Art Deco Restaurants

Art Deco Restaurants

There’s no doubt about it, the Art Deco movement is making a comeback in restaurant design! Food trends are never an easy thing to accurately predict at the start of the year, but with so many new restaurant openings, it’s…

Leña

Leña

when it’s quiet and light floods in through the double-height windows, it’s easy to imagine yourself a porteño at leisure in one of the grand cafés of Buenos Aires.

The Copenhagen Dining Scene

The Copenhagen Dining Scene

Every time I say “Copenhagen,” I get two different reactions— either a teasing comment about how ridiculously often I’ve been to Denmark (10 times) and how much I love Scandinavia or questions about the restaurant Noma.

Food Trends From The Year You Were Born

Food Trends from the Year You Were Born

From crickets to goats to vegetables, people are desperate to stay on top of the latest food trends. But what about food trends of the past? Better than astrology, here's a handy-dandy guide to what food obsession was in vogue…

The New Vegetarianism

The New Vegetarianism

No longer the saddest, least inventive section of the menu, salads and vegetables in all their glory have assumed a central place in the life of some of our best restaurants.

Nation’s Feast Contest

Nation’s Feast Contest

Restaurants Canada is the premium trade show for the Canadian hospitality business. This year they've pulled out all the stops with Nation's Feast at Casa Loma.  Billed as the ultimate culinary tribute to Canadian cuisine, they've invited some of the…

Queen Elizabeth Winemaker

Queen Elizabeth Winemaker

Queen Elizabeth is more than just Britains longest-reigning monarch, she's also a winemaker. The Queen is part of the sparkling wine craze, producing 3000 bottles of bubbly from grapes grown on her own estate. If you think this is a royal…

Can Spicy Food Save Your Life?

Can Spicy Food Save Your Life?

Want to improve your health?  You need to get spicy with it. It turns out that turning up the heat factor in your food choices might improve your health. A new study published in the medical journal MBJ  examined the…

Adam Vettorel’s Quaglia E Polenta

Adam Vettorel’s Quaglia e Polenta

Quail and polenta is a dish often served in the fall during hunting season in Italy. At North & Navy, we use white polenta. Quaglia is a speciality of Veneto and Friuli where polenta is a staple of the region.…

Delicacies Jewellery

Delicacies Jewellery

Food is a way of knowing ourselves and relating to others. It’s a lens through which we see the world; a principle to organise the chaos, the noise, the suffering, the joys and rituals and everyday adventures. We can connect…

Enter The Hen House:  Union Chicken

Enter the Hen House: Union Chicken

 Union Chicken is the latest entrant into Toronto's roast chicken arena. It's a crowded space:  Flock, Nando's and our much-loved neighbourhood Portuguese churrasqueiras have been more than adequately filling the demand for juicy and crispy skinned roast chicken.  Is there room…

Taste Of The Six At The Shangri-La

Taste of the Six at the Shangri-La

Taste of the Six is the Toronto Shangri-La Hotel's dinner series with a cause. Created to embrace and celebrate Toronto’s vibrant food scene,  Taste of the Six is a collaboration with some of Toronto’s most renowned chefs. Matt Blondin, Frankie Solarik and…

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