Over the Rainbow 35th Party!

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Yorkville’s Over the Rainbow Jeans is celebrating its 35th birthday today and tomorrow.  Don’t forget to check it out!! Look for a longer report when we launch DelectablyChic! next week!

Organic, Vegan and FAST!

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There’s a small restaurant on Hayden Street which serves organic vegan foods.  Open only during the work week, Camros is one of the few non-sitdown vegan-only restaurants in the city.  At my first ever visit there, I had their three item combo ($10.39 plus tax – can also choose from two or four items) which consisted […]

Bloor Street Market Opens!

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The supermarket formerly known as Valu-Mart has reopened as the Bloor Street Market at the Manulife Centre.  Joining other grocery stores in the area such as Pusateri and Longo’s The Market, this new store, which is owned by Loblaws, is probably the largest in the area next to Whole Foods.  Like many other urban-focused grocery […]

Indigo Masala Room: Av and Dav’s Indian Restaurant

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Cynthia Cheng It has been around for less than a year, but Indigo Masala Room, on Avenue Road just south of Davenport is perhaps one of the best Indian restaurants I’ve been to in the past little while.  Not only do they have good service (we were asked whether we wanted additional naan or rice), […]

Thai in the Annex

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Cynthia Cheng Real Thailand Restasurant on Bloor, just west of Spadina has been a staple in the area for 10 years.  The restaurant offers a huge range of choices at affordable prices – entrees are often just under the $10 mark for dinner.  There is also a set lunch menu. The first dish we had was an appetizer.  The […]

Toronto Mayor Candidate Proposes Subways

Cynthia Cheng Sarah Thomson, candidate for Toronto’s top job in the municipal elections this fall, held a press conference at the Fox and Fiddle this morning, announcing her transit ideas if she became mayor.  Ms. Thomson believes in subways.  With the climate that Toronto has, streetcars/Light Rail Transit (LRT)  just doesn’t work.  And not to […]

Chimichanga Yorkville Now Open

Cynthia Cheng   Chimichanga Mexican Grill and Tequila Bar has opened its second Toronto location in Yorkville recently.  Though the location can be hard to find (it’s located at the lower level and can be easily missed without a sandwich board on the sidewalk).  My fiance and I went to the restaurant to test it […]

The Market Now Open in Yorkville

Cynthia Cheng A new grocery store has opened on Bloor and Park.  Catering to the DINK/condo crowd, the The Market by Longo’s opened on Wednesday, March 3.  The Market is a concept which Longo’s started a few years ago, opening in more urban areas of the city.  The stores are smaller than regular Longo’s supermarkets and […]

A Night in Spain…and a Hockey Game

Cynthia Cheng The Canadian Opera Company’s Operanation 6: Habanera was held the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on Friday, February 28. With Bizet’s Carmen and everything Spanish as its theme, the cocktail reception featured delicious tapas, as well as a Spanish cheese bar and desserts table.  The event drew the professional set from all […]

GOOOOLLLLLD BABY!!!!!

Toronto hockey fans celebrate Canada’s gold medal win at the crossing on Yonge & Bloor.  Every time walk signs are on at all four corners, people run into the middle of the street, waving flags!!