686 Queen St. E., TorontoAt only 800 square feet, this quaint, wood-adorned dining room offers its guests the warmth and comfort associated with Southern
723 Central Pkwy W., MississaugaA fresh and tranquil atmosphere with dark-wood booths lit softly by chandeliers. Authentic and sophisticated Thai, Japanese and Korean cuisine
25 Dockside Dr., TorontoWith its unobstructed view of Lake Ontario and large patio, Against the Grain is a great choice for summer eats.
365 King St. W., TorontoNamed for the city in which the Taj Mahal stands, this restaurant presents authentic Indian cuisine that is equally refined.
286 Lakeshore Rd. E., MississaugaElegant family-fun Italian restaurant has a 30-year legacy. Traditional dishes meet culinary invention. Penne in walnut pesto with wild boar
TorontoAJISEN RAMEN Downtown Toronto outpost of the popular Japanese chain of ramen shops, famous for its pork bone–based “white” soup.
280 West Beaver Creek Rd., Richmond HillSophisticated restaurant is a critics’ favourite. Decor highlights a traditional crimson samurai outfit and Japanese carved wood arch. Sushi, sashimi,
542 St. Clair Ave. W., TorontoMostly takeout, but a small counter looks out on to busy St. Clair Avenue. Curry chicken and goat, jerk chicken,
209 Rathburn Rd. W., MississaugaThis popular chain of restaurants specializes in good-time eating. Fare ranges from traditional Italian to other Mediterranean, including Tuscan steak
2015 Winston Park Dr., OakvilleThis popular chain of restaurants specializes in good-time eating. Fare ranges from traditional Italian to other Mediterranean, including Tuscan steak
350 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. (at Hwy. 10),, MississaugaThe name is a hybrid of the Italian words for garlic (aglio) and olive oil (olio). Choose from creative pasta
143 Danforth Ave., TorontoOne of the most popular New York-style saloons in Toronto. The impressive menu features Guinness-braised lamb shank and for dessert,
2372 Bloor St. W., TorontoA fixture in the Bloor West Village neighbourhood for more than three decades. Serves up hearty, homestyle fare: schnitzel is
325 Bay St., TorontoBig, brashly luxurious restaurant soars high above the Financial District. The equally bold menu boasts upscale interpretations of regional fare
2425 Yonge St., TorontoOne of the better Italian restaurants in an area inundated (Yonge and Eglinton) with them. The specialty here is pasta
45 Esandar Dr., TorontoOne of Toronto’s first craft breweries (the company was founded in 1986), Amsterdam now produces a number of fine ales
245 Queens Quay W., TorontoHuge waterfront brew pub from local craft beer maker Amsterdam Brewery pours a number of the company’s popular ales and
5112 Dundas St. W., TorontoWest-end eatery specializes in Turkish cuisine served in a family-friendly environment. Numerous hot and cold appetizers lead into traditional mains
1595 Dupont St., TorontoA little corner of Italy in the Junction Triangle serves dishes typical of the country’s northern regions. Wild boar meatballs
1085 Bathurst St., TorontoPurported to be Toronto’s oldest vegetarian restaurant (open since 1974). Extensive menu offers fresh, tasty and nutritious salads, naturally, as