At 7 Baker, European and Asian flavours come together to create totally unique and delectable baked goods. With traditional European bread and pastry recipes infused with Asian flavours, this bakery is unlike anything you’ve ever laid eyes on. The shiny space features gold finishings that make the bakery gleam from the outside. If the shiny
Aney Gesualdi Macarons offers a wide selection of French macarons, from signature flavours to limited edition seasonal ones. All macarons are made from fresh ingredients and with the utmost care. AG macarons has two locations, on Dupont and on the Queensway, and also supplies more than 200 retailers, so it must be doing something right.
The café and cafeteria-style restaurant has become extremely popular for its guilt-free take-away and delicious Israeli-style breakfast. The hearty and homey shakshuka, which originated in Tunisia and means "mixture," is usually associated with a dish belonging to the Sephardic Jewish people.
Avenue Open Kitchen is one of those classic greasy spoons and somewhat of a Toronto institution. They’ve been doling out classic breakfast staples like bacon and eggs and a variety of omelets and sandwiches like Canadian peameal bacon, Reubens, roast beef, Montreal smoked meat and pastrami since the 1950s. Not much has changed by way
Save yourself the five-hour drive and stop in to one of Bagel House's various locations for an authentic, wood oven, Montreal-style bagel. As opposed to the large and fluffy bagels that dominate the Toronto scene, these bagels are somewhat smaller and denser and sweeter, care of the honey water they are initially boiled in.
Bagel World has been baking bagels (obviously), pastries and breads for over 50 years in the heart of the Bathurst and Wilson and Thornhill areas. Expect New York‒style bagels, with their tender interiors covered by a nice skin as the go-to bagel here, but what they're really famous for are their flat bagels and giant twister bagels, which are twisted before the loop is closed.
At Bake Shoppe, they're serving up some sweet nostalgia in the form of a Pop-Tart. Pop-Tarts were the ultimate sugary treat, but as adults they don't always taste as good as we remember. Well, Bake Shoppe wants to change that. Imitating the shape and style of everyone's favourite breakfast treat, they're is putting a spin on the classic by using fresh ingredients to make the jams and jellies that fill the light and flaky pastries.
Baked with Joy is a nut-free source for all of your sweet celebration needs. This Thornhill bakery is devoted to providing hand-crafted and hand-decorated cakes, cupcakes, and treats in a nut-free space. Baked with Joy does custom-ordered sweets, including shaped or sheet cakes, cupcake tiers, and pull-apart cookies. Customers can create a cake alternative for
Baker and Scone is wholly dedicated to the numerous ways in which the scone can become a beacon of sweet, tender goodness or savoury, rich nourishment. The scone menu boasts nearly 50 flavours, including exciting options like orange, cardamon and date and pear hazelnut. There is also a small café menu that includes a few pre-made salads, seasonal soups and savoury tartines.
This adorable shop, located right in the heart of Markham, is Toronto’s first Japanese bakery. Since 1993, Bakery Nakamura has been committed to providing baked goods that are made with fresh and natural ingredients. The open-concept kitchen inside the bakery means you can watch the chefs make everything from scratch right before your eyes. The
You know them, you love them, so you're not surprised to know that Balzac's has a 14th location with Balzac's Powerhouse. Posting up shop in the Canada Foundry Company Powerhouse Building, this Balzac's spot boasts remarkably high ceilings and charming exposed brick that work together, along with the friendly staff, to create a warm and welcoming ambience for guests.
With a name that rolls off the tongue, tea and treats (and tobacoo-free hookah) and an assortment of board games, Czech-inspired lounge Bampot Bohemian House of Tea and Board Games is drawing quite the crowd. Eastern European textiles and colourful boho threads hang from every inch of this decorative tea room. The staff here are
What's better than fresh made ice cream sandwiched between two freshly baked cookies? Can't think of anything? That's what we thought. At Ossington's own Bang Bang Ice Cream & Bakery, they're whipping up some of the city's most bangin' ice cream sandwiches. !t's all about the simple pleasures, like homemade baked goods and well-made rich and velvety ice cream.
Be a vegan and eat your donut too! Bloomers is just one place where vegans can get their sugar fix, worry-free. The homey bake shop and cafe offers up soups, salads and sandwiches alongside its assortment of baked goods such as bagels, cookies, and muffins. Cakes are available in 6, 8 and 10-inch sizes and
The coffee at Cherry Bomb is da bomb. Okay, lame puns aside, this coffee shop has coffee and baked goods done properly. Cherry Bomb is all about community! Inside, this Roncey shop is uniquely decorated with a bike from Mariposa and artwork from local artist Christopher Hutsul hanging on the walls. Outside, a bright red
Guided by the mantra “too many options is a prison,” The menu at Cops is simply drip coffee and hot mini-doughnuts that are made fresh from scratch every day. Although the doughnuts have two regular flavours — cinnamon sugar and Cops’s own glaze — and a rotating weekly special, Cops has partnered with a multitude
Duo patisserie is a chic Markham bakery that specializes in viennoiseries, cakes and chocolates. It is a French-inspired cafe with a Japanese flare. The must-try item here is the croissant which comes in the traditional form, as well as pain au chocolat, almond, chocolate almond, roast beef, ham and cheese, salami and cheese, and a
Get ready carb-lovers: this is not a drill! Canada’s first Eataly outpost is opening its doors on Nov. 13 in the Manulife Centre at Bay and Bloor. Food fiends who have visited one of Eataly’s 40 other locations worldwide have been counting down the days until the beloved brand arrives in Canada. Eataly Toronto does