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Cibo Wine Bar Winterlicious. Photo taken by Esther Lee

Winterlicious 2015: Cibo Wine Bar Review

Location: 522 King Street West Hours: Sun – Wed 11:30 a.m. to 12 a.m., Thurs – Sat 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Cibo Wine Bar is just a few minutes walk away from Spadina Avenue and King Street heading west, right in Toronto’s Fashion District. It’s aptly named, with an impressive wall of wines sitting in the centre of …

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Harvest Noon. Photo taken by Esther Lee.

Harvest Noon: Good, local eats

There is no uniform, but the bandanas wrapped around the heads of all the volunteers make them stand out. Maria Polsinelli is wearing her bandana tied in a perky bow around her hair, framing her short bangs and bright smile. Almost every Monday, she spends the afternoon measuring flour, mixing starter and kneading dough for …

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Eren Legend was the first Canadian to win the title of Mr. World Physique. Photo taken by Jennie Paul

Bulking Season: Beyond lifting weights and eating clean

Unlike most people, Eren Legend wasn’t worried about holiday weight gain. As the first Canadian to win the Mr. World Physique title, any holiday dinner invitation was highly appreciated because Legend is one of the many athletes taking part in the annual tradition of bulking season. Bulking is the act of gaining muscle through weight lifting, but most importantly, …

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Photo taken by Andrea Vacl

Banking on Healthy Food for Food Banks

When donating to a food drive, what comes to mind is probably Kraft Dinner or maybe those cans from the back of the cupboard with questionable expiration dates. After all, it’s a charity — they’ll appreciate anything they’re given, right? This year, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (CP) hoped to change that mentality with the help …

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SIGNS restaurant, Toronto. Photo taken by David Lao.

SIGNS Restaurant: for the deaf community and beyond

A young woman sits at a table and raises her right hand up to her head, bends her thumb inwards towards her palm, but keeps her other fingers straight. Her motions looked peculiarly robotic yet fluid at the same time, as if the movements were second nature to her. Her friends sitting across from her, however, …

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