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2019-06-19


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  • The Americans

    The Americans

    "In Control"
    An assassination attempt on President Reagan causes chaos in both the FBI and KGB. Stan puts pressure on his new spy to find out if the Soviets were responsible.

    Season 1, Episode 4

    Drama | S1E4 | 44

  • The Americans

    The Americans

    "COMINT"
    The Jennings receive orders to infiltrate an FBI encryption system. Meanwhile, a KGB agent under emotional distress risks the exposure of a crucial KGB network.

    Season 1, Episode 5

    Drama | S1E5 | 44

  • The Americans

    The Americans

    "Trust Me"
    When the KGB conducts a hunt for moles, it results in a breakdown in trust with allies. Stan comes up with a plan to keep Nina safe, but she ends up at greater risk.

    Season 1, Episode 6

    Drama | S1E6 | 44

  • New Girl

    New Girl

    "Pilot"
    Jess Day is a young woman who, after discovering her long-term boyfriend is cheating on her, moves into a loft apartment with three male roommates.

    Season 1, Episode 1

    Comedy | S1E1 | 22

  • New Girl

    New Girl

    "Kryptonite"
    Nick and Schmidt convince Jess to get her stuff out of her ex-boyfriend Spencer’s apartment, and Jess meets new roommate Winston.

    Season 1, Episode 2

    Comedy | S1E2 | 22

  • New Girl

    New Girl

    "Wedding"
    The guys are invited to a wedding of a mutual friend. Nick, fearful he will run into his ex-girlfriend Caroline, asks Jess to be his date.

    Season 1, Episode 3

    Comedy | S1E3 | 22

  • Some Assembly Required

    Some Assembly Required

    "Award Show in a Box"
    When a Hollywood starlet drops by Knickknack to meet the designer behind her doll’s dresses, Jarvis takes credit for designs that aren’t his.

    Family, YTV/Treehouse | 23

  • Max and Shred

    Max and Shred

    "The Inverted Life Coach Layout"
    Max struggles with his future career path, and Howie is tasked with making Mr. P a better assistant to Alvin.

    Family, YTV/Treehouse | 23

  • Some Assembly Required

    Some Assembly Required

    "Award Show in a Box"
    When a Hollywood starlet drops by Knickknack to meet the designer behind her doll’s dresses, Jarvis takes credit for designs that aren’t his.

    Family, YTV/Treehouse | 23

  • Camping

    Camping

    "Pilot"
    A group-camping trip, organized by the obsessive Kathryn McSorley-Jodell in honor of Walt’s birthday, is threatened by tensions and surprise guests.

    Season 1, Episode 1

    Comedy, HBO | S1E1 | 22

  • Camping

    Camping

    "Going to Town"
    After her son Orvis gets roughed up in a game of flag football, Kathryn rushes him to the nearest hospital.

    Season 1, Episode 2

    Comedy, HBO | S1E2 | 22

  • Camping

    Camping

    "Fishing Trip"
    Walt opens up; Jandice encourages Carleen to change; Kathryn’s attempt to mend things with Nina-Joy is thwarted.

    Season 1, Episode 3

    Comedy, HBO | S1E3 | 22

  • Camping

    Camping

    "Up All Night"
    A late-night mix-up finds Kathryn crashing a neighboring campsite; Jandice is unsettled by a revelation from Miguel.

    Season 1, Episode 4

    Comedy, HBO | S1E4 | 22

  • Insecure

    Insecure

    "High-Like"
    The girls take a trip to Coachella to celebrate Tiffany. Molly has trouble leaving her obsession with work behind.

    Season 3, Episode 5

    Comedy, HBO | S3E5 | 30

  • Insecure

    Insecure

    "Ready-Like"
    Issa needs moral support when her new project proves more complicated than she thought. Issa and Kelli press Molly to consider dating someone new.

    Season 3, Episode 6

    Comedy, HBO | S3E6 | 30

  • Insecure

    Insecure

    "Obsessed-Like"
    Issa tries to concentrate on her business plan, but is driven to distraction. Molly steps out of her comfort zone in her love life.

    Season 3, Episode 7

    Comedy, HBO | S3E7 | 30

  • Insecure

    Insecure

    "Ghost-Like"
    After facing numerous obstacles, Issa gets discouraged about her project. Molly helps give Issa a drama-free 30th birthday.

    Season 3, Episode 8

    Comedy, HBO | S3E8 | 30

  • It Will Be Chaos

    It Will Be Chaos

    An inside look at the human consequences of the migration crisis in Europe, as told through the harrowing stories of brave refugees.

    Documentary, HBO | 93

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  • Pirouetting high above the city and boasting the highest wine cellar in the world, 360 elevates fine dining to new heights. Pan-roasted black... Read more

    301 Front St. W., Toronto, 416-362-5411, cntower.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at 360: The Restaurant
  • 889 yoga

    Photo: Jen Aurich

    889 Yoga has the best yogis in town. The studio on Yonge Street offers 50 classes per week – they also have an on-site lifestyle boutique... Read more

    889 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-925-7206, 889yoga.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at 889 yoga
  • Chef Justin Cournoyer, who has worked with Susur Lee, developed a creative tasting menu with such passion and care. Try the halibut with pigs’... Read more

    971 Ossington Ave., Toronto, 416-962-8943, actinoliterestaurant.com Book now at Actinolite
  • Aga Khan Museum is worth the visit for the whole family. Inaugurated last fall by His Highness the Aga Khan, the phenomenal new institution was... Read more
    77 Wynford Dr., Toronto, 416-646-4677, agakhanmuseum.org

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Aga Khan Museum
  • Chef Francisco Alejandri, who grew up outside of Mexico City and previously showed off his cooking chops in a food stall in Kensington Market,... Read more

    35 Baldwin St., Toronto, 647-748-6448, agave-y-aguacate.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Agave y Aguacate
  • With its bold design and small, tapas-style plates based on the classic staples of Indian cuisine, this bistro is sure to impress. A new venture... Read more

    3305 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-487-1100, amayarestaurant.com/amayabb

    Restaurants

    Book now at Amaya Bread Bar
  • Amaya features modern Indian cuisine in a chic, modern room. Clever, globe-trotting combinations like Madras edamame, lamb “lollipops”... Read more

    1701 Bayview Ave., Toronto, 416-322-3270, amayarestaurant.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Amaya Indian Room
  • Perched on the 31st floor of the Trump International Hotel & Tower, the latest dining experience by Charles Khabouth and the Oliver &... Read more

    325 Bay St., Toronto, 416-637-5550, americarestaurant.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at America Restaurant
  • For tuxedo rentals, check out Andrew’s Formals. The staff is meticulous about fitting, they offer one-hour alterations and for a small... Read more

    1558 Eglington Ave. W., Toronto, 416-789-4913, andrewsformals.com

    Shops

    Book now at Andrew's Formals
  • This sleek Italian restaurant has separate bar seating with its own menu, so if you find yourself peckish after a Leafs game or a concert... Read more

    25 York St., Toronto, 416-363-2742, ariaristorante.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Aria
  • This sleek Queen West shop features goods from socially and environmentally responsible companies such as the French luxury brand Clé... Read more

    899 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-504-3636, i-ok.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Art.27
  • This friendly neighbourhood bistro offers simple, fresh Italian fare, such as panini, pasta and gelato. Chef/owner Samantha Biderman learned... Read more

    207 Augusta Ave., Toronto, 416-916-8275, facebook.com/pages/Aspetta-Caffe/145008125583160

    Restaurants

    Book now at Aspetta Caffe
  • Avenue Diner is a local favourite for breakfast or lunch, serving great eggs and excellent home fries. Sit at the counter for the true diner... Read more
    222 Davenport Rd., Toronto, 416-924-5191

    Restaurants

    Book now at Avenue Diner
  • Bang Bang is situated just north of Queen Street at the southern end of the Ossington strip, a downtown west-end mecca for foodies and fashion... Read more
    93 Ossington Ave., Toronto, 647-348-1900, bangbangicecream.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Bang Bang
  • This restaurant is ever bustling: There always seem to be dozens of staff members whizzing about on a million missions. Order the shrimp masala,... Read more
    796 Bloor St. W., Toronto, 416-963-9360, torontobanjara.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Banjara Indian Cuisine
  • The drinks card takes up twice the acreage of the food menu at Rob Gentile’s all-day Italian café-bar on Portland Street, but... Read more

    75 Portland St., Toronto, 416-599-2822, barbuca.com

    Restaurants | Bars | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Bar Buca
  • Bar Isabel

    Photo: John Cullen

    Bar Isabel only feels like it’s been inhabiting this same moody Spanish tavern on College Street for 75 years. But chef Grant van Gameren... Read more

    797 College St., Toronto, 416-532-2222, barisabel.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Bar Isabel
  • Once you get through the door, it’s easy to see why Bar Raval is at the top of Toronto foodies’ hot list. In his laid-back sequel... Read more

    505 College St., Toronto, thisisbarraval.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Bar Raval
  • For 50-plus years, Barberian’s has served dry-aged, charcoal-grilled steaks to carnivorous Torontonians. Post-10 p.m., the “After-Theatre”... Read more

    7 Elm St., Toronto, 416-597-0335, barberians.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Barberian’s
  • BarChef

    BarChef is not your average watering hole. Jars of housemade infusions line the bar, where a 50-pound slab of ice glows, ready to be hand-carved... Read more

    472 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-868-4800, barcheftoronto.com

    Bars

    Book now at BarChef
  • Barque

    Barque is a barbecue spot, sure, but it’s a sit-down, wine-list kind of barbecue spot featuring tender brisket, smoked chicken, zesty... Read more

    299 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, 416-532-7700, barque.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Barque
  • Founder Sonja Bata always said you could learn a lot about a person by looking at their shoes. The collection includes Marilyn Monroe’s pumps... Read more
    327 Bloor St. W., Toronto, 416-979-7799, batashoemuseum.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Bata Shoe Museum
  • Beast

    Photo: Stefan Boudreault

    As the name suggests, a meatless establishment this is not. Fleshy dishes include a pig head’s pasta on the dinner menu and pork belly... Read more

    96 Tecumseth St., Toronto, 647-352-6000, thebeastrestaurant.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Beast
  • To downtown dwellers, it’s the neighbourhood beer shop, but the Beer Academy is also Canada’s largest multifunctional space dedicated... Read more

    75 Victoria St., Toronto, 416-366-1786, beeracademy.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Beer Academy
  • Belljar Café

    Inspired by the Sylvia Plath novel, the Belljar Café has books aplenty and a retro soundtrack on the record player. Local bakeries,... Read more

    2072 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-535-0777, belljarcafe.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Belljar Café
  • Betty Hemmings Leathergoods in Yorkville has a nice selection of travel bags, including their own line, the Signature Collection, made with... Read more

    162 Cumberland St., Toronto, 416-921-4321, bettyhemmings.com

    Shops

    Book now at Betty Hemmings Leathergoods
  • In this Cedarvale resto – dedicated to the stone bowl dish that is bi bim bap – everything, down to the zingy wasabi dressing... Read more

