Author Archives: Annabelle Goodman

Annabelle was an educator for many years. She was considered a pioneer in teaching in using film to teach analytical thinking and media savvy. She retired as Principal of Brown School. Film has always been a hobby and a great interest. Dining in all types of restaurants is also a passion. In order to keep fit she enjoys daily exercise of pilates, yoga and stretch classes. To keep mentally fit she studies Spanish and loves to travel. Her monthly book club is a great hobby encouraging her to read a wide variety of books. Visiting with children, grandchildren and great children is always her greatest pleasure. Email her at annabelle.goodman@thebulletin.ca.

Review of Hart House Gallery Grill

Annabelle Goodman – The Gallery Grill is only open for lunch and for brunch on Sunday. It is a most unique ambiance. The restaurant has the appearance of an old English castle. The dark wood and high ceilings are magnificent. ...

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Review of Barista & Chef

Annabelle Goodman — I am always so grateful when a friend recommends a new restaurant. What a great dining experience and a new adventure! My friend S. and I are determined to discover all the great new dining spots in ...

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Review of Jacques Bistro du Parc

Annabelle Goodman — How is it possible that Jacques is still in that tiny kitchen cooking lunches and dinners every day? It has been over 30 years since my family and I started going to this favored Yorkville area restaurant. ...

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Review of Nord Bistro on Dupont St.

Annabelle Goodman – When I first heard that Cantine was closing I went into a depression. Happily Joe Bersani and Bart Pocock have newly opened Nord in the premise of the former Bistro Tournesal. They have renovated this charming spot ...

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Café Belong

Brickworks (on the Bayview extension) 416 901 8234 The Brickworks is a delightful project on the space of the original Brick Works of Toronto. The grounds are wooded in a country atmosphere. The garden centre is a great place to ...

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Flo’s Diner

70 Yorkville Ave 416 961 4333 Flo’s originally opened in the Yorkville area in a street car shaped restaurant. It was a full scale diner in every way. Flo’s is now located across the road from where it began. It ...

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Honest Weight

2766A Dundas St West (at Keele) 416-604 9992/9993 No fingers tipping the scale at this new fish emporium/ dining spot in the Junction area. Has this neighborhood ever changed! John Bll must be a bit of a rebel and I ...

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Rush Hour

1438A Dufferin St 416 533 4687 I loved my recent trip to Lisbon. The quaint streets and architecture called out to me. The people were all friendly (except for the person who robbed me). The fresh fish had a taste ...

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