Happy Monday, Toronto! The weather may continue to be harsh, but at least we’ve got our favourite restaurants and dining establishments brightening up our days. The culinary scene is only continuing to grow and there are countless places to check out. So let’s get into it with our list of the top restaurants of the week in The 6ix.
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Here are the top restaurants of the week:
Operated by Chef Craig Wong, this is the sister restaurant to the popular spot, Patois. Seafood is at the front and centre at Bar Mignoette, with oysters, shrimp, clams, caviar and lots more. There’s also a prix fixe menu available, priced at $69 per person with an additional $60 for a wine pairing. The restaurant is open from Wednesday to Saturday from 5pm and reservations can be made here.
The Wood Owl
The chic and cozy wine bar, located at Danforth, focuses on dishes that showcase the best of local ingredients. The menu draws inspiration from different parts of the world, consisting of dishes with bold flavours and vibrant colours. It undergoes changes depending on the season. The Wood Owl is open Tuesday to Saturday from 5pm and reservations are not needed.
The live music destination at Yorkville offers a selective menu curated by Chef Chris Wilkinson. It features a range of snacks, sliders, along with a Cheese Board and Charcuterie Board. There’s plenty of drink to go around with wine, beer, cocktails, and single malt scotch. Middle8 is open Tuesday to Saturday from 5pm and reservations can be made here.
Sample dishes that contain flavours of French-Italian regional cuisine at Domaine Mamo. Start your meal with one of their many appetizers, like croquettes, foie gras and panisse (chickpea fries). Seafood is one of the main stars, along with a section on the menu for meat-lovers in specific. Reservations for the restaurant can be made here.
Sometimes you just want to curl up on the couch with a good ‘ole fashioned pizza and that’s where Conspiracy Pizza comes in. Their menu is broken down into Classic, White Sauce, Weird, and Vegetarian. The pizzas are available in 10″, 14″ and 18″ and frozen pizzas are sold by the restaurant as well. They’re open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am and can be found on major delivery platforms.
The cold weather calls from a nice, warm bowl of ramen and Musoshin Ramen is here to meet that request. Additionally, the Japanese restaurant offers Karaage Don, Vegan Japanese Style Curry and Tonkatsu (pork cutlet) Sandwich. The restaurant is open daily from 11:30am and if you’re looking to place an order for delivery or takeout, you can do so here.