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Eat & Drink

Toronto to host huge chip and dip battle

Posted by Derek Flack / February 25, 2015

chips and dip battle torontoPotato chips fans rejoice. Toronto is set to host its first (as far as I can tell) chips & dip battle, and if the participating restaurants are any indication, some seriously delicious junk food is in store. Organized by Ivy Knight, the competition will go down March 2 at the Drake Hotel.

Despite the lowbrow nature of the food, a serious battle is brewing, one that will be judged by the PEI Potato Board and cast members from Just Passing Through. The winning chef will be sent to the country's smallest province to compete in the Garland International Chefs Challenge (which carries with it a $10,000 grand prize).

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NYPD + TTC

Posted by Derek Flack / February 25, 2015

Eat & Drink

Lettieri to close Yorkville location after 20 years

Posted by Derek Flack / February 24, 2015

Lettieri closeLettieri Espresso Bar, a fixture in Yorkville for almost two decades, will close its doors at the end of the week. A press release distributed tonight cites the impending construction of Minto Yorkville Park as the primary culprit for the closure, though visitors to the cafe will also know that the business had seen its better days.

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City

Number of unsold Toronto condos now at 21 year high

Posted by Derek Flack / February 24, 2015

toronto condosThe condo boom is as fierce as ever in Toronto. According to a report from the Bank of Montreal, a record 10,368 units were completed in the city last month, shattering previous totals. Analysts chalk the burst up to companies playing catch-up after construction delays in previous years, but the flood of finished units is expected to cause a ripple effect in the market.

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Winter sunset

Posted by Derek Flack / February 24, 2015

Eat & Drink

Now you can buy organic cotton candy in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / February 23, 2015

lolas cloudIf you've ever dreamed of living in a place where you can buy absolutely everything, Toronto must certainly be looking better and better. While In-N-Out Burger might still be the stuff of dreams, those with a sweet tooth and a conscience can now buy organic cotton candy.

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