    950 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto, 416-787-7423, stonebowl.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Bi Bim Bap
  • The eclectic Blackbird Vintage Finds has some truly remarkable items, including antique street and store signs. As you walk through the rustic... Read more
    11 Trinity St., Toronto, 416-681-0558, blackbirdvintage.com

    Shops

    Book now at Blackbird Vintage Finds
  • Blowfish Restaurant offers exciting Japanese fusion cuisine and doubles as a caterer. Order gorgeous platters of sashimi, nigiri and maki... Read more

    668 King St. W., Toronto, 416-860-0606, blowfishrestaurant.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Blowfish Restaurant
  • Get your dessert fix at Allyson Bobbitt and Sarah Bell’s second pastry shop in the city, which dishes out their famed cupcakes, cookies and... Read more
    3347 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-466-8800, bobbetteandbelle.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Bobbette & Belle
  • Body Blitz Spa

    Canada’s first women-only spa and restorative water sanctuary boasts a 12-metre Dead Sea salt pool, hot green tea pool, cold plunging... Read more

    471 Adelaide St. W., Toronto, 416-364-0400, bodyblitzspa.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Body Blitz Spa
  • Bonjour Brioche is a cute French bakery on a little corner in the lovely Queen Street East neighbourhood. After that first crisp bite of fresh... Read more
    812 Queen St. E., Toronto, 416-406-1250, bonjourbrioche.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Bonjour Brioche
  • Husband and wife John Booth and Arounna Khounnoraj run this home decor and design boutique, where pieces range from ethereal handmade wall... Read more

    798 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-203-2549, bookhou.com

    Shops

    Book now at Bookhou
  • This coffee shop is housed in a two-storey Victorian building. In addition to being the perfect place to chill out, get away from home and get... Read more
    1208 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-792-5873, boxcarsocial.ca

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Boxcar Social
  • Executive chef Bruce Woods creates flavourful Mediterranean-inspired fare. You'll find yourself going back for the spaghettini with Kobe beef... Read more

    461 King St. W., Toronto, 416-598-4730, brassaii.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Brassaii
  • Buca

    Shadowy and subterranean, Buca is warmed by the glow of its salumeria and its open kitchen, helmed by Robert Gentile, a Mark McEwan alumnus... Read more

    604 King St. W., Toronto, 416-865-1600, buca.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Buca
  • Bunner’s Bake Shop

    Once a favourite among regulars at the Distillery Farmers’... Read more

    3054 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 647-352-2975, bunners.ca

    Restaurants | Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Bunner’s Bake Shop
  • Named for a city in Lebanon, Byblos channels the eastern Mediterranean – think creamy labneh to start, duck-fat-seared cauliflower and... Read more

    11 Duncan St., Toronto, 647-660-0909, byblostoronto.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Byblos
  • Bymark

    Celeb chef Mark McEwan’s immaculate ode to power is located in the heart of the Financial District. From the immense glassed-in wine... Read more

    66 Wellington St. W., Toronto, 416-777-1144, bymark.mcewangroup.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Bymark
  • Want to create your own vintage bar at home? This Queen West shop offers everything from vintage glassware and ashtrays to refurbished minibars,... Read more

    972 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-858-2932, byobto.com

    Shops

    Book now at BYOB
  • This fellow Daniel Boulud just might know his way around a kitchen. In a slinky lofted space within Toronto’s Four Seasons Hotel, and... Read more

    60 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, 416-963-6000, cafeboulud.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Café Boulud
  • In a city saturated with independent cafés, the owners of Café Novo noticed a lack of such establishments in the High Park area... Read more

    1986 Bloor St. W., Toronto, 647-350-3538, blog.cafenovo.ca

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Café Novo
  • Named after a well-known climber hangout in Yosemite Park, Camp 4 is a bar for people looking to casually enjoy a whisky or a mojito in a... Read more

    1173 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-546-6780, camp4.ca

    Bars

    Book now at Camp 4
  • If your social media strategy needs a reboot, Camp Tech’s Toronto workshops are a data mine of tips, shortcuts and fresh perspectives, for... Read more
    215 Spadina Ave., Toronto, camptech.ca Book now at Camp Tech
  • Campagnolo

    Craig Harding is part of a wave of young chefs paying tribute to their grandmothers’ old-world cooking. Campagnolo, which roughly translates... Read more

    832 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-364-4785, campagnolotoronto.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Campagnolo
  • In the early years, Canada’s Wonderland served as the backdrop for scenes from David Cronenberg’s Dead Zone and an episode of... Read more

    9580 Jane St., Vaughan, 905-832-8131, canadaswonderland.com

    Landmarks

    Book now at Canada's Wonderland
  • Canada’s Sugar Beach

    You can’t miss this stretch of sand dotted with pastel parasols and white Muskoka chairs, designed by landscape architect Claude Cormier... Read more

    Corner of Queens Quay Blvd. and Jarvis St., Toronto, 416-214-1344, www.waterfrontoronto.ca/explore_projects2/east_bayfront/canadas_sugar_beach

    Landmarks | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Canada’s Sugar Beach
  • The red leather benches and warm yellow wood of this Queen West room suggest the rojigualda flag of Spain, native source of this lively tapas... Read more

    922 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-535-0404, carmensayz.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Carmen
  • At Cava, even the tables are innovate, divided by a slate centrepiece for hot pans and a small hole for a stand to hold finger-food cones.... Read more

    1560 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-979-9918, cavarestaurant.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Cava
  • If you’re willing to venture into the outskirts of Toronto, you’ll be rewarded with a fantastic selection of kitchenware at Cayne’s. They... Read more
    112 Doncaster Ave., Thornhill, 905-764-1188, cayneshousewares.com

    Shops

    Book now at Cayne’s
  • Traces of the building’s past as a bank are evident in the vault that now houses the largely French, affordably priced, wine collection.... Read more

    623 Mount Pleasant Rd., Toronto, 416-544-9035, celestinrestaurant.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Celestin
  • The ferry ride in itself is a highlight when you’re spending the weekend with the kids in the city. In nice weather you can also rent a bike... Read more
    Avenue of the Island, Toronto, 416-203-0405, centreisland.ca

    Landmarks | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Centre Island
  • Nothing beats a good fish n’ chips plate, especially when the fish comes encrusted with a Guinness-spiked batter and with a choice of... Read more

    893 Queen St. W., 416-866-7474, chippysfishandchips.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Chippy’s Fish and Chips
  • Cibo (pro- nounced “chee-bo”) Wine Bar, is the only one of its kind in Canada (there is another location in Miami). It’s... Read more

    522 King St. W., 416-504-3939, cibowinebar.com Book now at Cibo
  • Built for the 2015 Pan Am games, this is a training centre for the Canadian National Cycling Team and a community centre, with basketball courts,... Read more
    2015 Pan Am Blvd., Milton, 905 -875-5398, ext. 3200, ciscotoronto2015.ca

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Cisco Milton Pan Am / Parapan Am Velodrome
  • Long-time Holt Renfrew image consultant Christina McDowell left the Weston nest to hatch her high end resale boutique. Often the most expensive... Read more
    1260 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-966-2662, clementinesluxury.com

    Shops

    Book now at Clementine’s
  • Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie

    Photo: Paula Wilson Photography

    Snack on salt-cod doughnuts and ginger-chili fried frog legs at this Parisian-style bistro, which is bringing French flair to the Distillery... Read more

    35 Tank House Ln., Toronto, 416-203-2632, clunybistro.com

    Restaurants | Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Cluny Bistro & Boulangerie
  • A 58-second ride from the tower’s... Read more

    301 Front St. W., Toronto, 416-868-6937, cntower.ca

    Landmarks

    Book now at CN Tower
  • Sara Parisotto and Hamid Samad, the designers behind Toronto resto institutions such as Terroni and Colborne Lane, are the co-owners of this... Read more

    365 Dupont St., Toronto, 416-861-0521, commutehome.com

    Shops

    Book now at Commute Home
  • Consonant Skincare, a made-in-Toronto brand that favours organic botanical ingredients, brings basics like face wash and sunblock complemented... Read more
    120 Adelaide St. W., Toronto, 416-504-2855, consonantskincare.com

    Shops | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Consonant Skincare
  • Contact Editions

    Contact Editions stocks more 20,000 books, half of them rare or collectable – from first editions to titles dating back as far as the... Read more

    491 Davenport Rd., Toronto, 416-322-0777, contacteditions.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Contact Editions
  • Coriander Girl is a flower shop where you can learn how to make all kinds of floral arrangements, from centrepieces to wreaths, and their flowers... Read more
    1604 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-532-3333, coriandergirl.com

    Shops

    Book now at Coriander Girl
  • Cosmopolitan Toronto Centre Hotel & Spa

    Located in the Financial District, the Cosmopolitan offers a 27th-floor penthouse suite with stunning views of the city, courtesy of floor-to-ceiling... Read more

    8 Colborne St., Toronto, 855-958-3488, cosmotoronto.com Book now at Cosmopolitan Toronto Centre Hotel & Spa
  • The great dim sum available in the ’burbs also delights downtown diners, with servers dressed like French maids, ornate marble columns,... Read more

    1033 Bay St., Toronto, 416-923-8784, crown-princess.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Crown Princess Fine Dining
  • Crush Wine Bar

    This King West temple to vinophilia didn’t need a makeover, but it got one anyway, courtesy of famed restaurant designers Giannone Associates.... Read more

    455 King St. W., Toronto, 416-977-1234, crushwinebar.com

    Bars

    Book now at Crush Wine Bar
  • Speakeasy meets chic cellar at this basement cocktail bar. Order the Old Fascist – a cheeky twist on the old-fashioned, spiced up with... Read more

    19 Church St., Toronto, 416-364-8368, dwalexander.com

    Bars

    Book now at D.W. Alexander
  • Settle in on an emerald-green banquette to get your fill of chef Nick Liu’s inventive Asian cuisine, including Chinese recipes handed... Read more

    503 College St., 647-341-8882, dailoto.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at DaiLo
  • At Daishō, the family-style-dining domain of David Chang’s Momofuku empire in Toronto, more is always merrier. Rustle up as many friends... Read more

    190 University Ave., 3rd fl., Toronto, 647-253-8000, momofuku.com/toronto/daisho

    Restaurants

    Book now at Daishō
  • Susur Lee alum Jay Carter dishes up a vegetable forward menu with an emphasis on sophisticated if unexpected pairings at his Queen Street West... Read more
    1198 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-464-9100, restaurantdandylion.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Dandylion
  • Daniel is the exclusive art dealer for Douglas Coupland. We loved Slogans for the Twenty-First Century: panels of bright, bold graphics with... Read more

    188 St. Helens Ave. Toronto, 416-538-1880, danielfariagallery.com

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Daniel Faria Gallery
  • Delysées is an authentic French bakery that makes delicious mini-cakes in such flavours as Triple Dark Chocolate and Coconut Passion Fruit.... Read more

    780 king St. W., 416-360-0095, delysees.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Delysées
  • DEQ Terrace & Lounge

