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New pizzeria brings Regina-style deep dish to Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 10, 2015

Pizza Thick TorontoDeep dish pizza done prarire province style is now a thing at this pizzeria and ice cream shop in Leslieville. Distinguishing features include a biscuit-like crust, thick layers of toppings, and blistering cheese.

Read my profile of Pizza Thick in the restaurant section.

How are the noodles at this American chain restaurant?

Posted by Christina Cheung / October 9, 2015

noodles coThis fast-casual concept franchise originated in Colorado, and offers up a melting pot of entrees that are mostly Asian- and Italian-inspired. With a licensed seating area and free drip coffee for customers on Fridays, there are some positives to this place, but overall, don't expect a whole lot of authenticity.

Read my profile of Noodles & Company in the restaurants section.

New taco joint does pressed-to-order tortillas

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 9, 2015

mi tacoThere's a new taco joint on Queen West that lets customers customize tacos, burritos, or bowls from a selection of Tex-Mex inspired fillings and fresh toppings. Best of all, this place presses flour tortillas fresh to order.

Read my profile of Mi Taco in the restaurants section.

Triple A Bar brings its Austin-style BBQ to Queen St.

Posted by Christina Cheung / October 7, 2015

AAA barA popular bar and BBQ joint at Adelaide and Jarvis has opened a second location in Leslieville. It's a smaller space (but with a bigger kitchen), offering up the same Central Texas-style BBQ on handwritten menus. If you ever figure out the true meaning behind its name, lemme know.

Read my profile of Little AAA in the restaurants section.

New East Coast pub does fried pepperoni and donairs

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 5, 2015

east coast pub torontoThe newly opened public house on Queen East is serving up a taste of Atlantic Canada. Recreating a slice of East Coast life, the owners of Eastside Social have recreated a place to enjoy all the things they miss most from back home, and that includes Halifax donairs, fish and chips, and fried pepperoni.

Read my profile of The Thirsty Duck in the restaurant section.

32,000 square foot craft mega store opens in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / October 4, 2015

MichaelsThe Entertainment District may seem like a strange spot for a giant DIY-type store. But the Michaels at Richmond and John is the American craft chain's biggest store in Canada. Spread over three floors, this massive outpost has everything you need to start tackling Pinterest projects as well as a large custom framing department and fine art supplies.

Check out our profile of the downtown Michaels in the design section.
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