Sohini is a freelance writer for YP with a huge crush on Toronto, dogs and yellow VW Beetles. She loves exploring the city with her hard-bound collection of P.G. Wodehouse stories. A dreamer, foodie, gardener, hiker and travel enthusiast, she is a living oxymoron, with two Master's degrees and a flourishing writing business. When not working, you can find her fantasizing about her secret ascent of Mount Everest.
Known as a cultural enclave, Little Portugal is home to one of the most ethnically vibrant communities in Toronto. This neighbourhood resides in the west end of the city stretching from Bathurst to Dufferin Street. A neighbourhood in transition, here is a list of some additions to Little Portugal that have been creating waves in the city, adding to the colourful life here. [Feature image: Souvenir]
When attempting to beat the heat this summer, why not try out TO’s colourful food trend: gourmet popsicles. Walk away from the run-of-the-mill popsicles and embrace natural fruit juice iced pops and paletas perfected by these shops across the city. [Image credit: iStock.com/jenifoto]
There’s nothing more wholesome than a bowl of hot noodle soup on a cold Toronto day. Japanese comfort food has captured the attentions of the city’s culinary elite, making way for a slew of bustling ramen hotspots to appear throughout the city. So, while you dream of visiting the ramen noodle museum in Osaka, warm up, and sharpen your chopstick skills at one of these gourmet spots.
Toronto’s streets are brewing with cafés – from the corner coffee shops at the end of your residential avenue to the retail coffee giants dotting the narrow downtown streets. You'll find these sweet spots serving up everything from your average latté to the more discerning Argentinian maté. Here are some of our favourite spacious cafés where you can settle in to pass a few comfy hours.
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