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POWER LUNCH: AMANO PASTA

AN AUTHENTIC TASTE OF ITALY JUST STEPS AWAY FROM THE UNION STATION PLATFORM? SOUNDS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE. Location: 65 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E6 Must-try eats: Chef Michael Angeloni recommends sharing two sides and three pasta dishes between two people. We recommend the stracciatella and miso brown butter stuffed squash, the farfalle with …

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Best New Restaurants 2018

Six years ago, when I first worked on this annual ranking, it was a struggle to find 10 new and notable restaurants to write about. Now, there seem to be 10 great spots opening every month. We have fancy chefs running diners and street-food chefs preparing plates fit for royalty. We’re drinking hard cocktails in …

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TorontoLife – Inside the kitchen of Amano and Union Chicken chef Michael Angeloni

When he was opening Amano, the first sit-down restaurant to open in the renovated Union Station, Michael Angeloni was almost never at home—the chef would take catnaps between gnocchi-making marathons. Unfortunately for Angeloni’s sleep schedule, he’s not likely to catch up on his z’s anytime soon. He’s the executive chef at Amano and Union Chicken, …

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TorontoLife – What’s on the Menu at Amano, a sit-down Italian restaurant in the newly renovated Union Station

The food “This is the restaurant I’ve wanted to open since I was kid making pasta in my nonna’s basement,” says Angeloni while reminiscing about how he used to hang pasta from the clothes drying rack. As a second generation Canadian, who happens to be half Italian, Angeloni’s a non-conformist when it comes to Italian …

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