Ratings Explained

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.

 

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