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Archive of: Restaurant Reviews

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Hit The Jackpot

Hit The Jackpot

One of Tonic Publisher Jamie Bussin's favourite restaurants in Toronto was Patois...before it was damaged by fire. Is Craig Wong's follow-up Jackpot Chicken Rice as good? Read here to find out.

May 2017
What The Flock?

What The Flock?

Tonic Publisher, Jamie Bussin, is really impressed with the food at Cory Vitiello’s newest venture, Flock. Find out why, here.

April 2017
La Banane

La Banane

Tonic Publisher, Jamie Bussin, recently was taken out to La Banane to celebrate a milestone. Was the food delicious? Would he go back? Read here.

March 2017
Blacktree

Blacktree

Tonic Publisher Jamie Bussin ventured all the way to Burlington for a special event dinner. Find out why here.

February 2017
Planta

Planta

Tonic Publisher, Jamie Bussin, should love Planta, an upscale vegan restaurant. Find out which dishes receive his thumbs up.

January 2017
On The Plate: Ji Restaurant

On The Plate: Ji Restaurant

We've been here before - literally. The space that formerly housed Concession Road now contains Ji Restaurant. Ji is a playful take on the traditional Indian fare served at sister restaurant Pukka, so beloved in the St.Clair West neighbourhood.

December 2016
Shout It Out Loud

Shout It Out Loud

It is really loud at Branca, an Argentinian style Grill house on Dundas West. So Jamie Bussin wouldn't recommend it for date night. But it's a fun place with delicious food. Go in a group and make some (more) noise!

November 2016
Honest Weight

Honest Weight

Though small in size, Honest Weight is a huge local favourite in the Junction. Find out why Jamie Bussin thinks you should make the trip to Keele and Dundas for great fish and seafood.

October 2016
Hype vs. Reality

Hype vs. Reality

In a foodie city like Toronto, there's hype when a popular chef opens a new restaurant. Find out whether Jesse Vallins' Maple Leaf Tavern lives up to the press.

September 2016
Pukka Up

Pukka Up

It took Tonic Publisher, Jamie Bussin, a while to get to St.Clair West neighbourhood favourite, Pukka. But it won't take him long to go back. Because the modern Indian cuisine is on point. Read more here.

Summer 2016
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