Last night, FishbowlLA had the pleasure of sharing a dinner date at the Highlands Hollywood with Tourism Toronto, in town to remind an audience of local journalists that Hogtown is not just the home of North America’s finest film festival. It’s also, according to VP of Communications Andrew Weir, a place where the rate of condo construction is currently twice that of New York City and three times that of Vancouver.

Taking to the stage before a meal of sushi, lamb and chocolate mousse was Toronto chef Guy Rubino (pictured). In addition to co-hosting the Food Network Canada show Made to Order and operating Toronto restaurant Ame with his brother Michael (also present), Rubino is the lead singer and guitarist of his own recently formed band BMD.

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