I guess the competition is finally kicking in. I heard that Mancora is for sale, Banania was recently sold, cholita is closed for good. I think there are way too many restaurants on Smith Street or I should say "Let the market speak for itself".
Gather round children! Today's slang session concerns TOUCHED, which is either a nice thing, or a not-so-nice thing. In this brand-new series, we devote time to the words and phrases chefs hold near and dear to their sweaty, stressed out, crass little hearts.
Started From - Umber Ahmad
Former investor banker Umber Ahmad recounts her road from Wall Street to running a bakery in the East Village.
Toronto chef Matty Matheson (Parts & Labour, The P&L Burger, Dog & Bear) opens up about how the industry lifestyle led to a heart attack at 29, and the focus it took to become one of Toronto's best chefs in the aftermath. Elevated is a series where chefs talk challenges faced, and challenges overcome.