1150 Queen St. W., TorontoThe artsy-chic Drake Hotel is a hub of cultural and culinary activity along Queen Street West. Trendy scenesters eat, drink
7 Hart House Circle, TorontoUnder the lofty neo-Gothic vaults of the University of Toronto’s Hart House, find fare that could include the likes of
2432 Bloor St. W., TorontoA local dining hub in the emerging Bloor West Village, this restaurant offers up homestyle fare in a welcoming environment.
89 Harbord St., TorontoThe pink walls speak to the unpretentious attitudes of the restaurant’s chefs and servers, as well as the diners who
227 Ossington Ave., TorontoUpscale-casual Canadian fare at this welcoming restaurant ranges from fried chicken with mac and cheese to roast pork belly with
9 Church St., TorontoThis resto features an open kitchen ringed with stools so patrons can watch the cooks at work. Portions are kept
304 Richmond St. W., TorontoEvoking nostalgia and the heritage of horse racing, chef Ariel Coplan offers sophisticated lunch, bar-bite and large-format (serves 4-6) menus.
3479 Yonge St., TorontoThe focus is on Canadian continental cuisine with international touches: grilled jumbo prawns served on a bed of angel hair
Hilton Toronto, 145 Richmond St. W., TorontoThe name alone evokes quintessentially Canadian images. Capable kitchen turns out sterling silver New York strip with garlic infused mash,
330 Bay St., TorontoHistoric stonework and soaring gilded windows are the backdrop for horseracing and upscale dining at this Bay Street spot. Chef
72 Ossington Ave., TorontoA welcoming, unfussy fixture on one of Toronto’s hippest streets. Chef Teo Paul uses seasonal, Ontario-sourced ingredients to create easygoing
30 Mercer St., TorontoRestaurant at the Hotel Le Germain serves Fresh and locally sourced Canadian fare by chef David Chrystian. His special “Taste
293 Palmerston Ave., TorontoThis popular restaurant’s wood-fired oven fills the lofty, rustic space with a scent reminiscent of a pioneer village. Chef and
45 Colborne St., TorontoCombining Canadian and continental culinary inspirations, this restaurant offers fare that is at once sophisticated yet familiar. Artistically plated entrees