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Eat & Drink

Toronto is getting a Hawaiian poke restaurant

Posted by Staff / May 13, 2016

poke bowl torontoOne of the hottest food trends of the year south of the border is finally ready to burst onto the Toronto restaurant scene later this summer with the opening of Toronto's first Hawaiian poke shop - North Poke.

The cozy takeout joint with a smattering of tables will offer customizable poke bowls with a base of white or brown rice, salad or zucchini topped with chunks of fresh fish such as tuna, salmon, octopus, crab and shrimp. There will also be tofu option for vegetarians.

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Contest: win a Growers weekend summer prize pack

Posted by Staff / May 13, 2016

growers ciderWant to win a Growers weekend summer prize pack? Growers, Canada's most popular cider, wants you to have the ultimate weekend summer pack. Four lucky winners throughout this summer will be selected to win a weekend summer prize pack valued at $100.

Get all the contest details here.
City

No Frills store in Toronto suddenly shuts down

Posted by Staff / May 12, 2016

no frills coxwellIt's been a tough 24 hours for Loblaws. Earlier today the grocery chain saw all its affiliated stores temporarily close when a computer bug prevented them from processing sales. And yesterday, one of the worst No Frills in the city suddenly shut down over worries that the aging grocery store was unsafe.

The No Frills at Coxwell and Gerrard won't win any awards for its shopping experience. Unlike some other No Frills locations (the one at Dundas and Lansdowne comes to mind), the store is small, uninviting and is otherwise the epitome of a grocery shop without any of the so-called frills.

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Summer market back at Union Station after all

Posted by Staff / May 10, 2016

union summerThe organizers of last year's hugely successful outdoor market at Union Station may not be involved in 2016 but that doesn't mean the summer market isn't returning for another year.

As we reported yesterday, a new market from Front Street Foods, the original creators of the Union Station outdoor market, is surfacing at University and Adelaide this June for a three month run. But the Union Station market will live on with new vendors and a new organizing team.

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Toronto now has a sushi burrito food truck

Posted by Staff / May 10, 2016

SushittoTwo of Toronto's most popular lunchtime options just came together in an exciting and intriguing new way thanks to Toronto's first sushi burrito food truck. What is a sushi burrito? Think of it as maki sushi the size and shape of a burrito stuffed with ingredients like shrimp, crab, chicken and a variety of vegetables.

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Jian Ghomeshi won't face second sex assault trial

Posted by Staff / May 9, 2016

ghomeshiJian Ghomeshi won't be back in court in June after all. The CBC is reporting today that the crown is expected to drop the criminal charge that would have seen the former CBC Radio host stand trial on another sex assault charge this June.

As the CBC Reports, in the wake of the earlier Ghomeshi acquittal, Crown attorney Michael Callaghan has revisited the evidence and decided there's not enough reasonable likelihood of a conviction to continue.

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