Tag: entertainment district

There’s a new kid on the block when it comes to a view-filled place to play and stay in Toronto. As of September 4th, The Bisha is officially open for business – and she’s a beauty. Already, the sleek, breathtaking 44th-storey KOST restaurant (open to the public for breakfast, lunch, and dinner) has become a quick go-to for Toronto’s in-the-know cocktail-sipping set.

After the opening of Canada’s 2nd Smoke’s Burritorie restaurant in Canada half a year ago, they have rolled out more varieties of burritos available to order recently. They are conveniently located on the lower level of Smoke’s Poutinerie in the Entertainment District, where much of the interior is painted guacamole green.

Behind the glass-paneled walls of the lobby at The Templar Hotel, 348 Adelaide Street West, lies the newest exquisite restaurant Parcae. This two-floored resto-bar lounge officially opened this November 11, 2015, featuring a Quebec-themed menu and a variety of inventive cocktails.

Italian restaurant The Red Tomato has been a fixture in the King West theatre district since 1988, along with sister restaurant, Fred’s Not Here. Now, in 2015, the restaurant aims to reinvent itself with a new menu focused on an Italian favourite – pizzas. On September 23rd, we visited to sample the new offerings.

2015 marks the 200th anniversary of Laphroaig Islay Single Malt Scotch, and to celebrate, we attended a private whisky tasting at Byblos in Toronto’s entertainment district on June 11th. The honoured guest of the night was John Campbell, Laphroaig distillery manager, and the first native of Islay to be appointed as distillery manager.

In the bustling downtown city life, we find ourselves with less and less free time and nothing is worse in this day and age where we expect everything instantly but juxtaposed with the all-too-real reality that we have to wait endlessly for that cup of coffee or that quick work lunch.

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