Rating: NNNNN*ROXBOROUGH'S(1055 Yonge, 323-0000). Elaina Asselin returns at her most adventurous, creating neo-classical French fare with contemporary Morrocan influences in.
*ROXBOROUGH’S(1055 Yonge, 323-0000). Elaina Asselin returns at her most adventurous, creating neo-classical French fare with contemporary Morrocan influences in a stylish setting coupled with superb service. Don’t let the Thurston and Lovey Howells who call this home put you off — though they probably won’t join in, this is cuisine that deserves celebration. Karaoke, perhaps? Best: braised oxtail risotto with roasted salsify, ‘shrooms, and sunchokes calf’s liver with oversized onion rings, red onion jam, and green-onion mash honey-glazed duck breast with both cauliflower and parsnip puree Savoy cabbage “rolls” stuffed with shredded duck confit and sided with preserved kumquats multi-beet salad dressed with toasted walnuts, pouprier, and Roquefort inspirational coconut brulee tart sensational house-made breads. Complete dinners for $50 per person, including all taxes, tip, and a glass of wine. Open for dinner Monday to Saturday 5:30 to 11 pm. Closed Sunday and holidays. Fully licensed. Access: barrier-free. Rating: NNNNN