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.
We’ve only heard that Toronto has great hotels; being from here, we’ve never stayed at one. If this is your case, too, you now at least have a great reason to visit the Annex hotel: Annex Café and Wine Bar. In the morning, it’s a café that offers a great range of balanced breakfasts made
Annex Commons is a food hall connected to the Annex Hotel, open to both locals and hotel guests. The menu is created and executed by Chinatown pizza spot Big Trouble Pizza. The two independent businesses work cohesively within one kitchen and operate through the same ordering counter. The Annex Commons is a seat-yourself and self-
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.
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.
Since 1979, Bagel Plus has been serving all Torontonians classic Jewish comfort food from its location at Bathurst and Sheppard. They will always have you covered for when that bagel and schmear craving hits, but the menu also includes options such as eggplant Parmesan and fish and chips, branching outside the shtetl world of blintzes, pickled herring and rugelach.
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
Just a quick hop, skip, and a jump away from Ossington station, Bakerbots Baking is serving up some of Toronto’s coolest (and sweetest) baked goods. The space is minimal, simple and low-key, which puts its inventive flavours at the focal point of the establishment. And we mean inventive flavours: there’s a Beer ’n’ Brown Bread
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.
While your morning coffee takes care of your energy needs, Beatrice Society Cafe aims to cater to all of your health requirements. This inviting space serves as a versatile hub where you can not only indulge in perfectly brewed coffee but also expand your knowledge about adaptogens and functional mushrooms. Sit back, relax, and discover
Like many residents living near Bayview and Sheppard, I’ve been keeping a close eye on Beauty Barbecue and Smokehouse. Over the last month or so, when walking across the parking lot at Bayview Village Shopping Centre, I’d occasionally catch a whiff of something smokey and delicious and I’d hope that the opening date would be
Blackbird Baking Co. is the resident bakery in Kensington known for its delectable bread and artisanal baked goods. For generations Blackbird has been using quality ingredients to create some of the best bread in the city and has made quite a name for itself among Torontonians. When it opened in 2011, Simon Blackwell drew inspiration
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
Bomou Artisanal Bakery had its grand opening on March 17, but then sisters and co-owners Azar and Negar Sabzevari had to close up shop, as COVID-19 quarantined Toronto. Despite the rocky start and what was an undoubtedly long list of compromises, the bakery was able to re-open a few months later. Bomou’s signature products include
Booyah joined the midtown community back in 2015 and has been a hit ever since. It has all your ice cream shop basics from scoops to pints in an array of flavours, but Booyah takes it to the next level. First, there are vegan pints available for those who need it. Then there are the
Located right by the Distillery District’s front gates, the Brick Street Bakery has been wooing Torontonians since 2001. Known for its selection of baked treats, the homey space is filled with the scent of just-out-of-the-oven bread, which includes picks such as warm croissants and basil and parsley loaves. Although there are now four locations around
Sarah Griffiths and Ken Galbraith had been looking for an ideal location to plunk down their Bud’s Coffee Bar project for a couple years when the Leslieville couple decided upon an up-and-coming strip of The Beach neighbourhood along Queen Street East. Just opened last week, the coffeehouse is the first in the area with a distinctly indie vibe.