Famous for impeccable service, loyal clientele and a thoughtful, substantive wine list, Centro has emerged as a culinary stronghold since Chef Jason Carter took the helm a couple of years ago. He certainly has the skills- Carter worked at North 44° prior to a decade-long stint as Susur Lee’s right-hand man.
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I’d been hearing about Lai Toh Heen since moving to Toronto four years ago, and shame on me for not trying it earlier given that I live close by. That being said, when my friend Jill came to town, I knew it was the perfect opportunity. She and I are super compatible eaters- we both love delicious food and trying new things, and we appreciate the taste, presentation, ambiance- the whole experience. We once almost burst into spontaneous applause when our meals arrived because the presentation was so well done. We don’t see each other all that often since she doesn’t live in Toronto, so when we do get together we make a point of hitting the must-do restaurants.
And Lai Toh Heen is a definite must-do, let me tell you.
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Ever since watching Hubert Keller’s innovative and daring style on Top Chef Masters, I have wanted to eat at one of his restaurants. So I wasn’t going to pass up the opportunity to dine at Fleur by Hubert Keller at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas last week. I was there for a conference, and convinced a group of colleagues and friends to come with, which worked perfectly as the restaurant is done tapas-style, so we ordered several dishes and shared.
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