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Watching @tower.jeremiah: @lastmagnificent, directed by Lydia Tenaglia and presented by @anthonybourdain, reminded me of how much I love pouring over menus - old and new. 
This one, on display at @fortyork from 1814, includes simple dishes (boiled carrots, macaroni, lettuce and stewed peas) alongside more intricate ones (mille feuille, fricasse of rabbit patties). Sheer bliss.
You’ve never seen a restaurant interior like RH Courtyard Café, located inside Restoration Hardware at @yorkdalestyle. Jaw-dropping. But how’s the food, you ask? Head to @toronto_restaurants for all the juicy deets.
Forget flowers. Bring me tacos.
I’m applying Daylight Savings Time to happy hour, because who wants to wait ‘til 5pm?
March is FINALLY looking up. I’ve got 11 new spots for you to eat, drink + shop around town this weekend. Check out this week’s #OpenClosed for all the details - link in bio or head here for the complete list ->
You’ve got to go to @beachesbakeshop for their homemade Semla, a Swedish almond paste and whipped cream-filled bun. But hurry, they’re only available for a limited time.
I’m not really into fortunes, but Lucky Star’s are on 🔥🔥.
Happy hour indeed - a refreshing Paloma Escobar with @casamigos blanco, fresh lime, grapefruit, and tajin starts the night right at @stk.toronto. Should you stay for dinner? Head to @toronto_restaurants to find out.
This week’s #OpenClosed offers a fascinating culinary tour around the city: Ethiopian in Moss Park, sushi on St. Clair W., pizza + cocktails in Little Italy, and so much more. Tap link in bio or head here for the complete list ->
Last night’s launch of @openkitchento’s OKTO Dining Series at @ufficiotoronto was unforgettable. 
Be sure to get yourself to upcoming events including: Chef Donna Dooher at @mildredstemplekitchen April 18, @chef_lynn and @chef_lora at @rubywatchco on May 14, @alidasolomon at @tutti_matti in June, and @chefeliaherrera at on June 10. #openkitchento
Best-selling cookbook author @nigellalawson is coming to Toronto Tuesday, April 17 to celebrate her new book At My Table – A Celebration of Home Cooking. You don’t want to miss it!
In Conversation with Nigella Lawson at @gbcchca will include an intimate talk, with a wine & cheese reception and book signing to follow. A copy of her new book is included in your ticket purchase - $85. The event is sure to sell out, so get your tickets now ->