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Listings restaurants frenCH Bistro 990 990 Bay St.; 416-921-9990 French country inn, vaulted ceilings, elegant décor, unobstructed service. Chef Franco Belvedere creates a menu to satisfy everyone, nice selection of local and International wines. Host of the Toronto Film Festival and Hollywood’s home away from home. Bodega Restaurant 30 Baldwin St.; 416-977-1287 www.bodegarestaurant.com A rustic old home with charm and grace, serving fine French-Mediterranean cuisine. Beautiful patio. Weekend brunch. Perfect for private parties. Open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Reservations recommended. Catering available. Esplanade Bier Markt 58 The Esplanade; 416-862-7575 www.thebiermarkt.com A contemporary brasserie menu, complementing over 100 brands of bier from over 24 countries, with knowledgable staff to help you decide. Complimentary mussel and bier sampling Thurs. nights. Live entertainment Thurs. thru Sat. La Maquette Restaurant 111 King St. E.; 416-366-8191 www.lamaquette.com Rendezvous in the solarium overlooking the sculpture garden and waterfall with elegant French and Italian cuisine. Enjoy the prix fix menus from $32 and the extensive wine list. Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat. Closed Sundays. Entrées: $18-45. Le Papillon Restaurant 16 Church St.; 416-363-0838 www.lepapillon.ca French and Québecois fare such as crepes bretonnes, tourtiére, steak frites, onion soup and escargot. Lunch, dinner Tues.-Sun., Sat.-Sun. Brunch menu. Casual. Entrées: $9-20. Marcel’s – Le Saint Tropez 315 King St. W. 888-MARCELS, 416-591-8600 www.marcels.com The best of France under one roof. Award-winning French cuisine upstairs. Intimate and romantic. $15-29. Provencal bistro atmosphere downstairs. Live entertainment nightly. $12-23. Open 7 days a week. Matignon Restaurant 51 St. Nicholas St. 866-211-6255, 416-921-9226 www.matignon.ca “A sweet little French restaurant in downtown. Serving up good French food and a quiet sensibility” Joanne Kates, The Globe and Mail. Lunch Mon.Fri., dinner Mon.-Sat. Entrées: $20-27. reds bistro 77 Adelaide St. W. 416-862-reds (7337) www.redsbistro.com Acclaimed chef Michael Steh’s stand-out, seasonally inspired menu boasts the city’s biggest cheese list and more than 70 wines by the glass. Complimentary parking for dinner guests after 5:30 p.m. Scaramouche Restaurant Pasta Bar & Grill One Benvenuto Place; 416-961-8011 www.scaramoucherestaurant.com A view of the skyline and elegant, candlelit luxury are backdrops to acclaimed, innovative cuisine. A favourite romantic destination. Dinner Mon.-Sat. Smart casual. Entrées: $33-46. Pasta bar: $19-29. international Annona 4 Avenue Rd.; 416-324-1567 www.parktoronto.hyatt.com With its oversized windows overlooking fashionable Yorkville, award-winning Annona offers exquisite international cuisine prepared by award winning Chef Monfaredi. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. AZURE Restaurant & Bar 225 Front St. W.; 416-597-8142 www.azurerestaurant.ca Taste delicious international cuisine under a serene canopy of stars and city lights. You will be delighted by the culinary creations conceived in Chef de Cuisine’s kitchen. InterContinental Toronto Centre. Brassaii 460 King St. W.; 416-598-4730 www.brassaii.com Nestled in a courtyard, just west of Spadina on King Street West, they draw together the elegance of a newworld bistro with the comfortable feel of a New York diner. Breakwater Restaurant 15 Stavebank Rd. S., Mississauga 905-891-7770 www.watersideinn.ca Winner of the Wine Spectator Award and Mississauga’s only 4-Diamond Restaurant. Located in the fabulous Waterside Inn featuring elegant dining, wonderful service and outstanding views. Bymark 66 Wellington St. W.; 416-777-1144 www.bymark.ca This modern restaurant offers contemporary cuisine and an impressive wine list. Dining room accommodates 110 guests plus three private dining rooms. The glass enclosed bar and lounge sits in the beautiful TD courtyard. Cafe Nicole 3670 Hurontario St., Mississauga 905-896-1000 www.novotel.com Carefully prepared international cuisine. Buffet breakfast. Table d’hotel and à la carte menus offered for lunch and dinner. A special children’s menu and room service are also offered. Novotel Mississauga. Café Supreme 207 Queen’s Quay W.; 416-955-4811 www.cafesupreme.ca An upscale European café bistro serving a wide variety of gourmet foods including nouveau salads and