Toronto foodies will tell you to venture to the city’s suburbs (Markham, in particular) to enjoy Asian cuisine, but over the past few months, some hot spots with modern takes on Asian dishes, great service, and spot-on design have opened downtown, setting them apart from old Chinatown favourites.

This restaurant from Pursuit Banff Jasper Collection pays homage to its past as a gathering spot for adventurers—thus its name—while highlighting its contemporary aesthetic.

George and Amal Clooney are into it. The Kardashians have tried it, too. Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly indulges daily. What’s got these celebs, just a fraction of the growing legion of fans around the world, captivated? Pickleball.

Diptyque, the luxury fragrance house from France, has opened up its first Canadian boutique. Its coveted fragrances can be discovered in a Parisian apartment setting in Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre.

Nearly 25 years since W Hotel opened in New York City, Toronto gets its own outpost in the city’s Yorkville neighbourhood.

Although we should’ve been able to predict this, given our reputation for being kind and generous folk, Canadians are uniting in a grassroots movement to help one another out during the coronavirus outbreak, in what has been dubbed “caremongering.”

Vegan outerwear label Biannual Brand unveils unconventionally cool coats.

Bacchanal, which implies wild revelry, is actually in a cozy and quiet residential spot.

Chef Barry’s newest restaurant serves bistro classics alongside more luxurious dishes in a charmingly petite space.