The Dish Power Rankings: The Crookie and The Cronut Edition

The Dish Power Rankings: The Crookie and The Cronut Edition

The Dish Power Rankings

The Internet’s most notorious gossip hound, along with the rest of the world, discovers the Crookie, Toronto gets its first Cronut and a pair of young Hollywood stars canoodle in Yorkville.

1. Clafouti (↑5)
Perez Hilton is so excited about the Crookie he used 12 exclamation points in the course of 10 sentences to proclaim the Trinity Bellwoods bakery’s Frankenpastry the new Cronut.

2. Le Dolci (new this week)
Meanwhile, on the other side of the park, Le Dolci unveiled the city’s first ripoff of Dominique Ansel’s donut-croissant hybrid.

3. Pusateri’s (new this week)
Cute new celebrity couple Jesse Eisenberg and Mia Wasikowska were caught with their lips locked on the gourmet grocer’s Yorkville patio.

4. The Drake Hotel (back this week)
Across town, Eisenberg’s co-star in The Social Network Andrew Garfield partied at the trendy Queen West nightclub. No makeouts to report.

5. Bar Isabel (↓3)
The Little Italy restaurant is getting even busier: the reservation book is completely booked this Friday and only one table is left next Friday.

6. Cabana Pool Bar (↓5)
Charles Khabouth’s massive pool and bar continues to be the city’s ultimate hot spot for #daylife.

7. Bellwood’s Brewery (↓4)
Line ups already top 30 minutes for the hopping Ossington patio. A weekend forecast of nothing but hot summer sun is only going to make them longer.

8. THR&Co. (↓4)
Two tables are free Friday, plus another two on Saturday. That’s it all weekend at the new Harbord Street spot. Get dialing.

9. La Carnita (↓4)
The taqueria’s line ups are still the longest in the city: taco-lovers are waiting for more than hour for a weekend table.

10. Amber (new this week)
Christian Louboutin relaxed on the patio after an appearance at the Design Exchange to promote the exhibit dedicated to his iconic shoes.

Honourable Mentions: Actor Joe Manganiello, and his rock-hard abs,scarfed down an ice cream bar at the opening of the Magnum Pleasure Store pop-up in Yorkville. Grand Electric finally added takeout.

Dropped off the list: Sabai Sabai, Patria, The Grove and Valdez