    Photo: Christopher Cypert

    What makes a five-star lounge? Commissioned Canadian artwork with a Group of Seven sort of cool. Gleaming Berkel slicer for the Pingue Prosciutto... Read more

    Ritz-Carlton, 181 Wellington St. W., Toronto, 416-585-2500, ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Toronto/Dining/DEQ_Lounge

    Restaurants

    Book now at DEQ Terrace & Lounge
  • Working in the financial district has its perks. Dineen Coffee Company has restored a former fur merchant’s storefront to its 19th-century... Read more

    140 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-900-0949, dineencoffee.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Dineen Coffee Company
  • Just east of downtown, the Distillery District is made up of restored Victorian buildings now housing galleries, boutiques, restaurants, and... Read more

    55 Mill St., Toronto, 416-364-1177, thedistillerydistrict.com

    Arts & Culture | Landmarks

    Book now at Distillery District
  • Dlish Cupcakes

    Hand-made with the best ingredients, like pure Madagascar Bourbon vanilla, fleur de sel and organic farm-fresh dairy, these cupcakes are baked... Read more

    833 Queen St. W., 416-703-8005, dlishcupcakes.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Dlish Cupcakes
  • Located on the north shore of Lake Ontario in Prince Edward County, this boutique hotel (masquerading as a snug country inn) proves the games... Read more
    24 Wharf St., Wellington, 613-399-3338, drakedevonshire.ca Book now at Drake Devonshire Inn
  • Drake Hotel General Store

    Photo: Connie Tsang

    Everyone’s favourite Queen West hipster hotel has three shops to its name, full of curated Canadiana and quirky gifts. Each month, the... Read more

    1144 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-531-5042, drakegeneralstore.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Drake Hotel General Store
  • Want to be as funny as Tina Fey? All you need is an improv class at Second City. Okay, there might be a little more to it, but learning where... Read more

    70 Peter St., Toronto, 416-340-7270, secondcity.com

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Drop-in Improv Class at Second City
  • For quality bicycle helmets, visit Duke’s Cycle on Queen Street. It’s been around since 1914, which makes it one of the oldest bike stores... Read more
    625 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-504-6138, dukescycle.ca

    Shops | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Duke’s Cycle
  • Earthwork Floral Design provides all of the flower arrangements that are on display at Hôtel Le Germain. Bert, the owner, was trained in... Read more

    507 King St. E., Toronto, 416-703-7910, earthwork.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Earthwork Floral
  • This small boutique... Read more

    1447 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 647-748-6161, easytigergoods.com

    Bakeries / Cafés | Shops

    Book now at Easy Tiger Goods
  • Edulis

    Photo: Virginia Macdonald

    At this European-styled auberge fermière... Read more

    169 Niagara St., Toronto, 416-703-4222, edulisrestaurant.com

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  • Electric Mud BBQ

    Photo: John Cullen

    Toronto taco impresarios Colin Tooke and Ian McGrenaghan have set their sights just north of the Mexican border – and just around the... Read more

    5 Brock Ave., 416-516-8286, electricmudbbq.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Electric Mud BBQ
  • This large, airy shop displays a dizzying array of European-made children’s furniture, toys and strollers. Much of the merchandise is... Read more

    188 Strachan Ave., Toronto, 416-850-7890, ellaandelliot.com

    Shops

    Book now at Ella + Elliot
  • The hip little brother to upscale furniture showroom Elte, this 50,000-square-foot warehouse is stocked with reasonably priced big-ticket... Read more

    1381 Castlefield Ave., Toronto, 416-789-0800, eltemkt.com

    Shops

    Book now at Elte Market
  • Enoteca Sociale

    Photo: JJ Thompson

    Book ahead at this popular Italian wine bar. Executive chef Rocco Agostino describes his culinary philosophy as “simple, flavourful,... Read more

    1288 Dundas St. W., 416-534-1200, sociale.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Enoteca Sociale
  • A former brick-making factory set in the lush Don Valley ravine, the Brickworks is now an urban sustainability hub with a 16.5-hectare park,... Read more

    550 Bayview Ave., Toronto, 416-596-1495, ebw.evergreen.ca

    Arts & Culture | Landmarks

    Book now at Evergreen Brick Works
  • Located in the Shops at Don Mills, Fabbrica serves traditional Italian cuisine in a space inspired by postwar Italian pop culture. Chef Mark... Read more

    49 Karl Fraser Rd., 416-391-0307, fabbrica.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Fabbrica
  • Chef Anthony Rose completes his Holy Trinity of new restaurants on Dupont (Rose and Sons, Big Crow) with a subtly sacrilegious take on Mediterranean... Read more
    414 Dupont St., 647-340-6142, fatpasha.com

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  • This homestyle Italian restaurant serves delicious comfort food. Try the gnocchi, we’ve been told they’re some of the best in the city. ... Read more
    2088 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-480-6234, fivedoorsnorth.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Five Doors North
  • The most original workout in the city is at Fly Studio on Queen Street West. You can experience aerial and suspension yoga as well as reformer... Read more
    489 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-745-1404, flyqueenwest.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Fly Studio
  • Welcome to the total coffee experience. Choose from four blends to personalize your Americano. One has hints of chocolate, cherry and nuts,... Read more

    96 Spadina Ave., 416-203-0023, foodappeal.ca

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Food Appeal Drinks and Eats
  • Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

    Photo: Christian Horan

    The Four Seasons brand began in Toronto in 1961, and in 2012 the city got a new hotel worthy of jet setters, foodies and film fest attendees.... Read more

    60 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, 416-964-0411, fourseasons.com/toronto Book now at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
  • Mediterranean-and-Asian-inspired tapas – lamb and duck prosciutto dumplings, sea bream ceviche with yuzu and shiso leaf – are... Read more

    207 Ossington Ave., 416-534-8520

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    Book now at Foxley Bistro
  • Frankly, the AGO’s restaurant, FRANK, is an effort to cash in on its architect’s cachet. Executive chef Anne Yarymowich collaborated... Read more

    317 Dundas St. W., 416-979-6648, ago.net/frank

    Restaurants

    Book now at FRANK
  • Sip an Americano while you scope the merchandise at this all-in-one outpost of the Montreal menswear brand. With their Mad Men tailoring and... Read more
    735 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-930-8711, frankandoak.com

    Bakeries / Cafés | Shops | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Frank & Oak
  • Frank Parhizgar’s popular College Street room exudes low-key luxury. Richness is on the menu: old-timey oysters Rockefeller on a two-tiered... Read more

    588 College St., 416-516-5861, twitter.com/FranksKitchen

    Restaurants

    Book now at Frank’s Kitchen
  • For a casual meal or a quick mocaccino, go no further than the Full Stop. Sit down on one of their mid-century modern stool and gaze at the vintage... Read more
    2948 Dundas St. W., Toronto

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Full Stop
  • Jason Wood and Tony Mammoliti set up shop to offer a budget-friendly alternative to totally bespoke bikes. Whether you gear up online or test... Read more
    687 Bloor St. W., Toronto, 416-572-2593, gallantbicycles.com

    Shops

    Book now at Gallant Bicycles
  • From creating a $20,000 bulletproof suit to designing a custom ensemble lined with Toronto Raptors insignia for Canadian recording artist... Read more

    26 Wellington St. E., suite 101, Toronto, 416-566-2041, garrisonbespoke.com

    Shops

    Book now at Garrison Bespoke
  • You might find off-duty chefs comparing tattoos with the barbers while waiting for their trims, or house mascot Myrtle, a Boston terrier/French... Read more

    907 Queen St. W., 2nd floor, Toronto, 416-703-8602, garrisons.ca

    Shops | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Garrison's by the Park Barbershop
  • The swanky new showroom of GE Monogram in the Castlefield Design District serves up a feast for all the senses. On the 4,000-square-foot main... Read more
    330 Castlefield Ave., Toronto, monogram.ca

    Shops

    Book now at GE Monogram Design Centre
  • Toronto’s Bike Share program allows for short-term rentals, but more serious cyclists should visit Gears. It’s a great place to hang out... Read more
    109 Vanderhoof Ave., Toronto, 647-729-2500, gearsbikeshop.com

    Shops | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Gears Bike Shop
  • Chef Lorenzo Loseto is a star, and one visit here will show you why. One of our Best New Restaurants in 2005, George continues to be a popular... Read more

    111 Queen St. E., Toronto, 416-863-6006, georgeonqueen.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at George
  • There are several different buses and shuttles that run to and from the airport around the clock to different points in the city. To get downtown, expect travel time to be about 45 minutes. A taxi will get you there for a flat rate of around $50.

    Book now at Getting from the Airport
  • This classic late-night snack spot is located under the Bloor Cinema. It’s a little deli counter corrider, but it’s the best nocturnal... Read more

    504 Bloor St. West, Toronto, 416-537-4417, ghazale.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Ghazale
  • If you enjoy peeking behind the scenes, you’ll love the open-kitchen concept at this Jamie Kennedy resto tucked away in a former office... Read more

    4 Gilead Place, 647-288-0680, jamiekennedy.ca/index.php/restaurants/gilead

    Restaurants

    Book now at Gilead Café & Bistro
  • You don’t have to be an athlete in training to fuel up on authentic Italian food. This 1950s-style diner in Leslieville has an incredible Brussels-sprout... Read more
    1220 Queen St. E., Toronto, 416-469-5225

    Restaurants

    Book now at Gio Rana's Really Really Nice Restaurant
  • Gladstone Hotel

    Housed in a restored Victorian hotel, the Gladstone is a hotspot for creative types. No two of the hotel’s 37 rooms are alike –... Read more

    1214 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-531-4635, gladstonehotel.com Book now at Gladstone Hotel
  • Situated on parkland traversed by Sixteen Mile Creek about 30 minutes west of downtown, Glen Abbey is home to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame... Read more
    1333 Dorval Dr., Oakville, 905-844-1800, glenabbey.clublink.ca

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Glen Abbey Golf Club
  • This neighbourhood independant store has a great selection of cookbooks, perfect for collectors.
    267 Augusta Ave., Toronto, 416-593-4663, goodegg.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Good Egg
  • The GBC offers quick, affordable and delicious burger creations. It nails the tricky Aussie burger with fried egg, bacon, braised beets and... Read more

    482 Parliament St., 647-748-1244, thegourmetburgerco.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Gourmet Burger Co.
  • Grand Electric

    Photo: Virginia Macdonald

    Grand Electric is doing for Mexican what the isakaya scene did for Japanese. It’s exciting, fun, affordable, quality late-night food... Read more

    1330 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-627-3459, grandelectricbar.com

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    Book now at Grand Electric
  • If you need a quick, energizing hit, a Booster is your best bet. Hana James, one of Greenhouse Juice Co.’s owners, recommends Ginger for anyone... Read more
    5 Macpherson Ave., 416-546-1719, greenhousejuice.com

    Shops | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Greenhouse Juice Co.
  • This place has been around for decades. There’s a pool table, cheap beer by the pitcher and live jazz every Sunday.

