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Arts / September 23, 2014 / Comments (0)

10 videos that'll make you fall in love with Toronto

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If you had to go on official promotional videos for Toronto, you might not think a whole lot of this city. If, on the other hand, you broaden your reach and check out old music videos, art projects, timelapses and stop-motion sequences, it becomes immediately clear how spoiled we are...

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Announcements / September 23, 2014

Where to fork over $24 for a make your own shawarma

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Shawarma joints are a dime a dozen in Toronto but don't go here looking for the buy one get one free Shawarma Empire experience. Instead, this Harbord Village spot goes high-end with a roasted lamb neck on the bone as the centrepiece to their make your own shawarma platter. Find...

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City / September 23, 2014 / Comments (1)

House of the week: 24 Elm Grove Avenue

24 Elm Grove Avenue

This Victorian home located at 24 Elm Grove Ave in Parkdale is chock full of charm. There are the stained glass windows, crown moulding, and the high ceilings. But the hardwood floors throughout the first floor really take the cake. No signs of a quick renovation with cheap materials here....

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Announcements / September 23, 2014

Cultures collide at new burger and barbecue joint

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Burgers take centre stage at this new restaurant - and with a butcher shop and bakery in the back cranking out fresh buns and hormone-free patties in-house, it's easy to see why. But their international focus (and pedigree as the sister restaurant of a European grocery store) means hoisin-glazed pork...

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Eat & Drink / September 23, 2014 / Comments (1)

This week on DineSafe: Fran's Restaurant, Templeton's, HoSu Bistro, Liberty Shawarma, Jody's Montreal Deli

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No restaurants were shut down this week but Liberty Shawarma is fast becoming a fixture on these lists. Last week it managed to squeak by with a yellow card despite nine citations. In the seven days since it has received two more yellow cards, and continues to make crucial infractions....

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Radar / September 23, 2014 / Comments (0)

Today in Toronto: Hot for Hot Sauce, Liquid Traces, Barry Lord, Puppettown After Dark, Socialist Cowboy

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Today in Toronto Belljar is screening Fight Club as two references you loved in high school collide. Boys wanting to start their own Fight Club while girls wanted to stick their heads in the ovens (ah, puberty) but I wanted to do both. Preferably in that order. Puppets for adults...

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Best of Toronto / September 22, 2014 / Comments (14)

The Best Portuguese Custard Tarts in Toronto

Custard Tarts Toronto

The Best Portuguese Custard Tarts in Toronto are also known as pasteis de nata (or just nata for short). The heavenly sweets were invented by monks in the 14th century who, as the story goes, were using egg whites to starch nuns' habits, and ended up with a lot of...

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Big Butcher Barbeque/ Restaurants

Big Butcher Barbeque is an Etobicoke burger joint with a few surprises up its sleeve. Located on Kipling, just south of Bloor, the family-friendly new joint is actually an offshoot...

Rasa/ Restaurants

Rasa opened in Harbord Village this past June and has settled comfortably into the neighbourhood over these last few months. Occupying a subterranean space that was formerly Momo's and Momo's...

Sharky's Fish and Chicken/ Restaurants

Sharky's Fish and Chicken is the first-ever Canadian outpost of a Chicago based fast-food chain revolving around fried dishes served hot, fast, and in preposterously large portions. Located on...

Baghlan Kabob and Bakery/ Restaurants

Baghlan Kabob & Bakery is an Afghan eatery located in a Rexdale strip mall. Set up like a fast food restaurant, you have to walk through an aisle of tables...

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