Kyouka Ramen ~ 2222 Queen St E ~ (647) 748-6288

Kyouka Ramen is – dare I say it? – the best ramen in town.  Located in the east end of the Beach, this is as authentic as it gets. Kenji is their head chef.  A long-time apprentice at the famous Tokyo location, he has brought his skills and knowledge to Toronto.  According to Kenji, his…

RYUS Noodle Bar ~ 786 Broadview Ave ~ (647) 344-9306

*** RYUS has moved from 33 Baldwin to 786 Broadview*** Japanese restaurants abound on Baldwin Street, and RYUS Noodle Bar runs with the best of them. On a street that often seems to be in flux, Chef Ryuchiro Takahashi has set-up a happening spot that, if the food does the talking, is here to stay. With its…

Kaiju ~ 384 Yonge St ~ (647) 748-6338

In the basement of the city’s tallest condo lies one of the city’s smallest food courts. It’s really nothing much to speak of. At first glance, one might actually miss Kaiju (tucked away in stall 51). If the PATH ever reaches Aura, this location could become a hot spot. For now, though, Kaiju is gaining notoriety…

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka ~ 91 Dundas St E ~ (647) 748-1717

The Ramen scene in Toronto right now is much like a wildfire: out of control, with little left to burn and nothing left to prove. I traverse the abundant supply by (re)affirming one simple demand: best broth available. So for me, it’s a no-brainer… when I get that ramen hankering, or just need a bowl of soup because my daughter’s daycare has provided me…

Sushi Bar ~ 701 Queen St. E ~ (647) 351-3138

“Oh, show me the way to the next sushi bar…” When it comes to eating Sushi on the eastside of town, your options are pretty limited. While Sushi Marche might hold the crown as being the best place to splurge on a Sushi dinner, I propose that if you go a little further west to…