    379 Spadina Ave., 416-977-7000, grossmanstavern.com

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at Grossman’s Tavern
  • This izakaya import from Vancouver serves Toronto’s best Japanese pub food (think jellyfish, cucumber and daikon salad or creamy octopus... Read more

    398 Church St., 416-977-0999, guu-izakaya.com/toronto

    Restaurants

    Book now at Guu Toronto
  • Hardcandy Fitness

    Photo: Jennifer Toole

    After Berlin, Mexico City and Sydney, Madonna’s first fitness club in North America has landed in Toronto. In addition to dance classes... Read more

    382 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-979-1645, hardcandyfitnesstoronto.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Hardcandy Fitness
  • Harry Rosen’s flagship Yorkville store has long been the clothier of choice for Toronto’s Bay Streeters, but an expansion –... Read more

    82 Bloor St. W., Toronto, 416-972-0556, harryrosen.com

    Shops

    Book now at Harry Rosen
  • Some great stuff has happened at Hart House, the University of Toronto's co-curricular centre (Donald Sutherland even acted here). On top... Read more

    7 Hart House Cir., Toronto, 416-978-2452, harthouse.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Hart House
  • At this sleek urban oasis, husband-and- wife team Jeff Armstrong and Sara Kardan offer everything from facials and brow shaping to mani-pedis.... Read more
    556 King St. W., Toronto, 416-546-4991, hermajestyspleasure.ca

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Her Majesty’s Pleasure
  • Like squirrels? You’ll love High Park. With 161 hectares of hilly, forested land, this West End park also has two deep ravines running... Read more

    1873 Bloor St. W., Toronto, 416-338-0338, highparktoronto.com

    Landmarks

    Book now at High Park
  • Find ready-to-wear collections, footwear and accessories by Prada, Bottega Veneta, Berluti and more at Holt Renfrew’s menswear store.... Read more

    100 Bloor St. W., Toronto, holtrenfrewmen.com

    Shops

    Book now at Holt Renfrew Men
  • Take a break to refuel while you shop at this snack spot that’s designed as a sleek cafeteria. Head to the chef’s counter to look... Read more

    3401 Dufferin St., 416-789-5377, holtrenfrew.com/en/holt/twocolumn/footer/services/in-store/holts-cafe Book now at Holts Café Yorkdale
  • Hopgood’s Foodliner

    Photo: Virginia Macdonald

    At this sparse, dark room on Roncesvalles, chef Hopgood serves up nouveau Scotian cuisine that’s equal parts nostalgia and now. There... Read more

    325 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, 416-533-2723, hopgoodsfoodliner.com

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    Book now at Hopgood’s Foodliner
  • Hôtel Le Germain

    Toronto’s original boutique hotel, Hôtel Le Germain is located in the heart of the King West theatre scene. Note: The see-through... Read more

    30 Mercer St., Toronto, 416-345-9500, germaintoronto.com Book now at Hôtel Le Germain
  • Hôtel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square

    This brand-new Le Germain outpost may be metres from the Air Canada Centre (home of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors), but the... Read more

    75 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, 416-649-7575, germainmapleleafsquare.com Book now at Hôtel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square
  • Ici Bistro

    The calm in this 24-seat room is contagious. On the dining side, customers (who wait weeks for reservations) unwind with complimentary amuse-bouches... Read more

    18 St. Thomas Street, 416-971-9666, jpco.ca

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Ici Bistro
  • Float your boat with a two-hour Introductory Sailing Experience at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre Sailing and Powerboating. Learn the... Read more

    275 Queens Quay W., Toronto, 416-203-3000, harbourfrontcentre.com/boating

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Introductory Sailing Experience
  • Iyashi Bedrock Spa

    Iyashi Bedrock Spa is the only spot that offers ganbanyoku (rock bathing) in North America. But don’t be misled by the name; there’s... Read more

    2662 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-488-7625, iyashibedrockspa.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Iyashi Bedrock Spa
  • One of the latest additions to the J.Crew family, this Bloor Street store carries limited- edition items for women from the J.Crew Collection... Read more

    110 Bloor St. W., Toronto, jcrew.com

    Shops

    Book now at J. Crew
  • Beauty junkies flock to this Queen West emporium, stocked with niche finds including the Paul & Joe beauty line, Marvis toothpaste in... Read more

    622 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-345-0478, jacobandsebastian.com

    Shops

    Book now at Jacob & Sebastian
  • Jelly Modern Doughnuts just opened on College and they have a special gluten- sensitive section. They source all of their products locally... Read more

    376 College St., Toronto, 416-962-2053, jellymoderndoughnuts.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Jelly Modern Doughnuts
  • If you want to know what’s new and important in Canadian art, this is an essential place to start. Jessica Bradley represents artists such... Read more
    74 Miller St., Toronto, 416-537-3125, jessicabradleyinc.com

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Jessica Bradley Gallery
  • John Allan’s

    Manicure, shoeshine, shave and a haircut. Located in the Hudson’s Bay flagship store, this upscale men’s club has it all. With... Read more

    176 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-861-6307, johnallans.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at John Allan’s
  • Located in the heart of hipster enclave Ossington Avenue, this über-stylish clothing shop stocks threads, shoes and jewellery for men... Read more

    49 Ossington Ave., Toronto, 416-849-5956, jonathanandolivia.com

    Shops

    Book now at Jonathan + Olivia
  • Signing up for a kayak trip with Toronto Adventures on the Humber River almost guarantees deer, coyote and egret sightings. Groups meet on... Read more

    King’s Mill Park, Toronto, 416-536-2067, torontoadventures.ca

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Kayak trip on the Humber River
  • This small, multicultural neighbourhood is arguably Toronto’s liveliest. A national heritage site, the market borders Chinatown and... Read more

    Between Bathurst St., Spadina Ave., College St. and Dundas St., Toronto, kensington-market.ca

    Landmarks | Shops

    Book now at Kensington Market
  • Ki

    The definitive power restaurant for the 21st century. Instead of steak and martinis, the menu features makimono and shochu cocktails. Sharing... Read more

    181 Bay St. (BCE Place), 416-308-5888, kijapanese.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Ki
  • When chefs are having as much fun as this – chanting and singing and dancing as they shake out steaming wire baskets of housemade noodles... Read more

    51 Baldwin St., Toronto, 647-748-8900, kintonramen.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Kinton Ramen
  • Kit and Ace stock wardrobe basics that are anything but. At Toronto’s first outpost of the Vancouver-bred company, run by Shannon and JJ Wilson... Read more
    779 Queen St. W., Toronto, 844-548-6223, kitandace.com

    Shops

    Book now at Kit and Ace
  • Blueberry, white peach and masala chai is just one of the homemade jams you can smear on your buttermilk scones in this tiny tea room.
    1574 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-926-9711, kittenandthebear.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Kitten and the Bear
  • The Royal Conservatory’s Koerner Hall was designed by Marianne McKenna. The curving, twisting wood elements reflect and diffuse the... Read more

    273 Bloor St. W., Toronto, 416-408-2824, rcmusic.ca Book now at Koerner Hall
  • Try the First Canadian: quinoa, tempeh, kale, pomegranate seeds and roasted yam served with a chia-tamari maple sauce. End your meal with... Read more

    100 King St. W., 416-504-1233, kupfertandkim.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Kupfert and Kim
  • La Bettola, helmed by the Terroni family, loosely translates to “tavern,” but it also has a “hole in the wall” kind... Read more

    106 Victoria St., 416-504-9998, labettola.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at La Bettola di Terroni
  • This Queen West edition of the Kensington Market favourite has the same French flavour but in a brighter, airier space. The tin ceiling, exposed... Read more

    492 Queen St. W., 416 929 4900, lapalette.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at La Palette
  • Lai Wah Heen

    Taking something familiar to another level completely, Lai Wah Heen may be the city’s most refined Chinese restaurant, and its dim sum... Read more

    108 Chestnut St., 416-977-9899, laiwahheen.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Lai Wah Heen
  • At Lamesa in Toronto, chef and DJ Rudy Boquila mixes flavours from a long-standing fusion of Spanish, Chinese and American cultures – it all... Read more
    669 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-346-2377, lamesafilipinokitchen.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Lamesa
  • Refuel with a caffe latte at the second-floor espresso bar between buying that Ella Moss blazer and splurging on those Rokin Ryder brogue... Read more

    253 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-599-4779, lavishandsqualor.com

    Shops

    Book now at Lavish & Squalor
  • This family-owned pen and paper shop has been in the same location for years, and it carries some of the finest brands, including Montegrappa,... Read more
    25 Bellair St., Toronto, 416-921-7131, laywines.com

    Shops

    Book now at Laywine’s
  • Lee

    Impeccably presented tapas-style dishes – the eclectic list includes orzo sauté with crab, Mexican goat-cheese tart, salmon ceviche... Read more

    601 King St. W., 416-504-7867, susur.com/lee

    Restaurants

    Book now at Lee
  • Leslieville Pumps

    East-enders pile into this gas station and barbecue joint to lunch on beef brisket sandwiches, corn fritters and hand-cut fries. Chef Judson... Read more

    929 Queen St. E., Toronto, 416-465-1313, leslievillepumps.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Leslieville Pumps
  • Local Kitchen & Winebar

    Local is a likeable place. The people who work here like it so much they can barely contain their enthusiasm. There are lots of exclamations!... Read more

    1710 Queen St. W., 416-534-6700, localkitchen.ca

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    Book now at Local Kitchen & Winebar
  • This is one of the most romantic restaurants in the city. Try the classic penne with spicy Italian sausage.
    513 Danforth Ave., Toronto, 647-559-2630, lolitasrestaurant.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Lolita’s Lust
  • Lost & Found

    Photo: Jonathan Elias

    Nestled between a Portuguese grocery and a hardware store, this boutique and coffee shop radiates cozy style. A small but sturdy selection... Read more

    44 Ossington Ave., Toronto, 647-348-2810, shoplostfound.com

    Shops

    Book now at Lost & Found
  • Luckee

    Photo: Jesse Milns

    Follow the illuminated sign – the Chinese characters transliterate roughly as “luk gei” – into this bustling temple of Chinese cuisine... Read more
    328 Wellington St. W., 416-935-0400, luckeerestaurant.com

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    Book now at Luckee
  • L’Ouvrier

    Photo: Rob Drummond

    “Not fine dining, but refined dining.” That’s how Justine Fowler describes the bistro she owns with partner Angus Bennett.... Read more

    791 Dundas St. W., 416-901-9581, louvrier.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at L’Ouvrier
  • A showcase for young, cutting-edge Canadian designers, Made features home decor items crafted from the most Canadian of materials: wood. The... Read more

    394 King St. E., Toronto, 416-607-6384, madedesign.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Made
  • Master the ABCs of 3-D with MakeLab’s introduction to three dimensional printing. You’ll learn to navigate an interactive work environment,... Read more
    1139 College St., Toronto, 647-838-7004, makelab.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at MakeLab
  • Mark Lash began designing jewellery for friends before turning his hobby into a profession in the 1980s. He frequently travels to Paris and... Read more

