College Street is starting to see a bit of a revamp thanks to new additions like Darwin Bistro Bar and Johnny Jackson. Adding to this renaissance is the newly opened Weldon Park, which brings, naturally, a bit of a park theme...
Café Bar Pasta: a fierce competitor on the Toronto restaurant scene. This is a pasta bar with teeth. “Within one week’s time, we are going to launch a menu which is going to piss off some restaurateurs in Toronto” – this was the final word from the owner of Café Bar Pasta, the new notable spot on Dundas West (very west) as we departed the casual chic venue late one summer evening
The barons of bites and booze, La Carnita, have opened a second restaurant, albeit not quite LCesque. The Home of the Brave opened up recently on King West. Instead of tacos and tequilas and Mexicana aplenty, you'll instead find what might very well be the next big food trend in the city
Ki is the Japanese word for pure, undiluted and raw, and the modern Japanese offerings at the Calgary restaurant (308 4 Ave SW, Calgary, AB) are just that. Notable recently attended a dinner in the serene respite from the downtown hustle and bustle in the Jamieson Building, steps from the Westin Hotel
The Beaches is booming again. As of late, we've pretty much maligned the Beaches area as a yuppie-esque neighbourhood more suited for the parental young professional than the city-trotting YP. Such is the case no longer, what with the recent opening of Trinity Greek Taverna and the newly opened Brussels Bistro. It's the double-B we're chatting about today
A new restaurant on Queen West? That's out of the ordinary... right? Okay, we all know that Queen West is essentially bursting at the seams with new restaurants, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for one more. At least that's what the owners of Lot St. are hoping
Take two Italian-restaurant alumni who worked the mainstay Vaticano in Yorkville and transplant them to Queen West, and what do you get? The answer is Destingo, a new Italian eatery near Tecumseth and Queen streets that's serving up rustic Italian fare with a bit of a mix thrown in the loop
Valdez – a new addition to the King West restaurant scene – is serving dishes inspired by Latin street food. It’s a place of magical realism, where enchanted elements of flavour and atmosphere are a natural part of an otherwise ‘keepin’ it real’ environment
Let’s get right into why, as a young professional reading this, the Dyson DC51 “Animal” vacuum is the best cleaning apparatus since the broom was invented and a must-own for your brand spankin’ new condo (or house).
Even though we had our media access, getting a solid camera on site was VERY tricky and not allowed, except for the very few picture-taking pros. So we charged up our handy iPhone 4 (we’re waiting for the upgrade, alright?) and snapped away our favorite moments and sights