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Best new restaurants in Canada named by enRoute

Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, eat your hearts out.

The best new restaurant in Canada is chef Michael Stadtlander's Haisai Restaurant and Bakery, located in rural Singhampton, Ont., about two hours outside of Toronto, according to Air Canada's enRoute magazine.

EnRoute named the restaurant, which specializes in local, seasonal and organic ingredients, as No. 1 in its list of the nation's top 10 new restaurants of 2010 today.

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"Dinner here is a fairy tale, the kind with a very happy ending," enRoute contributing writer Sarah Musgrave said about Haisai in a news release.

Below are the rest of her selections:

2. Bao Bei in Vancouver

3. Cava in Montreal

4. Local Kitchen & Wine Bar in Toronto

5. Stone Soup Inn in Cowichan Valley, B.C.

6. Charcut Roast House in Calgary

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7. Quatrefoil in Dundas, Ont.

8. EdGe in Sooke, B.C.

9. Buca in Toronto

10. Le Quartier Général in Montreal

Which are your picks for best new restaurant of the year? And what are your old neighbourhood favourites?

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Wency Leung is a general assignment reporter for the Life section. Before joining The Globe in early 2010, she has worked as a reporter in Vancouver, Prague, and Phnom Penh. More

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