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Taylor Newlands

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Snack attack: Eatable popcorn is the nibbly you need right now

This alcohol-infused popcorn (that’s right ALCOHOL-infused) is the perfect snack for movie night, making friends or even as a holiday gift.

Flavour of the Week: Cass Avenue

Cass Avenue brings rock n' roll vibes, flavourful snack plates and curated cocktails to Yonge and Eglinton.

Top Six in the 6: Best cups of coffee to have at home or on the go

Just in time for International Coffee Day, we've rounded up our favourite cups to have at home or on the go, from the best beans to cool cold brew cans.

Make This: Kasa Moto's Island Affair

Rum, citrus and tropical fruit combine in this Caribbean-inspired cocktail from Yorkville’s swish Kasa Moto.

Top Six in the 6: Specialty bars

From gin joints to tequilerias, these select spots specialize in serving only the best of the strong stuff.

Bottle Service: Beefeater Pink Gin

Mix up one of these pink drinks with the new Beefeater Pink Gin and you'll be seeing everything through rose coloured (cocktail) glasses.

Bottle Service: Raiz

Made with adaptogens, this little superdrink gives you a burst of energy without the caffeine crash.

Flavour of the Week: The Parlour

With historic touches like a deconstructed piano chandelier, this stylish King West spot serves casual fare and tantalizing tipples in a nightclub-esque atmosphere.

Top Six in the 6: Best New Patios 2019

Torontonians wait all year for the weather to warm and patios to open. These are the hot, new al fresco spots.

Flavour of the Week: Cru

Set in the Financial District, Cru offers contemporary Canadian cuisine in a high-end but not too stuffy atmosphere.

Dine in Dashing Dens: A look at Toronto's best designed bars and restaurants

We profile five restaurants where the decor is as noteworthy as the food.

Top Six in the 6: Green Grocers

These Toronto grocers are adopting the low-packaging, ethics-first philosophy from farmers’ markets.

What's in store: Summerhill Market

The city’s best chefs cook up delicious bites at Taste of Toronto – one of the only fine dining-centric food festivals on the summer calendar

Bottle Service: Miura iced coffee

Brewed hot and then flash chilled, Miura has a smooth flavour with strong notes of caramel and vanilla.

Flavour of the Week: Planta Queen

Going in a different direction than its sister restaurants, the new Planta Queen is decidedly Asian-inspired, with a menu of snack plates from cuisines across the continent.

Flavour of the Week: McEwan Yonge and Bloor

The latest addition to the lineup of McEwan grocery stores, the new Yonge and Bloor location is more like a glossy food hall complete with a variety of food stations.

Top Six in the 6: Best Vegan and Vegetarian Eats

These Toronto eateries drop the meat in favour of plant-based vegan and vegetarian eats, without sacrificing flavour.

Flavour of the Week: Fet Zun

In the space formerly home to Bar Begonia, Anthony Rose and Rob Wilder have opened Middle Eastern tapas restaurant, Fet Zun.

Bottle Service: Cup of Té

Toronto-based online retailer, Cup of Té offers a variety of premium loose-leaf teas that are organic, natural and come in a range of unique flavours.

In Pizza We Crust: Toronto's Top Slices

In rounds or rectangles, plant-based or packed with pepperoni, we deconstruct our favourite pizzas in Toronto.