Chipotle Mexican Grill

10 Dundas Street East, Toronto ON 416-322-6767www.chipotle.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? n/a Lunch, DinnerMonday to Sunday11am to 10pm Within reason, discerning palates in Toronto can agree that some restaurants are more ‘authentic’ or ‘loyal’ to the cuisine they represent than others. Well, as authentic as WE think it is because… 

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The Transformed AGO

The transformed Art Gallery of Ontario is opening its doors to the public on November 14th with three days of free admisision. Visitors will see celebrated architect Frank Gehry’s spectacular re-imagination of the institution.

Omi Japanese Restaurant

243 Carlton Street, Toronto ON 416-920-8891www.omirestaurant.comMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? some available LunchMonday to Friday:12pm to 2:30pmDinnerMonday to Saturday:5pm to 10:30pmReservations recommended  Very few dining experiences in Toronto can break the standard cycle of ‘eat, drink, eat,’ and transcend into something that provokes raw emotion. I think passion is the… 

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Bangkok Garden

18 Elm Street, Toronto ON 416-966-6748www.bangkokgarden.caMapApprox $30 per person Local Food? some local ingredientsLocal Wine/Beer? small selection LunchMon to Fri: 11:30am to 2:30pmDinnerMon to Sat: 5pm to 10pm Closed on SundaysReservations recommended This is one of those places where the exterior is misleading. A simple sign, hangs on peaceful Elm street implying that authentic Thai… 

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Designer Grace Yow

Working in the fashion industry and following collections from season to season, it is always an exciting moment to discover a designer that makes me stop and appreciate all that I love about fashion.