After only two years of opening, Cheese Garden has become one of Toronto’s most-coveted specialty dessert shops. Their cheese-centric menu incorporates high quality and authentic flavours from all over Japan, such as Kyoto, Osaka, and Okayama, into their beautifully packaged pastries.
Shinta Japanese Barbeque introduces Toronto’s first All-You-Can-Eat Wagyu beef dining experience, a rare and highly valuable type of beef that is known for having intense marbling and is bred from the Wagyu cattle. With a well-established connection to international Wagyu farmers including the U.S’s award-winning Snake River Farms, Australia, Japan’s Zen-noh and the Japanese Agricultural Cooperatives (JA) group, Shinta BBQ provides a farm-to-table experience with a variety of cuts.
As the spring season begins to blossom, Downtown Toronto gives a warming welcome to Kaka All You Can Eat’s second location. Coincidentally, the name “Kaka” was originally based off the Japanese pronunciation of the Sakura Flower though even the owners themselves have recognized that it could be mean something on quite the opposite spectrum of pretty.
Since the first opening of this tea-cafe franchise in Toronto last year, “The Alley” has rapidly expanded to four more locations in the GTA including their newest one which opened in November in Markham – a hot spot for bubble tea fanatics. Originally from the Taichung region in Taiwan, The Alley boasts an upscale ambiance accompanied by high-end artisanal drinks in comparison to its competitors.
Step aside escape rooms and board game cafes; virtual reality may just be the “future of entertainment” wherein one can immerse themselves into another world. The arcade, bordering the uptown area of Toronto, combines high quality technology with the social aspect of gaming with friends, which intrigues both avid gamers and newcomers alike. One can take on a variety of games to their heart’s content or have a glimpse of the VR world at booths that are pre-setup by tech…
Think of Cigar Company + Gentleman’s Barbershop as the equivalent to what one of its four partners, Orion Armstrong, calls a “man spa,” offering a refined boys’ day out that won’t soon be forgotten.