Worth checking out during your stay at Hôtel Le Germain Toronto, Hôtel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square, and ALT Hotel Toronto Airport.
Pop a warm, succulent gourmet bun in your mouth courtesy of Hot Bunzz, Toronto’s latest latenight or lunch ‘It’ stop inside Urban Bistro. Everyday it’s something different: Pulled pork. Thai coconut curry chicken. St. Lucia Jerk Wild Boar topped with tropical chutney. Hot Bunzz puts the yum in buns.
21 St. Clair Avenue West
Now’s your chance to test your palate on varietal olive oils at Olive Oil Emporium. Toronto’s first olive oil tasting bar features a sleek selection of ultra premium extra virgin selections fresh (within weeks) from the olive gardens of Greece, Italy, Spain, Peru and Tunisia. Also on tap: clean balsamic vinegars with hints of cinnamon, pear, blackberry and ginger.
1707 Bayview Avenue
Stroll the quiet stretch of upscale shops in a spot called Summerhill. You’ll find a butcher, a baker, the iconic Harvest Wagon, the Gallic-menued Pastis, Vintages by LCBO, Nadege Patisserie, and a Waspish mashup of antique and gift stores. This is Toronto’s Knightsbridge.
Midtown Toronto, Yonge Street between Price Street and Scrivener Square.
West-end Toronto’s new Premium Outlets have opened. Among them: Brooks Brothers, Restoration Hardware, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Kate Spade New York.
13850 Steeles Avenue West
Hire a helicopter to whisk you 30 minutes north to Winterdance where you’ll meet 150 happy Siberian huskies happily pulling sleds through 5000 acres of prime Haliburton forest.
6577 Haliburton Lake Road Haliburton, Ontario
Film buffs file into one of Toronto’s favourite and most historic repertory cinemas, known simply as The Revue.
400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Ground control to Major Tom… 300 objects from David Bowie’s personal collection are exhibiting at the Art Gallery of Ontario in autumn 2013.
317 Dundas Street West