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North Toronto Post - December 2011

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T.O.’s secret chef ready to go public

T.O.’s secret chef ready to go public

Matt Kantor on secret pickles, ghost chefs and when he plans on opening his own place already

Who’s got a cause? Any cause?

Who’s got a cause? Any cause?

Comedy and charity go well together, apparently just like me and mental health issues

Rosedale’s king of comedy gets top nod

Rosedale’s king of comedy gets top nod

Eugene Levy receives Order of Canada for accomplished career

Weighing in on obesity

Weighing in on obesity

If you had childhood obesity expert Dr. Glenn Berall cornered for 10 minutes, what would you ask him about your kid’s eating habits, pop consumption and Wii time?

Adding a splash of colour to live theatre

Adding a splash of colour to live theatre

Canadian Stage’s production explores the life of painter Mark Rothko

There’s something about Mae

There’s something about Mae

Sportsnet scores a hit by bringing new anchor Hazel Mae home to Toronto

Is seven billion people too many?

Is seven billion people too many?

Population growth is taking a toll on our resources, but consumption is a much bigger problem

Jake was a punk

Jake was a punk

Toronto actor ready for prime time with starring role in Green Day's American Idiot

Should Toronto provide safe and supervised injection sites for addicts to use illicit drugs?

Should Toronto provide safe and supervised injection sites for addicts to use illicit drugs?

The rise of east end eateries

The rise of east end eateries

The perpetually sketchy corner of Gerrard and Carlaw holds a special place in my heart. It was there, years ago, that I indulged in a $1.99 breakfast at Gee’s Bar and...

Holiday Survival Guide 2011

Rob, I’d like to give you one piece of advice

We’re now near the end of the first year of Rob Ford’s mayoralty, and I have been trying to think of helpful things to say to our city leaders. Yes, we’ve been given far too many...

The religious experience of The Good Lovelies

The religious experience of The Good Lovelies

The Good Lovelies are Kerri Ough, Caroline Brooks and Sue Passmore

Big Ben’s Little Italy

Our columnist tours T.O.’s Italian quarter and talks bread and Berlusconi

The Great Burger Brouhaha

T.O. is obsessed with burgers. Just walk around your ’hood and see how many burger bars you encounter. See? Still, the question remains: who makes the best burger in town? We grilled old-school...

Toronto's Best Cookies

Toronto's Best Cookies

Top chef and Food Network star Anna Olson is an expert in all things baked. In the spirit of the holidays, we invited her to help us nibble our way through dozens (upon dozens) of cookies — tough...

Bar stool specials

The holidays are here and there’s no better time to gather with friends and celebrate over a pint and some pub grub. We sent two favourites to the lab to find out which is the biggest contributor...

New players in Kates top 100

’Tis not a kind season for fine dining — in this slightly scary economy, diners are playing their cards close to the vest, only spending where they’re sure of value.

Leaside arena expansion back on track after setback

The Leaside Arena expansion project that will create some desperately-needed ice time in the neighbourhood stalled temporarily in September

Area establishment faces alleged bylaw infractions in court

Mint Bar, a local establishment that has been the subject of numerous noise complaints, has a Dec. 13 court date.

Yonge & Eglinton might see up to 60 storeys

Yonge & Eglinton might see up to 60 storeys

A group of developers appears to have big plans to transform the northeast corner of Yonge and Eglinton

Ghost dating the next big thing online?

Ghost dating the next big thing online?

Too embarrassed to shop for a partner? — people will do it for you

The Kids Are Alright

With so many 20-somethings still living at home, we explore our kids’ so-called failure to launch. Our findings? They’re doing just fine. Meet 25 members of Toronto’s Generation Y proving the...

Jeanne Beker’s top timepieces

Jeanne Beker’s top timepieces

Our savvy fashion columnist finds the hottest and hautest watches the city has to offer — just in time for the holidays.