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Katie Bridges

Staff Writer

Katie Bridges's articles

Top Six in the 6: Best Neighbourhood Crawls

Add class to your crawls with these tours of top local beer bars, watering holes and gin joints.

Weapons of Choice: Lagostina's Giada Dutch Oven

Let your Dutch oven take centre stage with a celebrity chef collaboration that looks good on and off the stovetop.

Flavour of the Week: Reyna on King

Bar Reyna's newest outpost brings great snacks to Corktown, before transitioning into the perfect spot for cocktails in the evening.

Cocktail Hour: The Sustainable Edition

We chatted to three Toronto bartenders to find out how they’re making low-impact cocktails without sacrificing the quality.

Flavour of the Week: Maison Selby

For their new French restaurant, O&B has restored a 136-year old heritage house that has seen a famous distillery family, Ernest Hemingway and Toronto's LGBT community grace its corridors.

What's in Store: Hooked

We chat to Kristin Donovan of Hooked to find out how thoughtful has replaced sustainable at the 'Knowledgable Fish Store.'

Flavour of the Week: Goa Indian Farm Kitchen

Hemant Bhagwani has struck gold in North York with the introduction of his new Goan-influenced Indian restaurant at Bayview Village.

Flavour of the Week: Ten

Julian Bentivegna's plant-focused tasting menu brings laid-back fine-dining to an intimate spot in Brockton Village.

What's in Store: Tap Phong

From bathtub-size woks to tiny tongs, Tap Phong has it all. We talk to the suppliers on Spadina.

Flavour of the Week: Laissez Faire

Michelin-trained chef Zachary Barnes is bringing upscale dining in a laid-back setting at King West's new French-inspired restaurant.

Flavour of the Week: Grand Bizarre Supper Club

Run away with the circus at Toronto's only Saturday supper club – a 41,000 sq ft over-the-top extravaganza at Exhibition Place.

Labour of Love: Four Couples in the Restaurant Industry

We sit down with four couples who are partners in life and in the restaurant business, to find out how they bring their passion to shared projects.

Flavour of the Week: Pastiche

The space that formerly housed Boralia has been transformed into a cocktail-bar-meets-casual dining spot that defies genre.

Flavour of the Week: MARBL

Come for the elevated American bistro-style cuisine, stay for a wine list you won't find anywhere else in Toronto and downstairs champagne bar, Mademoiselle.

Savoury Stays: The Evolution of Toronto's Hotel Scene

Toronto has become a launching pad for the renaissance of hotel restaurants. Katie Bridges finds out why even locals are getting in on the game.

Flavour of the Week: Coffee, Oysters and Champagne

This King Street West oyster bar and cafe is hiding secrets – and elevated dishes and cocktails – behind its millennial pink walls.

Flavour of the Week: SARA

The Food Dudes strike gold again with an incredible Asian-influenced menu that highlights the diversity of Toronto’s cuisine.

Flavour of the Week: Koi Koi Saké Bar

Toronto's first saké bar offers up shareable snacks in Kensington Market's former longstanding live music venue.

Flavour of the Week: Madrina

The Distillery District get a new tapas spot with a Michelin-starred chef from Catalan.

Flavour of the Week: Petty Cash

The chefs behind Home of the Brave and Baro bring classic snacks and plant-based eats to Petty Cash.