As you have probably read in previous posts – we are quite excited about all the changes happening in the Gerrard strip between Jones and Coxwell. The North East corner of Leslieville.  Brickyard Grounds, GAS Gerrard Art Space, Lazy Daisy, Sideshow Cafe, Starbucks, GBK Great Burger Kitchen, McGugans,Aprile Bambina Cucina and many more.    But […]

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The Pre-Grand Opening of McGugans last night was class! It was packed wall to wall and had a great buzz going for hours. City TV news was there to capture the live playing of the bagpipes along with a traditional Scottish reading of “Ode to a Haggis”. This of course was then followed by a […]

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Lola Bar Where? 1173 Dundas St. E. (on the southwest corner of Carlaw and Dundas) Located on the ground floor of the I-Zone loft building which happens to be conveniently located at the bottom of my stairs. Owners Grant and Kramer are almost always behind the bar that opens at 5pm everyday but Sunday. This […]

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The Roy Public House Where? 894 Queen St E, Toronto 416-465-3331 As I live on Carlaw, the close proximately of the Roy seems to have me walking in there on a weekly basis.  I love that this place is worked by the owners who always make you feel special when you walk through the door.  […]

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Prohibition Gastrohouse Where? 696 Queen Street East, Toronto 416-406-2669 They opened approximately 5 years ago by an old friend/colleague of mine, Michael Summerfield.  This large beautiful gastro pub has an amazing oval shaped bar located directly in the centre of the space.  It features tons of carefully chosen beers from around the world as well […]

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