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Eat & Drink

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Citta, Uncle Tony's, CC Lounge, Queen St. Warehouse, CJ's Deli, Drupati's

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 18, 2014

toronto restaurant openingsToronto 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.


  • Citta, a new rustic Italian eatery in City Place, is now open at 92 Fort York Blvd., serving up dishes like buffalo ricotta tortellini with walnut pesto.
  • Uncle Tony's, a new restaurant channeling '60s-style Italian American eateries (checkered tablecloths and all) is now open at 38 Wellington St. Their menu features antipasti, mozza sticks and spaghetti with smoked mozzarella-stuffed meatballs.
  • CC Lounge, a whisky lounge and supper club set in the historic Beardmore Building at 45 Front St., is now open.
  • The newly relocated Court Jester Pub is now open at 681 Danforth Ave. along with CJ's Deli in the front room, which serves up an expansive menu featuring smoked meat sandwiches, wings and burgers.
  • Queen St. Warehouse, the latest from El Furniture opens this weekend at 232 Queen St., formerly Everest.
  • The newest outpost of Delica Kitchen is open for business at 920 Queen St. West.

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Today in Toronto: Basement Revue, Cut Cut Paste, Birthday Massacre, Silent Shout, Jhene Aiko, Contact

Posted by Aubrey Jax / December 18, 2014

today in torontoToday in Toronto the Jason Collett's Basement Revue is changing their game - this edition's line up hasn't been kept under wraps. The stacked line up including Joseph Boyden, A Tribe Called Red, Jennifer Castle, Lee Maracle, Naomi Klein, Leanne Simpson, Tara Williamson, Shary Boyle, Emily Vey Duke, Cris Derkson, and more will raise funds for It Starts With Us, a group dedicated to missing and murdered indigenous women.

On the other hand, Toronto's cuddliest bunch o' goths are back from tour and ready to make your holidays full Nightmare Before Christmas at Mod Club, TO's Silent Shout blog is counting down their favourite tracks of the year, and you can grab craft brickabrack and a drink at the Beaver. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Posted by Derek Flack / December 18, 2014

Best of Toronto

The Best Pizza Slice in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / December 17, 2014

pizza slice torontoThe best pizza slice in Toronto is hot from the oven and ready for immediate consumption at take-out counters, family restaurants and Italian bakeries around the city. Whether your personal slice of heaven is a greasy foldable slice of pepperoni, or a smorgasbord of authentic al taglio squares, this list recognizes classic street foods alongside some exotic and gourmet highlights.

Here are the best pizza slices in Toronto.

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10 Toronto themed holiday gift ideas

Posted by Derek Flack / December 17, 2014

Toronto themed giftsWhat do you get the Toronto-lover on your list? We've already covered wish lists for music fans and fashionistas, home cooks, boozehounds, and sweet tooths, but this one is for the local geeks who drool at the thought of TTC merch and vintage maps that still show the traces of Garrison Creek. Even if you have someone who's only passingly interested in the city on your list, the design work on display here is sure to make them happy.

Here are 10 holiday gift ideas for the Toronto lover on your list.

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Inside the Toronto club that'll get you #RichGirlWasted

Posted by Martha Stortz / December 17, 2014

gilt nightclubIn the heart of the Entertainment District, this club opened over the summer - just in time to make the most of their split-level roof area, which they bill as "Toronto's hottest patio". As for the inside of the club: If you aim to be around the "beautiful people", get #RichGirlWasted and/or use the word "cute" a lot while taking selfies, this is your kind of spot.

Read my review of Gilt in the bars section.
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