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Eat & Drink

The top 30 cafes in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Liora Ipsum / January 28, 2015

cafes torontoToronto is home to a flourishing landscape of independent cafes -- more likely than not, there's a really great cup of coffee in close proximity to your own home. Locally roasted beans, skilled baristas, and cozy aesthetics are just some of he perks, and whether you're looking for a quick caffeine fix or somewhere to hunker down with free Wi-fi, you'll find an abundance of options in every neighbourhood.

Here are my picks for the top 30 cafes in Toronto by neighbourhood.

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Sports & Play

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Toronto 2015

Posted by Liora Ipsum / January 28, 2015

superbowl torontoSuper Bowl Sunday in Toronto on February 1st will see tailgating parties start as early as brunch even though kick off isn't until 6:30pm. Sports fans can catch the big game at bars, pubs and restaurants boasting big screens, buffets, beer specials. For those with HD at home, there are party packages for pick-up or delivery to fuel hordes of sports fans with hoagies, barbecue, pizza and wings.

Here's a roundup of events and at-home party packages for Super Bowl XLIX in Toronto.

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Eat & Drink

Where to eat Japanese poutine in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / January 27, 2015

poutine torontoPoutine is such an iconic food here in Toronto that even restaurants that have no business serving it are doing just that. While the recipes might diverge from the classic trinity of fries, curds and gravy, the cross-culturally inflected and innovative takes are undeniably delicious.

Case in point: the Japanese Poutine ($3.95/small, or, $5.95/large) dreamed up by Ramen Raijin on Gerrard St.

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Eat & Drink

The top 50 catering options in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / January 26, 2015

Toronto cateringToronto catering options abound, whether you're looking for full-service party planners able to staff and decorate your next event, office lunch options, or pick-up platters of prepared foods. There's something for everyone on the list no matter personal preference or dietary restrictions.

Here are my picks for the top catering options in Toronto.

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Announcements

Is this the best Middle Eastern food in the GTA?

Posted by Liora Ipsum / January 25, 2015

Sababa TorontoMiddle Eastern food emerged as a a major trend in Toronto over the last year, but long before our current obsession took hold, this restaurant, take-out counter and grocer was already serving up some of the city's best falafel, chicken shawarma and hummus. I've been patronizing this restaurant longer than any other in the city, and I'm always happy to return. Let me tell you why.

Read my profile of Sababa in the restaurants section.
Eat & Drink

The top 10 cheap eats on St. Clair West

Posted by Liora Ipsum / January 25, 2015

st clair westCheap eats on St. Clair West are plentiful on St. Clair West. There's no shortage of budget-friendly foods to be had, everything from sandwiches and soups, to tacos, roti and pho.

Here are my picks for the top cheap eats on St. Clair West.

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