Northern Maverick Brewing to open this Summer in Toronto!

June 16, 2017 by  
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Good news for the beer lovers! Northern Maverick Brewing Co. has announced it is targeting the opening of its Toronto brewpub in King West for Fall 2017 at 115 Bathurst St at Adelaide St.

The brewery will feature a 10 hectolitre brewhouse with eight 20 hectolitre fermentors, a 400-seat restaurant with patio, retail store and private dining space. Northern Maverick Brewing says they plan to have nine house beers and cask beer on rotation when open, with their beer also available at the LCBO.

The restaurant will have a fiercely local menu, and they will offer an elevated gastropub experience as will feature a oyster bar, house-made charcuterie and curated food that pairings.  This brewpub also expects to have nine beers on tap brewed onsite.

Northern Maverick will also house a beer school where they will offer courses in the fine art of homebrewing, food pairing sessions, beer tasting courses, and recipe development all which could be integrated into your next event.


Instagram: @northernmaverickbrewing

Twitter: @NorthernMavBeer


BARO – Visit The Neighbourhood

February 23, 2017 by  
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Step into the South American food culture at Baro and feel like you are in midst of one of  South America’s exotic neighbourhoods. Located on the trendy King St., Baro in downtown Toronto is the right place for you to go for your next event. 

Interior Event Space at Baro location (Photo courtesy of BARO)


Baro is not only a place for having dinner with your family, it is also a great venue for your next event with three floors to choose from.

The main floor can accommodate intimate group gatherings of up to 25, the second floor which features the lounge (and a secret speakeasy called Escobar) can hold up to 70 guests, perfect for personal or working functions.

In the Loft, the largest of the spaces at 1,850 square feet, on the very top floor away from the hustle and bustle of busy King St. are where the larger events are held. This open and airy space with brick and exposed beams and a fully functioning wet bar a can hold up to 210 guests and be decorated in any which way desired.  There are also plans to open a rooftop patio come spring time.

The menu at Baro is filled with tasty mains and appetisers no one can, or should, resist.  Baro offers an in-house catering service by chef Steve Gonzalez. Or you are welcome to choose from one of the many catering services Baro recommends, such as Encore Catering, The Food Dudes Inc. or, our favourite, Citizen Catering.

Almost every kind of event can be celebrated here, from art galas and film and photo shoots to private dinners, weddings and birthday parties.

Don’t miss the opportunity to book your event now at Baro.

For all event inquiries for The Loft email Megan,  Events Coordinator, at MEGAN@BAROTORONTO.COM

For all other inquiries INFO@BAROTORONTO.COM

485 KING ST WEST | TORONTO, ON | M5V 1K4 |  416 363 8388 |

Comfort and relaxation at its best: Park Hyatt Toronto

October 12, 2016 by  
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The Park Hyatt Toronto is located in the heart of the chic Yorkville neighbourhood, on the northwest corner of Bloor St West and Avenue Rd. The hotel offers services and amenities to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers. There are 336 guest rooms, and 45 suites.



Park Hyatt Toronto has  at least 17,000 sq. ft. of luxury space. The space allows for various events such as corporate endeavors, social gatherings, wedding receptions and much more. All event spaces come equipped with high-tech audiovisual equipment, lighting systems, and access to the 24-hour Business Centre. There are 3 main versatile venues, choosing the perfect space for your event is easy. Some of these venues include:

  • The Roof Salon with floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing panoramic views of the Toronto skyline ( 140 capacity banquet style, 150 capacity reception style)
  • Intimate Mezzanine Lounge (60 capacity banquet style, 120 reception style)
  • Elegant Queen’s Park Ballroom (370 Banquet style, 500 reception style)


4 Avenue Road

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5R 2E8

Tel: +1 416 925 1234


May 26, 2016 by  
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This Friday marks the return of Maison Mercer’s Schmooze after work patio party. As one of Toronto’s favourite after work parties in the downtown core, Schmooze starts at 5 p.m. – the perfect excuse to enjoy good music, good food and good company, right after work.

You can beat the heat with the $4 happy hour specials and fuel your evening with the complementary barbecue provided by Treeline catering.

Schmooze is Toronto’s favourite after work patio for both young and established professionals in the downtown core. With drink sponsors and prizes to be won, Schmooze is the best, weekly, after work party!

When: May 27th, 2016 from 5-9 p.m.

