The Best Eats Around Toronto

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Each year a select group of people – top food critics, leading chefs from popular restaurants, elite diners, and the finest foodies – from around the country get together and decide which restaurants across the nation are the best. The end product? A list of 100 of the very best eateries in Canada. From the west to east coast our nation is brimming with culinary talent. These restaurants boast the best ingredients, imaginative menus, and dining experiences like no other. Here are some of the best Toronto spots that made the list this year.  Continue reading

Our Top Winterlicious Picks

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Toronto is known for its diversity. This is one of the greatest characteristics of our city. Torontonians themselves are diverse, as is our culture as a city. But another thing that’s diverse in Toronto? Our restaurants! No matter where you are in the city, you’re just a stone’s throw away from an amazing culinary experience. Whether it’s the new hottest restaurant, or an old faithful, Toronto restaurants have a lot to offer. While you may still be in Canada, you’ll be able to enjoy food from around the world! Winterlicious started a week ago and the list of participating restaurants is impressive.

While we’d love to check them all out, here’s an overview of some of the top spots in our neighbourhood.

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7 Things to Eat at the St. Lawrence Market

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Since it’s first market day in 1803, the St. Lawrence Market has been a beloved Saturday morning destination. With over 120 vendors, the options for good eats are endless. While the market is a great place to grab your fresh produce, artisan cheese, and meats for the week, there are tons of ready-to-go treats as well! It’s a good idea to refrain from eating before heading to the market so you can leave room for any spontaneous munchies that catch your eye. Here’s a look at 7 of the tastiest things you’ll find to eat at the St. Lawrence Market.  Continue reading

Top Things to Eat at the Toronto Christmas Market

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Holiday traditions are different for everyone. If you were to ask a group of Torontonians what their classic holiday traditions are, it’s unlikely you’ll get the same answer twice. For some it’s skating at Nathan Phillips Square, for others, it’s taking in a Nutcracker performance, and for others, it’s going to the Toronto Christmas Market. The market is a great place to start a holiday tradition. Here you can start your holiday shopping, warm up with some mulled wine, and most importantly indulge in one of the many tasty treats. Here are our top picks for things to eat at the market.  Continue reading

Get Your Tickets for Evening at the Market

evening-at-market-headerThe St. Lawrence Market has long been the go-to spot to get delicious eats in the city. Early weekend risers are treated to first pick of the best and freshest produce out there, while those who visit the market throughout the week are likely to get their hands on satisfying nosh on their way to work or for lunch. No matter when you visit, tasty treats are plentiful. But what about at night time? Thankfully, this year’s Evening at the Market event will give you an after hours experience you won’t forget.  Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading

Explore These Food Markets From Around the World

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Living in this area is great for so many reasons – proximity to delicious restaurants, easy access to the rest of the city, and a growing vibrant community, but one factor really stands out above the rest – The St. Lawrence Market. The city’s most popular market (not to mention world-renowned) has been hosting a public market since 1803, and things have only improved since then. With hundreds of vendors to choose from, and an energetic atmosphere, this is a top destination for anyone living in the area, the city, and visitors from all over.

While we’re head over heels for our beloved St. Lawrence, we thought we’d check out the other great food markets from around the world.

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Explore Our Neighbourhood: Favourite Lunch Spots

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Our neighbourhood is perfect for the aspiring foodie. Not only do we have the St. Lawrence Market nearby for fresh ingredients to whip together a great meal for yourself, but we have so many great restaurants and cafes to grab food at too! If you’ve been following along, we’ve outlined the patios to visit this summer, the best breakfast spots, and more! Continue reading

Front Street Food Crawl!

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Let’s just be honest with ourselves about something – it’s so much more fun to treat yourself to a meal out rather than make it yourself. Whether you’re getting home from work and too tired to cook, or getting together with friends and just wanting to relax over a bite to eat – going out for a meal is just the better option. Whatever the reason – our neighbourhood is bursting with great food options. From pub food to fine Italian cuisine – we’ve got it all!

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Great Places Nearby: The Distillery District

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The Distillery District is tucked away not far from where we are. It’s a treasure trove of things to discover, food to enjoy, art to see, amongst the brick streets and historic buildings. The existing buildings were originally constructed between 1859 and 1927 and have since be converted into shops, galleries, studio spaces, restaurants, and more. Continue reading

Classes You Can Take at St. Lawrence Market This Winter

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Ready to step up your game in the kitchen? There’s no better place to take a food class than the St. Lawrence Market. You’re close to all of the freshest ingredients and one could say that it’s a foodie’s paradise! One thing that you should know about taking classes at St. Lawrence Market: they fill up fast. If you see something that you want to take, jump on it and get your tickets now. You’ll regret it when the tickets sell out – and they will.
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