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You can’t go wrong with a classic eggs Benedict: an English muffin topped with ham or back bacon, a poached egg, and hollandaise sauce. But Magavon Toby, executive chef at the...
Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could wake up one lazy morning and satisfy a raging pancake craving by getting someone to deliver a hot breakfast to you? Jay Tenga had that very...
One conversation with chef David Gunawan at his co-owned restaurant, Farmer’s Apprentice (1535 West 6th Avenue), will convert you to the wonders and necessity of cooking with more...
The disarmingly jovial Sada Hoshika, chef and owner of Octopus’ Garden (1995 Cornwall Avenue), has a firm opinion on what makes good sushi. “Rice is always al dente—not too hard,...
When Makoto Ono, executive chef of PiDGiN (350 Carrall Street), starts thinking of how to plate a dish, he uses his year of fine-arts studies at the University of Manitoba to help...
You’ve probably seen these couples: sitting across from each other at a restaurant and glued to their phones, they barely even notice their food or their date. Maybe this...
Let’s be honest. A lot of us would probably choose amazingly delicious food over sex. If you can share both with your romantic partner/prospect, all the better. Valentine’s Day (...
Unless your palate is craving punishment, say no to greasy mall food when you’re out shopping for deals. There are indeed options beyond gloopy burgers and limp pizza—and they’re...
For Justin Ault, co-owner of Hapa Izakaya, nothing says the holidays like going out with the family for Chinese food. “We’re Japanese-Canadian, so the idea of having Asian food in...
Close your eyes and imagine yourself in a warm, inviting room with people dear to you, raising a glass of bubbly and enjoying a lovely festive meal. If you want to treat yourself...

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