Karon Liu Reporter
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  • Toronto Star

Karon Liu is a Toronto-based food reporter for the Star. Formerly the resident recipe tester, Karon developed and tested recipes before they were published in the paper.

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163 Articles
1 day ago
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This food hall is Toronto’s latest dining destination — if you can find it

FLIP Kitchens, a city-funded initiative, may not be on the foodie map quite yet, but its global bites with a Toronto ...

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15 days ago
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Congee Queen has been serving Toronto suburbs for two decades. It’s finally come downtown

No two orders are the same at the popular restaurant franchise where there are more than 300 items on the menu.

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about 2 months ago
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Moss Park’s Mystic Muffin is an east end gem for falafels and apple cakes — with a side of humour

For nearly 30 years, Elias Makhoul’s bakery and Lebanese lunch spot has gained a loyal following among Torontonians

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about 2 months ago
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Writing the book on dumplings — no matter how you stuff them, they’re an emblem of global culinar...

In “What We Talk About When We Talk About Dumplings” John Lorinc invites writers to dish about their meaning

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about 2 months ago
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The pleasures of restaurants with small menus

We make tons of choices every day. At these restaurants, it’s done for you

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2 months ago
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The Michelin Guide is just one list. These 15 Toronto restaurants are on the Star’s must-eat list

Star Food writer Karon Liu has put together an alternative Michelin Guide of longtime favourites and newer worthy add...

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3 months ago
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David Chang’s Momofuku closing its Toronto restaurants

After a decade downtown Toronto, Momofuku said its is not renewing its lease and will shut the doors on three-storey ...

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3 months ago
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Popular Toronto chef Nuit Regular reopens high-end Thai restaurant after two-year closure

“I wasn’t going to be me if I didn’t try this again. My heart was calling for it,” Regular told the Star.

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3 months ago
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How the Queen’s death left me reconciling complicated feelings about the history of my favourite ...

The beloved daily ritual for many of milk tea and toast is rooted in Hong Kong’s British past.

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3 months ago
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Popular Davenport café’s future uncertain as building goes up for sale

The Sovereign Cafe’s lease is also up in November, leaving its owners and area residents wondering what’s next.

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3 months ago
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A handful of Michelin-star restaurants do not solely define Toronto’s food scene

A list compiled by people you’ll never meet will never be able to match dining picks from friends and family who know...

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3 months ago
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Toronto’s Michelin Guide is here. Here’s everything you need to know

Toronto restaurants that made the coveted list feature tasting menus and dinners that top out at $680 per person.

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