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 […]

Spotlight on the Chefs’ House

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Contributed by Natalie Taylor Known as one of Toronto’s best hidden gems, The Chefs’ House on King Street East (near Sherbourne) is a fully functioning restaurant run by Hospitality and Culinary students from George Brown College. Says head chef and student mentor, Oliver Li, “Learning is the main ingredient at The Chefs’ House. It is […]

Cabbagetown Restaurants of Yesteryear

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By Duncan Fremlin, Real Estate Broker 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 Kitchen on Dundas near Pembroke.  […]