This is more French style Vietnamese food with modern Canadian flair. Vietnam was a French owned colony and Chef Yen’s inspiration also comes from living in Canada for over thirty years. The style is different, so come with the right mind set. This is worth a try.
“Fennel cooked sous vide epitomizes the advantages of using this technique for vegetables. Placed in the bag with some tarragon and Pernod, it absorbs flavor without giving up any of its own to the cooking medium – as would happen if it were braised. – Thomas Keller.
The area consists of long time businesses and the market is full of iconic institutions selling meats, cheese, seafood, spices and produce. It would be a shame to visit Toronto and miss out on this since the city prides itself on diversity. Here is my self guided foodie tour of Kensington Market.
We took our Buick Encores for a short road trip up to Muskoka, Ontario’s luxurious cottage country 2 hours north of Toronto. After a little mountain ice climbing (yes, I did that!) I was starving. This is the Buick Encore Long Table Dinner with Muskoka Catering.
Le Tigre puts an innovative twist to Asian street food using French techniques. With such reasonable prices, quirky owners, and serious culinary talent, I would say that this is a must try… at least for the following things I had, which are the top three best sellers.
I could eat a bar of chocolate and 75 oysters (which I’ve done before) and not feel lovey dovey, or I can eat one amazing dish that makes me want to kick the table and throw the plate across the room. Here are my top 10 orgasmic dishes of this year!