Posts Tagged ‘Financial District’

Food oasis amidst Toronto’s concrete jungle: First Canadian Place’s Food Terrace

11 Nov, 2015  |  by Ama Scriver
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For those of us who live and work in the downtown core, sometimes food selection can become a bit of a daunting task.  In a city rich with options, it is never a question of where you want to go but more about what will give you the best experience, who will provide you with a unique experience and what selection will go beyond food for that one hour you can escape your desk (if you can escape your desk) and your just…

Toronto’s Secret Patios: Speakeasy 21

7 Jul, 2014  |  by Siobhan Ozege

In another lifetime, I spent 5 years working in Toronto’s Financial District. Often in that sea of suits, pencil skirts and clicking heels, it seemed like I was in a totally different world. A more serious world. A more formal world. And certainly, a more expensive world. The thing with the Financial District is that price didn’t necessarily equal quality, and more often than not during working lunches or post-work beers, I found myself munching on tasteless onion rings and…

Speakeasy 21 makes its mark in the Financial District

4 Apr, 2014  |  by Ama Scriver

photos by Yuli Scheidt Originally posted to Ama’s weekly column on Toronto Is Awesome. Listen up Financial District: an elegant and chic prohibition-style resto-bar has moved into the area. That place is Speakeasy 21. Located on the main-floor of the Scotiabank Plaza, this modern yet sleek venue is offering up 4,000 square feet of contemporary dining experience. With its 1920 inspired theme, the decor fuses together timeless features like leathers and brass with wonderful marble. An open kitchen gives what to the…