    480 Eglinton Ave. W., Toronto, 416-256-5229, marklash.com

    Shops

    Book now at Mark Lash
  • It’s almost impossible to walk past this Queen Street shop without saying hello to the over two-metre-high stuffed toy giraffe (not... Read more

    2134 Queen St. E., Toronto, 416-699-3797, mastermindtoys.com

    Shops

    Book now at Mastermind Toys
  • Forget traditional bacon and eggs, and hit a neighbourly spot that serves an unconventionally healthy brunch. Poppy-seed pancakes, anyone?
    1144 College St., Toronto, 416-535-5858, meandmine.ca

    Restaurants | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Me & Mine
  • The upscale sports bar is an oxymoron no more. This one, right next door to the Hockey Hall of Fame and owned by former NHL goalie Wayne Cowley,... Read more

    22 Front St. W., 416-362-7585, meating.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Meating at the Bottomline
  • At Luis Pacheco’s high-concept hair salons customers get more than a killer haircut. In addition to Coqui Coqui perfumes and van der Hagen... Read more
    809 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-869-0809, medulla.com

    Shops | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Medulla & Co.
  • The staff at Melmira guides each customer into the change room to take measurements before suggesting various styles. The store carries brands... Read more

    3319 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-485-0576, melmira.com

    Shops

    Book now at Melmira
  • Melody Bar

    Toronto’s heritage Gladstone Hotel continues its gentrification-sensitive renovations with recent upgrades to its no-holds bar, uncovering... Read more

    1214 Queen St. W., 416-531-4635, gladstonehotel.com

    Bars

    Book now at Melody Bar
  • From Penhaligon’s to Truefitt & Hill, you’ll find a gentlemanly selection of grooming goods at this men-only answer to Sephora... Read more

    412 Danforth Ave., Toronto, 800-833-1055, menessentials.ca

    Shops | Health & Wellness

    Book now at MenEssentials
  • A wine bar for people intimidated by wine bars – that’s the basic premise behind Giuseppe Anile and sommelier Christopher Sealy’s... Read more

    1434 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 647-345-7005, http://midfieldwinebar.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Midfield Wine Bar and Tavern
  • Looking for wardrobe staples for the toddler or infant set? Mini Mioche, an eco-friendly children’s clothing line with a Queen West... Read more

    795 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-348-5883, minimioche.com

    Shops

    Book now at Mini Mioche
  • Multidisciplinary artist Tiffany Naval offers up her studio for local art shows and workshops on everything from makeup application to fine-art... Read more

    249 Crawford St., Toronto, 416-948-5599, miraclethieves.com

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Miracle Thieves
  • On Dundas, Scandinavia meets Japan at Mjölk(Swedish for ‘milk’), where shop owners John Baker and Juli Daoust curate a collection of stylishly... Read more
    2959 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-551-9853, store.mjolk.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Mjölk
  • The studio is really clean and bright with great amenities, which is important when everyone’s been sweating it out in a room heated to 40... Read more
    1498 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-868-9642, uptown.mokshayoga.ca

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Moksha Yoga
  • This downtown trimmings institution sells any and every single kind of ribbon you can possibly imagine: grosgrain, velvet, patterned, everything.... Read more
    575 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-504-5358, mokubany.com

    Shops

    Book now at Mokuba
  • Momofuku Noodle Bar

    Photo: Gabriele Stabile

    Sure, the ramen is sublime: One version features smoked chicken with crispy skin and marinated shiitake mushrooms in a rich chicken broth,... Read more

    190 University Avenue, 647-253-8000, momofuku.com/toronto/noodle-bar-to

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at Momofuku Noodle Bar
  • According to owner Stephen Fowler, the Monkey’s Paw (on Dundas) is not a bookstore but a vintage shop that sells books and artifacts. Want... Read more
    1229 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-531-2123, monkeyspaw.com

    Shops

    Book now at Monkey’s Paw
  • Canadian director and producer Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters, Twins) is bringing a touch of California to Toronto with his first restaurant venture,... Read more

    299 Adelaide St. W., Toronto, 416-599-0299, montecitorestaurant.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Montecito
  • Following the customs of Parisian chocolate makers, this dessert oasis makes heavenly homemade chocolate and sinful macaroons. For an indulgence... Read more

    99 Yorkville Ave., 416-961-2202, morocochocolat.com

    Restaurants | Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at MoRoCo Chocolat
  • The city’s deep-cut ravines, particularly in the Don and Humber Valleys, offer terrific mountain-bike paths. Companies like ... Read more

    toronto.ca/cycling

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Mountain and Street Biking
  • Muji’s first Canadian location brings the Japanese retailer, famous for its minimalist stationery, housewares and personal accessories, to... Read more
    20 Dundas St. W., Toronto, muji.ca

    Shops

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  • Mulberry

    Photo: Mulberry

    Cara Delevingne, the catwalk star and face that’s lighting up advertising campaigns for more than a few luxe brands, has joined forces... Read more

    131 Bloor St. W., mulberry.com

    Shops

    Book now at Mulberry
  • Eyeing the brioche-shaped hole in the Toronto market, fourth-generation Lyonnaise pâtissière Nadège Nourian found sweet success marrying her... Read more
    120 Adelaide St. W., Toronto, 416-350-2014, nadege-patisserie.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Nadège PATH
  • Nathan Phillips Square Rink

    Photo: Francisco Pardo

    The reflecting pool in front of Toronto City Hall becomes an ice rink in November, complete with its own locker room, rink staff and Zamboni.... Read more

    
100 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-304-1400, nathanphillipssquareskaterentals.com

    Landmarks | Health & Wellness

    Book now at Nathan Phillips Square Rink
  • Perfect your crossover or learn how to stop like a pro with a one-on-one skating lesson next to Lake Ontario. The Harbourfront Centre’s... Read more

    235 Queens Quay W., Toronto, 416-973-4000, harbourfrontcentre.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Natrel Rink, Harbourfront Centre
  • Noor

    Nestled under the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, this gallery-cum-cosmetics counter carries cult beauty products and accessories, including Erno... Read more

    176 Cumberland St., Toronto, 416-928-0700, noorboutique.com

    Shops

    Book now at Noor
  • Chef David Lee and his business partners have created a restaurant that is both democratic and elite. Taking a cue from roadside diners, their... Read more

    180 Queen St. W., 416-977-6400, notabenerestaurant.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Nota Bene
  • This holistic yoga and therapy centre is housed in an expansive West End space that includes two airy studios, services like shiatsu and Thai... Read more

    967 College St. W., Toronto, 416-515-8885, octopusgardenyoga.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Octopus Garden
  • Korean cuisine filtered through Philadelphia comfort classics: That’s the game at Oddseoul, and the genesis for a dish like the bulgogi... Read more

    90 Ossington Ave., Toronto, twitter.com/to_oddseouls

    Restaurants

    Book now at Oddseoul
  • This boutique sells all nicely designed, ordinary everyday things: laundry soap, blankets, brooms, feeling like a really well-curated hardware... Read more
    886 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-352-9376, oldfaithfulshop.com

    Shops

    Book now at Old Faithful Shop
  • Thanks to a recent wave of boutique openings, the Queen West strip is now a haven for haute menswear. British brand Oliver Spencer is among... Read more

    962 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-348-7673, oliverspencer.co.uk

    Shops

    Book now at Oliver Spencer
  • One

    “Is that who I think it is?” If you’re at One, the answer’s probably yes. Red-hot from the moment it opened, the sleek... Read more

    116 Yorkville Ave., 416-961-9600, one.mcewangroup.ca Book now at One
  • One King West

    Photo: Christopher Dew

    This recently renovated hotel in the city's shopping district is housed in the old Dominion Bank, which dates back to 1914. You can even catch... Read more

    1 King St. W., Toronto, 416-548-8100, onekingwest.com Book now at One King West
  • The world according to chef Claudio Aprile. Fans of Colborne Lane will sense his soigné approach here, too, while enjoying a DIY multicultural... Read more

    107–109 King St. E., 416-603-8009, origintoronto.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Origin
  • This venture by Cosimo Mammoliti, the man behind Toronto’s well-loved Terroni, brings its older sibling’s authenticity to a casual... Read more

    106 Victoria St., 416-955-0258, osteriacicerietria.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Osteria Ciceri e Tria
  • For denim aficionados, nothing compares to shopping for the perfect pair at Over the Rainbow, home to 250 brands – the largest selection... Read more

    101 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, 416-967-7448, rainbowjeans.com

    Shops

    Book now at Over the Rainbow
  • Park Hyatt Toronto

    Enjoy breathtaking views of the city can be had from the hotel’s elegant yet comfy Roof Lounge – made all the better with one... Read more

    4 Avenue Rd., Toronto, 416-925-1234, parktoronto.hyatt.com Book now at Park Hyatt Toronto
  • Parkette

    This Mediterranean and rustic Italian restaurant is located on a bustling stretch that boasts Queen West landmarks like Swan and Oyster Boy.... Read more

    874 Queen St. W., 416-536-3883, parkette.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Parkette
  • Parts & Labour

    Photo: Lorne Bridgeman

    The Parkdale-style posse recasts a hardware store as restaurant, with a countercurrent music venue in the basement and a garden on the roof.... Read more

    1566 Queen St. W., 416-588-7750, partsandlabour.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Parts & Labour
  • This temple to tapas from Charles Khabouth and Hanif Harji brings in the beautiful set with such design touches as soaring modernist chandeliers... Read more

    480 King St. W., Toronto, 416-367-0505, patriatoronto.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Patria
  • Located in posh Rosedale, this Parisian-inspired event and lifestyle boutique offers a sweet mix of services and products: custom event planning... Read more

    50 Caroll St., Toronto, 647-348-7700, petiteandsweet.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Petite and Sweet
  • Rosedale natives flock to this jewel-box bakery, the brainchild of chef Marc Thuet. The vibe is classic Parisian and the handmade cakes and... Read more

    1162 Yonge St., Toronto, 416-924-2777, petitethuet.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Petite Thuet
  • Inside the chic warehouse space, with a reception on one side and a sewing studio opposite, choose from a rack filled with refined menswear –... Read more
    130 Cawthra Ave., Unit 107, Toronto, 647-348-1827, philipsparks.com

    Shops

    Book now at Philip Sparks
  • Pizzeria Libretto

    Photo: Quinn

    The wood oven was built by a third-generation oven maker in Naples. The tomatoes in the sauce were grown at the foot of Mount Vesuvius. And... Read more

    221 Ossington Ave., 416-532-8000, pizzerialibretto.com

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  • Playa Cabana is very much the perfect neighbourhood nook for a quick and easy dinner out. Try the soft chicken tacos and the burrito.

