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 […]

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The Cook’s Cook is an international community of people with an interest in food. Our contributors are home cooks, professional chefs and food writers, scientists, agriculturists and foragers who write from and about adventures on all continents. Our readers are just as diverse as our writers, with interests in every aspect of food and food […]

If you like coffee you will love the Merchants of Green Coffee

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Steam is rising, beans are crackling and the air is infused with the smell of freshly roasted and ground coffee. This is our hive, where we work and call home; where we practise the crafts of roasting, brewing and cupping. Located in an historic jam factory at 2 Matilda Street in Riverside, with a view […]

Salt and Tobacco simple done well.

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For quite some time I watched and the signs went up. Every morning I would get my coffee and see changes going on at the 521 Parliament Street location. “Wonder what this is going to be”  people often said. Nobody was sure until the giant pizza ovens arrived.   A few months later a funny […]

FIT FOOD DELIVERS: LOCAL CABBAGETOWN RESIDENT LAUNCHES

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Contributed by Pstreetnews   Jennifer Torres launches FIT FOOD DELIVERS to give families and busy professionals healthy clean meal options conveniently delivered each week. “I started because my training group loved the meals I cook and now I deliver to clients across the GTA.”   Jennifer, mom of two growing boys, has lived in Cabbagetown […]

The Genius of Tasso Baking

Contributed by Duncan Fremlin, Broker , RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., www.morethanahome.ca   In my years as a Realtor in downtown neighbourhoods like Cabbagetown (2017 will be my 30th), I’ve had many opportunities to sit with buyers and listen to them dream about their perfect home.  Before talking about the number of bedrooms they need, they […]

Dixonlicious

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Contributed by Denise Gho, Communications Manager at Dixon Hall   Dixon Hall Neighbourhood Services is serving up a second helping of Dixonlicious on Wednesday, March 30 from 6-9 pm at Daniels Spectrum.   Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, donors and guests, Dixonlicious 2015 raised over $65,000, allowing us to provide more than […]