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Corrado's S&M burger

What to eat, or not eat, at the CNE in 2015

Here’s what to see & do at the CNE in 2015.

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Meet Zomato, Your New Restaurant Review Source

Already available in 17 countries, Zomato joins Yelp & Urbanspoon as the new restaurant search and discovery service in Toronto.

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Toronto skyline

Welcome, people in town for TIFF!

An open note to film industry people in Toronto for TIFF, and those film industry people who visit year-round.

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Culinary Adventure Company paddles and dazzles

A few weeks ago Jason and I were invited on Culinary Adventure Company’s Escape the City…..Canoe and Beach Dining Adventure. Happening Tuesday and Thursday Evenings, May to September, here’s how Culinary Adventure Company describes it: Join us on a leisurely paddle to the beautiful Toronto Islands in a heritage freighter canoe, a replica of those used […]

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Toronto bakeries: Where to go for Valentine’s Day

Whipped Bake Shop Okay, so the day’s more than half over*, but my honey is making me a souffle for dinner, I’m in charge of oysters and dessert, and I realize that I could have/should have posted a Valentine’s Day feature this week. One peek into my inbox for press releases and a quick Google, […]

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Ride and Go Feast: From Hogtown to TIFF

On Sunday, July 29th with Festival of Beer hangover, I joined a 24-seat bus full of food enthusiasts for the inaugural Ride and Go Feast bus tour. The concept A joint venture between The Culinary Adventure Company (@culinaryadvco) and View the Vibe (@viewthevibe), Ride and Go Feast is a monthly event with a different theme each month. Board […]

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Tori's whisk lights

Now open: Tori’s Bakeshop

Victoria “Tori” Vaccher became vegan seven years ago after many years as a vegetarian. As many vegans do, she began playing with recipes that usually have dairy and eggs and modifying family recipes to make them vegan. Recently she decided to share them publicly and turn one of her passions into business by opening a […]

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Notes from a Farmers’ Market Junkie: Toronto Office Markets

I wish I’d thought of that title when I began blogging about markets, but anyway… It was via a tweet by Janet Diamond of Augie’s Gourmet Ice Pops (twitter) that I learned last week that there was a new market in town. Being at ING Cafe a few blocks away from my office, I went […]

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The Depanneur

The Depanneur: Not your average corner store

Catching up on my blogging from my website’s down time… The Depanneur isn’t much of a corner store at all. The owner Len, an ex-Montrealer, describes it as “a café/corner store mash-up where interesting food things happen.” The space was previously occupied by a corner store. They sell coffee and tea, they have a breakfast […]

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loblaws maple leaf gardens

New Loblaws no blah blah

Maple Leaf Gardens has been resurrected with new life. “The Gardens”, as we locals call it, was built in 1931, constructed in a little over 5 months. From 1931–1999 it was home to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Growing up I didn’t attend hockey games. We were a baseball family, first with season’s tickets to the […]

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