    111 Dupont St., Toronto, 416-929-3911, playacabana.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Playa Cabana
  • The main thing on the menu is a pork shoulder marinated for 24 hours, wrapped in prosciutto and then pork belly, and roasted for a crackling... Read more

    825 Dundas St. W., 647-352-6611, porchettaco.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Porchetta & Co.
  • In a stylish room on Toronto’s hip West Side – the pendant lights hanging above the bar are antique Smith & Wesson flashlights... Read more

    1314 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-342-5776, porzia.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Porzia
  • The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is undertaking a massive project to update and extend the streetcar system that will be known as the Light Rail Transit (LRT) to allow better access to the north, west and eastern parts of Toronto. Regular fare is $3 and the current U-shaped subway line will generally get you within walking distance of anywhere centrally located. Maps and schedules are available online.

    Book now at Public Transportation
  • Quanto Basta

    Owner Salvatore Mele, also responsible for popular Capocaccia, is no stranger to the Rosedale neighbourhood. Here, the specialty is Italian... Read more

    1112 Yonge St., 416-962-3141, quantobasta.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Quanto Basta
  • Quartz Crystal Spa

    Photo: David Whittaker

    After a luxurious breakfast at Stock Restaurant Bar & Lounge, midway up 274 metres of soaring granite and glass, step over to the other... Read more

    325 Bay St., Toronto, 416-637-5595, quartzcrystalspa.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Quartz Crystal Spa
  • This high-concept decor store offers an array of exotic items seemingly torn from the pages of Wallpaper*. The daring – and wealthy... Read more

    120 Ossington Ave., Toronto, 416-537-4400, quasimodomodern.com

    Shops

    Book now at Quasi Modo Modern
  • Authentically English (soccer paraphernalia, potted duck, cask ales), cozy (cushy armchairs, mismatched floral china, working fireplaces)... Read more

    35 Elm St., 647-347-2712, queenandbeaverpub.ca

    Bars

    Book now at Queen and Beaver
  • If you like mid-century Modern furniture and accessories, Queen West Antique Centre in Parkdale is the place to go. The owners hand-pick pieces... Read more
    1605 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-588-2212, qwac.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Queen West Antique Centre
  • With 150 whiskies to choose from and over a dozen draft beers, Quinn’s attracts an after-work crowd, who flock here for a hearty dinner... Read more

    96 Richmond St. W., 416-367-8466, quinnssteakhouse.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Quinn’s Steakhouse
  • Downtown cool meets upscale style at Rac Boutique. Stocked with emerging designers, local labels (Greta Constantine) and international finds... Read more

    124 Cumberland St., Toronto, 647-352-4433, racboutique.com

    Shops

    Book now at Rac Boutique
  • Rawlicious offers mainly raw, mainly organic and 100-percent fresh, nutritious ingredients. What sets this restaurant apart from other vegan... Read more

    rawlicious.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Rawlicious
  • Reds Wine Tavern

    Photo: Ted Chair

    Recently reinvented as a place for power lunches and power plays, Reds brings some fun to the Financial District with a compact shuffleboard... Read more

    77 Adelaide St. W., 416-862-7337, redswinetavern.com

    Bars

    Book now at Reds Wine Tavern
  • This is a must visit hotel for baseball fans. Make sure to ask for a “field-view room” which is inside the Rogers Centre baseball stadium,... Read more
    1 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, 416-341-7100, marriott.com Book now at Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel
  • As one of the Ossington strip pioneers, Reposado is the largest curator of fine tequila and mezcal in Toronto. Live jazz, a leafy back patio... Read more
    136 Ossington Ave., Toronto, 416-532-6474, reposadobar.com

    Bars

    Book now at Reposado Bar
  • Right next door to their Black Hoof Café, Jen Agg and Roland Jean have crafted this snack bar that’s a postcard to Jean’s native Haiti.... Read more
    926 Dundas St. W., 647-346-9356, rhumcorner.com

    Bars | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at Rhum Corner
  • In Toronto’s financial district, Top Chef Canada winner Carl Heinrich works his culinary magic – a particular talent for elevating... Read more

    1 Richmond St. W., Toronto, 647-748-1444, richmondstation.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Richmond Station
  • The only artificial thing in the latest outpost of this organic restaurant chain is the service, which includes a virtual hostess and touch-screen... Read more

    Eaton Centre, 14 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-506-0400, richtreenaturalmarket.com

    Restaurants | Shops

    Book now at Richtree Natural Market
  • At the new Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, more than 6.5 million litres of water house marine life from around the world. The museum, right... Read more

    288 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, 647-351-3474, ripleyaquariums.com/canada

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
  • Ritz-Carlton

    This luxury heavyweight sits in the middle of the city’s downtown core, a stone throw away from the CN Tower. Gorgeous, posh and proper... Read more

    181 Wellington St. W., Toronto, 416-585-2500, ritzcarlton.com/toronto Book now at Ritz-Carlton
  • Rooftop Lounge

    Photo: Thompson Toronto

    At Rooftop Lounge, the Thompson Toronto makes it equally appealing to drink by day as by night – or straight on through. The 360-degree... Read more

    550 Wellington St. W., 416-640-7778, thompsonhotels.com/hotels/thompson-toronto

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at Rooftop Lounge
  • The Rosedale Diner’s eclectic vibe and backyard patio – not to mention consistently delicious homemade comfort food like moules... Read more

    1164 Yonge St., 416-923-3122, rosedalediner.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Rosedale Diner
  • Inaugurated in 1982 with a modern, cylindrical design by Canadian architect Arthur Erickson and renovated in 2002 for improved acoustics, Roy... Read more
    60 Simcoe St., Toronto, 416-872-4255, roythomson.com

    Arts & Culture | Landmarks

    Book now at Roy Thomson Hall
  • Royal Ontario Museum

    Photo: Doug Brown

    Among Canada’s most outstanding museums, the ROM is home to more than six million objects. Where to begin exploring? The impressive... Read more

    100 Queen’s Pk., Toronto, 416-586-8000, rom.on.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Royal Ontario Museum
  • Under the direction of chef Lynn Crawford – former executive chef at the Four Seasons Hotel and reality TV star (Food Network’s... Read more

    730 Queen St. E., 416-465-0100, rubywatchco.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Ruby WatchCo
  • Sam James Coffee Bar

    With standing room only, this tiny space serves espresso-based beverages made on their La... Read more

    688A Bloor St. W., 647-341-2572, samjamescoffeebar.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Sam James Coffee Bar
  • After mastering the art of ramen at the renowned Yamato Ramen School in Japan, chef Michael Zhang opened Sansotei Ramen in Old Chinatown in 2012.... Read more
    179 Dundas St W., Toronto, 647-748-3833, sansotei.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Sansotei Ramen
  • The best view of the city is here. Designed by Macy Dubois and Helga Plumb, the restaurant is built on a downward slope, but the interior... Read more

    1 Benvenuto Pl., 416-961-8011, scaramoucherestaurant.com

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at Scaramouche Restaurant Pasta Bar and Grill
  • Sen5es

    At this downtown standout, executive chef Vincent Leung showcases an inspired take on East-meets-West. Ginger-and-soya-glazed steamed grouper... Read more

    328 Wellington St. W., 416-935-0400, senses.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Sen5es
  • Some bars look good, some sound good – Senses actually feels good. Sipping champagne across from us, the well-heeled woman reclined... Read more

    SoHo Metropolitan Hotel, 318 Wellington St. W., 416-935-0400, metropolitan.com/soho Book now at Senses Bar
  • Sergio Benetti Inc., on Spadina Avenue between Dundas and Queen Streets sells Italian suits exclusively, and offers a professional seamstress... Read more
    205 Spadina Ave., Toronto, 416-598-4831

    Shops

    Book now at Sergio Benetti Inc.
  • Pop into the Shangri-La to toast the New Year with a glass of bubbly. The hotel’s Champagne Wall is the newest fixture to adorn its... Read more

    188 University Ave., Toronto, 647-788-8888, shangri-la.com/toronto/shangrila/dining/bars-lounges/the-bar

    Bars

    Book now at Shagri-La Hotel Bar
  • Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto

    Photo: Shangri-La Hotel and Resorts

    From the skylit swimming pool to the supremely comfortable rooms, this hotel lives up to its name as an Eden in the heart of downtown Toronto.... Read more

    188 University Ave., Toronto, 647-788-8888, shangri-la.com/toronto/ Book now at Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto
  • Shopgirls’ buyer, Michelle Germain, only carries Canadian labels and a lot of them are local, like John & Jenn, a division of Line Knitwear.... Read more
    1342 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-534-7467, shopgirls.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Shopgirls
  • Shōtō

    Photo: John Cullen

    Five chefs work like mad, right before your eyes, to serve 10 courses to some 22 diners seated around this intimate tasting bar. You might... Read more

    190 University Ave., Toronto, 647-253-8000, momofuku.com/toronto/shoto

    Restaurants

    Book now at Shōtō
  • The upper field of the park has an incredible sweeping view of the sky, while the ravine, with its path through the trees, has its own microclimate.... Read more
    301 St. Clair Ave. W., Toronto, 1.toronto.ca/parks/prd/facilities/complex/200

    Landmarks

    Book now at Sir Winston Churchill Park
  • Those hoping to see and be seen have plenty of options at this bar, while those looking for a little more privacy are likely to be tucked... Read more

    InterContinental Toronto Yorkville, 220 Bloor St. W., 416-960-5200, toronto.intercontinental.com Book now at SkyLounge
  • Salvage shop SMASH offers everything from a vintage model airplane to a barnyard door. Browse through the impressive airy space with its collection... Read more
    2880 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-762-3113, smash.to

    Shops

    Book now at SMASH salvage
  • Toronto’s first board-game café, Snakes and Lattes rejects the prescribed Internet-and-coffee formula in favour of a more playful... Read more

    600 Bloor St. W., 647-342-9229, snakesandlattes.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Snakes and Lattes
  • The Soho Mule is the drink. It’s made with fresh lime juice, ginger beer, vodka and ginger candy on a pick. Their brunch is also the... Read more

    192 Adelaide St. W., 416-599-7646, sohohousetoronto.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Soho House Toronto
  • Part of the pioneering wave of Toronto’s boutique properties, the SoHo Metropolitan has kept its intimate feel on the quiet edge of... Read more

    318 Wellington St. W., Toronto, 416-599-8800, metropolitan.com/soho Book now at SoHo Metropolitan Hotel Toronto

  • Husband-and-wife team Cynthia Leung (a trained architect) and David Castellan (a pastry chef ) opened shop in 2003 and now manage two locations.... Read more

    32 Tank House Lane, Toronto, 416-815-7662, somachocolate.com

    Bakeries / Cafés | Shops

    Book now at Soma Chocolatemaker
  • Learn how to expertly pair wine and food as well as how to detect notes ranging from buttery caramel to freshly cut grass in your glass. Throughout... Read more
    1 King St. W., Toronto, 416-548-8100, onekingwest.com

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Sommelier course
  • Once housed in Honest Ed’s, this long-standing music store has since moved to Chinatown. Every time you go in, you hear the click, click,... Read more

    215 Spadina Ave., Toronto, 416-532-0334, sonicboommusic.com

    Shops

    Book now at Sonic Boom
  • Spa My Blend

    Photo: Christopher Cypert

    This C-suite customization results in an ultra-personalized formula that incorporates specific boosters like the self-explanatory Redness... Read more

