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These wines, beers and spirits are proof you don’t have to splurge this season more

Nov 15, 2017 4:46 PM Drinks

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Globe-trotting cocktail pop-up makes tasty infusions and syrups from food scraps more

Aug 2, 2017 5:13 PM Drinks


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Pre-mixed, canned cocktails are the hottest thing on store shelves – so our sugar-phobic drinks writer put a few to the test more

Jun 28, 2017 4:54 PM Drinks

Bone up on Japan's favourite spirit ahead of Kampai sake fest more

Jun 1, 2017 8:00 AM Drinks

It's the first rum produced around Toronto since Gooderham & Worts closed in 1990 more

May 24, 2017 5:05 PM Drinks



The top new(ish) bars in the city and where to get your St. Paddy's Day on more

Mar 8, 2017 6:00 PM Toronto's best restaurant and bar guides 9 Comments


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Bar culture gets fresher – and more varied – every year. We've got mezcal, funky beers, neo-dives and contemporized cozy locals. Here are our picks for the year's top spots. more

Dec 21, 2016 6:36 PM Drinks 1 Comments

NOW's boozy gift guide steers you to the best bottles, books and accessories more

Dec 7, 2016 5:00 PM Drinks

Scotch lovers are bugged by new no-age whiskies more

Nov 24, 2016 12:00 AM Drinks 2 Comments


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Why there are options for pumpkin spice spirits when finding Calvados at the LCBO is the equivalent of a major treasure hunt? more

Oct 19, 2016 6:00 PM Drinks 1 Comments


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Toronto Distillery calls its concoction Straight Canadian whisky, but purists beg to differ more

Oct 12, 2016 6:30 PM Drinks 1 Comments



"With its vintage wallpaper and jumble of retro furniture, Farside is destined to become the east side's communal living room." more

Sep 28, 2016 6:00 PM Drinks

T.O.-made suds are a great way to warm up to fall more

Sep 28, 2016 5:00 PM Drinks


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We've got a trend on our hands, Toronto more

Aug 3, 2016 6:00 PM Drinks

And what to buy at the LCBO if you can't get out of the city more

Jul 27, 2016 5:30 PM Drinks

A cheap, zesty Portuguese vinho is a beautiful thing more

Jul 14, 2016 10:30 AM Drinks

Get on the aperitivo train if you haven't already. There's no better way to coax your appetite from moderate to monstrous than with this pre-dinner sip. more

Jun 29, 2016 3:31 PM Drinks



You can drink more than two of these cocktails and still keep your head up more

Mar 30, 2016 5:30 PM Drinks

Luxurious and lovingly created, it's always hard to resist more

Mar 23, 2016 6:00 PM Drinks

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