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Chef's Pick: Toronto's 10 best new restaurants

2017 was a fabulous year for food, in which we saw some highly anticipated restaurants open their doors and start serving some truly incredible dishes. We asked Toronto's best chefs, restaurateurs and food experts to share their favourite new restaurants from 2017. Here are their top picks.
January 08, 2018

How They Met: From one wedding party to another

January 05, 2018

Dr. Jess on Sex: Relationship resolutions

If your goals for 2018 relate to diet, exercise, sleep, overall health, finances or time management, working on your relationship might be just what the doctor ordered. Research reveals that a happy relationship is positively correlated with better sleep, improved diet, greater income, lower stress levels and other positive health outcomes.
January 04, 2018

House of Dior exhibit comes to the ROM

If there’s one fashion label that has shaped the modern esthetic, it’s the House of Dior. Christian Dior, the new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, coincides with the house’s 70th anniversary.
January 04, 2018

Let's get physical this January with Jeanne's picks

With the holidays now just a memory, it's time to get back to health. We got Jeanne to pick the city's best gear to get fit and have fun in.
January 04, 2018

David Dunlap Observatory back in town hands

Following the transfer of the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO) lands into public hands, a Richmond Hill Town Council vote over control of programming at the cherished heritage building has created a rift in the York Region astronomical community.
December 29, 2017

Why Atsushi Yamamoto chose Yonge ’n’ Shep for his Michelin-endorsed eatery

This tiny ramen shop has earned Michelin Bib Gourmand status (one level below a Michelin Star) for three consecutive years since 2015, making Konjiki Hototogisu one of world’s top destinations for the beloved Japanese comfort food. And as luck would have it, Toronto is about to receive its own outpost of the shop: Konjiki Ramen.
December 29, 2017

Thornhill’s Risa Stone on how she balances acting, writing and producing

Risa Stone, who attended Westmount Collegiate Institute in Thornhill, began attending film and acting camp at Harbourfront Centre as a child and decided to pursue a career in acting when she was 17.
December 28, 2017

OMB ruling raises questions on state of historic Richmond Hill core

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has sided with the Town of Richmond Hill and blocked an eight-storey, mixed-use building proposal in the downtown heritage core on Yonge Street, between Centre Street and Dunlop Street.
December 28, 2017

Lifestyle films help move houses

Owners hoping to sell high-end properties are increasingly turning to glossy, professionally produced lifestyle videos to attract buyers and generate interest in listings.
December 27, 2017

Robert Klein in town for rare concert

I could argue that modern standup comedy was created by seven pioneers of the ’60s and ’70s: Lenny Bruce, Mort Sahl, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Joan Rivers, Don Rickles and Robert Klein.
December 22, 2017

Five things every parent needs to know about cannabis today

The younger generation of cannabis enthusiasts takes pride in their cannabis knowledge, moving beyond the simple smoking of a joint. Some of these now popular methods are vaporizing, slathering on infused topicals, toking extract-filled pens and dabbing (not the dance) concentrates.
December 21, 2017

Restaurant Review: The Broadview Hotel’s glassed-in rooftop eatery is all about grown-up bar eats for cool cats

Erik Joyal and John Sinopoli, who’ve opened several restos together, are in charge of the food at the Broadview, a project of Streetcar Crowsnest, which put $26 million into a three-year reno of the old pile built in 1891 — now a boutique hotel with three restaurant/bar spaces. Bye bye Jilly’s strip club, hello hipsters. They’re calling it the Drake of the east end.
December 21, 2017

Eat this Minute: The Annabelle of the ball

A trio of pastas made fresh daily is the name of the game at this Davenport newbie
December 19, 2017

Comedian Russell Peters delivers a Clouseau-worthy Indian Detective

Canadian comic Russell Peters is known for making light of stereotypes, cultural identity and life as a Canadian with an Indian heritage. His new show, The Indian Detective, which airs on CTV, showcases both his Toronto upbringing and his Indian background through his character Doug D’Mello, a fourth-class constable with dreams of becoming a detective.
December 19, 2017

Taste Test: Who has the best cinnamon buns in town?

We asked chef Mark McEwan to undertake the arduous task of sampling the city’s best cinnamon buns. Which baker was crowned king? Whose buns should grace your holiday table?
December 18, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Explaining your vulnerable emotions and crafting loving responses are the keys

Intimacy arises when one person feels vulnerable and expresses that vulnerability in a constructive manner and the other person responds with love and support.
December 14, 2017

Frontier’s Jessica Matten on her five favourite books

This fall, the second season of Canadian historical drama Frontier premiered on Discovery with Toronto’s Jessica Matten back in action as Sokanon alongside series star Jason (“Aquaman”) Momoa.
December 12, 2017

Of inflatable Santas and other Moore Park miracles

The residents of Inglewood Drive in Moore Park are surely on the nice list this year. The street is known for putting up large inflatable Santas which draw crowds of passersby from all over the GTA.
December 12, 2017

Passionate songs of protest and peace with Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie has been singing songs of protest, peace and understanding for more than a half century. She’s inspired or woken up countless people along the way. Who better to speak with to kick off our issue highlighting inspiring women?
December 11, 2017