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.
We may not all have flying cars and robotic housekeepers just yet, but slick, contactless, automated hot spots are popping up around Toronto making life in the city a little more Jetsons-esque.
Step into the Pan-Am Lounge at Toronto’s new MARKED restaurant on John Street and get transported to a modern version of the quintessential 1950s Pan American airport lounge/bar.