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5 Things to Do in Toronto This April

From a colourful bookstore to eateries where eggs steal the spotlight, discover the top activities in Toronto this month.

Food & Drink

Bar Buca

Photo: Chuck Ortiz

Bar Buca

Among the highlights at the midtown offshoot of Rob Gentile’s beloved Italian emporium is a rich and indulgent burrata and black truffle strapazzate (egg scramble).

Louix Louis

Louix Louis

In the Financial District’s St. Regis Hotel, this two-storey restaurant and bar serves up beautiful Bennies with your choice of smoked salmon, peameal bacon or creamy spinach.



Photo: Hector Vasquez


This new neighbourhood spot (run by a restaurant-industry veteran and two chefs who met at Momofuku) features daily quiche and the classic egg and potato combo, Spanish tortilla, with caramelized onions.


La Bohème

Dimitri Pittas and Grazia Doronzio in La Bohème (Photo: Michael Cooper)

Bohemian Rhapsody

From Reality Bites to Rent, most contemporary tales of bourgeois adversaries and tragic love owe a debt to La Bohème – go back to the start with the Canadian Opera Company’s production of Puccini’s classic.

April 17–May 22,
Four Seasons Centre,


Type Books

Photo: Chris Shepherd

Word Up

If bookstores have a Platonic ideal, the new Junction branch of lit emporium Type Books would be it: sunlight streaming through floor-to-ceiling windows, colourful displays highlighting plenty of local writers, a cozy kid-size reading nook and a meticulously curated selection with canny recommendations from in-house experts.