With the arrival of summer, one thing’s certain in Toronto: the arrival of food festivals of every size and cuisine. This year we were able to attend the inaugural Tastemaker festival at Evergreen Brickworks, brought to us by the same organizers of Taste of Toronto in previous years. Tastemaker featured a number of Toronto’s renowned chefs as well as various vendors including wineries and breweries. With a $60 ticket sold by session, guests are admitted entry and have access to samples by all chefs, wineries and artisans. There were three sessions across two days, with different featured chefs at each session: Friday, May 18, 7:00 – 11:00 PM Afrim PristineRead More →

What do you get, when you assemble some of Toronto’s most hyped restaurant chefs & baristas? You get Assembly Chef’s Hall, where 17 chefs from some of Toronto’s hottest restaurants serve up their signature dishes! The 18th spot acts as a rotational pop-up for local & visiting chefs to test new concepts. Some highlights from the launch party include: 1. Mini Bara-Chirashi from Shari, by Chef Jackie Lin. We were pleasantly surprised by the freshness of the sashimi but a bit alarmed by the high prices for each bowl of chirashi – hopefully they’ll be able to maintain the quality once Assembly Chef’s Hall isRead More →