From Food

Photo taken by Brittany Rosen.

A Wahlburger: the ultimate celebrity burger?

The Wahlbergs love Toronto. And to show just how much they like it, they’ve expanded their multi-million dollar burger franchise, Wahlburgers, to the city. The family’s mission is all about “sharing good food, a few laughs and lots of love.” Flat-screen TVs inside the three-month-old location promotes the family’s new reality TV show, also called Wahlburgers, …

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Café La Gaffe Winterlicious. Photo taken by Esther Lee

Winterlicious 2015: Café La Gaffe Review

Location: 24 Baldwin Street Hours: Sun – Tues 11:45 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wed – Fri 11:45 am to 11 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Situated in the picturesque Baldwin Village just north of the AGO, Café La Gaffe’s sign stands out brightly on the snow-strewn street, spelling out the name of the restaurant …

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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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