Want to know a little more about Toronto?

From fellow NACIVT players, a list of their favorite hangouts to help you prepare for your trip.

Wesley Kwong @wesleykwong @barefootwines

Favorite restaurants (downtown):  California Sandwiches (Original one on Claremont- Bathurst and Dundas), Guu (Japanese Tapas), Real Sports Bar, Joey’s (Eaton Centre), Grand Electric, Drake Hotel, Union (Ossington and Queen), Owl of Minerva (Pork Bone Soup)

Favorite restaurants (Markham/Scarborough/Richmond Hill): Centre Street Deli (Bathurst and Centre Street/Hwy7- Best Smoked meat in Toronto)

Favorite attraction in the city: Vibrancy of the City- Queen street from Dufferin to Yonge), Bloor street from Avenue to Yonge), Trinity Bellwoods Park, Ashbridges Bay

What is your favorite drink and where to get it: Czechovskis, URSA, Drake Hotel, Oasis (Patio), No One Writes the Colonel, Thompson Hotel

Jenny Hui @jennyhui

Favorite restaurants (downtown): Canoe (financial district and ask for @ChefHorne), Black Hoof (Litte Italy), Enoteca Sociale (Litte Italy), Jacobs Steakhouse (Entertainment District), California Sandwiches (Little Italy), Smoke’s Poutine (all over)

Favorite restaurants (Markham/Scarborough/Richmond Hill): Congee Queen and Congee King

Favorite attraction in the city: The St. Lawrence Market, The Distillery District, all the diversity within a 5km (or 3-mile for the Americans) radius

What is your favorite drink and where to get it: Old Fashioneds the old fashion way.  The back bar at the Ritz Carlton, Betty’s, Bar Chef, anywhere in Ossington after 10pm