Thanksgiving Dinner

Just after Thanksgiving is over in all of North America, we can look back at the epic meal we got to share with those near and dear to us. If you get hungry or want to join our meal squad, drop us a line and the Notes On A Meal crew will definitely sign you up for whatever event we may be cooking up in the near future (get it?!!? cooking up!!…. I know, real lame). Anyway, the dinner was aimed to remain as local and seasonal as possible with... Read The Rest →

Acadia Restaurant – Toronto

I want to make this review as short and sweet as possible by simply saying that this was the BEST meal I’ve had in Toronto to date (maybe even the best meal of the past few years). The food was ¬†innovative and certainly delicious, the atmosphere was cozy and warm and the service¬†impeccable. Although the decor of the locale is simple, almost banal, the food is certainly not. Intricate dishes, explosive flavours and an exquisite imagination only begin to describe the amazing meal that we had. Chef Patrick Kriss is... Read The Rest →

La Carnita, Toronto

It can be said that La Carnita was the innovator of the food truck phenomenon in Toronto, using the sale of local artists’ work as a loophole to get by selling great food to the hungry masses (the city has/had very strict and often foolish laws preventing various forms of street food vendors). Their signature skull art was desired by every foodie in the city and their locations were tweeted and retweeted obsessively with people flocking to grab a La Carnita taco. It certainly made me feel like quite the... Read The Rest →

The County General, Toronto

Located at the corner of Shaw and Queen West, this little venue is something to be reckoned with. Opened by Victor Barry and Carlo Catallo, the owners of Splendido, the County General offers a variety of greasy spoon classics with a new age twist. The food is delicious and is pretty much always available, even for take-out, since the kitchen runs until late. And to make things even better, they have a great cocktail list! The restaurant is very small, less than 30 seats, so don’t be surprised if you... Read The Rest →

What went down this week.

@perthpork happy birthday Fred. All the best! # Dried Up Grain Crop Will Raise Prices For Many Goods http://t.co/zLUd4NZb # Hot Reservations: New York's 7 Toughest Tables http://t.co/hNZ0Q2eV # US Drought could cause social unrest. Via Grist. http://t.co/4r1T6Nm5 # More Ranchers Culling Cows In Drought http://t.co/vPA4NheB # Drought Could Cause Beef Prices To Plummet http://t.co/OW7EBGGs # U.S. Cattle Numbers At Record Low http://t.co/m5iyK8Fa #

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