Cabbagetown Farmers’ Market is back!

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Connecting Cabbagetown with its agricultural community -Tuesdays! Riverdale Park West hosts this season, Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (just outside the farm gates), with many of the community’s favourites returning with seasonal produce, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, smoked salmon, Niagara wines, fresh cut flowers, frozen treats, and more.   The market is […]

Dinner with a view

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Contributed by Jennifer Torres. What an interesting experience. Upping your dinner experience by dining with five of your closest friends and family in your own personal dome, sounds divine, but I came away from the evening with mixed feelings. The idea of dining on food prepared by award winning chefs, al fresco under the night […]

Multicultural Family Potluck Night at Lord Dufferin Junior and Senior Public School April 25th

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Article & Photo Contributed by Lenka Gazova. Lord Dufferin JS PS is a multicultural school, we have students and families from all over the world!  Therefore, we’ve decided to celebrate our diversity and represent the countries where we’re coming from not only by cooking or baking tasty dishes, but also by wearing traditional clothing during […]

STEAKS & CHOPS & ON-LINE ORDERING- OH MY!

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Contributed by the Pstreetnews team. Our neighbourhood butcher- St. James Steak and Chops, is prepping to make your dinner plans an ease. Need provisions for dinner tonight, or all the ingredients for your famous charcuterie board, but don’t have time to shop?  Or do just need great organic groceries delivered straight to your home?  Go […]

Velvet Lane Cakes (and Café) “Where Dreams Come True”

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Contributed by Sarah Cook. For me, the luxury of sitting in the gorgeous front window with a delicious cappuccino and a decadent cupcake was my dream come true on a beautiful March morning! The Spring Sunshine on my shoulders made me very happy -indeed. Whether you’re turning 5 or 65, or somewhere in between, Danielle […]

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 […]