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