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You can soon eat chicken and waffle tacos in Toronto

Posted by Jaclyn Skrobacky / August 26, 2016

Cluck Clucks Toronto TwacoToronto is a huge fan of both tacos and chicken and waffles. Now one local eatery is taking the love for these comfort foods to new heights by creating the ultimate hybrid, the twaco.

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The top 5 bars on King West

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 26, 2016

bars king westKing West is the long-established epicentre of Toronto nightlife. The bars in this neighbourhood range from bottle service-heavy destinations to watering holes with an emphasis on craft beer. But no matter where you go, you'll always find a party and good times.

Here are my picks for the top bars on King West.

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Toronto Food Events: TAIWANfest, Twilight Tuesdays, Veg Food Fest, Thai Seafood Party, Food Court Social

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 26, 2016

veg food festToronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious 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
  • TAIWANfest is on at Harbourfront Centre this weekend. Admission is free for this festival featuring Pan-Asian cuisine, Hakka-style afternoon tea and live entertainment.
  • Leslieville Beerfest 2016 will shut down part of Dundas St. E., on Saturday from 1 to 8 p.m.
  • Toronto Cider Festival celebrates fruity brews this weekend at Yonge-Dundas Square. Admission is $40 at the gates.
  • The third annual Coconut Festival and Marketplace is on at David Pecaut Square (215 King St. W.) on Saturday. General admission is free for this coconut showcase.
  • Fonda Lola hosts its last Tequila Tasting Fiesta for the summer on Tuesday, August 30. Tickets are $30 for the evening featuring six tequilas, free bowls of tortilla chips and salsa, and optional $2 tacos.
  • The final Twilight Tuesdays Night Market at the York Street Parkette behind the Drake One Fifty is on Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. Expect food, live music and art installations.

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The 12 hottest new restaurants in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 25, 2016

toronto restaurantsThe hottest new restaurants in Toronto can attribute their popularity to more than just food and drink. Sure the brisket, pasta and brunch options are on point, but more than that, these places also boast lively dining rooms, killer patios and party vibes that everyone seems to want in on.

Check out my picks for the hottest new restaurants in Toronto.

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Toronto's popular Whippoorwill Tavern is no more

Posted by Amy Grief / August 25, 2016

Whippoorwill TavernThe Whippoorwill Tavern in Bloordale is no more. The popular restaurant and watering hole at Bloor and Landsdowne closed earlier this summer, much to the chagrin of its neighbours.

However, owners Shawn Creamer and Tyler Cunningham decided to let the place go in order to spend more time with their respective families.

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Salt & Tobacco, Montgomery's, Oakwood Hardware, Janie Jones

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 25, 2016

Salt Tobacco TorontoToronto 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
  • Salt & Tobacco, which is serving up pizza topped with black cabbage and n'juda, is now open at 521 Parliament in Cabbagetown.
  • Montgomery's Restaurant has replaced Tom's Restaurant at 996 Queen St. W. It has an eclectic menu featuring dishes like goose creton with fried bread and lake fish with dill beurre blanc.
  • The Dime, the newest $4.95 kitchen from the Warehouse family, is now open at 538 Queen St. W., where Rock Lobster used to be.
  • Zimbabwean meat pie shop Mnandi Pies is now open in the 707 Market at the corner of Bathurst and Dundas.

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