Toronto and Montreal dominate the list of best dining experiences in the country on Canada’s 100 Best magazine list, claiming eight of the top 10 spots and 51 positions overall, with Toronto's Alo topping the list for a third time.
Canada's best new restaurant sits on the second floor of a barn in Niagara wine country, according to Air Canada's enRoute magazine. This year's Top 10 list crowns The Restaurant at Pearl Morissette, just west of St. Catharines, Ont.
Chef Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia took home the outstanding chef award Monday night at the James Beard Awards, and Chicago's Rick Bayless' high-end Mexican eatery Topolobampo won the outstanding restaurant honour.
After hovering within the top 10 list of The World's 50 Best Restaurants over the last few years, New York's Eleven Madison Park finally slid into the top spot Wednesday to claim the lofty title of best dining destination on the planet.