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Oct 19, 2012 08:39 AM

ISO Women in the Kitchen

Every time I look at Toronto Life's Dish column, it's always promoting some dude with a beard, and it's generally rare to see women chefs being featured in the media. Off the top of my head, I can think of five restaurants in Toronto where the kitchens are headed by women:

Ruby Watchco
Frank at AGO
Delux on Ossington
Mildred's Temple Kitchen

I'm not saying that gender has anything to do with cooking skill. But let's say I wanted to support the underdog - which places am I missing?

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    1. re: estufarian

      I don't recall her name but Pastis has a female at the helm :)

    2. I'd take a look at and see if you can pick off more - not all of them run their kitchens, but it's a good place to start

      Khao San Road's the only one that immediately comes to mind and not on your list.

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      1. re: jlunar

        Tsk, can't believe I forgot KSR.

        Thanks both for your responses, that list is a start.

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