Canada

Restaurants in Canada

Among the dim sum temples, noodle huts, and Korean barbecue joints that make up suburban Richmond’s Asian culinary scene, this one remains a local favorite. Don’t miss the mushroom dumplings and clay-pot chicken.

Afternoon tea served by hostesses in early-1900’s-style garb.

c5 Restaurant Lounge is located on the top floor of the Royal Ontario Museum's Michael Lee-Chin Crystal wing, a 175,000 square-foot structure designed by Daniel Libeskind and composed of five interlocking prisms that render light in a cinematic style.

Le Café St.-Malo, a French bistro with a simple blue-and-white painted exterior, inhabits the ground floor of a gray brick building built in 1850.

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To create his Canadian cuisine, chef Derek Dammann draws ingredients from all parts of the animal as well as what's in-season at the market.

Although guests can order off an à la carte menu, patrons often opt for La Quercia's seven- or 10-course tasting menu.

Located in a former warehouse, Blue Water Café serves fresh regional seafood in an industrial-chic dining room designed with exposed ceiling ducts, large wooden pillars, and brick walls lined with original artwork.

This unusual eatery off historic Blood Alley is trendy even for Gastown, with a bare-bones constellation of menu items changed daily and displayed on a giant chalkboard.

Happy hour starts at noon at this 12-seat luncheonette.

Some 100 miles north of Toronto, Michael Stadtlander’s singular retreat serves a tasting menu nightly to fewer than a dozen diners, who bring their own wine, pay in cash, and enjoy the French-inflected bounty of the 100-acre farm.