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As seen on CBC’s Dragons’ Den series, YamChops is North America’s first and Canada’s only plant-based butcher shop. They delight in offering vegan centre-of-the-plate protein alternatives, fresh prepared foods and eat-in or take-out meals. We also feature a full vegan grocery with a great selection of vegan “cheeses,” local preserves, dressings and frozen entrees. The butcher counters offer a wide variety of plant-based protein alternatives that appeal to flexitarians, vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free and soy-free folks.
Founded in 2007, Fraser Studios believes in developing the finest talent in the performing arts and focuses on fostering Toronto’s independent artists through our company-in-residence program. We provide space for classes, rehearsals and casting. Striving to bridge the gap between training and working in the arts, we offer a variety of training programs for professional actors, including the Studio Meisner Technique Program and Violence in Motion stage and film combat training.
Sotto Voce Wine & Pasta Bar has been one of the cornerstones of College Street’s Little Italy for the past 20 years. Known for its winter coziness, first date-friendly setting and a see-and-be-seen patio in the summer, “The Voce” continues to serve traditional Italian comfort food and numerous wines by the glass in a cool and relaxed atmosphere.
Our goal at Nightowl is to provide Toronto-inspired experiences. We give local businesses, charities and talent a shot at having a voice and sharing it. The menu features different flavours to represent the rich diversity that makes our city so unique. Meals are priced between $4.95 and $8.95 to ensure there is something for everyone. Simply put, Nightowl brings everyone together to celebrate and showcase all things Toronto.
Hogtown Pub and Oysters is a local favourite with a vibrant and comfortable vibe. We offer guests a fun atmosphere, great service and food that exceeds expectations. Our menu consists of traditional pub favourites along with a tantalizing daily special board and several varieties of oysters sourced from around the world. We serve several local craft beers, international classics, healthy scotch and liquor lists and a 30-bottle wine list. Great for date, nights out with friends and family or whenever you want to grab a bite on your own, we make everyone feel like you’ve been a regular for years.
Café Diplomatico was first opened in 1968 by Rocco Mastrangelo Sr., who was joined by his younger brother Paul shortly thereafter. They envisioned a typical Italian bar where Italian nationals could gather in the morning over coffee. At a time in Toronto when outdoor dining was rare, the sunny patio quickly caught on and now, decades later, what started out as an innovation in the neighborhood has set the standard. “The Dip,” as it is known by regulars, has kept its staying power due to a versatile and reasonably priced menu paired with a comfortable and unpretentious atmosphere.
At Dish, we’re creating a holistic food experience – one that is thoughtful, helpful and flavourful. By providing people the opportunity to cook, eat and shop under one roof, Dish is a distinctly different neighbourhood culinary destination. Our approach is rooted in the belief that good food starts with the best ingredients and that the perfect pantry is possible. That’s what fuels our insatiable search for the finest kitchen ingredients from around the world. Our curated collection of handpicked ingredients invigorate our menu and inspire our teaching. And it’s with those ingredients that we at Dish, and you at home, have the makings of more memorable meals to enjoy with friends and family.
Candy and chocolate enthusiasts take note – sweet adventures begin here. The Candy Bar offers you the best local and globally sourced candy and chocolate to make you happy. Explore our Canadian and international selections of chocolate bars, or choose from over 200 candy varieties in our pick ‘n’ mix. Treat yourself to a scoop of locally made ice cream, all year round. You can also share The Candy Bar experience with our custom party favours, loot bags, corporate gifts or candy buffets. Tasty treats await you at The Candy Bar.
No One Writes to the Colonel draws inspiration from the legendary Latvian bar, Pulkvedim Neviens Neraksta – the late-night spot you ought to know when you’re strolling through the charming streets of Vecriga, the Old Town of Riga, Latvia. Wind down with a cocktail, some jazz and warm conversation. Our menu boasts over 80 drinks, including all the classics. The bar was designed to be waist-high so you can sit and watch your drinking being made from start to finish.
Dentistry on Manning has been an established dental clinic for nearly three decades. The clinic serves mainly Little Italy and the surrounding area. We feature the services of two dentists, two dental hygienists and two dental assistants in addition to a front desk receptionist. Dentistry on Manning accepts most major insurance coverage claims and is a member of the Ontario Dental Association. Call us for more information.
Your favourite pub in Little Italy. Pour Boy offers such great prices you’ll be a regular in no time. Open from 11:30am to 2:00am daily, we provide 100-plus seats including a patio on College, five TVs and a 100-inch screen for Euro Cup 2016 (during which we’ll be serving at 9:00am). We also offer 20 craft beers on tap and 20-plus in bottles & cans. Enjoy our value-priced menu, with dishes from $5-$9, from appetizers to all-day breakfast and more.