Air Canada’s EnRoute Magazine Names Best New Restaurant Nominees


TORONTO — Air Canada’s EnRoute magazine has launched a People’s Choice Award for its 2013 best new restaurants awards, and the nominees have been announced.

“It was a marathon journey across the country, and by the end we’sd discovered some great new Canadian talent and confirmed our panel’s endorsements,” said Andrew Braithwaite, international food, wine writer and Best New Restaurant judge.

“The food scene in Canada is really humming right now, and we’re so excited to share the story of this year’s contenders with EnRoute readers and the rest of the world.”

The magazine’s 35 nominees are:

  1. The Acorn, Vancouver
  2. BarBounya, Montreal
  3. Bar Isabel, Toronto
  4. Le Bouchon du Pied Bleu, Quebec City
  5. Burdock & Co., Vancouver
  6. Café Boulud, Toronto
  7. Candela Lounge, Calgary
  8. Canteen, Edmonton
  9. Carino Bistro, Calgary
  10. Carmen, Toronto
  11. Ça Va Bistro Moderne, Victoria
  12. Daishō, Toronto
  13. Electric Mud BBQ, Toronto
  14. España, Vancouver
  15. Fogo Island Inn, Fogo Island; N.L.
  16. Gezellig, Ottawa
  17. Heirloom, Vancouver
  18. Hôtel Herman, Montreal
  19. Hudson’s on First, Duncan, B.C.
  20. Kinton Ramen, Toronto
  21. Maison Publique, Montreal
  22. Market, Calgary
  23. Mezcla, Montreal
  24. Momofuku Noodle Bar, Toronto
  25. Oddseoul, Toronto
  26. Patria, Toronto
  27. Pidgin, Vancouver
  28. La Planque, Quebec City
  29. Porzia, Toronto
  30. Richmond Station, Toronto
  31. Shōtō, Toronto
  32. Supply & Demand, Ottawa
  33. Union Local 613, Ottawa
  34. Vij’s Railway Express, Vancouver
  35. Wildebeest, Vancouver.


The public can vote for the winners at




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