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Listings restaurants Cajun Big Daddy’s Crab Shack & Oyster Bar 212 King St. W.; 416-599-5200 www.bigdaddys.ca Lively, upscale New Orleans-style eatery. House specialties include oysters, alligator, steaks, catfish, king crab and lobster. Lunch, Mon.-Fri. dinner daily. Entrées: $11-30. Southern Accent Cajun, Creole and Soul Restaurant 595 Markham St.; 416-536-3211 www.southernaccent.com Located in a Victorian townhouse with cozy corners, private rooms, swooping 1940s bar and covered patio. Inviting staff, New Orleans atmosphere and psychic readings have established it as a unique dining destination. Cafe Bellevue – Crowne Plaza 1250 Eglinton Ave. E. 877-474-6835, 416-449-4111 www.cptdv.com Café Bellevue offers a fresh innovative menu for breakfast and lunch, featuring a buffet, à la carte selections and made-to-order chef’s stations. Cafe Monterey 3450 Dufferin St.; 416-789-5161 Full service dining rooms offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, with buffets, menus and theme specialty menus at every seating. Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale. Canoe Restaurant & Bar 66 Wellington St. W.; 416-364-0054 www.oliverbonacini.com Features regional Canadian cuisine in a fine-dining environment with spectacular views. Bar with a view. Private dining rooms and exclusive openings. Lunch and dinner Mon.-Fri. Entrées: $28-44. Carousel Bakery Ltd. 93 Front St. E.; 416-363-4247 www. toronto.com/carouselbakery Home of the internationally acclaimed Canadian peameal bacon sandwich and smoked Canadian white arctic char flown in from the high Arctic. Large selection of other delicious sandwiches and international breads. Open Tues.-Sat. Chardonnay Grill & Lounge 5444 Dixie Rd., Mississauga 905-624-1144 www.deltatorontoairportwest.com Delta Toronto Airport West. Fullylicensed dining facility with diverse international cuisine. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch and late-night, all in elegant surroundings. Open 6:30 a.m.-11 p.m. City Grill 220 Yonge St.; 416-598-4454 www.citygrilltoronto.ca Premier restaurant at the Toronto Eaton Centre, catering to business executives, shoppers and theatre goers. 200-seat patio. Families welcome. Second level available for private parties. Cora’s Breakfast and Lunch 277 Wellington St. W. 416-598-CORA (2672) www.chezcora.com Located in the heart of the Entertainment District, Cora’s serves a delicious range of freshly prepared breakfast, amazing fruit and lunch dishes. Liquor licensed. Ideal for sitdown or take out. Courtesy Internet available. Entrées: $8-12. Courtyard Cafe 231 Carlingview Dr. 800-791-9442, 416-675-0411 www.marriottcourtyardtoronto airport.com Fabulous buffet breakfast, served in the Courtyard Café. Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Airport. Empire Court 8500 Warden Ave., Markham 800-668-8800, 905-470-8500 www.torontomarkham.hilton.com Features authentic Chinese dishes, traditional daily dim sum, fusion cuisine, exotic dishes for weddings and banquets as well as custom menus. Essence of Unionville 8500 Warden Ave., Markham 905-470-8500 www.torontomarkham.hilton.com Local favourite for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and Markham’s best Sunday brunch. The Fox Bistro 640 Dixon Rd.; 416-243-7912 Savour all-day dining in the casual elegance of The Fox Bistro or unwind by the fireplace and enjoy some of the fine menu options offered. Radisson Suite Hotel Toronto Airport. Fran’s Restaurant 200 Victoria St.; 416-304-0085 www.fransrestaurant.com With its modern retro décor and its old-fashioned home-style menu fused with newer additions, Fran’s is perfect for the whole family. Always open, 24-hrs, with its all-day menu and famous weekend brunch. George Restaurant 111 Queen St. E.; 416-368-6006 www.georgeonqueen.com ‘Best Canadian Restaurant 2006’ – Zagat; ‘Best Restaurant 2006 Toronto’ – Economist. Seasonal Canadian cuisine by Chef Lorenzo Loseto. Upscale, but informal, in 19 Century chocolate factory in historic downtown Toronto. Picturesque courtyard. Private dining. Great North American Grille 300 Commerce Valley Dr. E. Markham; 905-709-8008 hiltongardeninn.hilton.com