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Eat & Drink / August 1, 2014 / Comments (0)

The top 10 daiquiris in Toronto

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The top daiquiris in Toronto aren't quite enjoying the renaissance some other trends are seeing in the city's most recent cocktail boom. That's a shame, because the humble daiquiri, a clean fusion of white rum, lime, and sugar, when made well, produces one of the most stunningly crisp and appetite-whetting...

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Toronto Food Events: Ontario Food Truck Fest, Twilight Tuesday, Dim Sum Sampler, Heroes vs. Villains

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Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious events, festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in Toronto this week and next. You can find us here every Friday morning. THIS WEEK The Depanneur (1033 College St.) turns three this summer, and will celebrate on Sunday,...

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Music / August 1, 2014 / Comments (0)

That time when an Alice Cooper riot rocked the CNE

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August 19, 1980: Picture 13,000-plus heavy metal fans milling around Exhibition Place Grandstand, drunk, high and simmering on a muggy August night. They have already endured a torturous 30 minutes of noodling from Toronto-area progressive rockers Zon, and then an additional 90 minutes of roadies setting up for star headliner...

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City / August 1, 2014 / Comments (0)

5 Toronto wards that will have new councillors in 2014

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The majority of Toronto's city councillors are seeking re-election this October 27, meaning that, barring an unprecedented clear-out, there will be several familiar faces in the chamber next year. That said, several wards will certainly be electing a new representative, either because the incumbent has been elected elsewhere, or has...

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Music / July 31, 2014 / Comments (0)

Warm welcome in Toronto for rare Blood Orange date

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Last night, Blood Orange erupted at the Danforth Music Hall with a salvo of sexy, 80's inspired r&b. Backed by a crack six-piece band consisting of drums, bass, guitar, keys, saxophone and a co-vocalist who was out-of-this-world, Devonté Hynes cast a groove-heavy spell concocted of cuts from his 2013 sophomore...

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Eat & Drink / July 31, 2014 / Comments (15)

The 10 highest patios in Toronto

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The highest patios in Toronto offer drinks and dining offset with a swift breeze and a bird's eye view of the city's skyline. This city has no shortage of high places - unsurprising, since we're a city of serious skyscrapers. Heck, the CN Tower even nabbed us a world record...

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Eat & Drink / July 31, 2014 / Comments (5)

New Toronto food truck serves gelato on a stick

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Bar Ape rolled onto the Toronto food truck scene just last week, toting a freezer full of handmade gelato bars in the back of a tiny, three-wheeled Piaggio Ape truck imported from Italy. Owner, driver and gelato-maker James Carnavale sticks to classic flavours like pistachio and chocolate hazelnut, sealed in...

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Sorella Toronto in the Junction keeps things super simple - the shop's main purpose is to offer up traditional, homemade, Italian sausages. Owner Mario Garisto makes them from scratch, from...

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Canadian School of Lutherie is a place you'll probably never come across, unless you're intentionally looking for it - and even if you do have the address, it's still a...

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Black Irish Whiskey Bar & Oyster Saloon is an working man's canteen situated at the corner of Queen and Sherbourne. Despite being just a block from the newly minted food...

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