WHAT THE STARS MEAN
Ratings range from zero to four stars and reflect Knifey & Spoony’s combined reaction primarily to food, with other factors taken into consideration (see below).
**** The world is a better place because of this Toronto restaurant.
*** These guy’s get it. So should you. From them. Frequently.
** Good stuff, but we wouldn’t be in a hurry to return unless we’re in the neighbourhood.
* A well-meaning establishment that misses the mark.
– This place needs to shut down.
OTHER FACTORS TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION:
SERVICE Self explanatory.
ATMOSPHERE Self explanatory.
VALUE Self explanatory.
HIPSTER SCALE An approximate ratio of hipsters per occupied seat at the restaurant.
WASHROOM “I won’t eat in a restaurant with filthy bathrooms.” – Anthony Michael Bourdain. Relax, germaphobes. We’ll give you the inside scoop.
BUZZ A snapshot of what others in the food business have to say.