Category: food

If you’re debating where to tackle your holiday shopping list this year, the brand new Cactus Club Cafe at Sherway Gardens makes the shiny, freshly remodelled Etobicoke mall an easy choice. Marking its second Ontario location (the first of which, of course, spans three bustling levels of prime real estate in the city’s Financial District), Cactus Club Cafe opened its doors at Sherway late last month. Consistent with the ever-growing Cactus Club Cafe brand, the food is comforting and creative…

“Frilu” brings the downtown Toronto fine-dining experience to Thornhill in an unparalleled 10-course experience in its 28-seater space. Like many fine-dining restaurants, the ambiance is modern and minimalistic, yet has a casual ambiance that has an inviting warm hospitality. Just like the word’s Norweigian origin, “friluftsliv”, meaning one with nature, Frilu combines earthy elements from their leisurely atmosphere (complete with a mossy back wall), and their new fall tasting menu, called Harvest Moon: Changing Leaves.

Eat to the Beat returns for the 23rd annual culinary gala, featuring 60 top female chefs while raising funds in support of breast cancer. The event conveys a powerful message and the strong support for women through the challenges. The event took place at Roy Thompson Hall, sponsored by the Canadian Cancer Society GTA (CCS), filled with great food, drinks, and fun for this great cause as proceeds are directed to CCS programs and services to help support anyone living with breast cancer…

Yorkville’s distinguished comic-book-meets-sophistication restaurant elevates their state-of-the-art dining experience with additional menu items in their second year running. A guest’s experience at “Figures” is sparked with curiosity and adventure; upon entering the lobby of the speakeasy, one is greeted with a glass-encased room plastered with comics and iconic cartoons. Access to the restaurant beyond the hidden door becomes an act of discovery, as if one is revealed to the secret headquarters of a hero. The magic doesn’t end there, where…

Union Summer, a pop-up market presented by TD, returned this year from July 1st to August 19th. On the agenda was various themes of entertainment for every day of the week. For example, Wednesdays would showcase City Hall Live Music and Outdoor Movie Nights, while Fridays featured DJ ‘Nooner’ and hand-picked TD play list. In addition to visual appeal, the aroma of food cooking was equally appealing. Nestled in a shaded outdoor space at the John A. Macdonald Plaza, ten…

Queen Street West welcomes Bar Altura, a bar that serves modern-meets-traditional Italian cuisine in a relaxed and easy-going setting. As depicted in its name, “Altura” reflects a heightened experience in cuisine (like artisanal pasta, cured meats, and cocktails) and “Bar” represents the restaurant’s approachability and comfort.

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