35 eateries across Canada in contention for enRoute best new restaurants contest
Toronto's Chabrol is one of the contenders in an annual contest to name Canada's best new restaurants include eateries. (Chabrol/Instagram)
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, August 9, 2016 7:01AM EDT
MONTREAL - The contenders in an annual contest to name Canada's best new restaurants include eateries offering fire-stoked feasts in P.E.I., Spanish-inspired dishes in Halifax, and local seasonal and wild foods at a Toronto hot spot.
A panel of food and hospitality industry leaders have come up with a list of 35 restaurants for the enRoute magazine competition, which is open to eateries that opened between approximately June 2015 and June 2016.
A top 10 list will be revealed in November and Canadians can also vote for a people's choice award at eatandvote.com.
The 2016 nominees are:
- St. John's, N.L.: Seto Kitchen + Bar
- Bay Fortune, P.E.I.: Fireworks
- Halifax: Highwayman
- Quebec City: Kraken Cru
- Montreal: Agrikol, Candide, Le Fantome, Foxy, Hoogan and Beaufort, Hvor, Le Mousso, Montreal Plaza
- Ottawa: Datsun, Fairouz
- Toronto: Alo, Antler, Chabrol, Commodore, Noorden, Piano Piano
- Kitchener, Ont.: The Berlin
- Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.: Backhouse
- Winnipeg: Maque
- Saskatoon: Little Grouse on the Prairie
- Calgary: Charbar, Whitehall
- Edmonton: Uccellino
- Vancouver: Ancora, Kissa Tanto, Mission, Osteria Savio Volpe, Royal Dinette, Torafuku
- Whistler, B.C.: Bar Oso
- Victoria: Agrius