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Toronto Star – How to make Woodlot’s French onion soup: Feast (Video)

Caramalizing and charring makes Woodlot restaurant’s onion soup into sweet ambrosia. Chef/owner David Haman is just trying to be literal. And this soup is all about caramelization, rather than frenchnicity. The two major components, prepared separately, are the stock, darkened with charred onions, and oodles…

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Air canada enroute – Woodlot Restaurant

Woodlot has eager Torontonian diners standing in long lines and begging for reservations, and they haven’t even been open two months. This bakery and restaurant boasts two menus: one meat-heavy, the other vegetarian. Both options comprise simple ingredients, ample portions, and sumptuous results. The dining…

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Now Magazine – Woodlot

Woodlot goes through a lot of wood – about 10,000 pounds of it a month. The popular west-side spot needs that much hard timber to fire up the apartment-sized wood-burning oven that cooks virtually everything on owner/chef David Haman’s rustic comfort food carte, more than…

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Bonnie Stern – Woodlot Restaurant and Bakery

Woodlot Restaurant and Bakery This cute casual, tiny restaurant and bakery is so cool it is almost impossible to get a reservation. They do take walk-ins so if you come early you have a chance at the communal table. Don’t miss the pork chop with…

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Travel + Leisure – Newest Hot Spots

When I asked for dinner recommendations, George steered me to Woodlot: bakery by day, restaurant by night, in a warm, inviting, bi-level space with Native Canadian artwork on the walls and a casually stylish waitstaff. Chef-owner David Haman’s style of cooking has been dubbed “urban…

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Now Magazine – Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants

Having worked at Cookstown Greens – the organic grower that supplies most of Toronto’s top restaurants with the likes of purple snow peas and lovage – David Haman has a profound passion for vegetables. Which explains why his exceptionally popular west-side resto offers two parallel…

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Blog TO – Get to know a Chef: David Haman, Woodlot

David Haman, chef and co-owner of Woodlot has always called the city’s west end home. Now, his bakery and restaurant in Little Italy has become a cozy neighbourhood spot, serving food Haman describes as “honest, simple, and handmade.” He takes pride in the fact that the space has minimal…

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vitamin daily – top 10 best restaurants: toronto

Our highly subjective ranking of the best places to eat and drink right now:   Comfort Food No one serves up comfort food like the folks at Woodlot do. The acoustics aren’t good, but the food more than makes up for the competing cackles. Woodlot,…

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Blog TO – Woodlot

Woodlot is a charming Canadian-inspired restaurant and bakery on Palmerston on the eastern edge of Little Italy that’s gotten quite a bit of buzz since it opened in 2010. The name is a no-brainer — greeting you from the street is a woodshed and chopping…

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Dobbernation Loves – Woodlot

Woodlot has been on the tip of everyone’s tongue for the past year. I have had it on my to do list for all of 2011 and was finally able to make a visit with my good friend Erin shortly before the holidays. The restaurant has…

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