Located in the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Markham. Greenery Restaurant/Waves Lounge 1677 Wilson Ave. 800-267-0997, 416-249-8171 www.daysto.com Informal, licensed family restaurants. Greenery serves breakfast and lunch daily from 6:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Waves offers light snacks and full-course dinners daily from 5-10 p.m (or later). Hard Rock Cafe Toronto 279 Yonge St.; 416-362-3636 www.hardrock.com/toronto Casual dining with an edge, the Hard Rock Cafe Toronto offers the ultimate rock ‘n roll experience with awesome food, excellent service, great music, a cool gift shop and rocking nightclub. Island Paradise Restaurant/ Carousel Cafe Centre Island 416-203-0405, 416-234-2345 www.centreisland.ca On the shore of Centre Island, offering a breathtaking view of the Toronto skyline, outstanding cuisine and a dining experience to remember. The perfect family restaurant, capturing the spirit of Centreville. Jack Astor’s 144 Front St. W.; 416-585-2121 www.jackastors.com In the heart of downtown Toronto, it’s a fun and irreverent place that’s perfect whether you’re looking for somewhere to unwind after work, meet up with friends for lunch or watch the game. Larry & Frankies 555 Cochrane Dr., Markham 905-479-5000 www.hojomarkham.com Family restaurant and lounge. Extensive cuisine selection to satisfy your every craving. Located in the Howard Johnson Hotel Toronto-Markham. Le Cafe Restaurant 55 Hallcrown Place; 416-493-7000 www.radisson.com/torontoca-east Offering a splendid buffet for breakfast and an international buffet for lunch. Fantastic à la carte menus also available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Warm, friendly service. Matisse Restaurant & Bar 90 Bloor St. E.; 416-920-6500 www.matisserestaurant.ca Named for the master whose colourful work inspired the restaurant’s original trompe l’oeil décor. Canadian regional cuisine with a Mediterranean flair. Breakfast, lunch, dinner daily. Entrées: $20-40. Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel. Milestone’s Grill & Bar Dixon Road www.milestonesrestaurants.com Whether it’s for lunch, brunch, dinner or a drink, Milestone’s offers globallyinspired meals, enticing bar creations, friendly staff and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Whatever the occasion, great food and experience await. Locations: 132 John St., 416-595-1990 5095 Yonge St., North York, 416-225-2552 646 Dixon Rd., Etobicoke; 416-245-6262 1001 The Queensway, Etobicoke 416-255-0464 Montana The Last Best Place 145 John St.; 416-595-5949 www.montanaonline.ca Offering a total entertainment package in one building. Enjoy a great dinner in the restaurant or patio, move upstairs for friendly cocktails, or relax on the roof-top patio. Open daily for lunch. Canadian / ameriCan 360 The Restaurant at the CN Tower 301 Front St. W.; 416-362-5411 www.cntower.ca Offers award-winning Canadian regional cuisine, impeccable service and an internationally recognized wine cellar with over 500 choice labels. 360 revolves once every 72 minutes with spectacular views overlooking Toronto 1,000 feet below. Allen’s 143 Danforth Ave.; 416-463-3086 www.allens.to A Toronto institution, noted for naturally-raised meats and fresh salads, an all-Canadian wine list and more than 330 whiskeys. Lunch, dinner daily. Entrées: $8-24. Bb33 Bistro and Brasserie 33 Gerrard St. W.; 416-585-4319 www.bb33.ca Whether out for an elegant dinner or a casual get together, choose from a sumptuous buffet or à la carte selections. Bb33 serves up fabulous food whatever your mood. The Boathouse Grill 207 Queen’s Quay W.; 416-203-6300 Casual dining in Harbourfront, with a Muskoka-themed waterfront setting and beautiful lakeside patios. Seafood, pasta, steak and more. Lunch, dinner daily and weekend brunch. Entrées: $9-19. The Boiler House Restaurant 55 Mill St.; 416-203-2121 www.boilerhouse.ca Offers a distinctive chophouse menu in an chic, award-winning industrial setting. Free live jazz Thurs.-Sat. night. Jazz brunch on Sun. European designed patios in the summer. Events up to 500 people. 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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