Renowned chef uses local meats and produce to create New American meals roasted Ontario lamb or pan seared scallops
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Fifty West Restaurant & Bar
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Each pizza is topped with lightly spiced tomato sauce, vegetables from local farmers, and a savory cheese blend
From its humble beginnings in Kankakee, Illinois, in 1938, Dairy Queen has grown from a delicious experiment in soft-serve ice cream to a household name with more than 5,900 restaurants around the world. The shop's signature frozen delights are built upon frosty foundations of creamy chocolate or vanilla soft-serve, which swirl idyllically into cones, cups, overturned top hats, sundaes, Peanut Buster parfaits, and the chain's iconic Blizzard treats, blended with crumbled candy and other mix-ins. Ice-cream cakes cleverly conceal surprise fillings of fudge and chocolate crunch between layers of vanilla and chocolate ice cream, providing sweet, sliceable sustenance for birthday parties and other special occasions.
Inside Tomoya Japanese Bistro & Bar, chefs aren’t the only ones cooking. Though they do craft an array of sushi and traditional Japanese noodle and rice dishes, they also look on as diners marinate their own steak, seafood, and vegetable morsels in pots of hot shabu broth. Servers ferry some of these dishes to small wooden tables and place them on woven mats. The interior immerses visitors in a colour palette of cool grey stone and warm browns, which recessed ceiling lights illuminate. Small canvas paintings of flowers balance out empty wall space, elegantly popping like a peacock that wandered into your living room.
Cooks at Fireside Deli & Family Restaurant slow-cook hand-selected brisket for their deli sandwiches and craft breakfast omelettes, burgers, and baby back ribs from scratch. While patrons share calamari appetizers and steak sandwiches they can take in the card tricks and tableside magic tricks from the weekly magic performance.
At Sushi Boat, chefs send flotillas of delectable fish, noodles, and entrees sailing toward patrons’ mouths. Curry and fried rice accompany beef, pork, chicken, or seafood, while sushi rolls arrive in combinations such as salmon, kiwi, and honeydew.
Voted best vegetarian and vegan restaurant by Echo readers from 2008 to 2010, The Duke Street Muse scours local farmers' markets to enrich homemade international plates with fresh, organic vegetables and rich spices. Leaf lovers can pique their discerning palates with a potpourri of lunch fare, including a garlic almondilla tortilla stuffed with broccoli for a hearty crunch ($9 for six wedges) or a roasted-pepper-and-feta sandwich dressed with swiss cheese to permit ventilation ($4.50). Duke regulars swarm the eatery for the daily curry special, and soy mates can indulge in a bowl of vegan chili simmered with textured vegetable protein ($3.75). The Duke Street Muse also pours out Indian-style homemade iced tea and peppy selections from a full espresso bar to invigorate customers and recently unthawed cavemen.
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A growing haven for live music, The Hive serves up inspired pub fare, specials, and a flotilla of drinks at its newly renovated home. Fill hollowed torso trunks at lunch or dinner with a menu of sizzling burgers, sandwiches, wings, and more. House specialties, such as the Hive garlic burger and the Hive mile-high club sandwich of succulent chicken breast and bacon help carnivores cover all the important meat groups, and veggies represent in the traditional caesar salad, vegetable spring rolls, and crunch-laden battered mushrooms (appetizers run $5–$8; entrees $8–$10). Celebrate a special occasion, such as Bring Your Mustache to Work Day or every Thursday's $0.30 wing night with a drink at the bar while taking in the aural splendour of live bands or relaxing on the large outdoor patio (weather permitting).
Barnes Casual Dining slakes appetites with hearty homemade fare.
Coax a shy tongue out of hiding with savoury eats such as schnitzel, fish 'n' chips, and homemade burgers. Carb-conscious consumers can opt for lighter choices, such as entree-size salads ($6.99–$8.99). Lunch entrees range between $9.99 and $10.99, and dinner entrees straddle a $9.99–$16.99 price tag and are fortified by garlic loaf, potatoes, fresh vegetables, and a talking vitamin gummy bear.
•Six servings of grilled herb chicken •Three servings of spinach lasagna •Three servings of four cheese penne
Since 1975, Finest Sausage & Meat's master butcher has championed Germany's culinary tradition of grinding fresh, spiced meats into juicy sausages and transforming slabs of pork into traditional smoked delicacies. Prop up flimsy sandwich buns with deli meats (many at $4.49/lb.), and fill homes and or office ventilation systems with the irresistible aroma of frying bacon ($5.99/lb.). The facility’s meat mavens create fresh sausage ($3.25/lb.) and salami ($6.35/lb) on the premises, as well as smoke kassler, ($4.99/lb.), a boneless pork chop that belts out smoky, savoury flavour notes along with doo-wop hits.
The sub makers at Subshack pack fresh toppings and fine cuts of meats between delectable breaded bookends. Customers can circumnavigate their route to appetite satisfaction by having their subs delivered to them via carrier pterodactyl or delivery person. Hungry patrons may also visit the restaurant to select from a dozen tasty options such as the ham, pepperoni, meatball, and seafood. Greco-leaning taste buds can wrestle a gyro, and the veggie sates the hunger of herbivores, omnivores, and tomatovores.
The Marble Slab Creamery sensory experience begins by just walking past the storefront, where the buttery scent of fresh-baked waffle cones drifts out into the air. Gourmet ice creams are freshly crafted on site from Marble Slab’s original recipe, enticing customer's eyes with a rainbow of colors. Once clients have made a flavour selection, they choose from a smorgasbord of mixins, from fresh fruit to nuts to candy and crumbled cookies, which an ice cream chef then hand-folds in atop a frosty marble slab before packing the finished custom-designed flavour masterpiece into a house-made waffle cone.
In addition to procuring hand-held treats, Marble Slab Creamery can send creations home in a variety of other formats, such as ice cream cakes, cupcakes, and hand-packed quarts, or in the capable hands of a catering team for sprucing up special events such a corporate get-togethers or school functions with sundae bars in tow.
With more than 100 locations, Gino's Pizza delights thousands of happy patron across Ontario with its build-your-own pizzas and zesty chicken wings. Diners dig into cheesy slices of pizza or golden-brown stuffed panzerottos, all dressed with toppings such as sundried tomatoes, pepperoni, red and green peppers, and hot italian sausage. Pizza party planners create a delectable spread by pairing these circular feasts with barbecue buffalo chicken and crisp, fresh salads.
The friendly staffers at Gino's connect with the community around it not only through causes such as school fundraisers, but also through fun stunts and sweepstakes, In the past, they’ve created what was deemed to be the Longest Pizza in the World, and they hold a yearly Slice and Dice Contest that offers such prizes as a trip to Vegas, pizza for life, or full legal ownership of the company.
Before Cupcake Co. opened its doors this February, its founder consulted with a focus group of brides-to-be to perfect celebratory sweets for any variety of special occasion. Now, customers can stop by the bakeshop’s King Street location, where fresh-baked cakes, cupcakes, and cake pops tease taste buds with mouthwatering flavors such as cinnamon pecan and macha green tea. The shop offers a relaxing café atmosphere, as it supplies free WiFi, hot café drinks, and seating arranged around a fireplace.
Cupcake Co. also caters events, creating dessert platters and custom cakes. The expert bakers also teach
classes on cake and cookie decoration and fondant sculpting.
Cuisine Type: Upscale seafood, Ontario AAA steaks
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 11–25
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: NY Strip and half-fresh Atlantic lobster
Alcohol: Full bar
Delivery / Take-out Available: No
Outdoor Seating: Yes
Pro Tip: We highly recommend reservations on Friday and Saturday.