Summerlicious ’08 – Five Doors North

www.fivedoorsnorth.com So the story used to be that Gio’s was the Italian restaurant at Yonge and Davisville, the one with the giant fiberglass nose protruding from it. And five doors north of Gio’s, was Five Doors North. Only it wasn’t called Five Doors North. It was called Future Furniture, and it was confusing.

Milestones at Yonge and Dundas Square

10 Dundas Street East, Toronto ON 416-598-2800www.milestonesrestaurants.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection LunchMon to Sun: 11am to 3pmDinnerMon to Sun: 5pm to 11pm Reservations recommended Take a poll, I bet that the majority of social interactions that fall under the category of ‘movie and a date’ involve the… 

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Summerlicious ’08 – Quince

www.quincetoronto.com A neighborhood that is steadily growing with interesting restaurants to accessorize the various furniture boutiques : Coquine, Mirabelle, and a handful of new fusion sushi joints. Quince is the result from the brains behind the former Stork on the Roof. The Summerlicious menu lured me in due to its variety at a very affordable… 

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Myth

417 Danforth Avenue, Toronto ON 416-461-8383www.myth.toMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection DinnerTue to Thu: 5pm to 10pmFri & Sat: 5pm to 11pm Closed on Sundays and MondaysReservations recommended One of the larger mainstays on the Danforth’s famous Greek strip, Myth is a quietly alluring presence of modernity and… 

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Toronto Night Market 2008

www.torontonightmarket.com In many ways, the TNM did a perfect job of imitating its Asian counterparts. The night markets in Taiwan, India and Malaysia that are congested with food canteens, street performers and plenty of sidewalk vendors.Toronto’s version was equally as energetic and tasty, jump for photos and my midnight experience.

Waterfalls Tapas & Grill

303 Augusta Ave, Toronto ON 416-927-9666www.waterfallsrestaurant.caMapApprox $20 per person Local Food? few local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection LunchMon to Sun: 11:30am to 3pmDinnerMon to Thu: 5pm to 10:30pmFri & Sat: 5pm to 12amSun: 5pm to 10:30pm My experience at the fairly new Waterfalls Indian Tapas bar left me confused, upset and still hungry. Never… 

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Wah Too Seafood

197 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON 416-971-6567MapApprox $20 per person Local Food? very few local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? very small selection Lunch,DinnerMon to Sun: 11am to 2am Wah Too, the famous, infamous Chinese diner on Dundas east of University. It’s wildly popular for corporate lunches because it is cheap and the food is spicy and delicious..

Zalan Murals

Mural art is something we used to reserve for outdoor wall spaces only. Under bridges, on school property, on brick walls, it was a graffiti artist’s calling card, and never an art form we could appreciate in our living rooms. Trust a painter’s vision to change that for us.