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7 Best Downtown Restaurants for a Quick Bite

7 Best Downtown Restaurants for a Quick Bite

It's not easy to just go for a quick meal in a city like Toronto. Crowded restaurants and tight schedules make eating out a challenge. For those living or working in Downtown Toronto looking a place that's both quick and delicious, here's some good news: Such places do exist. You can find them scattered around, …

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto

Toronto is a city that loves great design. If you want to bring some serious style into your home, these furniture stores are a must visit. From minimalist to eccentric, affordable to high-end, there’s a store with your name on it and pieces you’ll adore. Check out our favourite designer furniture stores in the city.…

Top French Restaurants in Toronto

Top French Restaurants in Toronto

For many, the idea of "French cuisine" may conjure up images of sitting outside a charming neighbourhood bistro, people watching Parisians strolling along the Seine. Or maybe it’s white linen tablecloths and chefs and waiters whose attention to detail borders on obsessive. Our list of Toronto’s best French restaurants offers a little of Column A …

Toronto’s Best Italian Restaurants

Toronto’s Best Italian Restaurants

Toronto loves Italian food. With an endless list of Italian restaurants to choose from (and with more opening every year) finding the "best" Italian restaurants is a daunting task. Here are our favourites – some traditional, some modern, some teetering between the two. Best of all, many of these restaurants are very reasonably priced, allowing …

Top Indian Restaurants in Toronto

Top Indian Restaurants in Toronto

Toronto’s palate has benefitted from its long-time and beloved Indian community, providing locals with the knowledge of so many tasty Indian dining staples such as naan, butter chicken, paneer, aloo gobi and biriyani. For diners who want to indulge or expand their Indian cuisine habits, these dining establishments offer the subcontinent’s best dishes.

The Best Date Night Restaurants in Toronto

The Best Date Night Restaurants in Toronto

Whether you’re trying to impress a new flame, keep the fire burning, or escaping the kids for a few hours, we have a date night restaurant for you. This list compiles both exceptional and unique restaurants to consider for your next date night. From fine dining, to casual neighbourhood bistros, to one of a kind …

Toronto’s Best Japanese Restaurants

Toronto’s Best Japanese Restaurants

Toronto's wealth of Japanese restaurants can make picking a short list of the top five a more-than-challenging experience. That said, the goal of this list is to offer a sampling of some of the most well-rounded and most interesting options available, with a focus on variety and value as well as quality.

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How to Take the Perfect Food Photo

How to Take the Perfect Food Photo

Good photography sells and good food photography should make you hungry. How to take fabulous food photos is a popular topic nowadays, as almost everyone wants to share a picture of their Sunday dinner or a masterpiece birthday cake. If you think that a professional result requires professional gear, a food stylist and hours of …

Staging Tips for Different Types of Homes

Staging Tips for Different Types of Homes

Are you looking to sell your house or condo? If so, you've likely been pondering how to make the space look its best so you can get the price you feel it's worth. That's where staging comes in. "The reason to stage is to present your property under the best possible circumstances so that it …