April 23, 2014
April 23, 2014

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Best of Toronto: Top bars for craft beer near the Rogers Centre

Best of Toronto: Top bars for craft beer near the Rogers Centre There is no joy in Craftbeersville. The Blue Jays have cancelled the arrangement that brought Steam Whistle to the Rogers Centre for the 2013 baseball season. But, do not despair my baseball and beer-loving friends, because while the Jays have been asleep at the switch over the past few years, bars and restaurants in the area have picked up the slack.

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April 23, 2014

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Drink This: the Michelada Especial from Milagro

Drink This: the Michelada Especial from Milagro In Mexico, the Michelada goes hand-in-hand with hazy days on the beach. Here in Toronto, the afternoon cocktail of choice would have to be the Caesar, though both libations share more than just the partiality of daytime drinkers, boasting crimson colours, salted rims and a noteworthy heat (not to mention similar ingredients).

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April 23, 2014

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The Race for Mayor: 18-year-old Morgan Baskin takes on city hall

The Race for Mayor: 18-year-old Morgan Baskin takes on city hall Who says politics are boring? Well, lots of people — including 18-year-old Morgan Baskin, who says she’d like to change that. The high school student is running for the top spot in municipal politics, hoping to be elected mayor of Toronto in this coming fall elections.

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April 23, 2014

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Shoe Fetish: these suede sandals from See by Chloé

Shoe Fetish: these suede sandals from See by Chloé Ask most shoe lovers what they love about footwear and practicality tends not to rank especially high on their list. Why else do we stalk the city pavement in high heels? Why else do we risk spring colds with sandals long before the weather dictates that we should bare toes? It's all in the name of fashion.

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April 22, 2014

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Something men ought to know about: these camo shorts by Toronto brand Muttonhead

Something men ought to know about: these camo shorts by Toronto brand Muttonhead Yesterday was glorious, and here's why: for the first time in what felt like eons, it was warm enough to go out coatless without shivering like a paint shaker (hey, some of us just aren't built for these climates).

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T.O.'s Best Sandwiches

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the pork knuckle sandwich from Red Sauce

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the pork knuckle sandwich from Red Sauce

After shuttering Little Italy's beloved Acadia, Lindsay and Scott Selland turned the space into a beacon of Ital-Amer comfort food. At Red Sauce, simple, homey fare like mozza-plus-prosciutto...

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the slow-roasted beef brisket from Black Camel

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the slow-roasted beef brisket from Black Camel

After a cruel, too-brief taste of spring, we're back to the melancholy-inducing snow. The answer to the mid-April blues, clearly, is found in one of Black Camel's sandwich offerings. Rosedale's...

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the fried bologna from Home of the Brave

Toronto’s Best Sandwiches: the fried bologna from Home of the Brave

David Chang recently vowed that, of all things, a certain notorious schoolyard lunchmeat is the next hottest thing. "I'd put my chips on bologna," he stated in a GQ article. But, he doesn't mean...

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T.O.'s Top Cheap Eats

Cheap Eat of the Week: the cupcakes from Desmond & Beatrice

Cheap Eat of the Week: the cupcakes from Desmond & Beatrice

’Tis the season.. for birthday parties, engagement parties, friends’ bachelorette parties and soon to come, holiday parties. Sure, you could be that friend who brings the veggies and dip or...

Cheap Eat of the Week: the mango pudding from Tracy Dessert

Cheap Eat of the Week: the mango pudding from Tracy Dessert

Growing up at a Chinese dinner table, dessert was always a hard sell. The go-to for most restaurants is a red bean soup. Beans? For dessert? You’re furrowing your brow skeptically and my...

Cheap Eat of the Week: the kothu roti from Saffron Spice Kitchen

Cheap Eat of the Week: the kothu roti from Saffron Spice Kitchen

The next time you take a stroll along Queen West during lunch, try not to be enticed by the delicious, exotic aroma of traditional Sri Lankan fare wafting from Saffron Spice Kitchen (hint: it's...

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