Hunter Gutman

Hunter Gutman

Junior Staff Writer and Social Media Coordinator

Hunter Gutman's articles

I try NotCo's vegan eats that mimic meat down to the molecule

Chile-based company, NotCo has taken a tech-forward approach by using AI to create vegan eats that rival their animal counterparts.

Mission Point resort on Mackinac Island is an under-the-radar culinary destination

Four stellar eateries serve fresh farm-to-ferry meals at Mission Point resort. Once you've enjoyed your fill, reset at some of Mackinac Island's finest amenities.

Tequila vs. mezcal: what's the difference?

Tequila and mezcal aren’t just for shooting. Owen Walker, owner of El Rey Mezcal Bar, distills us with his love for the agave-based Mexican spirits.

Widen your wine horizons at The Daughter in Midtown

This Davisville Village boutique natural wine bar has quickly become one of our favourite spots to share a glass of something new, unique and delicious.

Beyond the meat shaming: the highs & lows of Toronto's vegan food scene

From angry protests to Michelin-recognized chefs, Hunter Gutman dives into the good, the bad and the ugly of vegan food in Toronto.

This jaw-dropping Toronto bar immerses you in cocktail history

Step back in time at Prequel & Co. Apothecary, Frankie Solarik's new experiential cocktail bar styled like a late 1800s Paris pharmacy.

14 spots with mouth-watering late-night food in Toronto

When hunger strikes long after the sun goes down, these restaurants with late-night food in Toronto will be there in your time of need. No matter what you're craving, these are the best spots to get late-night food in Toronto.

Mouth-watering Indian street food made vegan at Khau Gully

Khau Gully is a family-run Indian restaurant in Davisville. Along with a stellar meat menu, find a huge list of classic Indian street food with juicy plant-based proteins and dairy-free delights.

Mena Massoud talks Toronto food and why the future is vegan

Aladdin actor Mena Massoud stars in a new vegan travel show on CTV Life, Evolving Vegan. I sat down with Mena Massoud to chat about the show, good vegan food in Toronto and more.

Offworld bar's mind-boggling, spectacular cocktails are an interstellar joy-ride

Offworld bar on Queen West carts out tasty snacks, over-the-top tipples and has excellent vegan options. Stop by for a casual visit or a sci-fi event and get lost amongst the stars.

Months later, we're still obsessed with Kilne's Ultimate Knife Set

Comprising of luxurious acacia blocks and four razor-sharp cooking knives, Kilne's Ultimate Knife Set has quickly become the backbone of my kitchen.

Evelyn Chick's cocktail mastery dazzles at Simpl Things

At Parkdale's Simpl Things, discover craft cocktails, wine, beer and two different kitchen concepts dishing out delightful bites — Italian by day, Taiwanese-inspired by night.

Chotto Matte's lavish eight-course vegan menu is an epic Nikkei feast

The Japanese-Peruvian restaurant on Bay St. has crafted a vegan flavour journey that matches — or, in some cases, surpasses — its meat-based options.

Non-alcoholic beers, non-alcoholic wines and non-alcoholic spirits for Dry January

New year, new you. Whether you're cutting down on booze or looking to dip your toes into the 0 per cent ABV world, these great options are sure to hit the spot.

Plan your next romantic date night at Valerie in Hotel X

Valerie is the place to be for a raucous party — but on a quieter night, their new menu, ambitious cocktails and jaw-dropping view create an intimate atmosphere.

This is where to get Toronto's best desserts

Got a sweet tooth? Well, we've got the best dessert shops in Toronto for all your chocolate cravings, croissant fixes and more.

The Hazelton hotel: Luxury, privacy and heart

Chic rooms, lux spa, superb dining: The Hazelton has everything you would expect from a five-star hotel, but the staff are what make it extraordinary.

Casa Madera isn't your typical dinner-and-a-show

Start and end your night at Casa Madera, the swanky restaurant inside the 1 Hotel Toronto that's offering an imaginative, whimsical and luxurious dining experience.

Indulge in festive fun at Toronto's Christmas markets and pop-ups

Dash through the snow to these merry Toronto Christmas markets and boozy cocktail pop-ups. It's the most wonderful time of the year!

ONE Restaurant is serving some of the best vegan food in Toronto

The new plant-based menu doesn't try and replicate meat — it surpasses it, with exquisite flavours, textures and one reality-bending vegan sandwich.