Contractors get hungry… and Cabbagetown Restaurants are Ready to serve

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Contributed by Kathy Flaxman. After a morning of running from job to job, making sure materials are on site, that measurements are correct and every carpenter has instructions, Joe Rozman of Weenen General Contracting Limited is hungry! Fortunately for Joe and his team, Cabbagetown, along with its reputation for wonderful homes and architecture, is known […]

PHINALLY – PHO PAS!

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Contibuted by Andre Bermon. As the name suggests, Pho Pas is clever play-on-words to describe this French – Vietnamese cross-culture eatery that uniquely blends the exotic tastes of South East Asia and the tried and true cuisine viva la France. No faux pas here!   Nestled in the heart of Cabbagetown at 480 Parliament Street, […]

Beat the Cold with these Five Warming Spices

Contributed by Laurie Ward – Shiatsu Therapist. As I write this we are in the middle of a prolonged deep freeze. During these bitterly cold days it can feel impossible to warm up. Tumeric, cinnamon, ginger, peppercorns and cardamon are well known warming spices. Heat up your core by using them in your cooking or […]

An interview with Nicole – Young Talented Cabbagetown Baker

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Contributed by Parliament Street News. Nicole is 12 years old and has helped her sister with a school project where they made and sold cupcakes as a business.  She has also created special birthday cakes, cupcakes and treats for family and friend’s special occasions and continually inspires others to bake as well. How old were […]

New Roots Dinner Series

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Oh what a night! Contributed by Kim Alke – owner of Spruce Cabbagetown. The First Annual New Roots Dinner Series, created by Daniel et Daniel as a fundraiser for Green Thumbs Growing Kids, was held October 2nd at eight locations in and around Cabbagetown, including Akasha Art Gallery, Kendall & Co., Labour of Love, Spruce […]

St. Jamestown Steak & Chops since 1971

As most of you know Steak & Chops is known for, well… “Steaks & Chops”, but did you also know that you can pick up fresh fish – Irish Organic salmon, Ontario farmed trout, even oysters pre-ordered.   They do in house smoking of both trout and salmon.  You can order your holiday turkey, ham or […]

FUN ZONE… Cabbagetown Festival 2018

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Contributed by: Stephen-Thomas Maciejowski. This Cabbagetown tradition continues on September 8th and 9th with the 42nd Cabbagetown Festival. The annual event has grown over the years and today boasts music, food, a FREE kids’ zone and more. Many know the lore of the cutting of the Cabbage which takes place during the Saturday, 11:30am opening […]

St. James Town Steak & Chops

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Your local Cabbagetown Butcher and deli since 1971.  Stop by our tent at Winchester and Parliament when you’re at the Cabbagetown Festival. We’ll be barbequing peameal bacon, hot dogs, and our award-winning burgers. BUTCHER- We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality cuts at some of the best prices in town. From Mark’s home-made specialty […]

Beer Batter Fish N’ Chips

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The Irv opened its doors at 195 Carlton St. on March 1st 2014 with a tribute to Bob Irvine the man they called Irv. When opening The Irv we wanted to concentrate on fresh local food and great beer specials. On June 1st 2018 our new concept Beer Batter Fish N’ Chips will open at […]