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Eat & Drink

Union Juice suddenly shuts down

Posted by Amy Grief / May 25, 2016

Union JuiceJuice, grain boxes and smoothie bowls are all the rage on Instagram thanks to a number of eateries that dole out these aesthetically pleasing snacks. But is Toronto's juice bubble beginning to burst? It has for one local business.

Union Juice, which cranked out smoothies, paninis and healthy breakfasts, shuttered its two locations over the past few weeks. With a small outpost in the Annex and larger one at Adelaide and John (right next to Sweet Jesus), the mini-chain previously hinted at expansion before unplugging its blenders for good.

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The top 10 cheap eats for lunch on King West

Posted by Jaclyn Skrobacky / May 25, 2016

cheap eats king westCheap lunch on King West can be found at both longstanding staples and new spots. These eateries serve food ranging from health conscious offerings to gluttonous options that'll keep you more then full until dinner.

Here are my picks for the top cheap eats for lunch on King West.

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Toronto's gelato food truck is opening a storefront

Posted by Amy Grief / May 25, 2016

bar apeToronto's popular three-wheel gelato truck Bar Ape is expanding its reach by opening up a retail location.

Instead of searching city streets for James Carnavale's eye-catching Piaggio Ape vehicle to score a gourmet gelato bar, you'll now be able to grab one any time (during opening hours) at 283 Rushton Road.

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This Week on DineSafe: Ali Baba's, Sweet O'Clock, Ka Chi, Lim Ga Ne, Spence's Bakery, Kim Vietnamese

Posted by Liora Ipsum / May 24, 2016

dinesafeThis week on DineSafe there are no closures to report though city health inspectors dinged a couple repeat offenders with conditional passes. Ali Baba's in Parkdale and Spence's Bakery on Eglinton West are no strangers this list.

See which other restaurants got yellow cards this week.

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7 places to eat and drink near the Scarborough Bluffs

Posted by Derek Flack / May 23, 2016

scarborough bluffsA trip to the Scarborough Bluffs is one of many Toronto residents' rituals each summer. There's so much to do in and around the beach here, most people tend to stay for much of the day, which means eating and drinking needs to be accounted for. You could bring a picnic, but if you prefer someone else to do the cooking, there are lots of options.

Here are seven places to eat and drink near the Scarborough Bluffs.

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Fully Loaded is Toronto's new chicken wing food truck

Posted by Jaclyn Skrobacky / May 23, 2016

Fully Loaded TOIn February we found out that a new food truck would be hitting the streets of Toronto and bringing stuffed chicken wings curbside. Now that food truck season is in full swing the Fully Loaded T.O food truck is finally here to fulfill all of our chicken wing needs.

If you're anything like me you've probably been wondering, what is a stuffed chicken wing? Take what you know and love about chicken wings and picture biting into one and having your mouth filled with more than just chicken and sauce.

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