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On Monday, Vacay.ca will announce its fourth annual Top 50 Restaurants in Canada rankings. It's a survey of elite diners, industry experts, and leading travel and food journalists who take the pulse of the nation's dining scene. It's an ever-changing and exciting time to dine out across Canada. Here is the list of the 20 best restaurants I tried during the past 12 months.
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Canadians citizens might fight amongst ourselves as to which city has the best food, but we're joined in the knowledge that Canada most definitely has some culinary insight to offer the world. And fin...
Fred Morin looked out at the gravel driveway and asphalt lane behind Joe Beef and said to me, "This restaurant wouldn't happen in most places. Not in California or New York. That's one of the things I'm most proud of. We try to keep things real and true to who we are."
Joe Beef's Frédéric Morin and David McMillan may have helped to define the unpretentious and over-the-top popular food culture and obsession in Canada, but just like anything that becomes too trendy,...
The fact that Joe Beef has been voted Canada's best restaurant isn't going to come as a surprise to enthusiasts of the nation's food scene. But many will be shocked that the iconic restaurant's hometown, Montreal, trails Calgary in the number of entries placed in the 2013 Vacay.ca Top 50 Restaurants in Canada Guide.
Canadians' appetite for naming their favourite restaurant is proving to be insatiable. With six weeks left in public voting for the 2013 Vacay.ca Top 50 Restaurants in Canada, two of the nation's most acclaimed establishments are in a tight battle for the People's Choice award -- which is determined by votes from Canadians.
The recent crackdowns by Quebec's French-language watchdog troupe (officially known as the OQLF) is actually designed to BENEFIT Quebec's English-speaking minority (a.k.a. "Anglophones") and small business. The global attention generated by the OQLF will spawn a new breed of tourist, "Wordies," who will flock here to eat, drink and take pictures in all the affected places.
Canadians are teaming with some of the nation's most outstanding chefs to determine the best restaurants in Canada. The 2013 Top 50 Restaurants in Canada will be announced on April 25, with the public voting ending at midnight on April 15.
MONTREAL - One of Canada's most famous restaurants has come forward with its own tale of troubles with Quebec's language watchdog, days after a flap over the word pasta made international headlines.Mo...
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.
Chef Anthony Bourdain has made no secret of his love for Montreal's culinary scene. After filming an episode of his Travel Channel show "The Layover" in the city last year (as well as an episode of hi...