Katie Bridges


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The best cocktail kits and booze delivery options in Toronto

Toronto's cocktail bars and distilleries are finding creative ways to get booze into our hands onto our doorsteps. From complete cocktail kits to hard-to-find wines, here are the best booze deliveries.

Takeout Day launches nationwide to encourage Canadians to order in weekly

Join the hundred of chefs, restaurant owners and celebs uniting for Canada Takeout by becoming a hospitality hero – it's as simple as putting the spatula down and picking up your phone.

Dishes from around the world (and where to get them in Toronto)

Your plate is your passport right now, so grab a fork and join us as we travel the gastronomic globe with dishes from these Toronto restaurants.

The best food box delivery services in Toronto

Let the restaurant come to you (well, sort of) with these Toronto food boxes filled with delicious ingredients and items from your favourite vendors.

Review: Birroteca brewery and bottleshop at Eataly

Indie Alehouse’s new spot inside Eataly is as polished as the original is offbeat. During the COVID-19 lockdown you can still purchase their specialty brews from the Birroteca bottleshop, open daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Restaurants and bars in Ontario can now sell alcohol with takeout food

In perhaps the only good news to arise from the pandemic, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced that restaurants and bars can serve alcohol with takeout orders, effective immediately.

Try this easy no-knead bread recipe

Baking bread at home is a great way to covet the carb without foregoing your favourite food completely during self-isolation.

Pusateri's introduces a dedicated hour for vulnerable grocery shoppers

The grocery store is the latest retailer to provide a less stressful shopping environment for those at a higher risk of infection during pandemic panic.

Shake that glass: The history, myths and legends behind glassware

Do judge a cocktail by its container. We talk to the glassware gurus of Toronto about the history of our favourite tipple tumblers.

Three wiser women: Toronto's OG female chefs

We talk to three iconic, female chefs who have spent decades blazing a trail through the male-dominated world of Toronto kitchens.

Restaurant review: Aburi Hana

Yorkville gets a unique dining experience with two Kaiseki menus at different price points from a chef with Michelin-star experience.

Going Portu-cheese: A cheesy trip to the Azores

We set down in the Azores to find out what makes the powerhouse of Portuguese cheese so great.

Staycation: Le Germain Hotel Toronto Mercer

From dining at Victor to the property’s rooftop putting green, we round up what makes Le Germain Hotel a favourite with Torontonians and tourists alike.

Restaurant review: Frilu, Thornhill

Frilu challenges the idea that fine dining only works downtown. We find out what makes it great and plan an itinerary for your trip to Thornhill.

Restaurant review: Hy's Steakhouse

Tableside-salads, a whisky bar and live music in a stunning setting ensure this updated Hy's location provides a show-stopping night out.

Antoni Porowski on picky eating, kielbasa and his favourite restaurants in Toronto

We talk to Antoni Porowski about his role as culinary interpreter on Netflix’s Queer Eye – and our shared history as late-blooming veg eaters.

Drink review: McManis Zinfandel

With berry notes and a versatile pairing palate, this French and American oak matured Zinfandel is the red you need this winter.

Review: Supernova Ballroom – NOW CLOSED

From the couple behind Trash Tiki, the anti-waste punk pop-up, comes a disco-themed Bay Street cocktail bar that is decidedly not rubbish.

What's in store: the Epicure Shop

We talk to the owner of the Epicure Shop about staying current after four decades in business.

Drink review: Beau's Beer x David's Tea London Fog

This Canadian collaboration brings together two of our favourite beverages, providing an Earl-Grey infusion for the ultimate brew.