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 […]

CRC/Regent Park Food Centre’s first Street Eats Fest

Contributed by Enloe Wilson — TORONTO – Local street food stars will come together in a showcase of the city’s culinary diversity at CRC|Regent Park Community Food Centre’s Street Eats Fest on Wednesday, Nov. 29. WHAT: Downtown Toronto social services provider CRC|Regent Park Community Food Centre will bring together the best of the city’s street […]

The Perfect Gift for the Coffee Geek

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Contributed by Meagan Thibeault.   For years, the Merchants of Green Coffee has been using the Coffee Spring to brew our signature rich and sweet-tasting black cups of coffee. We’ve always called our beloved little tool “coffee spring” and our process, “steep & filter”, because it just seemed like the most natural way to describe what […]

Absolute Bakery – Fresh and Friendly

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Seldom a week, dare I say a day, goes by without a visit to the absolute bakery. While I know there are other people involved in the baking and selling of delicious baked goods there is seldom a time that I am not greeted by Rajenbran Nageswary. Besides her lovely demeanour and fresh smile, I […]