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City Search – August/September 2009

August 20, 2009 by  
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Upon entering MBCo (Montreal Bread Company), you’ll feel as though you’ve just stepped off a plane and walked into a European establishment. This restaurant and bakery offers customers flair from abroad with rustic dishes. Hand-carved sandwiches, fresh salads and sweet indulgences are all on the menu., 416.961.6226

The Royal Ontario Museum presents “Vanity Fair Portraits: 1913 – 2008,” from Sept. 26, 2009 – Jan. 3, 2010. The exhibition, which celebrates the iconic magazine’s history, documents almost 100 years of popular culture and features 150 portraits. The ROM is the exhibition’s only Canadian venue, so be sure to check it out., 416.586.8000

Tartaruga Design Inc.
Detail and skill go into every piece created by the craftsmen at Tartaruga Design Inc. All custom mantelpieces, kitchen hoods and stonework are ornate and distinct. Look out for its beautiful new line of wooden barge boards., 877.762.0418

The Spa Boutique
Treat yourself with a visit to The Spa Boutique. Improve your body with the anti-cellulite detox treatment Ionithermie, and rejuvenate your skin with an organic Luzern facial. You’ll leave the spa feeling taut and trim., 905.884.6270

Kol Kid
Just because they have yet to perfect their etiquette doesn’t mean kids should be denied style. Stock up on unique toys, clothes and furnishings for children at Kol Kid, located on Queen St.W. Featured in the store are quirky birdhouses constructed from vintage fabrics handmade by artist Tamar Mogendorff., 416.681.0368

Structure Equals Function Inc.
Two worlds collide, as Western lifestyle meets Eastern tradition at Structure Equals Function Inc. This studio and clinic provides clients with services like shiatsu therapy, acupuncture and personal training sessions., 905.303.8768

Forget about being lazy on a Sunday! Instead, spend it stimulating your senses with a visit to the newly renovated AGO, courtesy of Toronto-born architect Frank Gehry. The beautiful baroque stairwell will have you enchanted., 416.979.6648

Harbord Bakery
Harbord Bakery has been delighting its customers with sweet and savoury creations since 1926. Known for its challah bread, this bakery offers everything from mousse cakes and meringues to sandwiches and salads.

Sweetgrass Flowers
Sweetgrass Flowers provides pretty and lasting floral masterpieces by selecting its flora and plants from the best growers. Designer Genevieve Makinson is the brain behind the petals; her arrangements are fresh, unique and innovative. Creations from this chic downtown boutique will help you out, whether you’re congratulating, celebrating or trying to win back the girl., 416.926.9000

Mouldex Exterior Mouldings Inc.
If you judge a book by its cover, then you judge a house by its exterior. Keep your house looking pristine with detailed mouldings from Mouldex. Specializing in custom orders, Mouldex trimmings will transform your home into the street’s beauty queen!, 416.740.7889

Cheese Boutique

Since 1970, this cheese mecca has been supplying the city with the finest dairy products. Prosciutto, truffles, foie gras, chocolate and artisan breads are also offered. Unique custom tiered wedding cakes made out of cheese are for couples that take dairy seriously., 416.762.6292



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