A Local's Guide To Toronto
Collected by Victoria Malloy
550 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2V4, Canada
The Thompson Hotel, Toronto, opened in 2010 as a modern, translucent glass building soaring above its low-rise, red-brick neighbors and staking a claim as a symbol of glitz and glam in the King West neighborhood. Thanks to its fashionable in-house...
432 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1E3, Canada
Though Le Sélect could be classified as a stereotypical French bistro—with its burgundy leather studded banquettes, black and white tiles and that je ne sais quoi—its French inspired brunch is a pleasant surprise. Condo dwellers get up early to...
99 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1S1, Canada
LOVE the space and vibe of Carbon Bar, which the team describes as 'inspired by the storied past of a rock'n'roll discotheque, an upstart TV station and a media giant's studio'. For those Torontonians who are familiar with the building's history...
522 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1L7, Canada
It's called Happy Hour for a reason. A hard day's work calls for a reward in the form of thirst quenching libation (or two, or three if you are so inclined!) and what could be happier than that? My go-to spot to enjoy a little Happy Hour action is...
181 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3G7, Canada
The Ritz-Carlton is one of many luxury hotels erected during Toronto’s construction boom of the late-2000s. The hotel is an ode to Canadiana in its subtle details: the bronze-plated maple leafs on the lobby floors and the more than 400...
333 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5H 4G3, Canada
On an everyday walk downtown Toronto, you are more likely than not going to spot a film shoot set up (or two) often mimicking the streets of NYC. Most often, its the NYC subway station and newspaper stand decoys, some of which are so convincing...
21 Trinity St, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4, Canada
181 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5J 2T3, Canada
On the whole i'm a pretty healthy eater and iQ Food Co. is one of my go-to's for healthy eats. Those that know me, know that I'm a big Chai fan and so today I picked myself up a 'Chai Town' smoothie made with unsweetened almond milk, chai, raw...
1 Trinity St, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4, Canada
Staying caffeinated and warm is my agenda when I'm in Toronto. I like the cozy insides of Balzac's, especially the water front one in the popular Distillery District. They are so inviting in comparison to the brisk spring winds outside. No long...
18 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4, Canada
I have finally experienced El Catrin in Toronto's Historic Distillery District. When they first opened their doors there was a ton of buzz and as a result no open tables, always full to the brim. And so I gave it some time to let things die down a...
The Distillery District, Toronto, ON M5A, Canada
488 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1E3, Canada
I love a good story and Marben's story is no exception. Owner Simon Benstead told me that in the hometown of his parents in Ipswitch, England there are no house numbers. Thus, each house has a nickname. His parents, John and Mary, took the first...
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