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House of the week: 81 Bywood Drive

Posted by Staff / August 19, 2014

81 Bywood Drive81 Bywood Drive backs onto Islington Golf Course, offering sweeping views of the neighbouring green space and the quiet street on which it's located. Large windows bring tons of light into the open concept home, which has a modern sensibility without it feeling particularly minimalist. And despite the fact that it's a new home, the large lot features plenty of mature trees, which provide privacy and the sense that you're not living in a new subdivision -- ah, the perks of having over two and a half million to spend on a house.

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The Financial District gets a new coffee & sandwich spot

Posted by Staff / August 14, 2014

cafe plentyThere's a new cafe in the Financial District just steps from the King St. subway and it has a familiar name. Assuming the space that was once a Petit Thuet, this mostly take-out operation has taken the formula it refined near its original OCAD-area location and offered it up for the Bay St. crowd.

Read my profile of Cafe Plenty in the cafes section.
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Early morning skies

Posted by Staff / August 14, 2014

Eat & Drink

The top 5 outrageous foods coming to the CNE in 2014

Posted by Staff / August 13, 2014

cne foodThe CNE unveiled today its latest batch of outrageous food items it will be serving to the public this year when the annual Exhibition kicks off this Friday. Like last year's list, the foods aren't for the calorie-counting inclined and are instead binge worth variations of indulgent snacks, sweet infused meats and hybrid comfort foods.

Here are five outrageous foods to try at the CNE this summer.

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All you can eat poutine now available in Toronto

Posted by Staff / August 13, 2014

poutineville torontoThe all you can eat poutine place we wrote about last month is now open for business. Serving a wide variety of extravagant poutines, this Montreal import offers AYCE every Tuesday and also a DIY option where you can design you own poutine from a huge range of ingredients.

Read my profile of Poutineville in the restaurants section.

Where to eat General Tao's Chicken near City Hall

Posted by Staff / August 12, 2014

hong shing torontoThis late night Chinese stalwart in the original Chinatown does double duty as a dependable option for a quick lunch just steps from City Hall. While the food here isn't revelatory, the spot is still a serviceable bet for General Tao's Chicken or Cantonese style lobster.

Read my profile of Hong Shing in the restaurants section.

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