    181 Wellington St. W., Toronto, 416-572-8000, spamyblendtoronto.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Spa My Blend
  • This local watering hole is close to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. The owners really know their food and drink, and the staff is very friendly.... Read more
    487 Adelaide St. W., 647-277-1187, Spirithousetoronto.com

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at Spirithouse
  • Spuntini’s offers excellent Italian cuisine served in a warm décor. Head to this Italian restaurant for their extensive wine... Read more

    116 Avenue Road, Toronto, 416-962-1110, spuntini.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Spuntini's
  • St. Lawrence Market

    Photo: Clifton Li

    Housed in a grand brick hall on bustling Front Street, this award-winning market offers superlative local and international fare. Try the... Read more

    92 Front St. E., Toronto, 416-392-7219, stlawrencemarket.com

    Shops

    Book now at St. Lawrence Market
  • If bivalves are an obsession of yours, obsess no more. Patrick McMurray, once the world champ in oyster shucking, cracks open a variety of... Read more

    100 Adelaide St. E., 416-366-7827, starfishoysterbed.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Starfish Oyster Bed and Grill
  • Steam Whistle Brewery

    Plan to be schooled. Steam Whistle brewery breaks down their beer to its base components and shows you how their pilsner is concocted from... Read more

    255 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, 416-362-2337, steamwhistle.ca

    Bars | Arts & Culture

    Book now at Steam Whistle Brewery
  • There’s no Stella here! But then, this pub is anything but typical. Beer lovers will be pleased to find 20 taps and 30 bottles of local,... Read more

    221 Carlton St., 647-344-7676, stoutirishpub.ca

    Restaurants | Bars

    Book now at Stout Irish Pub
  • Sud Forno

    Photo: Jesse Milns

    They only use flour imported from Italy, and the place feels like Milan and Rome with its mosaic flooring and glass display counter. If you sit... Read more
    716 Queen St. W., 416-504-7667, sudforno.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Sud Forno
  • Sweetgrass Spa

    Photo: Igor Yu

    Sweetgrass, on the edge of Toronto’s power core, is essentially Atlantis for the city’s alpha females. Located beneath the Verity... Read more

    111E Queen St. E., Toronto, 647-986-5300, sweetgrassspa.ca

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Sweetgrass Spa
  • Specializing in books on graphic design, advertising and architecture, Swipe Books shares a restored factory space with other like-minded... Read more

    401 Richmond St. W., Suite 121, Toronto, 416-363-1332, swipe.com

    Shops

    Book now at Swipe Books
  • Owner Sydney Mamane made bespoke jeans out of a small studio before opening Sydney’s at its current Queen Street location in downtown... Read more

    682 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-603-3369, shopsydneys.com

    Shops

    Book now at Sydney's
  • Paris-based designer Tanya Heath has set up shop in Yorkville with her first Canadian store. Her footwear collection, designed for women on... Read more

    138 Cumberland St., Toronto, 416-962-7366, tanyaheathcanada.com

    Shops

    Book now at Tanya Heath Paris
  • This place is like a Chinese supermarket, but for cookware and dinnerware. You’ll find bamboo skewers, cutlery, cups, plates or pans... Read more

    360 Spadina Ave., Toronto, 416-977-6364

    Shops

    Book now at Tap Phong Trading Co.
  • Taxis are easily hailed anywhere in the city and abound in the downtown core. If you’re on a strict timeline, though, be sure to call in advance. Base rate is $4.00.

     

    416 Taxicab: 416-829-4222

    Beck Taxi: 416-751-5555

    City Taxi: 416-740-2222

    Book now at Taxis
  • Stay on trend this season with a check suit by Ted Baker, who has recently set up shop in Toronto’s Eaton Centre. Find the latest men’s... Read more

    220 Yonge St., Toronto, tedbaker.com

    Shops

    Book now at Ted Baker
  • Staff at this eclectic framing and print shop will just as happily chat about homegrown talent (Doublenaut, Alanna Cavanagh) as show you illustrations... Read more

    194 Ossington Ave., Toronto, 647-351 -8998, telegramme.ca

    Arts & Culture | Shops

    Book now at Telegramme Prints & Custom Framing
  • Every detail here, from the firehouse cabinet boxes to the Corian bathrooms, has design top of mind. The walled light panels in the dining... Read more

    348 Adelaide St. W., Toronto, 647-933-5546, templarhotel.com Book now at Templar Hotel
  • The AGO shop

    Photo: Chris Boyko, Art Gallery of Ontario

    Designed by Frank Gehry, the shop at the Art Gallery of Ontario puts the spotlight on hard-to-find gifts, like the Douglas fir watch (echoing... Read more

    317 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-979-6648, ago.net

    Arts & Culture | Shops

    Book now at The AGO shop
  • The city’s premiere artistic destination, the AGO is a work of art itself, thanks to a major renovation by legendary architect Frank... Read more

    317 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-979-6648, ago.net

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at The Art Gallery of Ontario
  • On a newly happening strip of Dundas West, this dim retro dining room features an ever-changing menu with items such as jerked black cod with... Read more

    1597 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-219-3819, atlanticondundas.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Atlantic
  • Joining the hustle and bustle of Toronto’s entertainment district, The Ballroom is an enormous boutique bowling alley (and sports bar,... Read more

    145 John St., 416-597-2695, theballroom.ca

    Bars

    Book now at The Ballroom
  • Sip your pint of made-in-Toronto Steam Whistle pilsner amid the bowling-pin light fixtures and barrel side tables. From the nine bowling lanes... Read more

    145 John St., Toronto, 416-597-2695, theballroom.ca Book now at The Ballroom
  • A happening bar in a happening neighbourhood, the Beaconsfield draws a young crowd with its ample beer list and its great take on comfort/pub... Read more

    1154 Queen St. W., 416-516-2550, thebeaconsfield.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Beaconsfield
  • This Junction-area organic café and market serves all-natural teas, smoothies, beer and wine. The selection of prepared foods, sourced... Read more

    2945 Dundas St. W., 416-916-2368, thebeet.ca

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at The Beet
  • This five-floor pod hotel on Queen West has become a popular spot for weekend brunch thanks to favourites like the Montreal Smoked Meat Benedict... Read more
    335 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-493-2786, thebeverleyhotel.ca Book now at The Beverly Hotel
  • Formerly known as 2186 Dundas, this storefront gallery at Dundas West and Roncesvalles confirms the small-packages adage with its economical... Read more

    2186 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-388-7263, theblackcat.to

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at The Black Cat
  • Best known for its excellent cured meats (all made in-house), The Black Hoof also offers superlative fish options. The cocktail list is also... Read more

    928 Dundas St. W., 416-551-8854, theblackhoof.com

    Restaurants | Bars | Canada's Best New Restaurants

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  • The choices aren’t wide-ranging. You want a burger? Okay. A cheeseburger? Sure. They’ll even do you a veggie burger – a... Read more

    1636 Queen St. E., 647-346-0617, theburgerspriest.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Burger’s Priest
  • World-champion shucker Patrick McMurray offers a wide selection of oysters, including Irish oysters, which are large and delectably briny.... Read more

    1301 Queen St. E., 416-406-1301, ceilicottage.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Ceili Cottage
  • Restaurateurs Steven Salm and Michael Kimel opened this penthouse of power dining exactly where it ought to live: half a block from Bay Street.... Read more
    10 Temperance St., 647-348-7000, thechasetoronto.com

    Restaurants | Canada's Best New Restaurants

    Book now at The Chase Fish & Oyster
  • Order anything on the menu: the fried chicken-thigh sandwich, a seasonal heirloom tomato sammy, plus smaller bites, like pork buns and cornbread.For... Read more

    936 Queen St. W., 416-531-4447, thecountygeneral.ca Book now at The County General
  • The Drake Hotel

    Photo: Connie Tsang

    Located on Queen Street West, the Drake is Toronto’s hipster hotel, complete with a sushi and raw bar, café, lounge, private... Read more

    1150 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-531-5042, thedrakehotel.ca Book now at The Drake Hotel
  • The Fairmont Royal York

    Directly across from Union Station, this regal hotel, which opened in 1929, is within walking distance of many top Toronto attractions, such... Read more

    100 Front St. W., Toronto, 416-368-2511, fairmont.com/royalyork Book now at The Fairmont Royal York
  • Industry veterans Katherine Rodrigues and Alison Mackenna helm this chic comfort-food hub, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu... Read more

    372 Bay St., 647-352-3211, thegabardine.com

    Restaurants

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  • Across from the ROM, this museum covers a broad range of ceramics, one of the oldest art forms. It showcases everything from ancient Mayan... Read more

    111 Queen’s Pk., Toronto, 416-586-8080, gardinermuseum.on.ca

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at The Gardiner Museum
  • A bastion of upscale modern cooking on a strip best known for generic Greek restaurants, the Globe prioritizes local ingredients like Norfolk... Read more

    124 Danforth Ave., 416-466-2000, globebistro.com

    Restaurants

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  • The Good Son

    Photo: Matt Barnes Photography

    To get to the dining room at Vittorio Colacitti’s first restaurant, you must walk past a picture-perfect pantry stocked with olive oil... Read more

    1096 Queen St. W., 416-551-0589, thegoodsontoronto.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Good Son
  • This Leslieville spot features naturally raised and locally sourced meat, and the beef, lamb, chicken and veggie burgers are served on locally... Read more

    1056 Gerrard St. E., 416-778-0111, greatburger.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Great Burger Kitchen
  • The Harbord Room

    Photo: Dave Mitton

    Co-owners Dave Mitton (Czehoski) and chef Cory Vitiello (the Drake Hotel) bring a taste of Queen St. West cool to the Harbord strip. The menu... Read more

    89 Harbord St., 416-962-8989, theharbordroom.com

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  • The Hazelton Hotel

    Though you’ll be situated in the thick of Toronto’s best shopping and dining, you may not want to leave the comfort of this boutique... Read more

    118 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, 416-963-6300, thehazeltonhotel.com Book now at The Hazelton Hotel
  • The real attraction at this dive bar is the band that’s playing. You’ll find different types of music on different nights, but... Read more

    484 Queen St. W., 647-438-7664, thehideouttoronto.com

    Bars

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  • The Horseshoe Tavern, which opened in 1947, is legendary in Toronto for live music. It’s an incredible place to see both popular local... Read more

    370 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-598-4226, horseshoetavern.com

    Bars | Arts & Culture

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  • The Ivy at Verity

    Housed in a restored 1850s chocolate factory and with only four rooms, The Ivy, located in Toronto’s historic Queen Street East district,... Read more

    111D Queen St. E., Toronto, 416-368-6006, theivyatverity.ca Book now at The Ivy at Verity
  • The Mascot

    Photo: Talia Shipman

    The visual centrepiece of this Parkdale café – home to the best coffee in the neighbourhood – is the huge wooden bar, built... Read more

    1267 Queen St. W., 416-533-2888, themascot.ca

    Bakeries / Cafés

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  • The Narwhal

    Sydney Wills and Marissa Buchkowsky had years of styling, retailing and buying experience under their fashionable belts when they opened this... Read more

