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Eater Toronto's Greatest Hits: Your Guide to Local Dining

After today, Eater Toronto will no longer be updating. But our archives aren't going anywhere, and they're full of useful tips for navigating Toronto's dining scene. Below, check out a short...

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David Mottershall on What Went Into His New Pop-Up Loka Snacks

Back in January Eater did an interview with David Mottershall. The locavore chef "made history" on the East Coast through sustainable snout-to-tail dining at his Charlottetown, PEI restaurant...

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Get the Scoop on Branca, Little Portugal's New Argentinian Spot

[All photos: Jason Finestone] Recall everything you know about Argentinian cuisine— hunks of seasoned beef and sweet desserts spiked with gooey dulce de leche, maybe some empanadas? Truthfully, how...

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All About Sourdough; The Best Fall Coffee Beverage

· Sourdough's Not Loafing Around [WSJ]· This Is the Best Fall Coffee Drink [Sprudge]· Is Your Fish Dinner Bad for the Planet? [Nat Geo]· Vegetarian Menus Don't Offer Enough Bang for Their Buck...

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The Team at Barsa Taberna Talks Cultural Influences, Tapas, More

Barsa Taberna. [All photos: Jason Finestone] Barsa Taberna is but three months young and the restaurant is beginning to mature in both concept and execution. Situated in an old heritage building...

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The Original Artisan Toast; Why We're Addicted to Bitter

· The Original Artisan Toast [WSJ]· Why We're Addicted to Bitter [NPR]· The History of the Fork [Fast Co.]· Five Ways Science Is Improving Your Coffee [Esquire]· Talking to Hitler's Former Food...

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Where to Find an Epic Cheese Plate in Toronto

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The $2 Million Ham; What's Next for the Burger?

· The $2 Million Ham [Mod Farmer]· What's Next for the Burger? [Guardian]· A White House Coffee Mystery [Boston Globe]· The Best - or Worst - Table in the House [ISSF]· Why You Eat the Food You...

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Rob Gentile Will Be Busy Next Year: Buca Yorkville and Jamie's Italian Set to Open Spring 2015

The Yorkdale outpost of Jamie's Italian will open this spring, a collaboration between the Jamie Oliver empire and Buca chef Rob Gentile. Here, a profile of Gentile's background and how Oliver...

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The Vocabulary of a Meal; Food Authenticity vs. Safety

· The Vocabulary of Food [NYT]· Can Restaurant Authenticity Trump Food Safety? [Food Safety]· Why Pretty Apples Don't Taste Delicious [TakePart]· French Is the Flavor of the Moment [WSJ]· J...

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Soda Throwdown; Little India Makeover

SODA WIRE— Which Toronto soda company is best: Alchemy Pickle Company or Thomas Lavers Cannery & Deli? You decide. [Post City] LITTLE INDIA— A big overhaul is coming to Little India. "Nine stores...

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End of an Era

The Toronto Underground Market is going on hiatus after three years. Launched in 2011, the event gained in popularity for a while, and restaurants like Rock Lobster and La Carnita have roots in it....

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Comfort Food Is a Myth; Why Craft Beer Costs So Much

· Comfort Food Is a Myth [PSMag]· Why Craft Beer Costs So Much [HuffPo]· Chef Talk: Yotam Ottolenghi [FT]· A Reality Check for Young Farmers [NPR]· Why Food Arts Closing Is a Major Loss [GS]· M...

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Heart Attack Burgers, Iconic Fish & Chips, More

The first Toronto location of Hole-E Burger is now open in East York. Expect "addictive" crispy fried jalapeno rings, "flavourful" burgers, and specialty creations like the heart attack with an...

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Food: A Numbers Game; Why Sugar Is Worse Than Fat

· Food: A Numbers Game [Nat Geo]· Why Sugar Is Worse Than Fat [CNN]· Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day? [NYT]· Food, Wine, and Biochemistry [Science & Food]· In Buenos Aires, a...

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In-N-Out Teases Toronto but Denies Local Opening

California-based burger chain In-N-Out Burger teased Torontonians with a pop-up earlier today and everybody lost their minds. With a line resembling the reveal of the latest iPhone, hoards of...

