A SLICE OF PASTEL HEAVEN IN TORONTO: CAFÉ CANCAN

What was once known as Harbord Room has now been transformed into a lovely French bistro that offers casual French dishes. Inspired by the Can-can, a high-energy dance filled with vivacity, this restaurant lives up to its name. From the floral wallpaper to the patio chairs, the French touches remind you of your last trip to Paris. The moment I…
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Korean Dessert Chain Reaches Toronto: Kiss the Tiramisu

Kiss the Tiramisu, a very happening Korean dessert chain, has just reached Toronto. You will find the first ever Canadian location on Baldwin street in Kensington Market. They have only been open for two weeks so there wasn’t a line up just yet. With the current ice cream craze taking place in Toronto, Kiss the Tiramisu is another place to…
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Bow ties: Rock them with Style

In the past, bow ties have been associated with academics like Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud, signifying a quirky nerd’s badge of honour. The bow tie could also be considered a go-to accent piece for a young man on his way to prom or a wedding trying to emulate the ultimate gentleman. Today the accessory can be worn by both…
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Over 70 Canadian Designers showcase their collections at Made Inland – Fall 2017

Made Inland is a new retail concept which showcases Canadian designers and brands. The two day festival occurs twice a year; spring and fall. This year, the event comprised of 70 designer collections which included apparel as well as accessories. Made Inland is an excellent venue for you to score some unique apparel from local designers that you may not…
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Hamilton Watches Celebrate Ventura Line

Hamilton Watches invited me to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their Ventura watch at the Spoke Club in Toronto. The event coincided with the 60th anniversary of Elvis’ first and only Toronto Concert. For those of you that aren’t familiar with Hamilton Watches, the Ventura was the world’s first electric watch and it was made famous by Elvis Presley in…
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El Caballito: An exciting option compared to the regulars along restaurant row

Stepping out of the cold windy streets of downtown Toronto and through the doors of El Caballito was like walking into a secret Mexican hideout. Inspired by the artsy and bohemian neighborhood of Condesa in Mexico City, El Caballito is decorated with found materials and has an authentic Mexican feel. Upon arrival, several smiling faces greeted us. The positive vibe…
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