Fine Dining

Chef Takes This Toronto Pizza Parlour to New Heights

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Jonathan Gushue could have opted for another fine-dining restaurant. He could have teamed with a pricey, established place in a big city and quickly turned it into a go-to spot for foodies to discover. But Gushue chose something radically different and it's a departure that could seriously shake up the Toronto dining scene. Here's why.

A Cornucopia Of Food And Drink In Whistler

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Taking pleasure to the extreme is not something Whistler ever shies away from, so it comes as little surprise that Cornucopia—the resort's annual fo...

The Thrill of 'The Chase'

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

New Yorkers Salm and David Chang of Momofuku have invigorated Toronto's dining scene with culinary ambitions on a massive scale. Momofuku Toronto opened last September in an expansive 6,600-square-foot property adjacent to the Shangri-la Hotel. It features three restaurants, a cocktail lounge, and the recently opened Milk Bar.

Are Canadians Actually Bad Tippers?

Robert Waite | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada Business
Robert Waite

While dining with an American couple, I mentioned that I would be adding an 18 per cent tip, knocking down my customary 20 per cent a little due to the poor service. Well, you would have thought I had announced my support for Syria's Bashar al-Assad. I was informed that it is now customary at better restaurants in the U.S. to tip a minimum of 20 per cent.

The 20 Best Restaurants in British Columbia

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Adrian Brijbassi

I just returned from a two-week journey to British Columbia that I didn't anticipate being a mind-blowing culinary tour. We like lists at Vacay.ca, so here are the 20 best places I dined in British Columbia during the past two weeks.

Rural Ontario Restaurant a Hidden Gem in Canada

Vacay.ca | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada
Vacay.ca

Canadians from coast-to-coast have been naming their favourite restaurants in a first-of-its-kind national poll to discover the nation's best choices ...

March Madness in Voting for Canada's Favourite Restaurants

Vacay.ca | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada
Vacay.ca

When they learned anyone could cast a vote for Canada's best restaurant, Andy and Linda Tesluk didn't hesitate with their ballots. The couple both cho...

Want to Eat at Canada's Best Restaurant?

Vacay.ca | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

Are you Canada's greatest food lover? If you are, you could be in for one fabulous treat. In conjunction with its Top 50 Restaurants in Canada Guide for 2013, Vacay.ca will crown the Canadian Foodie of the Year in April. The winner will have the opportunity to dine at one of the 2013 Top 50 Restaurants in Canada.

Restaurant Review: New York City's One if by Land, Two if by Sea (Weekend Jazz Brunch)

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada Travel
Shannon Skinner

On a recent trip to New York City, I had the pleasure of experiencing a Sunday jazz brunch at one of the most romantic restaurants in New York: One if by Land, Two if by Sea. I had heard about the restaurant's popular weekend jazz brunch and it was on my wish list.

Will Momofuku Put Toronto on the Culinary Map?

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 10.08.2012 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

It's not only the most anticipated restaurant opening in Toronto in recent memory, it may be the one notable event that finally gets Canada taken seriously as a culinary destination around the world. I'm talking about the opening of Momofuku. Toronto has many above-average restaurants and a handful of excellent ones. It's culinary scene has fallen short of greatness, however. With Chang's venture now in town that seems about to change.

Why Can't Canadian Restaurants Make It Big?

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Business
Adrian Brijbassi

For the ninth year in a row, Canada has failed to make it into the World's 50 Best Restaurants. And for the second year in a row, we've also failed to make it into the next 50! Why is it that a country as multicultural as Canada fails at breaking into the international culinary scene?

Where Are The World's Best Meals? Hint: Not In Canada

The Atlantic | Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Living

Earlier this year (and for the second year in a row) Copenhagen's Noma took top honors as the world’s best restaurant....