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Locavore Indian in a Sea of Souvlaki


If you are the kind of person who reads the first sentence or two of a review to decide whether it’s worth the risk, then read no further than to understand that you must phone Aravind immediately, book a table … Continue reading

Grand Electric or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the fish taco

Grand Electric

There is a growing divide in Toronto between hipster joints masquerading as great restaurants (a la Parts & Labour) and plain ole great restaurants that draw a hip crowd. Grand Electric is Parkdale’s newest baby; a late night taco joint … Continue reading

Put it in my Buca (and “ordering Italian” for beginners)


If you’re like me you won’t likely find yourself on King Street between Bathurst and Spadina after dark – or what I refer to as Richmond Street South. It’s something to do with the impossible-to-find street parking, stiletto dodging, and … Continue reading

Why do I keep going back to Union?


In part due to “The Ossington Dinner Game:” Where should we go? I dunno.  Let’s go somewhere on Ossington. Libretto? Too long a wait. Watusi? Is that the place with the orange and red windows? They serve food there? Delux? … Continue reading