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Food TV: Making Magic Chinese Noodles In Toronto

Noodles are a staple of Chinese cuisine, woven into the very fabric of the culture. The noodle is a symbol of longevity and are as much a part of a Chinese birthday celebration as a birthday cake....

East Thirty Six Adds Southern Flavours To The French Fine Dining Mix

Lap up some southern hospitality later this month, courtesy of East Thirty Six’s Chef Brent Maxwell. On March 30, he’ll combine his skills in French fine dining with dashes of...

Toronto’s Best Late-Night Eats

1 PORK NINJAS AT WENONA CRAFT BEER LODGE 1069 Bloor W, Toronto, Ontario 647-344-6444 Website Barbecue is a heavily regional cuisine – what’s standard in Texas might be sacrilege in Kansas City....

The Best Bars In Toronto

1 THE CLOAK BAR (UNDER MARBEN) Descend the stairs at the back of Marben, take a hairpin left, pull back a velvet curtain and you’ve successfully located the Cloak, a hidden bar that feels exclusive...

Foodie Friday: Shared commercial kitchen finally opens its doors

Azura Fennell of The Kneaded Kitchen, at Cauldron Kitchen. It took nearly two years but the Cauldron Kitchen is finally open for business. Ottawa’s first, ultra-flexible, totally shared...

Ottawans offered A Taste of the Arctic next Monday

While Ottawa has the largest Inuit population outside of the Arctic, many Ottawans who don’t have ties to the North have few opportunities to experience the richness and diversity of Inuit culture....

Dining Out: How some Meaty Sandwiches Measure Up

Meat In The Middle 311 Bank St., 613-422-6328, meatinthemiddle.ca Open: Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday noon to 6 p.m., closed Sundays Meat Press Creative Charcuterie and Sandwich...

Dining Out: Asian Alley Serves Some Pho of Note in the ByWard Market

Asian Alley 8 Byward Market Sq., 613-860-9889, asianalley.ca Open: Sunday  11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Prices: main dishes $10.50 to $15.95...

Ottawa Wine & Food Festival Seeks Judges Order to Stay Alive

The Ottawa Wine & Food Festival will shut down unless a judge restrains the Ottawa Convention Centre from renting its space to other events during the first two weeks of November 2016 to the...

Review: Montreal’s Bistro Duo D — A Foodie’s Paradise near Centre-Ville

Montreal– Bistro Duo D is a sophisticated but relaxed “foodie paradise” in Montreal’s Griffintown. I am a part-time restaurant reviewer. Bistro Duo D. is one of my picks for...