Author: Flora Tran

34380744211_8d043632f0_o

La Brea is back with a Kanpai Snack Bar and Jarritos pop-up collaboration with a Mexican Asian menu. They will be doing a 3 month pop-up specials featured at Kanpai on the last Mondays of each month (May 29, June 26, July 31).

Paese Ristorante has been around since 1989 serving handcrafted and homemade approach to Italian-inspired menu with a made-in-Canada twist. Paese is a neighbourhood gem. In Italian, the word Paese means “town or village”, which symbolizes neighbourhood. Paese is known for its mouth-watering appetizers, fresh and seasonal favourites and a menu filled with a mix of Italian eats favourites including: homemade pizza, pasta dishes with homemade sauces. Many of the ingredients comes from their own garden 2 blocks from the restaurant.

casaloma-legendsofhorror-bestoftoronto-2016

For October, Casa Loma, has been transformed to a spooky haunted castle, filled with monsters, zombies and werewolves. Legends of Horror opened in the beginning of the month and runs until Halloween. It’s an all-ages event (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult); the price is $40 in advance or $45 at the door.

Ricardas-BestofToronto-2016-008

On the main floor of the newest and stunning QRC West building in Toronto’s Entertainment District is Ricarda’s, a massive Mediterranean open-kitchen restaurant, bakery, bar and café. A gorgeous and spacious space, with its clean and modern décor filled with marble and gold accents, deep u-shaped booths overlooking the kitchen. The restaurant has 170 seats inside and 100 seats in the indoor patio outside the office building’s lobby.

MamanaTable-BestofToronto-2016-001

For those in the Financial District, you can escape the cubicle life on Fridays, as Maman celebrates lunch the Parisian way. Located at First Canadian Place on the Mezzanine Level, you can sit outside on their patio and enjoy their new “Maman à Table” $20 prix-fixe menu and table service.

luzia-cirquedusoleil-bestoftoronto-2016

Cirque du Soleil is back for their latest performance, LUZIA, now until October 16th. The performance is inspired by Mexico’s mythology, vibrant culture, and rich colours, transporting you to a place suspended between dreams and reality. LUZIA is a magical spectacle, surprising you with its acrobatic performances, integrating rain and water, breathtaking landscape and the spirit of its people.

1 2 3 5