Sam Gelman

Gallery: 30 top Toronto chefs at FoodShare’s annual Recipe for Change fundrais... Gallery: 30 top Toronto chefs at FoodShare’s annual Recipe for Change fundraiser

The north building at St. Lawrence Market was filled to near-bursting on Thursday as food-loving philanthropists gathered to support FoodShare, a non-profit organization that endeavours bring healthy eating to all Torontonians. Recipe for Change, now in its fourth year, has become one of the city’s pre-eminent foodie fundraisers, with 400 patrons paying $125 to nibble on plates that… Read more »

Introducing: Momofuku Toronto, David Chang’s new four-in-one restaurant megapl... Introducing: Momofuku Toronto, David Chang’s new four-in-one restaurant megaplex

A full 18 months after it was first announced—18 months of salivating over the thought of pork buns and ramen and worrying about sounding over-eager for pork buns and ramen—the Toronto outpost of David Chang’s Momofuku group is now open. Or, rather, the Toronto outposts. The three-storey Momofuku complex, which is adjacent to (but not part… Read more »

Introducing: Momofuku Noodle Bar, the Toronto outpost of David Chang’s New Yor... Introducing: Momofuku Noodle Bar, the Toronto outpost of David Chang’s New York original

New York’s Momofuku Noodle Bar was the restaurant that started it all for David Chang’s mini-empire, so it’s only fitting that the Toronto version was the first to open. The least expensive of the four Toronto concepts, it takes up the complex’s entire ground level, with entrances along University Avenue and through the Shangri-La. The… Read more »

Acadia’s Matt Blondin to join Momofuku’s Toronto team after all Acadia’s Matt Blondin to join Momofuku’s Toronto team after all

When Matt Blondin announced (via Twitter, naturally) that he’d be stepping away from Acadia, the molecularly tinged Southern restaurant he helped launch last summer, he set the rumour mill spinning about where he’d land. Yesterday, he put those rumours to rest in an interview with the Star’s Amy Pataki, in which he revealed he has signed… Read more »