Pig is big, beef is beefier and offal is no longer awful. From snouts to tails and everything in between, meat is more popular than ever, and these 25 cutting-edge kitchens prove exactly why. They call us hogtown, don't they?
401 Bay, at Queen West, 416-834-6996, bannockrestaurant.ca.
777 Queen West, at Euclid, 416-777-2268, banu.ca.
7 Elm, at Yonge, 416-597-0335, barberians.com.
96 Tecumseth, at Whitaker, 647-352-6000, thebeastrestaurant.com.
928 Dundas West, at Gore Vale, 416-551-8854, theblackhoof.com
550 Bayview, at Pottery Rd, 416-901-8234, cafebelong.ca.
896 Queen East, at Logan, 416-625-2653, lecanardmort.ca.
356 College, at Brunswick, 416-500-3852, caplansky.com.
1564 Queen West, at Sorauren, 416-849-1095, cowbellrestaurant.ca.
67 Richmond East, at Church, 416-368-1920; 745 Queen West, at Tecumseth, 416-366-4743, harlemrestaurant.com.
148 Yorkville, at Avenue Rd, 416-968-0469, ilposto.ca.
927 Queen West, at Strachan, 416-645-6707, inigofood.ca.
1690 Queen West, at Roncesvalles, 416-533-2552, keriwacafe.ca.
358 Bathurst, at Dundas West, 416-603-7817.
820 Church, at Asquith, 416-515-8188.
488 Wellington West, at Portland, 416-979-1990, marbenrestaurant.com.
1665 Dundas West, at Margueretta, 647-347-6499, nacogallery.com.
492 Queen West, at Portland, 416-929-4900, lapalette.ca.
912 Bloor West, at Ossington, 416-533-3588.
1566 Queen West, at Fuller, 416-588-7750, partsandlabour.ca.
825 Dundas West, at Palmerston, 647-352-6611, porchettaco.com.
35 Elm, at Yonge, 647-347-2712, queenandbeaverpub.ca.
699 St Clair West, at Christie, 416-658-9666, thestockyards.ca.
38 Wellington East, at Leader Lane, 647-343-0268.
293 Palmerston, at College, 647-342-6307, woodlotrestaurant.com.
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