Ready for your favourite new ToFurky recipe? Can you guess which Cabbagetown boutique is one of the 9 best new fashion stores in all of Toronto? Who is @kait_2908 and what did they eat at Young Thailand? Where can you get rid of the winter blahs and learn to cook something new? Find out below in this edition of Cabbagetown Happenings.
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Need a winter activity that does not involve 12 layers? Get cooking with MerryBerry Cafe & Bistro! Cyril’s cooking classes are a fun activity during the boring cold months. Spice things up by booking a private group class or sign up for one of his scheduled classes listed below. Most classes are around $45 and start at 6pm. To learn more, or to join their mailing list, contact Cyril at MerryBerry at 647-348-0411.
Tuesday, January 19th: Tacos part 1, Tex-Mex Style.
Tuesday, January 26th: Fish!
Tuesday, February 2nd: Tacos, Part 2, Fusion Style.
Tuesday, February 9th: Morocco.
Sunday, February 14th: Cooking for your Valentine.
#ThrowbackThursday has us DANCING IN THE STREET at the 1999 Cabbagetown Festival. Mick and David might not have been there, but these two we are guessing had a set of moves that were just as good. Have an old photo of Cabbagetown we can feature in our newsletter or on social media? Send us a copy via email or drop by our office at 237 Carlton Street M-F 10-5pm.
Have you had enough water today? Did you drink it at the RIGHT TIME? Heart-2-Heart First Aid CPR Training in Cabbagetown shared this helpful post on their facebook page. Make sure you are getting enough water in 2016!
Need a winter Warm Up? Lennie’s Whole Foods shared this Chicken Noodle Soup made with Tofurky recipe on their facebook page and it looks yummy! You can find ToFurky at Lennie’s in Cabbagetown or if you are a meat lover, replace it with something crazy like oh say… chicken!
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion, diced
1 large carrot, peeled and cut into rounds
1 large celery stalk, diced
1 teaspoon sea salt
4 cups no-chicken broth or vegetable broth
2 ounces pasta such as capellini or spaghetti, broken into small pieces
1 package Tofurky® Lightly Seasoned Chick’n, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley or dillDirections:
1. In a large pot, warm oil over medium heat. Sauté onion, carrot, celery, and salt until onions begin to soften, about 4-5 minutes.
2. Add broth, 2 cups water, and pasta. Bring to a boil, add chick’n, and reduce heat to low. Simmer until chick’n is heated through, about 5 minutes more, stirring in herbs for the last minute of cooking.
Toronto fashionistas and fashionistos have another reason to flock to Cabbagetown. CONGRATS Pipler Accessories on making blogTO’s list of 9 Best New Fashion Stores In Toronto for 2015. blogTO wrote, “This Cabbagetown boutique is filled with fashion-forward goods with a philanthropic edge. All the accessories sold here support a charitable cause, are made from sustainable materials, and/or are handcrafted. You’ll find pieces from Toronto-based brands like Thank You Toronto and Keyway Designs, as well as a few from abroad.”
@delugewater recently shared this image on instagram of a yummy lunch at Johnny G’s here in Cabbagetown. Head over to Johnny G’s for home style eats, a relaxed everyone welcome atmosphere and be sure to check out the church pew seating along the walls.
The Canadian Centre for Men and Families (CCMF) is Toronto’s first hub for the health and well-being of boys, men, fathers and families. The Centre provides therapy and counselling, peer support, fathering programs, mentorship, and support for male victims of trauma. They are open to all male-identified people and their families, inclusive of straight, gay, bisexual, and transgender men. They serve a diverse community of nearly 200 clients, and just under 300 members.
The Centre is now offering a number of promotional opportunities in exchange for a financial contribution. Grow your business while helping an important cause! Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.menandfamilies.org to learn more. You can also follow them on Twitter or check out their Facebook page.
Over on twitter @kait_2908 shared photos from her recent meal at Young Thailand in Cabbagetown tweeting “Here’s some #cabbagetown #foodie love! Crab rangoons, pad thai & cashew chicken from Young Thailand! #TOFoodventure”
Make sure to use #Cabbagetown in your tweets and instagram posts so everyone can search YOUR #Cabbagetown adventure!