    8 Price St., suite 101, Toronto, 647-351-5011, narwhalboutique.com

    Shops

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  • The Paper Place on Queen Street West has an unparalleled selection of decorative and handmade Japanese paper in a variety of textures, colours... Read more

    887 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-703-0089, thepaperplace.ca

    Shops

    Book now at The Paper Place
  • The Red Door, located in the full-service Che Bella Spa, is devoted exclusively to the foot massage. Open Thursday through Saturday in the... Read more

    10 Castle Knock Rd., Toronto, 416-485-1225, chebellaonline.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at The Red Door at the Che Bella Spa
  • Built in 1931 on the grounds of Exhibition Place, the Horse Palace is an homage to Art Deco architecture – note the equine friezes in... Read more

    15 Nova Scotia Ave, Toronto, 416-599-4044, horsepalace.ca

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at The Riding Academy at the Horse Palace
  • Come here for the all-day service with home fries and beans and challah bread that seems soaked in butter.
    249 Victoria St., Toronto, 416-364-7517, thesenator.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Senator Restaurant
  • The Distillery District’s first nightclub, the Stirling Room boasts an undeniably chic space. The pre-Victorian exposed brick walls... Read more

    16 Trinity St., 416-364-3900, stirlingroom.com

    Bars

    Book now at The Stirling Room
  • Take a sharp left from the AGO’s entrance and you arrive at this treasure trove. Ken Thomson’s medieval and Renaissance ivory and boxwood... Read more
    317 Dundas St. W., Toronto, 416-979-6648, ago.net

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at The Thomson Collection of European Art
  • A neighbourhood restaurant with an approachable wine list and staff that ask you how you are and say it’s nice to see you.

    413 Roncessvalles Ave., 416-551-6660, thewesterlyrestaurant.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at The Westerly
  • Thompson Hotel

    This contemporary hotel caters to the King West crowd: young, beautiful and wealthy. Rooms are decked out with iHome docking stations, floor-to-ceiling... Read more

    550 Wellington St. W., Toronto, 416-640-7778, thompsonhotels.com/thompson-toronto Book now at Thompson Hotel
  • TIFF Bell Lightbox

    The headquarters of the Toronto International Film Festival are open year-round, offering cinephiles a spot to see films rarely viewed beyond... Read more

    350 King St. W., Toronto, 416-599-TIFF, tiff.net

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at TIFF Bell Lightbox
  • TOCA

    Photo: Christopher Cypert

    Chef Tom Brodi serves up modern Canadiana-influenced cuisine (hint: the name is a combination of “Toronto” and “Canada”)... Read more

    181 Wellington St. W., 416-572-8008, tocarestaurant.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at TOCA
  • Tom’s Place, a menswear shop in Kensington Market, has over 500 ties to choose from. While you browse for your new lucky tie, you might... Read more

    190 Baldwin St., Toronto, 416-596-0297, toms-place.com

    Shops

    Book now at Tom's Place
  • Escape the city for an afternoon and take a 15-minute ferry ride across Lake Ontario to the lovely Toronto Islands. With its amusement park... Read more

    9 Queen's Quay, Toronto, 416-397-2628, toronto.ca/parks/island

    Landmarks

    Book now at Toronto Islands
  • For the past seven years, the Toronto Scuba Club (TSC) has been teaching diving enthusiasts the sport from an unlikely locale – the Bishop... Read more
    359 Markham St., Toronto, 416-792-3483, torontoscubaclub.com

    Health & Wellness

    Book now at Toronto Scuba Club
  • Toronto Society of Architects

    The architecture tours run by the Toronto Society of Architects will take you to new heights. Marta O’Brien, an architectural historian... Read more

    234 Bay St., Toronto, torontosocietyofarchitects.ca

    Arts & Culture | Landmarks

    Book now at Toronto Society of Architects
  • Believe it or not, the Toronto Zoo is a great place to visit in the winter. It’s the perfect time to see Arctic wildlife, such as polar... Read more

    2000 Meadowvale Rd., Scarborough, 416-392-5929, torontozoo.com

    Arts & Culture

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  • Treetop Trekking raises the obstacle-course stakes with all-ages aerial activities. Traverse rope bridges and a series of swinging logs that... Read more
    3291 Stouffville Rd., Whitchurch-Stouffville, 905-927-9397, treetoptrekking.com

    Health & Wellness

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  • At Trinity Bellwoods Park, you might be fooled into thinking that you’ve stumbled upon a music festival. You haven’t. The urban green space... Read more
    790 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-392-8016, trinitybellwoods.ca

    Arts & Culture | Landmarks

    Book now at Trinity Bellwoods Park
  • Trump International Hotel & Tower

    With its 65-storey glass facade, Trump Tower is as grandiose from the outside as it is once you set foot into the mauve- and gold-accented... Read more

    325 Bay St., Toronto, 416-306-5800, trumptoronto.ca Book now at Trump International Hotel & Tower
  • Chef Alida Solomon’s love letter to Tuscan cuisine, Tutti Matti offers a menu spanning rustic, earthy dishes (pasta with stewed wild... Read more

    364 Adelaide St. W., 416-597-8839, tuttimatti.com

    Restaurants

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  • This cozy bookshop – possibly the world’s only store with a plotless fiction section (think Samuel Beckett) – is the brainchild... Read more

    883 Queen St. W., Toronto, 416-366-8973, typebooks.ca

    Shops

    Book now at Type
  • A perfect place to shop for contemporary gifts is Umbra’s flagship store, just steps away from Hôtel Le Germain Toronto on John Street.... Read more

    165 John St., Toronto, 416-599-0088, umbra.com

    Shops

    Book now at Umbra
  • At Vertical, in the heart of the Financial District (yes, you can have your own private wine locker), chef Giacomo Pasquini offers a menu... Read more

    100 King St. W., 416-214-2252, verticalrestaurant.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Vertical
  • On College Street, you’ll find the boutique of Virginia Johnson, Toronto’s textile queen, who is an alumni of New York’s Parson’s School... Read more
    970 College St., Toronto, 416-516-3366, virginiajohnson.com

    Shops

    Book now at Virginia Johnson
  • Voulez-Vous Café

    Photo: Julie Boulet

    Voulez-vous some coffee, art, furniture and organic composting? If so, you’re in luck. Husband-and-wife team Julie Boulet and Sean Lacey... Read more

    1560 Queen St. E., 647-719-3499, voulezvouscafe.com

    Bakeries / Cafés

    Book now at Voulez-Vous Café
  • The first Canadian outpost of the fabled burger chain by Wahlberg brothers Mark, Paul and Donnie has arrived in town. The restaurant doesn’t... Read more

    46 Blue Jays Way, Toronto, 416-489-8922, wahlburgers.ca

    Restaurants

    Book now at Wahlburgers
  • This eponymous restaurant and bar may be a shameless shrine to the hockey god – serving up family recipes like Grandma Gretzky’s... Read more

    99 Blue Jays Way, 416-348-0099, gretzkys.com Book now at Wayne Gretzky’s Restaurant
  • A limb of the sprawling Williams-Sonoma retail tree, this contemporary home furnishings chain has been solving the design dilemmas of chic,... Read more

    109 Atlantic Ave., Toronto, 416-537-0110, westelm.com

    Shops

    Book now at West Elm
  • West Toronto Rail Path – an urban rails-to-trail project – aims to build a 6.5-kilometre linear park from Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood... Read more
    railpath.ca

    Arts & Culture | Landmarks

    Book now at West Toronto Rail Path
  • Windsor Arms Hotel

    A favourite of the swish set, the Windsor Arms boasts a prime location and top-notch personalized service. Built in the 1920s, the hotel still... Read more

    18 St. Thomas St., Toronto, 416-971-9666, windsorarmshotel.com Book now at Windsor Arms Hotel
  • Artisanal bakery by day, pioneer kitchen by night, Woodlot offers both a meat-heavy and a vegetarian menu. Its wood-fired oven, which is shaped... Read more

    293 Palmerston Ave., 647-342-6307, woodlotrestaurant.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Woodlot
  • Woodworking Seminar at Lee Valley Tools

    Photo: Jaime Hogge

    Sign up for a woodworking seminar at Lee Valley Tools to learn how to make your own souvenir. The Canadian tool manufacturer and retailer... Read more

    590 King St. W., Toronto, 416-366-5959, leevalley.com

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Woodworking Seminar at Lee Valley Tools
  • Workshops at Gallery 44 Centre for Modern Photography

    Photo: Morris Lum

    Looking for perspective? Get back into the darkroom with antique process workshops at Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography. Working... Read more

    401 Richmond St. W., suite 120, Toronto, 416-979-3941, Gallery44.org

    Arts & Culture

    Book now at Workshops at Gallery 44 Centre for Modern Photography
  • YamChops specializes in beet burger patties, coconut bacon and carrot lox and prepares pulled chicken sandwiches made of soy, wheat and pea ... Read more
    705 College St., Toronto, 416-645-0117, yamchops.com

    Shops

    Book now at YamChops
  • Yorkdale mall continues its revamp with a boutique from the master of Italian accessories, Salvatore Ferragamo – and John Varvatos and... Read more

    3401 Dufferin St., Toronto, 416-787-4994, yorkdale.com

    Shops

    Book now at Yorkdale Mall
  • Yuk Yuk’s is a cas­ual spot that’s sure to put you in a good mood. It’s amazing how many comedians got their start there,... Read more

    224 Richmond St. W, 416-967-6431, yukyuks.com

    Bars | Arts & Culture

    Book now at Yuk Yuk's
  • Burrito lovers now have a place to unburden themselves of Burrito Boyz breakup traumas while they savour their favourite cylindrical meal.... Read more

    327 King St. W., 647-346-5035, z-teca.com

    Restaurants

    Book now at Z-Teca Gourmet Burritos
  • This retail shop offers a collection of beautiful everyday luxury accessories from Toronto and international designers.
    753 Queen St. W., Toronto, 647-560-0511, visitzane.com

    Shops

    Book now at Zane
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    • Melbourne City Guide

      Sip wine in Yarra Valley, shop for souvenirs and stay at The Larwill Studio, a hotel-art gallery featuring the late David Larwill's playful pieces.

    • Brisbane City Guide

      Feed dolphins in the surf of nearby Moreton Island, see Indigenous art dating back to the 1880s and dine at one of the country's best restaurants.

    • Ottawa City Guide

      Enjoy a tasting menu from an award-winning chef, get a bird's eye view with a vintage biplane ride and wake up steps away from the Ottawa Art Gallery.

    • San Francisco City Guide

      Make the most of your visit with a stay at the colourful Phoenix Hotel, Michelin-starred dumplings at Mister Jiu's and a day trip to Oakland.

    • Los Angeles City Guide

      Make the most of your stay with a room on Sunset Strip, a dinner at Bestia and a hike in Griffith Park.

    • Toronto City Guide

      Make the most of your stay with downtown accommodations, dinner at Alo, a trip to the scenic Scarborough Bluffs and more.

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