30 Days of Ontario Beer – Day 11 – Wvrst

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From its opening last summer I've thought of Wvrst as that wide-open restaurant, right downtown, with a menu tightly-focused on a broad selection of sausages and fries cooked in duck fat. With all the talk of ground kangaroo in tube form I don't think I realised just how much attention the people behind Wvrst are… 

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Contest: $75 gift card for Bier Markt’s Fondue Feastivul

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Whether on a first date or fiftieth or enjoyed with a group of friends fondue is one of the most convivial dishes. Despite the pair-them-together parties cheese and wine aren't always the best match and that means it can be tough to pick what to serve at a fondue party.

Holiday Menu at Brassaii

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Sometimes meals are quick and convenient doses of calories, yet the memorable ones are often the opposite: lengthy, comfortable productions that demonstrate the best a chef has to offer. It was obvious that the sample of Brassaii’s new holiday menu was designed to fit squarely in the latter category.

Spotlight Veggie – Luma

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Oliver and Bonacini's Luma probably has one of the most accomodating menus in the city, particularly if you have dieteray restrictions, all because of chef Jason Bangerter's endless quest to please his guests. During a recent visit to explore the vegetarian options, I learned that the menu is just a starting point.

Itz A Wrap

129 Jefferson Street, Toronto ON 647-430-8417www.itzawraptoronto.comMapApprox $20 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available LunchMon to Fri: 11am to 5pm Closed on Weekends If you judge this place by name or the entrance, it may seem like any other wrap or burrito joint.  But after you’re inside and have sampled from the… 

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Joe Mama’s

317 King Street West, Toronto ON 416-340-6469www.joemamas.caMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection DinnerMon to Sun: 5pm to 11pm We were looking for a new place to go for dinner. Our innate divining rod led us to the front doors of Joe Mama’s, a buzzing Southern-style love cave of… 

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Urban Restaurant

303 King Street West, Toronto ON 416-596-5656www.urbanrestaurant.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection Lunch, DinnerMon – Sun: 11:30am to 11pm The skies are abnormally bright, and the wind is as calm as a dove. Lately, with work, and play, it seems to be quite routine that I end up… 

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