Where: Maison Mercer Rooftop, 15 Mercer Street, Toronto M5V 3C6


Link for event:

Pictures from past Schmooze events: Schmooze pictures


Look out for the next Schmooze parties hosted by CityEvents:

Friday, June 17, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016  

Twitter: @cityevents   

Twitter: @ShannyintheCity


Discover Toronto’s Private Dining Rooms

May 6, 2015 by  
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Toronto offers many private dining rooms all over the GTA, for all sorts of private functions and special occasions. The list below includes some of the restaurants in Toronto that offer a private area for your group to gather. Be sure to check out some of our suggestions and do not over look these venue options!

Gusto 101picture 1 private

This Southern Italian restaurant with an industrial setting is located in the King West area. Private dining is available at Gusto        and includes YOUR choice of required family style menu for up to 20 people in the barrel-lined wine cellar. Additionally,                breakfast, lunch and dinner is available for private dining and family style menus can be customized in advance. However, a            non-refundable deposit of $150 and minimum spending is required!

101 Portland St.

Toronto, ON

M5V 2N3

Phone: (416) 504-9669


Twitter: @Gusto101TO


Terroni (Adelaide)picture 2 private

Terroni known for its traditional Southern Italian family style menus has 3 Toronto locations. Terroni on Adelaide is located in the financial district. It is a historical courthouse turned restaurant with private dining space for guests up to 50 people. Terroni has 3 different private spaces including the Ufficio for parties up to 14, the Cantina for up to 50 people and the Tinello Alcove can be booked for the winter months for small parties up to 12 people. Larger parties are required to set their menus in advanced.

57A Adelaide St. East

Toronto, ON

M5C 1K6

Phone: (416) 203 3093


Twitter: @TerroniTO

picture 3 privateREDS Wine Tavern

This chic Toronto restaurant is located in the Financial District on Adelaide Street West. REDS is known for its vast wine          collection, with wines from all over the world. They have 2 private dining rooms, the Bay Room can seat up to 14 guests and       the Adelaide Room can seat up to 30 guests comfortably. REDS offer a canapé and prix fixe menu that use the freshest                 seasonal ingredients.


7 Adelaide St. W

Toronto, ON

M5H 1P9

Phone: (416) 862 7337



Table 17picture 4 private

Table 17 is located in the heart of Riverside, just east of Broadview. It is a seasonal European influenced restaurant with a long cocktail list. Table 17 offers a private second floor dining room that can seat 10 to 24 guests. The space has its own powder room, bar and option to add food stations. This private dining room can be booked for brunch, lunch and dinner any day of the week!

782 Queen St. E

Toronto, ON

M4M 1H4

Phone: (416) 519 1851


Twitter: @Table17



Lee, one of the 3 restaurants owned by the World-renowned Chef Susur Lee, offers a delicious fusion menu with Asian and French    influences. Lee’s menu is designed for sharing, making it a top private dining choice. Their private dining room is designed for           special occasions and can accommodate up to 30 guests.


601 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 1M5

Phone: (416) 504 7867


Twitter: @SusurLee


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Harbour Sixty a 2013 Diner’s Choice Winner, located downtown Toronto in the historic Harbour Commission Building. Offers a world-class selection of steaks and seafood. Additionally, they have 5 private spaces that can be used for intimate dinner parties or business dinners for up to 50 people.



60 Harbour St

Toronto, ON

M5J 1B7

Phone: (416) 777-2111


Twitter: @HarbourSixty

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Ruby Watchco is located on Queen St. E just south of Leslieville. Inspired by local and farm fresh ingredients, Ruby Watchco offers     a seasonal Canadian menu. They offer a private upstairs dining room, with a four course family style meal for up to 24 guests.



730 Queen St. E

Toronto, ON

M4M 1H2

 Phone: (416) 465 0100


Twitter: @Cheff_Lynn



Brassaii, Toronto’s sophisticated and cosmopolitan restaurant and lounge is located in the King West area. This sophisticated restaurant offers a Mediterranean inspired menu to guests with a unique palate. Brassaii also has a private dining room that can seat up to 26 people in what they call “The Study.”


461 King St W

Toronto, ON

M5V 1K4

Phone: (416) 598 4730


Twitter: @Brassaii

55555555Enoteca Sociale

This stylish, Italian Wine Bar is Located in the Dundas West Area. It offers a beautiful private wine cellar space for parties of 8 to     14 people. The kitchen lead by Chef Kris Schlotzhauer serves an Italian family style dinner with classic Roman cuisine and a hint     of local influence consisting of salumi, formaggi, antipasti, pasta, secondi and dolci. Dinner ranges from $45- $60 per person.


1288 Dundas St. West

Toronto, ON

M6J 1X7

Phone: (416) 534 1200


Twitter: @EnotecaSociale

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