signature sandwiches, complemented by gourmet coffee and fresh baked-products. Capri Restaurant & Lounge 33 Carlson Court; 416-675-1234 www.parkplaza.com/torontoca_airport Open daily from 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. A varied international menu including full buffet breakfasts. Lunch features pasta bar, dinner has specials or an evening buffet. Sun. brunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Park Plaza Toronto Airport. The Coffee Mill 99 Yorkville Ave.; 416-920-2108 Warm, cosy café in the heart of Yorkville. Continental cuisine served with European flair. Reasonably priced lunch and dinner specials. Music Fri.Sun. evenings. Entrées: $8-11. Large, secluded 44-year-old patio. DeMaple Restaurant & Lounge 6257 Airport Rd., Mississauga 905-678-1400 www.fourpoints.com/torontoairport Open daily from 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Enjoy the newly renovated environment, offering an uncomplicated, relaxed atmosphere and new menu items by Chef Robert Davis. Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport. Dining at the Windsor Arms Hotel 18 St. Thomas St. 877-999-2767, 416-971-9666 www.windorarmshotel.com For the ultimate dining experience there’s three separate dining areas: The Courtyard Cafe for breakfast and lunch, Prime, the new steakhouse and Lounge Twenty Two. EPIC at The Fairmont Royal York 100 Front St. W. 800-441-1414, 416-860-6949 www.epicrestaurant.ca A menu combining classic European ingredients with North American culinary innovation. Every diner is cared for by energetic staff proud to make food service their profession. Fuzion Resto-Lounge & Garden 580 Church St.; 416-944-9888 www.fuzionexperience.com An urban oasis for dining, cocktails, corporate and private functions. Featuring the blending of world flavours and culinary talents of Chef Patrick Weise, former personal chef to Oprah Winfrey. Kultura Social Dining 169 King St. E.; 416-363-9000 www.kulturarestaurant.com Cuisine without borders. Combining classic techniques with the freshest seasonal ingredients, they offer unique trans-ethnic dishes from their crosscultural kitchen, brought to the table gradually so guests can share each one. Maro 135 Liberty St.; 416-588-2888 www.maro.ca Blending cosmopolitan dining, dancing and cocktails, Maro is a fusion of design and cuisine. Housing an event management team with over a decade of experience, this space provides endless possibilities. GreeK Lolita’s Lust 513 Danforth Ave.; 416-465-1751 www.lolitaslust.ca Intimate and romantic, with a wonderfully bohemian atmosphere, this cozy upscale eatery features a delightful range dishes from around the globe. Tucked away, Lolita’s Lust has long been the place to be seen. indian 309 dhaba Indian Excellence 309 King St. W.; 416-740-6622 www.dhaba.ca Most memorable meal award and other accolades winner. Chef P.K. offers innovative and intense tastes in some of his divine creations with selective vintage wines and creative martinis. 5th Elementt Restaurant & Lounge 1033 Bay St.; 416-923-8159 www.5thelementt.com Specializing in Indian and Mediterranean flavours, the trendy menu is the creation of Executive Chef Johnee S. who brings years of experience from New York City’s fine-dining scene. Worldwide selection of wines and champagnes available. Aroma Fine Indian Cuisine 287 King St. W.; 416-971-7242 www.toronto.com/aroma Exotic spices and fresh herbs capture the true essence of the unique and authentic Indian cuisine. Ideally located in the Financial and Theatre Districts. Daily lunch buffet. Entrées: $8-16. Savana Restaurant and Lounge 5825 Dixie Rd., Mississauga 905-670-8180 www.savanarestaurant.com Eclectic, casual, family-friendly menu. Patio, atrium lounge and dining room. Open daily, 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Best Western Toronto Airport West. toronto | 2008

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Contributors
David Miller
David Whitaker
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Around Town
Impulse Purchase
On Location
City Gastronomie
Discovery District
Tower of Strength
Crowd Surfers
The Haunting
Starchitects
Super Fans
The Creative City
Fashionable People
The Streets
After Dark
Listings
Culture & Recreation
Accomodations
Restaurants
Shopping
Tour Operators
Transportation
Neighbourhoods of Greater Toronto
Adventures Beyond Downtown
Visitor Resources
Index
2008 Event Calendar
The Lightbox
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