Quetzal419 College Street, Toronto | www.quetzaltoronto.com
One of Toronto’s newest restaurants is Quetzal, a Mexican restaurant that taps deep into the ethos of Mexican cuisine, Milpa (seasonal ingredients), and dynamic flavours that surpass what’s typically expected within the Canadian food scene as Mexican food. Chefs Julio Guajardo and Kate Chomyshyn are bringing elevated, creative dishes to the table. Don’t expect tacos, expect thoughtfully seasoned courses paired with mezcal, wine and craft beer. Head to Quetzal’s webpage to learn more about their menu.
Library Bar at Fairmont Royal York100 Front Street West, Toronto | www.fairmont.com
Library Bar at the Fairmont Royal York is championing both a refined, welcoming experience and taste of place for its local and more transient guests. With Executive Chef JW Foster at the helm, they focus on farm to table and sustainability programming –with vegetable gardens and established bee hives situated on their roof—as well as building lasting relationships with Ontario food suppliers. Looking for the perfect martini to whet your palate, or a fresh location for Afternoon Tea, this is the place.
Bartlett LodgeAlgonquin Park, Cache Lake | www.bartlettlodge.com
Looking for a ‘taste your adventure’ dining experience in the oldest provincial park in Canada? Embedded into the natural scenery of forests and fresh water, Bartlett Lodge is serving up whimsy and fine dining with their boat-access-only restaurant. Guests boat over to dinner for a playful and relaxing meal dedicated to beautifully procured, local ingredients. There’s no corkage fee, and the dress code is casual! So, bring your favourite Ontario wine, while dressed in your “finest” hiking gear.
Her Father’s Cider Bar119 Harbord Street, Toronto | www.herfathers.ca
Are you a cider lover fraught by the lack of variety on most menus? Get ready to have your little cider-loving hearts blown, because Her Father’s Cider Bar’s cider collection is rife with choice! Chef Adam Ryan and team has created a much-needed destination spot in Toronto that not only champions a list of over 100 ciders, of both Ontario and international varieties, but also a menu dedicated to celebrating Ontario food. Peruse their menu, here.
Atmosphere Café + etc.24 Carden Street, Guelph | www.atmospherecafe.com
Chef Shawn Gilbert is passionate about local ingredients and it shows on his menu. Perfectly married into the ethos of Guelph, Atmosphere Café + etc. is serving up sustainable and local options on both his day and night menu… which includes an extensive list of tasty libations. We’re more than happy to have his restaurant and lounge on our list of newly certified Feast On restaurants. Visit Atmosphere Café + etc. next time you’re in Guelph!
Chez Nous Wine Bar798 Queen Street West, Toronto | www.cheznouswinebar.ca
Laura Carr’s Chez Nous Wine Bar is the only wine bar in the city dedicated entirely to Ontario wines. So naturally, they eased into their Feast On Certification. Passionate about terroir, wine and the perfect pairing, Laura has created an excellent evening destination for Toronto’s growing East End community. We can’t wait to head down to Chez Nous and try some of her favourite menu listings. Visit Chez Nous’s taste of Ontario!
La Parisienne Creperie93 Bronte Road, Oakville | www.laparisiennecreperie.com
If you love cheese, local ingredients and crepes any way, all day, La Parisienne Creperie is ready to satiate your cravings. Chef and owner Courtney Colas is merging French cuisine with Ontario flavours to curate decadent, sweet and savoury dishes. Checkout their menu, but reader beware, it will make you hungry.
The Chef’s Table at Fanshawe College130 Dundas Street, London | www.fanshawec.ca
The Chef’s Table at Fanshawe College is a student run, full service, restaurant located at Fanshawe’s newest downtown London campus. Dedicated to local and sustainable foods, new chefs will be serving up quality Ontario ingredients while building on their culinary and hospitality skills. We are thrilled to announced The Chef’s Table as a newly certified Feast On restaurant.