Toronto may be the most multicultural diverse city in the world with over 140 languages spoken. It is estimated that over half of Toronto’s residents were born outside of Canada!
When the weather is fine, Toronto is a wonderful: a vibrant, big-time city buzzing with activities. Some of the world’s finest restaurants are found here, alongside happening bars and clubs and eclectic festivals.
Winter in Toronto is cold and messy, however trade shows are not likely set during those months. Things get unpleasant on the congested highways and archaic public transit system.
During the delightfully temperate and colorful spring or fall great times are bountiful. There is a fresh international buzz about Toronto. Perhaps it’s the influx of flush new residents from across the globe; or was it the Pan-Am Games that shone a spotlight on Toronto? Either way, this is a city that is waking up to its own greatness.
Centered on the 1832 Gooderham and Worts distillery – once the British Empire’s largest – the 5-hectare Distillery District is one of Toronto’s best downtown attractions.
The Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre is a restored masterpiece and the world’s last operating Edwardian double-decker theater.
Old York’s sensational St Lawrence Market has been a neighborhood meeting place for over two centuries. The restored, high-trussed 1845 South Market houses more than 50 specialty food stalls: cheese vendors, fishmongers, butchers, bakers and pasta makers.
The Carousel Bakery is famed for its peameal bacon sandwiches and St Urbain for its authentic Montréal-style bagels.
At Richmond Station a bustling neighborhood restaurant in the downtown core, dishes are ingredient focused and technique driven and reservati9ons are definitely advised.
Miku Sushi serves Japanese treats like gyoza (dumplings), tempura and mouthwatering sashimi with authenticity. The flame seared sushi is a must.
Canoe Restaurant pays tribute to the people, land, and culture of Canada’s distinct provinces, Canoe highlights flavors and ingredients through seasonal tasting menus and à la carte dishes. The wine list is extensive and well-curated.