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Announcements / July 29, 2016

Toronto gets a new soda shop and retro diner

Fountain Toronto

There's a new joint in Toronto for old school treats. Retro desserts, ranging from milkshakes to ice cream parfaits, are on the menu. Just be warned, these aren't offered at retro prices. Read my profile of Fountain in the restaurants section....

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Eat & Drink / July 29, 2016

Toronto is getting a junk food festival

junk food festival

Summertime is festival season in Toronto, but not everything here revolves around music. For better or for worse, we also have plenty of food festivals, including some that focus on vegan eats, sweet treats, ribs, mac and cheese and food truck fare. New this summer is a festival based entirely...

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Eat & Drink / July 29, 2016

The top 5 patios in Roncesvalles

La Cubana

The top patios in Roncesvalles will have you soaking up the charm of Polish Toronto outdoors. While most patios on the strip can be described as pint-sized, there are a few options ideal for casual drinks or dinner with some pals. Here are my picks for the top patios in...

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City / July 29, 2016

Major road closures in Toronto this long weekend

road closures toronto

Road closures in Toronto this August long weekend are mercifully lower than average on account of a reduction in street festivals, but that doesn't mean the city's roads are going to be a breeze to navigate. With plenty of ongoing construction and major shut downs in conjunction with Caribana, it's...

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Announcements / July 29, 2016

Just opened sushi joint does a great sashimi plate

Amico Sushi Toronto

One thing's for sure in Toronto: we can never get enough sushi. Toronto's newest entrant to the raw fish game doesn't mess around with fresh, beautifully prepared sashimi and tasty cocktails to boot. Read my profile of Amico Sushi in the restaurants section....

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Eat & Drink / July 29, 2016

Toronto Food Events: Toronto Food Truck Festival, Lucky Brunch, Sweetery, Markham Food Fest

sweetery toronto

Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious 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 third annual Toronto Food Truck Festival in support of SickKids will take place this...

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City / July 28, 2016

Yonge and Eglinton in the midst of major condo boom

yonge and eglinton condos

At times it seems like all of Toronto is sprouting with condos, but this perception stems from the various hub neighbourhoods where the vast majority of the development is taking place. The Lower Yonge St. corridor certainly fits this bill, as does Yorkville and much of the waterfront. But perhaps...

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Latest Reviews

Fountain/ Restaurants

Fountain is a retro-style soda shop that's right next door to Recess Diner. Brad Moore (Old School) owns and operates both spots and the two restaurants are connected from the...

Amico Sushi/ Restaurants

Amico Sushi is a Japanese fusion restaurant in Little Italy. "Amico" means "friend" in Italian, but don't confuse this sushi restaurant with the popular pizza place in the same neighbourhood....

The Greater Good/ Bars

The Greater Good is a sequel to Get Well, the craft beer video arcade that has lit up Dundas West since opening in 2012. After the smash success of their...

Ding Dong Grocery/ Grocery Stores

Ding Dong is the place where those in the know go to pick up Asian snacks in Pacific Mall. Located at the back end of the shopping centre, this store...

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