RectoryCafe11

Situated on Ward’s Island by the boardwalk, The Rectory Café is a cozy, picturesque restaurant with a cottage feel. The Rectory was a residence built in 1948 and is one of the last original buildings still remaining on the island since Metro Toronto’s razing of the island in the 1960s. The restaurant boasts a large patio with direct views of Lake Ontario and the Leslie Spit. Rectory had been a regular spot for island locals and visitors, but unfortunately, due to the flooding in the summer of 2016, Rectory Café is set to close its doors for good after Thanksgiving. It’s incredible that just 20 minsRead More →

Han Ba Tang Interior

Han Ba Tang is known for Korean fusion tapas, and this year they are offering a multi-course Valentine’s menu once again! Couples will be served a 4-course menu with choice of entrée, and since last year was such a success, they are offering the Valentine’s menu from Feb 12-15 instead of only on the 14th for $35/person. We had the pleasure of trying this menu in advance and also meeting Chae, the owner, and her head chef JJ Shin to learn more about the concept. JJ had just returned from an internship in Korea at a 2 Michelin star restaurant before putting together this menu, soRead More →