09 Mar 2020

Tim Freear: Breaking Barriers To Cooking

In a city filled with many restaurants, Toronto’s Hawthorne chef Tim Freear likes to be creative in the kitchen and keeps things fresh by staying ahead of food trends. Q. Can you tell us a bit about your past experiences...
By Michelle Zerillo-Sosa
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11 Oct 2019

Salvatore Mele: An Oretta Well Spent

With its traditional southern Italian cooking, stunning design and fun atmosphere, Oretta has made its mark on Toronto’s ultra-competitive King Street West. Toronto’s King Street West is one of those rare ground-zero areas for world-class dining in North America, with...
By Rick Muller
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20 Jun 2019

Celebrating Authentic Québécois Cuisine – Chef J.C. Poirier

After 20 years in the restaurant business, chef J.C. Poirier credits being true to himself and his Québécois roots as the keys to his outsized success. For Jean-Christophe ( J.C.) Poirier, chef and owner of Vancouver’s St. Lawrence restaurant, food...
By Cece M. Scott
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14 Feb 2019

The Soul’s Passion – Rob Gentile of Bar Buca

Stepping away from the kitchen, Rob Gentile, the mastermind behind the Buca restaurants, sat down with City Life to discuss his journey in and out of the kitchen. Few people can say that they knew what they would be doing...
By Victoria Scott
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06 Apr 2018

In Good Company – Chef Corbin Tomaszeski

Popular Canadian chef Corbin Tomaszeski shares with us his love of food and what it means to be a chef. interview By michelle zerillo-sosa Best known for his appearances on popular Food Network shows like Restaurant Makeover, Restaurant Takeover, Dinner...
By Alex Brown
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14 Feb 2018

Taste of the City

The city’s most authentic Italian and Peruvian and the finest bar and grills and chophouses this side of the GTA. The GTA is filled with great restaurants from different cultural backgrounds serving some of the finest, most authentic cuisine in...
By Brandon Harripersaud
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12 Dec 2017

Follow Your Fervour – Chuck Hughes and Jane Lockhart

At the LG Kitchen event, chef Chuck Hughes and interior designer Jane Lockhart chopped it up about their lives, influences and how their childhood hobbies became their passions. Interviewed By Bianca Ricci Chuck Hughes and Jane Lockhart are both titans...
By Brandon Harripersaud
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07 Jun 2017

Cultured Cuisine – Graham Elliot’s Rib Steak Recipe

Renowned chef Graham Elliot has an eye (and a taste) for the finer foods in life. Chef Graham Elliot likes to get crazy in the kitchen. Best recognized by his iconic white eyeglasses, he says it all in his Twitter...
By Donna Paris
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01 Dec 2015

XXI Chophouse – Calling All Meat Lovers

XXI Chophouse executive chef Sam Khalil shares his tips on how to grill the perfect steak in five easy steps. There’s nothing better than slicing into a perfectly cooked steak (OK, there are a few things, but great steaks are...
By City Life Staff
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