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Cereal Loses its Snap, Crackle, and Pop; Drinks on Tap

· Cereal Loses its Snap, Crackle, and Pop [NYT]· Mixed Drinks on Tap [WSJ]· Exploring Food in Japan [Nat Geo]· The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious [Atlantic]· Beginner Mistakes to Avoid When...

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Paramount Fine Foods Now Open in Toronto Pearson; Caplansky, Susur Lee, More Opening Soon

Ontario-based Middle Eastern bakery Paramount Fine Foods has opened a first location in Toronto Pearson International Airport. Find it pre-security in Terminal One. A second one, after security in...

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Distillery Cats; Busting Food Myths at Harvard

· Do You Know What's in Your Beer? [Esquire]· Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong [-EN-]· How Fake Is Food Styling? [Fast Co.]· The Psychological Impact of Diet Soda [Huff Po]· Eater's Critic...

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Argentina Invades Little Portugal With New Spot Branca

Cambodian-born chef Kanida Chey is bringing a taste of Argentina to Little Portugal with the opening of Branca, a traditional Argentina-insppired restaurant. Now serving a menu with a ton of meat...

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Cutting Edge of Kitchen Knives; Eight Biscuit Archetypes

· How Cold Brew Became the Hot New Thing [Guardian]· Eater Q&A: Chef Edward Lee of The Mind of a Chef [-EN-]· The Cutting Edge of Kitchen Knives [Telegraph]· Is Organic Food Better for You?...

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Toronto's Top Food Trucks; BYOF at Diner en Blanc

MEALS ON WHEELS— AwesTRUCK 2014 hosted a crowd of over 35,000 for one of the biggest food truck events of the year. A haven for street meat lovers, the festival also dished out a few awards to...

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Expect Canned Foods at Grant van Gameren's New Spot

Bar Isabel chef Grant van Gameren's new spot is in the works. To open in place of Teatro at 505 College Street, the restaurant is rumored to be a tapas or pintxos bar. On a trip to Spain, van...

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What the World Eats; Next Big Thing in Fancy Food

· What the World Eats [Nat Geo]· Who Made That Cocktail Shaker? [NYT]· Eater's Banned Words [-EN-]· A Scientific Approach to Recipe Development [Forbes]· The Next Big Thing in Fancy Food...

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How an LCBO "Beer Guy" Decides What His Store Carries

If you regularly visit more than one LCBO location you may have noticed how much beer selection can vary between outposts of Ontario's government-monopoly liquor retailer. It has to do with a...

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Caffeinate Like an Italian; The Perfect Cookie, Explained

· How to Caffeinate Like an Italian [NYMag]· Cookbooks Belong Online Not Just on Your Shelf [Medium]· 10 of the Most Relaxing Food GIFs [-EN-]· How to Snag a Seat at the Hottest Restaurant [Yahoo]·...

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What's the difference between Cajun and Creole cuisines? Post City explains and provides restaurant examples for each. Do your homework, then go get dinner. [PC]

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Secret History of the Tomato; Bialy Makes a Comeback

· What to Drink With Oysters [ISSF]· Forget Emojis, You Can Now Text Tacos [-EN-]· The Secret History of the Tomato [Mod Farmer]· The Bialy Makes a Comeback [Tablet]· The Top 25 Women in Food...

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Booze News

It's that time again: extended last call for bars during TIFF. There are more than 50 participating, so plan your post-game celebrations accordingly. [blogTO]

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Timmys Wire

One writer calls out Canadians for buying into the hype that is Tim Hortons. A quote: "Tim Hortons is not an indispensable part of the Canadian experience. Rather, it is a place that sells a...

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Restaurant Reviews: Actinolite, Scaramouche, Buca

Restaurant Editor Bill Addison is traveling to chronicle what's happening in North America's dining scene and to formulate his list of the essential 38 restaurants in North America. Follow his...

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Meals on Wheels

One food truck event planner owes the city $36,000 after organizing a "failed" project to get trucks into the park. The mobile vendors won't pay him for a variety of reasons and the city won't...

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