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Beautiful space, great location and excellent service and food 
Feb 13, 2012

By: carla1
We had a ladies luncheon there a couple of months ago and I was really impressed with the event space, service and food. With a lovely view of the city we were all able to relax and had a lovely time and experience. The great selection of food was also very refreshing. I definitely recommend C5 as a great venue for wedding or social events of any kind.
Thanks to the great staff at C5!

Carla


Fine dining alive and well in Toronto 
Sep 13, 2011

Fine dining alive and well in Toronto

Published On Mon Apr 5 2010
The Toronto Star

By Corey Mintz Columnist
Yes, the current global recession has swept through Toronto’s restaurant scene like a brushfire. Food empires have crashed. Chef’s fortunes have crumbled. Some culinary temples of grandeur, such as Splendido, have downsized, scaling back the glitz. Others, like Truffles, have been laid to rest. Even Susur Lee, poster boy for kitchen pageantry, has started serving lunch at his restaurant Lee. He’s even put a hamburger on the menu, the culinary white flag.

But for those with anniversaries to celebrate or CEO titles to validate, there is still luxury to be had in some corners of Toronto’s dining scene.

On the fifth floor of the ROM, C5 Restaurant Lounge juggles the interests of high-rollers with casual museum guests. The view from C5 is a primary part of the lavish dining experience.

There is a kids menu with fish & chips and mac & cheese. But there is also lobster carbonara with tobiko. Asked by the museum to create an egg dish to tie in with May’s dinosaur egg exhibit, chef de cuisine Luigi Encarnacion took the tradition of pasta with egg yolks and bacon to another level. To the house-made tagliatelle and boar bacon, he’s added lobster and tobiko (flying fish roe), finishing the plate with a garnish of egg yolk that’s
been cured with black truffle.