Miss Thing's

Miss Thing's

1279 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6K 1L6

 Call: (416) 516-8677

Parkdale is one of the most diverse and liveliest neighbourhoods in the city. You can find almost anything and everything from the famous vegan Big Mac to the juiciest Tibetan momo. In the midst of all the overwhelming culinary options is Miss Thing’s, serving some of the best fusion Hawaiian food in Toronto.

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Hawthorne Food & Drink

Hawthorne Food & Drink

60 Richmond St. E., Toronto, ON M5C 1N8

Call: 647-930-9517

Hawthorne is a great, smaller size venue downtown that offers fantastic food with a social mission behind it. Opened in 2012, Hawthrone is a social enterprise training restaurant of Hospitality Workers Training Centre which is a non–profit organization that trains unemployed individuals and links them to jobs in the hospitality industry.

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The Tulip

The Tulip

1606 Queen St E, Toronto, ON, M4L 1G2

Call: 416-469-5797

The Tulip is a family-friendly, neighbourhood favourite restaurant located on Queen Street East close to Coxwell. The menu is varied with all the food being made from scratch! While they can’t guarantee gluten-free, they can accommodate most other food sensitivities and vegetarian options are also offered. Service animals are welcome.

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The Annex Food Hall

The Annex Food Hall

384 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1X2

The Annex Food Hall is the perfect place to visit when you just can’t decide what you want for lunch or dinner. This food hall features 8 great independent local food vendors including El Nahual Tacos, Dal Moro’s pastas and PG Cluck’s signature fried chicken sandwiches!

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Stackt Market

Stackt Market

28 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5V 0C6

If you’re looking for a sweet location in the city to enjoy the outdoors and sunshine the Stackt Market, and specifically the Belgian Moon Brewery, is just the thing. This is a creative collection of structures, built using repurposed shipping containers, designed to give you plenty of options to fill your day.

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Oliva

Oliva

3190 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M4N 2L1

Call: 416-483-9990

Oliva is a growing café with several locations in Toronto. We decided to visit the Yonge & Lawrence space which has been a welcome addition to the Lawrence Park neighbourhood. Oliva offers a cozy spot to get some work done, meet friends or enjoy a cup of joe. It is a small and bright spot that offers healthy sandwiches, pastries and salads along with hot and cold beverages.

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Amano Pasta

Amano Pasta

65 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5J 1E6

Call: (647) 350-0092

A place for those who want to pause for breath on the way home from work in Toronto’s busiest commuter hub. Located on the lower level of the west wing of Union Station at the corner of York and Front Street, this open concept restaurant offers coffees and baked goods, as well as handmade pastas and salads. Its pastas made fresh daily with contemporary Canadian influences have helped Amano Pasta move to the top spot on BlogTO’s Top 10 Restaurants near the Sony Centre in Toronto

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Spirit of York Distillery Co.

Spirit of York Distillery Co.

12 Trinity St, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4

Call: (416) 777-0001

In the heart of the Distillery District, popular for both tourist and locals, you’ll find the Spirit of York tasting room.  In a heritage building, this fun spot allows you to view all the distillation equipment while sampling their liquor creations- either by a tasting flight or in a fancy cocktail.

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