Best Of North Toronto 2014

Our annual guide to 100 of the best, biggest and finest things our area has to offer



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Celebrity Picks

Our local celebs choose their favourite spots in the neighbourhood

Steve Anthony, TV Host
BEST SUSHI
SUSHI SUPREME
1995 Yonge St.
“Fresh, delicious and very reasonably priced. Very highly recommended.”

Marilyn Denis, TV Host
BEST HOME DECOR
ARTIFACTS
1170 Yonge St.
“One of the few hidden gems in my neighbourhood is Artifacts, a stylish home and fashion store. They know you when you walk in and are so welcoming — it’s great.”

Jake Epstein, Actor
BEST FAMILY RESTO
RIZ
1677 Bayview Ave.
“I have these great memories of being taken to dinner to Riz when I was a kid. It was a treat. It was a cosy, quiet place for catching up with my family.”

Olivia Chow, Politician
BEST GREEN SPACE
THE ROSEHILL RESEVOIR
Yonge & St. Clair
“It’s a small hidden gem just a short walk from the office. There’s nothing like some green space to relax and reconnect. I highly recommend it.”

Carly Street, Performer
BEST THEATRE
REGENT THEATRE
551 Mt. Pleasant Rd.
“This mom-and-pop cinema with its double staircase and old-timey popcorn machine offered me my first look at some of cinema’s art house indie favourites.”

Carolyn Jarvis, TV Journalist
BEST VEGAN
DOUG MCNISH’S RAW FOOD
550 Bayview Ave.
“I eat here at the Brick Works on Saturday mornings. If I’m lucky, he’s serving up his raw soft shell tacos.”

Sheila McCarthy, Actor
BEST CONSIGNMENT
HAUTE CLASSICS
1454 Yonge St.
“They have some neat little finds. I picked up a really nice Prada jacket here. I always take in things to sell and end up buying more!”

Teddy Wilson, TV Host
BEST LOCAL PUB
THE REBEL HOUSE
, 1068 Yonge St.
“Awesome cottage-in-the-city vibe?  Check. Lovable, quick-witted staff? Check. Incredible Ontario beer selection? Check!!”

Brad Long, Chef
BEST CHEESE SHOP
ALEX FARM PRODUCTS
1578 Bayview Ave.
“No matter the cheese I’m after, they always manage to find something I’ve never heard of or tasted and treat me with a new delicious flavour.”

Bruce Poon Tip, Entrepreneur
BEST YOGA
BIKRAM YOGA
1 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
“I travel over 100,000 miles each year, and I’ve tried many Bikram Yoga studios the world over. This is one of the best I’ve ever been to.”

Kimberly Newport-Mimran, Designer
BEST MANI-PEDI
J&C NAILS
, 1278 Yonge St.
“They’re always incredibly fast and very efficient here.”

Josh Matlow, Politician
BEST PLAYGROUND
ORIOLE PARK
201 Oriole Pkwy.
“This beautifully designed playground uses colour, beautiful and playful structures and water features and is surrounded by a tree canopy.”

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