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.

Katie Bridges's articles

8 show-stopping rosé cocktails to sip on this summer

Why just drink a glass of rosé when you can throw back layered rosé cocktails all summer long? Toronto bars and restaurants share their fave sippers.

Why Niagara's Benchlands must be on your summer hit list

Wineries in the Niagara Benchlands region may be lesser-known, but Katie Bridges finds that the area’s unique terroir and complex wines are unmissable.

One year on, The Royal Hotel is still the jewel in Picton's crown

One grand opening and several lockdowns later, The Royal Hotel in Picton is a triumphant success — and another great reason to visit Prince Edward County.

Restaurant Pearl Morissette is making the best food in the province

Toronto's Michelin Guide might not extend beyond the GTA, but the farm-fresh, super seasonal ingredients at Niagara's Restaurant Pearl Morissette deserve all the fanfare.

Level up brunch with the best bottomless mimosas in Toronto

What's better than brunch? Brunch with free-flowing prosecco. Here are the best bottomless mimosas and brunch deals in Toronto.

4 fresh recipes from Mandy's Salads to bring on spring

Forget sad salads. The humble bowl of leafy greens gets a serious glow-up, courtesy of More Mandy's, a cookbook inspired by the cult salad restaurant Mandy's Salads. Try the recipes tonight.

Yes, it's tasty, but this delivery service is saving weeknights, one meal at a time

Burned out and uninspired, I turned to the dark side: ready-made meals. Here's my honest take on the healthy, chef-cooked Factor meals.

This Inuit-owned brewery in the east-end is the first of its kind

Toronto’s first Inuit-owned brewery, Red Tape honours its ancestry and opens its taproom doors to the entire community.

Bitter Melon in Chinatown is serving high-end small plates with a difference

Flavourful dishes using ingredients the average Canadian may be unfamiliar with make for a fun meal with some of Downtown's most exciting cocktails.

5 meal prep gadgets to save time and energy

Keep your healthy eating resolutions with these gadgets that make meal prep easier, from an all-in-one 'robot' to a finger-sparing mandoline.

Project Gigglewater's unpretentious, layered cocktails

Named after a prohibition term for hooch, Project Gigglewater serves no-fuss, classic cocktails in a casual Dundas West drinking den. Try the recipes tonight.

The best thing about this Michelin-recommended restaurant isn't even the food

Sara on Portland Street is serving one of the most-loved tasting menus in the city — but the wine pairings are on a whole other level. Book your spot now.

9 bottles of wine you need under the tree this holiday

'Tis the season to reflect on our favourite sippers of the year. Presenting: The holiday wine that ought to be on your Christmas list (and in your cellar).

These cheerful cocktail recipes from Sunnys Chinese will brighten your day

Head to Sunnys Chinese for innovative, bright and colourful cocktails that work well on their own or go down smooth with their food’s bold and spicy flavours.

4 warm winter recipes from "The Lemon Apron"

Jennifer Emilson, creator of the award-winning food blog, The Lemon Apron, shares four delicious winter recipes from her new cookbook that celebrates the seasons.

These Toronto steakhouses are a cut above the rest

Long-standing favourites and trendy hotspots to enjoy a fine cut of meat with all the accompaniments — these are Toronto's best steakhouses.

Michael Bonacini tells us why Toronto's Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is a must this year

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is back in person and celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Michael Bonacini of Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants tells us why you need a ticket.

Rhum Corner's dark 'n stormy cocktail recipe

Haitian bar Rhum Corner on Dundas West serves a peppercorn-spiced version of the dark 'n stormy cocktail. Try the recipe tonight.

Alder, inside the Ace Hotel Toronto, is yet another masterclass in seasonality

Snuggle up next to the open flames of the wood-fired grill at Alder — or lounge at The Lobby — and tuck into Patrick Kriss' fancy Mediterranean fare.

"I've never eaten in my restaurants ... and I never will," says chef Patrick Kriss

We chat with Alo's Patrick Kriss about the Michelin Guide's arrival in Canada, "fussy" tasting menus and his new spot Alder inside the Ace Hotel.