35 eateries across Canada in contention for enRoute best new restaurants contest

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 www.eatandvote.com.

The 2016 nominees are:

  • St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador: 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, Ontario: The Berlin
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario: 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, British Columbia: Bar Oso
  • Victoria: Agrius

The Canadian Press

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