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John Catucci (@johncatucci) is back with Season 4 of You Gotta Eat Here! premiering on Friday, January 30th. Tune in to watch him discover Canada’s most delicious, mouthwatering and over-the-top comfort food.

The half-hour episodes follows John crisscrossing the country (and occasionally, going over the border) in search of delicious eats. In the past, he’s made visits to some of my personal favourites in Toronto including Beast, La Cubana, Caplansky’s and the Gabardine to name a few.

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GIVEAWAY

In celebration of the new season, I’m giving away one pair of tickets to the You Gotta Eat Here! Season 4 Launch Party on Friday, January 30th which begins at 8pm. The party will be held at a restaurant in downtown Toronto (details will be provided to the winner). Enjoy incredible food, company, and meet the host, John Catucci!

The giveaway ends on Thursday, January 22nd at 11:59pm. A winner will be randomly selected and announced shortly thereafter. Please note that you must be 19+, live in the GTA and transportation to/from the event will not be provided. Enter via rafflecopter below. You can tweet once per day for extra entries. Good luck!

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  1. Sarah Smart (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    My boyfriend and I are SUCH foodies and this would be such a dream date!

  2. Sarah Smart (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would love to see Korean Cowboy at Yonge and Eg featured on the show! Love their kimchi corn!

  3. erin (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Love watching the show. When I travel led to newfoundland last year I went to Chafe’s Landing… cause it was on your show!!!

  4. David D. (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Carbon Bar

  5. Katie (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would like to see Mykonos on the show

  6. Janet Butler (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Rock Lobster

  7. Alarica (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Patria

  8. Alex (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I absolutely LOVE this show! John Catucci is the best. It would be a dream to go to the launch party! I think it would be awesome to see Rose and Sons featured on the show.

    • Jess (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

      Rose and Sons is always a good time!

  9. Elizabeth Friesen (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Watching this show ALWAYS makes me soooooo hungry!!! Love it!!! :D

    • Jess (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

      Same here! The worst is watching it before bed. It’s hard to sleep with a growling stomach!

  10. Nell C (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I’d love to see Sabroso (In Brampton) featured! Love their food!

  11. Davindra (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I’d love to see Trinidadian food featured so they should visit D Hott Shoppe in Burlington

    • Jess (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

      I’ve never had Trinidadian food before. I’ll have to add this one to my list :)

  12. Man Man (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Great show! Love it!

  13. Amy (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    There’s so many places in Toronto that where “you gotta eat here” !! Hopefully they pick an exciting one (and I can be there in person to try it out!!)

  14. Mark Shannon (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I’d love to see Pour Boy featured.

  15. Jacqueline (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    seven lives!!

    • Jess (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

      Good choice – love those tacos!

  16. Lina (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Scaramouche!

  17. Genevieve (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Monique’s in Blind River, ON.

    Talk about fine dining in the middle of nowhere! Here’s their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/moniquesbistro

  18. Stephanie (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Enzos pizza on Queen W

    • Jess (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

      This place has been on my list for a while. I really need to check it out!

  19. Aisu Melef (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    How about Little Sister?

  20. nicoleroannef (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I still think about the Rose and Sons BLT I enjoyed at Taste of Toronto. I’d love to see them featured.

  21. Maggie C (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Love to see some new restaurants that has just opened recently featured!

  22. Chi (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Hawker Bar on Ossington

  23. Linda L (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would love to see BOHMER being featured! (at dundas and ossington)

  24. Athena (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Kalyvia

  25. Natasha G. (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Lady Marmalade!

  26. Tyler Ennis (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    My new favourite in Toronto is Hawthorne Food and Drink. Their food is AMAZEBALLS!

  27. Joe (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    The Saint Tavern

  28. David C (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Destiny

  29. Christina D (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I’d like to see El Caballito Tequila Bar on King Street W.

  30. Rachel (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    You Gotta Eat Here should feature Farmhouse Tavern!

  31. Patti Bond (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Too many to choose! Mother’s Dumplings perhaps!

  32. Jason (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    The Alex in burlington

  33. Mike D (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would like to see the show visit Bar Chef

  34. Sandy Trojansek (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Rose & Sons!

  35. sanja (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Amazing show! Fingers crossed to ein this . Looks like fun night,great food no doubt!

  36. Cory (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    County General Toronto East

    • Jess (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

      Good choice! They are my go-to :)

  37. Yuen C (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Rock Lobster

  38. Tania B (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would love to see Restoran Malaysia featured on You Gotta Eat Here!

  39. Neil (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Byblos

  40. Nancy (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would like to see little sister

  41. KellyPC (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I’m a huge fan of Rock Lobster East & Burgers Priest! they’re both in my hood!

    • KellyPC (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

      GBK, Chino Locos & Dangerous Dans are also awesome & Super close to home!!

  42. Belinda (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Not in Toronto: Kitcho Sushi

  43. Beth (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I’d like to see the show come to Kitchener and check out arabesque or holy guacamole

  44. michelle tremblett (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would love to check out boomers ! It looked so delicious on the episode, They specialize in poutine :)

  45. Eldon L (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Kinton

  46. Janet (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    Pho Tien Thanh

  47. Kiersten (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    geneva crepes!

  48. Nicole JubleeW (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I’d love to see Gasthaus featured.

  49. Jake (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would love to see grand electric on the show!

  50. Jen (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I’d love for Stack to be featured!! It’s amazing they have a smoke and a long list of smoked options, pork, beef, chicken and fish!! I go once a month :) check it out Jess! I’ll even go http://stackrestaurant.ca/home

    • Jess (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

      Thanks for the recommendation, Jen! I’ve added it to the list :)

  51. Sophia (Reply) on Wednesday 14, 2015

    I would love to see this izakaya in my hood called Nome Izakaya featured!