Plus, how to keep warm at the Toronto Christmas Market
Duggan’s does Parkdale
Duggan’s Brewery – complete with a retail store and a beer-friendly menu designed by Jamie Kennedy – officially opens this week in the spacious corner lot at Queen and Brock (1346 Queen West, 416-588-1086, duggansbreweryparkdale.com). Expect standards like the No. 9 IPA as well as new experimental brews to roll out of Parkdale’s first brew pub.
How to keep warm at the Toronto Christmas Market
Looking for reasons to escape your house this December? Head to the Distillery District for the annual Christmas Market, on till December 21. When you tire of shopping – feel no shame if that’s within 10 minutes – warm up with mulled wine, Glenfiddich at the William Grant & Sons Hospitality Lounge on El Catrin’s patio (18 Tank House, 416-203-2121, elcatrin.ca), Disaronno and Tia Maria at the PMA Lounge on the Pure Spirits patio (17 Tank House, 416-361-5859, purespirits.ca) or tap the 12 Casks of Christmas at Mill Street Brew Pub (21 Tank House, 416-681-0338, millstreetbrewpub.ca). More info here.