon to Sun: 6pm to 10pm No lunch on Saturdays Globe bistro recently opened its doors to weekday lunches. I didn’t know, but coincidentally I walked through the doors on their very first… 

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Le Gourmand

152 Spadina Ave, Toronto ON 416-504-4494www.legourmand.comMapApprox $20 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available Breakfast,Lunch,DinnerMon to Fri: 7am to 8pmSat & Sun: 9am to 5pm  Le Gourmand is a grocer café that boasts two locations in the city. One on Spadina, the other on Bloor. They have a delectable lunch and comfort… 

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Alleycatz Live Jazz Bar

2409 Yonge Street, Toronto ON 416-481-6865alleycatz.sites.toronto.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection DinnerMon to Sun: 5pm to 2am Downtown Toronto’s Entertainment District just got owned. Who would have thought the better game in town would be a live jazz bar tucked into a cozy alley on Yonge St., north… 

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House of Chan

876 Eglinton Ave East, Toronto ON 416-781-5575www.houseofchan.caMapApprox $40 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection DinnerMon to Sun: 5pm to 11pm For over 50 years, House of Chan has been an ‘in’ place for Toronto diners..

Toko Bistro & Bar

673 Yonge Street, Toronto ON 416-436-9943MapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection Lunch, DinnerMon to Sun: 12pm to 10pm Another sushi joint hits the Yonge & Bloor neighbourhood, and gets noticed within its first week since opening. Toko Sushi is sleek, trendy, and ready for action. They’ve got a… 

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King of Kings

3085 Highway 7 East, Toronto ON 905-479-0818MapApprox $20 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection LunchMon to Sun: 11am to 3pmDinnerMon to Sun: 5pm to 10pm It’s not very often that I agree to driving up into Markham during the week for lunch. I’m very anti-traffic and the gridlock situation can… 

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Clay Room

Last December, I was given an opportunity to channel some grade-school creative energy, in a manner I’d given up all hope of ever re-living again. Welcome to the Clay Room, where no adult is too old to get their hands sticky and their clothes paint-spattered….