Pleasant Outdoor Dining at Vaticano

You can spot Vaticano Restaurant in Toronto’s Yorkville area from far away – it’s the restaurant with a huge picture of the chef and owner!  The restaurant, which is a participant in the city’s annual Summerlicious and Winterlicious festivals also boasts an excellent “regular” menu.  At a recent visit, I tried their parpadelle Vaticano, a vegetarian pasta […]

Dessert Trends Prix Fixe Dinner

Cynthia Cheng I last reviewed Dessert Trends Bistro as a brunch/lunch place last month and skipped over the dessert.  I recently returned to the restaurant for dinner to try their prix fixe menu.  The meal, which costs either $25 or $35, depending on the main course one orders, actually has a much larger selection than any similar […]

It’s Not Just Sweets at Dessert Trends’ DT Bistro

Cynthia Cheng Located on Harbord Street, between Spadina and Bathurst is the DT Bistro, the restaurant that sweets shop, Dessert Trends operates.  Offering much more than just desserts, this restaurant is an ideal place for a nice, weekend brunch.  At my last visit, I ordered a lemon dill egg scramble with cheddar cheese served over […]

T Spot at the Bay, Queen Street

Cynthia Cheng When most people my age think of dining at the Bay, they think Arcadian Court, probably because they had their prom there.  But down in the lower level of the store, tucked behind the appliances section is the T Spot and Great Cooks (The Bay, Queen Street has another Great Cooks on the eighth floor, kitty […]