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 […]

Stircrazy Tourtière – Contributed by Noni Castonguay

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Jen Cerny and Noni Castonguay are the owners of Stircrazy Catering. While the duo caters a wide variety of parties across the city, it’s their tourtière that is creating a buzz around this time of year. They started making tourtière about 8 years ago. Word of mouth spread and in addition to selling them to […]

Cabbagetown Restaurants of Yesteryear

Contributed  by Duncan Fremlin, Broker RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. www.morethanahome.ca   This isn’t exactly a history of food in Cabbagetown but we have had a few restaurants of note over the years, some great, some not so great. On the low end of the restaurant food chain circa 1972 would be the legendary Norm’s Open […]

Neighbourhood Talk at Red Cranberries

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Contributed By Kimberly Ezeard. Cranberries is the staple meeting place in Cabbagetown for great food, service and catching up on all the neighbourhood news in a warm, relaxed pub environment that is family friendly.   Whether its brunch on the weekend, Sunday night dinner, date night Sat or Monday night wings and beer, you are […]