With regulars referring to Paese as their "kitchen away from home", Paese Ristorante has been serving Italian inspired food made from the finest local ingredients for the past 20 years. Attention to quality of ingredients and healthy alternatives sets Paese apart. Paese Ristorante's food philosophy, as directed by executive chef Christopher Palik and owner, Tony Loschiavo, is driven by a passion for bringing a modern twist on traditional favorites to North Toronto. Paese also boasts one of the city's most diverse lists of major producing wine regions, as recognized by wine spectator magazine for the past 11 years. Paese also has three sommeliers on staff to assist with creating the perfect marriage of food and wine. Decorated with maple and cherry wood tables, grey stonework, high banquettes, sandy-coloured walls and glass pendants; Paese welcomes guests with its warm and inviting atmosphere. Whether you're in the mood for a delicious meal, share a pizza at the bar with a glass of wine from the list of 15 glasses, Paese Ristorante's elegantly contemporary environment offers the idyllic backdrop for a truly tempting evening.