We asked our friends at local showrooms in Midtown where best to eat, drink and discover. Because who knows better than the purveyors of great design?
Visit Midtown Toronto for posh and practical design solutions, and some seriously fine threads.
Word of Mouth
2 “Salt & Pepper Catering (287 Davenport Rd) is a small luncheon place that serves the best fresh sandwiches, soups and salads. It is delicious, always super fresh and has friendly staff.” – Arne Nordtorp, Torp Inc.
Must-Stop Shopping Spots
5 “Want Apothecary (1070 Yonge St) mirrors the style of a classic apothecary and offers a beautifully edited lineup of ready-to-wear designs, accessories and beauty products. It’s a feast for the senses.” – Martha Grace McKimm, Hopson Grace
6 “Ken’s Flowers on Avenue (130 Avenue Rd) has the most beautiful selection of fresh flowers served by husband-and-wife team Vivian and Ken. And they are the nicest, friendliest people to shop with.” – Arne Nordtorp, Torp Inc.
8 “Hacher & Krain (256 Dupont St) is my favourite store in the city. Unique, authentic, genuine and absolutely no airs. For chefs and wannabe chefs, this place is an absolute wonderland!” – Spencer Crouch, Moncer
Sights Worth Seeing
9 “Park Jean Sibelius Square (50 Kendal Ave) for park play, Tranby Avenue for homes and architecture and “Community” by Kirk Newman (200 Bloor St E) for bronze sculpture.” – Elizabeth Dyer, Advice from a Caterpillar
10 “We recently discovered Woodlawn House (35 Woodlawn Ave W), a Georgian farmhouse built in 1841 and designed by Toronto architect John George Howard. A hidden gem, it’s concealed from street view, nestled among its more modern neighbours on Woodlawn and Walker avenues.” – Martha Grace McKimm, Hopson Grace