Shut Yo’ Mouth – Stuff I Wrote This Week – December 10th, 2011

Sandwiches and sticky toffee pudding – together at last

Foodie nights at Fabarnak

December events at the Rusholme Park Supper Club

Auberge du Pommier gets festive

Winchester Kitchen unveils a new menu

Malena lets guests dine on the fishes

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Inspired By Italy, Made in Toronto


As we revel in the seasonal autumn produce of Ontario, it’s easy to forget that it’s harvest time in other parts of the world as well.In Italy, they’re enjoying tomatoes, root vegetables and cabbage just as we are, but there’s also the addition of fragrant truffles, plump buffala mozzarella, chestnuts, seasonal fish and game meats on the plate.

To celebrate the delights of the autumn season, the Italian Trade Commission and twenty-one Italian restaurants in the Toronto area are putting together special tasting menus that highlight the very best of fall in Italy as part of the Autunno Italian Seasons Festival.

From November 7th to 22nd, participating restaurants will be offering up special dishes and selections from their own menus that exemplify the best of Italian regional cooking. We had the opportunity to visit two of the participating restaurants recently for a preview of their festival menus.

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