Food & Drink – NOW Magazine https://nowtoronto.com/food-and-drink/index.rss Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:06:45 +0000 Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:06:45 +0000 en-US Kelsey Adams Toronto restaurants that opened and closed this week: April 13-20 Ossington spot Manita is going on “spring break,” and Momo House and Gus Tacos open new locations

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Kelsey Adams Toronto start-up Bruized turns food scraps into delicious snacks Our desire for idealized fruits and vegetables is causing food waste – and Bruized decided to do something about it

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Kelsey Adams What to drink: Three sustainable wines for Earth Day 2021 Producing sustainable wines is about both growing practices and ethical working environments

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Rachel Moore Coors Seltzer launches the easiest and most refreshing ‘volunteer’ program in time for April 22 This story is sponsored by Coors Seltzer.

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Kevin Ritchie Toronto restaurants that opened and closed this week: April 7-13 Acclaimed Queen West spot Montgomery’s calls it quits after five years and Mira Mira opens a diner in the Beaches

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Kelsey Adams How gin became the Canadian distilling scene’s most adventurous spirit Experimentation and happy accidents at craft distilleries in Ontario and BC gave rise to a gin boom

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NOW Staff Kensington Market empanadas spot reopens after fire Jumbo Empanadas had to close for nearly six months following a three-alarm fire last October

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Kelsey Adams Toronto restaurants that opened and closed this week: March 30-April 6 Birria Balam serves up Tijuana-style birria tacos, Leslieville welcomes Craig’s Cookies and more in this week’s restaurant news

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Rachel Moore Mascot Brewery has a mouth-watering craft beer for everyone – even non-beer drinkers This story is sponsored by Mascot Brewery.

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Kelsey Adams What to drink: Three cocktails to go from Toronto bars These refreshing local concoctions will add summer heat to your spring outdoor hang

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Kelsey Adams How three out-of-work Toronto cooks launched thriving online businesses After losing jobs during the first wave, these food workers became entrepreneurs from home

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Kelsey Adams Toronto restaurants that opened and closed this week: March 23-30 King West mainstay The Citizen is no more, Mean Bao closes three locations and a new food hall hits Cabbagetown

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Kelsey Adams 16 Toronto restaurants doing Easter dinner specials From French and Argentinian to Indonesian and classic Canadian, Toronto restaurants are doing Easter feasts for every taste

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Kelsey Adams What to drink: Three beer-wine hybrids for craft beer newbies The trend of beer-wine hybrids is taking off in Toronto. These excellent bottles are available from local sellers

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Kelsey Adams The Black Hoof is back – for one day only Restaurateur Jen Agg is doing a third pop-up dinner inspired by her beloved Dundas West eatery on March 31

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Kelsey Adams Nine Toronto restaurants doing Passover dinner specials Get your gefilte fish, matzo and smoked brisket fix for the holiday with these takeout meals

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Kelsey Adams Toronto restaurants that opened and closed this week Toronto is all about pies, pizzas and burgers as more comfort food joints open, while favourites Tala and the Green Wood bid adieu

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Kelsey Adams What to drink: Three fruity beers from Toronto’s east end It’s spring in the city and we’re heading east to sample fruity beers on offer in Scarborough, Markham and East York

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Richard Trapunski How one Toronto company is using music merch to help struggling bars Taking cues from the music world, Merch Tent is helping bars and venues stay afloat with limited edition merchandise

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NOW Staff How one Toronto neighbourhood banded together to reduce food waste Sponsored feature: Live Green Toronto

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Richard Trapunski The best new breweries in Toronto Want to pick up some fresh cans? Here are five excellent spots that opened during or slightly before the pandemic

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Kelsey Adams How Toronto bars transformed to survive the pandemic Bars and restaurants morphed into bottle shops to pay the bills, but these new businesses are also expanding palates and pushing for alcohol reform

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Kelsey Adams The best new bottle shops in Toronto Bottle shops with unique offerings are now a common sight in the city. We’ve rounded up our 20 favourite spots to grab and go

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Kelsey Adams Toronto restaurants that opened and closed this week Aunty Lucy’s is heading east with a three-month pop-up in Leslieville and Yard Sale Bar is becoming Lavender Menace

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Glenn Sumi How the Good Food Box got me out of my cooking slump FoodShare Toronto’s delivery of fresh produce has made eating fun and interesting, while helping out the city’s nutritionally vulnerable

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Kevin Ritchie Six Toronto restaurants doing St. Patrick’s Day specials Chase the COVID blues away and go green with these dinner (and dessert) specials

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Julia Mastroianni Leslieville cocktail spot rebranding as a retro queer bar Yard Sale Bar will get an upgrade this spring when it reopens as an LGBTQ bar called Lavender Menace

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Kelsey Adams Toronto restaurants that opened this week The Ace reopened on Roncey under new ownership and the Bull BBQ Pit from St Catharines has landed in town

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Kelsey Adams How Spice Girl Eats turned family recipes into booming business Becca Pereira is keeping her popular Indian comfort food takeout service all in the family

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Kelsey Adams What to drink: Three beers named after Toronto landmarks Toronto breweries love to shout out the city. Here are three local beers with familiar names

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