Best of Fall 2012

Best of Fall 2012

The secret to a no-regrets fall is to get your act together early, before you’re stuck in nosebleed seats with an obscured view of Guillaume Côté’s undulating abs. To help out, we’ve prepared a rigorously discerning guide to the hottest tickets, openings, fashion and food of the season. And, because all this activity will leave even a decathlete in need of a pick-me-up, we’ve found harvest-themed cocktails with a spicy kick. Here’s to three months of all-out fun

Charles Khabouth expands his fashionable club empire again with King West’s Storys »

Fall cocktails from Suits, Enoteca Sociale and the Harbord Room »

How GwaiLo, Nick Liu’s soon-to-open Parkdale restaurant, just might rehabilitate Asian-fusion »

Three of the trendiest kitchen essentials »

Three of the season’s hottest restaurant openings »


By Andrew D’Cruz, Sue Carter Flinn, Matthew Hague, Gerald Hannon, Rachel Heinrichs, Bronwen Jervis, Emily Landau, Jason McBride, Peter Saltsman, Courtney Shea, Zachary Sniderman, Stéphanie Verge and Nathan Whitlock. Illustrations by Adam Cruft