• Alo restaurant review
    Restaurant reviews

    Alo restaurant review

    It is 7 p.m., New Year’s Eve, I am sitting on a soft round sofa in a dimly lit Alo’s small dining room, being entertained by the meticulously orchestrated play of the open kitchen crew, who are preparing another course for me. I am enjoying a glass of Gamay red meanwhile. In a few seconds, Chef Patrick Kriss comes on duty and stands by the wall a few tables away from me, overviewing back and front of the house flawless dance. He looks extremely focused without a hint of weakness, as a general on a battle field. Alo it seems, is his battle field, and there is no opportunity for…

  • Vegan Mexican Rosalinda review
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    In May 2018 three well-known Torontonian restaurateurs: Max Rimaldi, Jamie Cook and Grant van Gameren opened Rosalinda, one of the most highly anticipated vegan restaurants. This triple together or on their own is known for series of ventures in the city, such as Pizzeria Libretto, Bar Raval, Tenessee Tavern and more. That, on its own, gives a hope for a quality vegan restaurant to finally come to Toronto. Being very excited about the idea of a Mexican plant-based place, I had finally visited it a few days ago, and let’s just say, got mixed feelings… First things first, just as your first impression on a person comes from the way…