Category Archive: Toronto

You are What you Tweet | Writing your way into the Social Media Revolution

In April of 2011, I attended an author speaking panel at the Toronto Women’s Bookstore on behalf of The Social Times to find out how social media is changing the face of publishing.

La Merceria | Queen West Coffee

After spending a lifetime traveling Europe, Sandra Rojas-Chinni and Marcelo Chinni know a thing or two about European coffee culture.

Diamond In The Rough| The Annex HodgePodge.

After years of preparing healthy meals on a dime for her family, Jenna Katz decided to open up a space of her own in the Annex to share her culinary talents.

Jimmy’s Coffee | King West Coffee

Tucked away from Toronto’s busy main streets, Jimmy’s Coffee at Portland and Adelaide is the type of café you visit when you want to disappear from the world.

Lit Espresso Bar | College West Coffee

Every so often, I visit an indie café so great, so perfect, and so complete that I hesitate to even write about it. The moment word gets out, I know I’ll revisit this spot shortly only to find myself scouring for a free table.

Sense Appeal Coffee Roasters | Queen West Coffee

Since it’s opening on November 8th, Sense Appeal has lured coffee enthusiasts away from their regular caffeine hubs. The trick? A better product.

Zoe’s Bakery & Cafe

This review was originally written for Toronto Coffee Shops.com, a blog dedicated to reviewing indie coffee shops.  Zoe’s Bakery & Cafe: King Street West    You don’t survive thirteen years in the food and… Continue reading

The Green Beanery | Annex Coffee

Green Beanery at Bathurst and Bloor: A Cultural Hub

Dark Horse Espresso Bar | Queen West Coffee

The New Kid on the Block: Dark Horse Espresso Bar Opens Third Location on Queen Street West