Open/Closed for the week of Oct 26 - Nov 2

oronto is the best – we open restaurants of all different sizes with tons of dining choices!

And the mouth-watering events – how your calendar could be filled with anything but our amazing food and drink festivities is beyond me.

Here’s the very latest:


Big Jack’s Burger Shops
179 Parliament St.

Known in Markham for their 6oz. burgers, the new spot at Queen and Parliament offers east enders their patties (made daily), available in beef, lamb and chicken with sides of fries, onion rings, poutine and salads.

Cactus Club Café
77 Adelaide St. W. (in First Canadian Place)

Known on the west coast for their views of the ocean and superb globally-inspired fare, Cactus Club Café has finally arrived in Toronto. Over three floors in First Canadian Place, the space has everything from Warhol and Basquiat works to a fully retractable roof! I’ll have an inside look for you tomorrow.

Constantinople Bakery & Coffee
536 Queen St. W.

Constantinople Bakery & Coffee (say that three times fast) offers those in the Queen and Portland area a chance to get their caffeine fix via Turkish coffee, creamy lattes and bold espressos. Propeller Coffee is making them an exclusive blend called "The Sultan."

Should you want some sustenance, sandwiches and pastries including Belgian Chocolate Croissants and Turkish Böreks are at the ready.


747 Wine Bar on Queen East shuttered. 


Owner and Chef Victor Barry announced that Splendido’s last dinner service will be New Years Eve. 

Celebrating 20 Years:

This past Tuesday, Eat to the Beat marked its 20th anniversary with a knockout event at Roy Thompson Hall. We caught it all on Instagram.

Congratulations to Terra Restaurant, celebrating 20 years this month. To see some of their latest menu items check out our Instagram.


Bacardi Paladar’s Cuban pop-up resto + rum bar happens tonight.

Get your whisky on tonight at Whisky Live

It’s Halloween this weekend. This week’s Best Of showcases some seriously fun, not so scary events.

On Tuesday, dig into to sustainable chowder and down some beer at this year’s Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown. You can also vote for your faves.

This Tuesday, head to George Brown for their amazing continuing celebrity chef and cookbook author series with Graham Elliot

And don’t forget, there’s still time to enjoy pre-fixe menus for Savour York Region.

And lastly:

Arisu has not-to-be-missed authentic Korean BBQ.

The amazing and talented Chef Cory Vitiello cooks with kids to feed those in need. 

Your menu choices are suddenly getting more wild.