When visiting Vancouver, sushi lovers make a beeline to West Broadway to sample the plates of Hidekazu Tojo, the city’s sushi master. Although he’s been working in Vancouver restaurants – first Maneki, then Jinya – since 1971, Tojo didn’t make his mark until 1988, when he opened his eponymous sushi shrine. In early 2007, he moved into luxe digs more befitting of his exalted status. To his great … Read More about Tojo: Vancouver’s Sushi King
Here are 10 high-end, group-ready Toronto restaurants ideal for business meetings, events or dine-arounds. Best Wine List – Via Allegro. Overseen by five on-staff sommeliers, the 5,500-label list comprehensively covers New and Old World wines, features at least 60 vintages by the glass and offers what the restaurant says is the world’s largest collection of Scotch (1,000 varieties) and … Read More about Group-Ready Toronto Restaurant 'Bests'
Chinois on Main - Opened in 1983, this bustling Santa Monica mainstay in Wolfgang Puck's empire pioneered East/West fusion anchored by California's peerless ingredients. A compact, airy room fosters a convivial vibe with across-the-board appeal. Private room available for business meetings. Matsuhisa - This is where it all began for Nobu Matsuhisa's global empire of haute, Japanese-inflected … Read More about Top Ten California Restaurants
With the closing of Bigliardi's steakhouse, and the shuttering of high-end Truffles, in the Four Seasons Yorkville, Toronto has lost two more mainstay, Old Guard restaurants. The Truffles space is being used for private functions and word on the street is that a pizza restaurant has taken over Bigliardi's. Mexican restaurant Milagro has opened on Queen Street West, in downtown Toronto, several … Read More about Deep Dish: The Latest Restaurant News
I visited the aptly named Enchantment Resort, in Sedona, Ariz., on an Oct. 20-23 FAM trip and enjoyed some first-rate food courtesy of exec chef Steven Bernstein and his kitchen brigade. On the first evening, our group sampled a Native American buffet in spacious and high-ceilinged Anasazi Ballroom. Best-in-show went to a butter-soft, smoked Colorado buffalo tenderloin animated by a … Read More about Enchantment Resort’s Delicious Dishes