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Listings restaurants Live @ Courthouse 57 Adelaide St. E.; 416-214-9379 www.liveatcourthouse.com Live @ Courthouse is Toronto’s newest home for great live music. Continuing in the tradition of the city’s great clubs Live @ Courthouse will present the best in local and international entertainment. Soul of the Vine 187 Bay St.; 416-368-1444 www.soulofthevine.com Large open kitchen and bakery, Cal-Ital-inspired cuisine blending the light, healthy style of California with authentic Italian dishes. A popular destination, complimentary parking in Commerce Court for our dinner guests after 5:30 p.m. ten Restaurant & Wine Bar 139 Lakeshore Road E., Mississauga 905-271-0016 www.hiprestaurants.com/ten Dine, dance and romance. The distinctive décor, opulent atmosphere and meticulous service is sure to be a perfect ten. Menus express a fusion of fresh market cuisine and international flavours. Turf Lounge 330 Bay St.; 416-367-2111 www.turflounge.com Offering the finest in cuisine, sophisticated surroundings, unparalleled service and the dynamic excitement of horse racing and wagering. Turf Lounge is downtown Toronto’s most unique five-star dining experience. ideal place for shoppers and theatre goers alike. Duke of Westminster 77 Adelaide St. W.; 416-368-2761 www.thedukepubs.ca The place to meet in Toronto’s financial district. Located in First Canadian Place, they are close to the Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre and three of the city’s premier theatres. Duke of York 39 Prince Arthur Ave.; 416-964-2441 www.thedukepubsyork.ca Three floors of beautifully hand-crafted interiors, warm friendly service, and a track record of over 25 years add up to Toronto’s premium pub experience. Families welcome. Grace O’Malley’s Irish Pub & Restaurant 14 Duncan St.; 416-596-1444 www.gracies.ca Toronto Maritime Headquarters. Whether enjoying scrumptious meals or partaking in sociables with the best east coast bands. They are the best “craic” in town. Irish Embassy Pub and Grill 49 Yonge St.; 416-866-8282 www.irishembassypub.com Voted Toronto’s best pub and grill. Close to major attractions. Excellent food, lunch, dinner, snacks. Award-winning weekend brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. All games shown on 50” plasmas. Sixteen draught beers. Open daily until 2 a.m. Keating Channel Pub & Grill 2 Villiers St.; 416-572-0030 www.keatingchannelpub.com Great food and good fun. Featuring an extensive lunch and dinner menu, 18 beers on tap, pool tables and a huge waterfront patio with an awesome view of Toronto’s skyline. Lake Affect Patio Bar & Grill 1 Port St. E., Mississauga 905-274-8223 www.lakeaffect.com A quaint hideaway located in the Port Credit Marina specializing in delicious homemade food with daily fresh fish options. Live Entertainment Friday’s, NTN Trivia contests every Tuesday. Madison Avenue Pub 14 Madison Ave.; 416-927-1722 www.madisonavenuepub.com Located in 3 Victorian mansions, 6 floors of British-style pubs with live music on weekends. In the Annex, near U of T. Lunch, dinner daily, weekend brunch. Entrées: $4-11. O’Grady’s Tap & Grill 518 Church St.; 416-323-2822 www.ogradyschurch.ca In the heart of Toronto’s Gay Village, the perfect place to grab a drink, enjoy a meal or have a private party. Weekdays until 2 a.m, Fri. and Sat. until 3 a.m. The OverDraught Irish Pub 156 Front St. W.; 416-408-3925 www.theoverdraught.ca A traditional, cozy Irish pub located in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District featuring delicious traditional Irish fare. Large selection of Irish and other Imported draught beers with very friendly service. P.J. O’Briens 39 Colborne St.; 416-815-7562 www.pjobrien.com Close to major attractions, an authentic Irish pub that offers traditional Irish hospitality, a premium selection of beer, wine and whiskeys. Live music Fri. and Sat. nights. Lunch/Dinner Mon. to Sat. until 2 a.m. The Ridgetown 170 Lakeshore Road E., Mississauga 905-271-8014 A stylized English pub with a menu described by locals as “deliciously eclectic.” Plenty of free parking and boasts on the area’s largest patios. sPanisH Embrujo Flamenco Tapas Bar 97 Danforth Ave.; 416-778-0007 www.embrujoflamenco.com Toronto’s only authentic Spanish tapas bar/restaurant. Embrujo Flamenco focuses on the regional cuisine of Spain, together with the live flamenco shows and a wine list exclusive to Spanish wines. sPorts & Billiards The Academy of Spherical Arts 1 Snooker St.; 416-532-2782 www.sphericalarts.com Comfortable club setting offering a relaxed turn of the century ambience. A casually elegant menu is enhanced by an acclaimed selection of wines, beers and spirits. Lunch, dinner and special events. The Crooked Cue 75 Lakeshore Road E., Mississauga 905-271-7665 www.crookedcue.ca Over 10,000 square feet of casual dining, billiards and special event facilities. Featured on CBC and TSN. Voted Mississauga’s best pool hall for 10 years running. seafood Adega Restaurante 33 Elm St.; 416-977-4338 www.adegarestaurante.ca Close to major hotels, Eaton Centre, Canon Theatre and Yonge St. Lobster, seafood and fresh fish from Portugal dominate the menu. Private dining rooms available. Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat. Entrées: $15-29. Fisherman’s Wharf of San Francisco 69 Richmond St. W.; 416-364-1344 fishermanswharf-toronto.com Located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Signature Seafood Platter. Count on outstanding service and exquisite dining experience. Lunch, dinner daily. Entrées: $14-39. Private rooms available. Mediterra Seafood Restaurant 133 Richmond St. W.; 416-861-1211 www.mediterrarestaurant.ca From the heart of the sea, an all-fresh fish menu of black sea bass and red snapper, fresh lobster, scallops and Maryland crab cakes alongside AAA Angus steak, lamb chops and pasta dishes. Pier 4 Storehouse Restaurant 245 Queen’s Quay W.; 416-203-1440 www.pier4rest.com A casual hideaway on the downtown waterfront. Enjoy live lobster, fresh fish, steaks and pastas on the patio. Lighter fare available in Wallymagoos Marinebar. Lunch, dinner daily. Entrées: $11-24. Pure Spirits Oyster House & Grill 55 Mill St.; 416-361-5859 www.purespirits.ca Most celebrated fresh fish and seafood restaurant in the city. Provides a spectacular setting for dining or after work drinks. steaK Houses Bardi’s Steak House 56 York St.; 416-366-9211 www.bardis.com Small, intimate, owner-operated steak house established 1966. Wine Spectator magazine Award of Excellence. Lunch Mon. to Fri., dinner Mon. to Sat. (Sun. seasonally). Entrées: $24-47. Canyon Creek Chop House 156 Front St. W.; 416-596-2240 www.canyoncreekchophouse.com Exceptional service in a casual, yet elegant atmosphere for lunch, dinner or late-night dining. Specializing in signature steaks, chops and fresh seafood. Classic cocktails and over 30 wines by the glass. Fred’s Not Here 321 King St. W.; 416-971-9155 www.fredsnothere.com A cozy bistro located within the Toronto Entertainment District. Daily fresh seafood and prime steaks. Min. away from major hotels, theatres and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Jacobs & Co. Steakhouse 12 Brant St.; 416-366-0200 www.jacobssteakhouse.com Listen to Sinatra while you enjoy steak aged up to 58 days in the glass-walled aging room. An oyster bar and cesar salad made tableside make this twofloor, high-end dining spot impressive to any carnivore. Keg Steakhouse & Bar 12 Church St.; 416-367-0685 www.kegsteakhouse.com Specialities include the finest cuts of steak, mouth-watering prime PuBs The Brogue Inn 136 Lakeshore Road E., Mississauga 905-278-8444 www.thebrogueinn.com Enjoy nightly showcases of the many tastes of Ireland. Stop for a drink in The Snug, lunch in the Bar or an elegant dinner in The Dining Room. Experience the legendary Irish family hospitality. Duke of Devon 66 Wellington Street W. 416-642-3853 www.thedukepubsdevon.ca Five minutes from the Air Canada Centre. Come in before or after the game for a beverage and a bite, or stay and watch the game. Great party menus are available. Duke of Kent 2315 Yonge St.; 416-485-9507 www.thedukepubs.ca Located on Yonge St., just north of Eglinton, take a step back in time to a truly authentic British pub. Offering excellent food, friendly service and great fun. Duke of Richmond 20 Queen St. W.; 416-340-7887 www.thedukepubsrichmond.ca The cornerstone of the world famous Toronto Eaton Centre, offering great food, warm friendly service, and is an 100 toronto | 2008

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Contributors
David Miller
David Whitaker
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Around Town
Impulse Purchase
On Location
City Gastronomie
Discovery District
Tower of Strength
Crowd Surfers
The Haunting
Starchitects
Super Fans
The Creative City
Fashionable People
The Streets
After Dark
Listings
Culture & Recreation
Accomodations
Restaurants
Shopping
Tour Operators
Transportation
Neighbourhoods of Greater Toronto
Adventures Beyond Downtown
Visitor Resources
Index
2008 Event Calendar
The Lightbox
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