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    Kappo Soto Named Best New Restaurant

      The 2023 Canada’s Best New Restaurants Top 10 were unveiled by Air Canada, with Toronto restaurant Kappo Sato taking the coveted top spot. Led by chef Takeshi Sato, Kappo Soto is a Kappo-style Omakase restaurant where the tasting menu is prepared entirely in front of guests. In second place, the lavish steakhouse Wild Blue elevates fine dining in the mountain ski town of Whistler through its prime selection of meat and seafood. This year’s third-place winner, Marilena Café and…

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    Air Canada’s 2023 Best New Restaurants Longlist

      Air Canada is welcoming a new group of restaurants to the longest-running Canadian restaurant awards. The 30 nominees for Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2023 longlist span 15 cities across seven provinces, featuring restaurants that are worthy of note by both domestic and international travellers. “Canada’s Best New Restaurants is a celebratory guide for discovering the best of dining as you explore Canada, which is incredibility meaningful for us at Air Canada. The regionally diverse list spans 15 cities across seven provinces,…

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  • Air Canada Reveals Best New Restaurants 2022

      Toronto’s Restaurant 20 Victoria has been ranked number one in Air Canada’s Top 10 list of Canada’s Best New Restaurants. Air Canada enRoute’s Best New Restaurants list is back for the first time since 2019. Led by chef Julie Hyde, Restaurant 20 Victoria features an upfront bar area for à la carte plates and an elegant dining room and patio for the six-course tasting menu. In second place, Montreal’s Mastard showcases Quebec terroir with fresh seasonal ingredients. Mimi Chinese, this year’s third-place winner, takes diners on…

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    Longlist Out For Best New Restaurants

      Air Canada has revealed its longlist of 30 nominees for Canada’s Best New Restaurants. Since 2002, Air Canada enRoute has celebrated through this program the country’s best new restaurants, chefs, teams and emerging talent. Canada’s Best New Restaurants 2022 highlights the top restaurants that have opened across the country between late spring 2021 and May 31, 2022 and deliver exceptional experiences through the quality of their food, level of service and commitment to culinary creativity. The 2022 Canada’s Best New Restaurants longlist…

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