http://www.portlandvariety.com/ 416.368.5151 $$ lunch, dinner mon-sat & brunch sundays
A sexy outside patio mirrors the equally gorgeous saloon-like bistro interior. During the day it’s strickly order at the counter and find a cozy place to sit. But do not worry this King West spot is licensed. Our fabulous server also doubles as an artist who’s groundbreaking DNA art http://www.jeffreyrobinsonart.com decorates the aesthetically pleasing dining room. Lively locals sip lavish $14 cocktails during the heart of TIFF – great for people watching.
I do love the candied pork rinds $4. Cassava fries $7 thick, heavy, but I really do love the garlic aioli – so fresh tasting. Bone marrow with parsley, anchovy and citrus crumb $15 – not enough of the fatty, rich substance in the shallow interior bone and loaded with breadcrumbs.