Israeli restaurant with locations around the world opens its first Canadian restaurant in Toronto
An Israeli restaurant with locations around the world has announced that it will soon open its first-ever location in Canada right here in Toronto.
Miznon opened in Tel Aviv in 2011 and now has offices in New York, Paris, Vienna, Melbourne and Singapore.
The restaurant serves a beautifully presented version of Mediterranean street food with an emphasis on fresh seasonal ingredients.
“Our vision is to take the flavor of every city and translate it into pita,” reads Miznon’s website. “Taking the energies, the groove, the desires, the limits, the beauty and the food and expressing it all in one pita.”
Behind it all is chef Eyal Shani, a leading figure in the Israeli culinary scene with 25 restaurants around the world who also served as a judge on the Israeli version of Chef.
At other restaurants in Miznon, pitas are stuffed with vegetables, seafood, beef, lamb, and chicken and they are also known for their plates like roasted whole cauliflower.
“For each new country that Miznon enters, our visionary chef, Eyal Shani, comes to the country and gets a feel for the local culture, cuisine and ingredients, then returns to his lab and creates several menu items. premises that will be unique in Toronto,” Miznon’s managing director in Canada, Eyal Kassirer, told blogTO.
“The folded cheeseburger pita created for New York is absolutely delicious, and the beef bourguignon pita created for Paris was a huge local hit. We’re working on them right now and can’t wait to share them with Toronto when they’re ready. “
Miznon is slated to open in Yorkville this summer.