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Eat & Drink

Toronto Food Events: Cold Tea BBQs, Urban Rodeo and BBQ, Popcorn Tasting, City Cider, Diner en Blanc

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 29, 2014

toronto food eventsToronto 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

  • Cold Tea (60 Kensington Ave.) hosts BBQs every day of this long weekend, starting at 3pm. Smoke Signals wil be at the grill on Saturday, August 30; Momofuku Daisho takes over on Sunday, August 31 and Auld Spot keeps the good times going on Monday, September 1.
  • AwesTRUCK, the free food truck rally and awards show, revs up at 5pm on Friday, September 5 and at 6pm on Saturday, September 6 at Celebration Square, Mississauga as part of Soundbites Mississauga. Voting is open now to recognize favourites in five different categories of food truck excellence.

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Eat & Drink

The top 20 restaurants near the Rogers Centre

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2014

restaurants rogers centreRestaurants near the Rogers Centre will keep all your bases covered as you head to your next Jays or Argos game (or, er, Disney on Ice outing). If the idea of eating ballpark grub holds no appeal, this list will satisfy your appetite, whether you're looking for something cheap, splurge-worthy, or just really close by.

Here are my top picks for where to eat and drink near the Rogers Centre.

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Eat & Drink

Toronto Restaurant Openings: The Contender, Essen, Hardware Food & Drink, Sutra Fusion, The Borough

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2014

toronto restaurant openingsToronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

OPEN NOW

  • Sutra Fusion, a new Indian-meets Asian-restaurant, celebrates their grand opening at 113 Roncesvalles Ave. on September 1.

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City

15 urban explorers from Toronto to follow on Instagram

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 26, 2014

urban explorers torontoToronto is home to an impressive population of urban explorers who use Instagram as a creative outlet. From rooftoppers to underground adventurers, these photographers capture parts of Toronto that most of us don't have access to, and it's intriguing to see these novel views of the city appear in one's daily feed.

Here are 15 Toronto urban explorers to follow on Instagram.

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Eat & Drink

This week on DineSafe: Bymark, School, Buster's Sea Cove, San Francesco Foods, Brass Taps Pizza Pub

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 26, 2014

dinesafeThis week on DineSafe there were no closures, though the list is made up of establishments of otherwise good repute. Mark McEwan's Bymark gets a yellow card for #dishwasherproblems, while School Bakery & Cafe has a problem with pests.

Here is the rest of the week on DineSafe.

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Sports & Play

Your photos of the 2014 CNE

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 25, 2014

CNE Toronto 2014The Canadian National Exhibition is already in its final week, meaning there are just seven days left to gorge on outrageous foods and ride the midway 'til you're dizzy. We challenged our readers to share their favourite moments at this year's CNE and selected the above photo from johnstewart, who scores our prize of a Pure Leaf Real Brewed Kit.

Check out all the submissions in our CNE photo stream.
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