When restaurants source directly from farmers and growers in their area, not only does it support the local food system, it also makes a difference in quality and taste. In other words, everyone wins.
In Lebanese culture, food is about bringing people together. Amal offers a range of sharable dishes, such as freshly prepared grape leaves with just the right amount of tang, nourishing fattoush salad, and dips such as hummus and garlic labneh.
Being a restaurant in a hotel is notoriously difficult, having to manage the expectations of local and travelling guests, especially during COVID. Miantiao has an additional challenge: the cuisine fuses Italian and Chinese culinary philosophies.
When executive chef Gus Stieffenhofer-Brandson begins conceptualizing a new menu item at Vancouver’s Published on Main, he turns to his flavour library for the building blocks.
The past year in quarantine has greatly affected small businesses, with the hospitality industry feeling the COVID crush more than most.
Level up your typical weekend takeout order and plan a special date night with romantic meal kits and Valentine’s menus from some of Canada’s top dining destinations.
In spite of all the challenges this year, determined restaurateurs are opening new venues offering out-of-the-ordinary dining experiences and excellent takeout options.
Whether you’re enjoying the occasional (and cautious!) meal out, or planning for post-COVID date nights, these new eateries should definitely be on your radar.
Hoshi fell in love with cooking at 15 when he was working in a restaurant and watching the “big boss creating and making beautiful dishes that made people happy,” and he aspired to do that too.