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Mixed Grain Waldorf - Apple, Miso, Almond | Photo: John Tan

Across the street from the Scotiabank Theatre, nestled in a quiet corner of Toronto’s garment district, you might notice a white circular sign with a horse on it. This is where you’ll find Thoroughbred Food and Drink, a recently opened contemporary Canadian restaurant. We paid a lunch time visit there on September 19th to discover just what it’s all about.

Grilled octopus, iberico chorizo, smoked tomato, olive oil, lemon

What is Portland Variety? Is it a bakery? A café? Or maybe a restaurant? Or a bar? Well, as the name suggests, it’s actually all of the above. The idea is that the place transforms throughout the day, changing food and function to fit the needs of the neighbourhood and its people. In the day, it’s a bakery and café, and a breakfast and lunch spot. By evening, it’s a happening…

For two days, on June 18 and 19, Perrier Canada held its Pop Up with Perrier event, transforming the space at the Burroughes at Queen West into “the first adult playground of its kind.”

With patio season at our doorsteps, Proximo Spirits Canada wanted to usher in the summer in style by hosting an exclusive tequila tasting at El Catrin in the Distillery District on May 27th. Upon arrival, we were immediately greeted with a refreshing glass of margarita.

Winner of Judge's Choice: Jay Meyers (Hudson Kitchen) and Winner of People's Choice: Michael Mooney (Geraldine)

What’s the best way to spend a chilly start of the week? Lots of cocktails! Local bartenders flexing their skills battled it out at The Liberty Grand, Exhibition Place in front of 700 people this past Monday night. Organized by Made with Love, the annual cocktail competition brought together 17 finalists, representing various Toronto restaurants, to showcase the expanding mixology talent this city has to offer. One of two titles could be claimed, People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice.

Sharing the milestone date for Toronto’s 180th birthday, a drinkery opened it’s doors to media guests on March 6, 2014 at 19 Church St. just south of Front St in a heritage building of St. Lawrence Market.

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