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Katie Bridges

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Cocktail recipes and tips from Toronto's best bartenders

Recreating delicious cocktails during lockdown has proved harder than we thought. So we asked Toronto's best bartenders to share their essential tips and favourite cocktail recipes.

Shangri-La Toronto, Downtown: hotel review

The Shangri-La's stellar view over Toronto, crisp white bed linens and room service are all good reasons as to why hotels are an essential service.

What to expect at new-school wine shop Grape Glass, Dundas St West

The Grape Glass is the wine shop from pioneering duo the Grape Witches. Stop by for a snack, a sip and to learn about natural wine.

Q&A: Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg on their new cannabis brand Houseplant

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg talk Houseplant, their new cannabis brand, and weed’s long-overdue legalization.

Make this: Maison Selby's Posh Toddy

Self-medicate with this hot toddy recipe from Maison Selby. We swear it has medicinal properties...

What to expect at Toronto's new French bakery Marvelous by Fred

Pastry fiends are in for the sweetest of treats at new Queen Street West French bakery Marvelous by Fred.

42 restaurants offering delivery and takeout in Toronto right now

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the restaurant industry – but there are plenty of restaurants, bars, retailers and breweries who are delivering their goods to the people of Toronto. Here's where you can get your fix.

Matty Matheson talks mental health, cooking for his kids and flipping burgers at new spot Matty's Patty's

Matty Matheson is back in town for Matty’s Patty’s on Queen West. He talks burgers, cookbooks and how being a dad has changed things in the kitchen.

How to make the perfect cup of tea, according to an expert

There's far more to tea than bags and boiling water. Pluck Teas' Jennifer Commins tells us how to make the perfect brew, and how to pair your meal with your mug.

Restaurant review: The Commoner Bar Room, Little Italy

The Commoner gets a cool younger sister on College Street with moody furnishings, finger-licking good share platters and some of Little Italy's most inventive craft cocktails.

Review: Brickworks Ciderhouse, Toronto's first craft cidery

From the breakout Batch: 1904 to premium craft peach cider in their can of Stadium Island Peach, Brickworks Ciderhouse is leading the cider revolution and it’s about bloody time.

Restaurant review: Marked

The people who brought you Toronto's best speakeasy are back with another conceptual spot, this time taking inspiration from Latin flavours and retro airlines.

High tea in Victoria, B.C.| Something special's brewing

From high tea and tea-infused cocktails to the dedicated tea tasting bar at Silk Road Tea, there’s something special brewing in Victoria, B.C.

Make This: The Fairmont Royal York's Manhattan

Rus Yessenov, director of mixology at the Fairmont Royal York walks us through the iconic manhattan cocktail.

How to grow your own ingredients at home

Eating thoughtfully includes getting your hands dirty and we've got a plot for your indoor garden. Start your agricultural adventure with these easy options that will add a splash of homegrown to your diet.

Restaurant delivery review: Aloette

Your favourite jazzed-up diner (along with it's even fancier big sister, Alo) is now delivering iceberg wedge salads to your living room. Here's what to add to your Aloette order.

The best cocktail kits and booze delivery options in Toronto

Toronto's cocktail bars and distilleries are finding creative ways to get booze into our hands onto our doorsteps. From complete cocktail kits to hard-to-find wines, here are the best booze deliveries.

Takeout Day launches nationwide to encourage Canadians to order in weekly

Join the hundred of chefs, restaurant owners and celebs uniting for Canada Takeout by becoming a hospitality hero – it's as simple as putting the spatula down and picking up your phone.

Dishes from around the world (and where to get them in Toronto)

Your plate is your passport right now, so grab a fork and join us as we travel the gastronomic globe with dishes from these Toronto restaurants.

The best food box delivery services in Toronto

Let the restaurant come to you (well, sort of) with these Toronto food boxes filled with delicious ingredients and items from your favourite vendors.