Katie Bridges

Katie Bridges


Katie Bridges is a cheese-loving, tea-guzzling Brit who moved to Toronto from London, England — and never left. When she's not checking out the best food spots across the city, you'll find her shaking up a cocktail with gin and egg whites at her home bar or bothering her dog.

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Take fancy dining to a whole new level at Aera inside The Well

O&B is back with Aera, a special occasion dining venue way up in the sky at The Well, with views to rival its cocktail program and sushi and steak menu.

Mildred’s Temple Kitchen is the iconic spot that brought brunch to Toronto

Tucked away in Liberty Village but known across the city, Mildred’s Temple Kitchen was almost not a thing, but for a brave idea and two great founders.

We fire up the Ooni Karu 12G pizza oven to find out if it’s worth the hype

I took the portable Ooni pizza oven for a spin and made some almost restaurant-quality pizza — but not without burning my fingers. Here’s my honest experience with the Ooni Karu 12G.

Corktown wine bar, The Rosebud breathes new life into French fine dining

Closed for decades, this Corktown spot has been revitalized into The Rosebud by the team behind Mira Mira Diner with an eye-opening wine list and a menu that genuinely turns French fare on its head.

Chris Morocco on becoming a better homecook and his fave Toronto spots

The holidays don't need to be stressful. Chris Morocco, the host of Bon Appétit's Dinner SOS podcast, guides us through the season and explains why one should always have a personal cheese plate.

Discover Armenian food and incredible cocktails at this Summerhill gem

Taline, a new(ish) spot in Toronto's Summerhill hood, is a love letter to Armenia dreamed up by three brothers. Plus, their cocktail program was given a sprinkling of magic from a Netflix-famous bartender.

The best bottles to serve during your holiday dinner party

Check out our unique choices for before, during and after a dinner party, including a few local favourites and a non-alcoholic option for the designated drivers.

Paradise Theatre on Bloor offers top-notch dining and a swinging good time

You could spend an entire day inside Paradise Theatre and never get bored (or hungry). Here's what to eat, drink and do inside the Art Deco venue in Bloorcourt.

4 Mary Berg recipes that are perfect for holiday hosting

Stay calm in the kitchen this holiday season with these four delicious dinner recipes from Mary Berg's new cookbook, In Mary's Kitchen: Stress-Free Recipes for Every Home Cook.

Five years on, Quetzal is a tight ship and the pinnacle of Toronto dining

Not long after it opened in 2018, the future of Quetzal seemed unclear. Today, it's one of the most complete dining experiences in the city and deserving of all the fanfare.

Dig into a truffle tasting menu at Toronto Beach Club this November

Truffles are on the menu until the end of November at the Toronto Beach Club in the Beaches, and it's a steal of a deal. Tuck into a six-course tasting menu for $95.

Wednesday 1 November 2023 at 17:00 - Thursday 30 November 2023 at 22:00

Prince Street Pizza, the cult-favourite NYC shop just landed and it's really good

Get ready for some friendly pizza competition, Toronto: Prince Street Pizza just opened its first international location at The Well. We chat to CEO and local boy Lawrence Longo.

What is Canadian icewine? Inniskillin gives us a primer on the complex wine

We chat with Nicholas Gizuk, winemaker at Inniskillin Niagara, to find out how Canadian icewine is made, how to pair it and more.

The Great Migration: We chat to three chefs who fell in love with Niagara

Toronto who? Niagara's bounty of fresh produce — and proximity to fantastic wine — offers the perfect breeding ground for culinary connoisseurs.

We chat with the owners of Lambo's Deli ahead of their new opening

When Lambo's Deli opened next to Trinity Bellwoods Park during the pandemic, the city went wild for Italian deli sammies. Now, they're headed east to continue their sandwich empire in Leslieville.

4 family recipes from Lidia Bastianich's new cookbook

Lidia Bastianich's new cookbook, From Our Family Table to Yours is full of passed-down recipes and family favourites. Here, Bastianich shares four recipes.

Where The Drake Hotel's Taylor McMeekin likes to eat in Toronto

We find out where The Drake Hotel's new chef, Taylor McMeekin likes to spend his days off and what he loves to cook when he's at home.

Sip and snack poolside at this downtown rooftop hotel

You don't need a friend with a pool. The Sheraton Centre pool is now available to non-hotel guests with a day pass that reserves a lounger for two, plus plenty of snacking potential.

This iconic restaurant is one of Drake's favourite places to eat

A Yorkville hotspot for local A-listers and visiting celebs, Joso’s has been serving Croatian cuisine to the people (and celebs) of Toronto for almost 50 years.

The Wood Owl is the jewel in the Danforth's culinary crown

As a recent eastend transplant, I've found the wine bar of my dreams in this new(ish) spot from the folks behind The Wren.