where "the6ix" works her angles


"this that new Toronto"



a large and picturesque park in the city's west end, perfect for all-season strolling and outdoor playtime


also known as my office when I'm in town. members-only, but if you've got a friend with the hook-up it's a cozy, chic spot to hang. 


in the middle of Toronto's trendiest neighborhood is this delightful park, ideal for summer picnics. 


if the cinema's your church (like moi) and you can make the festival in September, do it. if not, the TIFF theatre has on-point year-round programming


during the summer months, locals flock to the island for sunshine, bike-rides, and long lazy afternoons


bar isabelle

spanish tapas done right


farm-to-table with a french flair and gorgeous backyard 

saving grace

in a city known for it's brunch scene, Saving Grace holds it down at the top of the egg-laden list

queen mother

home-style asian fusion. feels like a diner, tastes like exotic-comfort.


a glam, yet laid-back treat spread over three-levels. impeccable dishes, stellar vibes.

sud forno

an italian pizzeria meets bakery with authentic, drool-worthy take-away. perfect stop pre-Trintity Bellwoods stroll.

lady marmalade

another Sunday winner. east end brunch means lining up for a seat at this charming spot.


talk about line-ups; you're gonna have to wait for the best thai in town

Miku & Kasamoto

a tie for my favorite sushi splurge; both luxe in their own rights, miku features a minimalist space and extravagant desserts while Kasomoto steeps itself in everything plush and brings you the bincho-grill

el trompo

cheap and delicious. authentic street-style Mexican tacos in the city's most colorful hood - Kensington Market


early bird

airy, hip space with killer cold brews and artisan doughnuts

Hot black coffee

red hot to be exact! fun, red details and cute backyard to boot

te aro

warm and relaxed, this Leslieville cafe is the perfect place for a long lazy latte session

boxcar social

four locations now, all featuring stellar brews (and brewskis!)

dineen coffee co.

beautifully re-designed historic space always buzzing with finance district types and downtown girls alike 


sleek contemporary space with beautiful pastries and pour-overs

quantum coffee

every digital nomads dream; huge workspace and impeccable brews


Meg shop

modern canadian designer with a love for interesting shapes that flatter women of all size & age

detox market

every instagram worthy green product for you bod - inside and out - lives here! 

saks fifth avenue

a tiny taste of the real-deal, but fabulous none-the-less


wonderfully curated collection of mid-price bags, sunglasses and accessories


slick hats and toques, with the6ix (literally) written all over them


the original outpost for Drake's clothing line and merch


as Canadian as it gets! always dig their vintage style varsity jackets and winter woolies 

oak & fort

sleek, contemporary pieces at a killer price-point 

frank & oak

this men's shop features drool-worthy duds, a mini Jimmy's coffee shop up front, and skilled barbers in the back

drake general store 

all the coolest Canadian brands curated with style 

Gravity Pope

luxury boutique spread over three floors, featuring unique and beautiful footwear

fashionably yours

affordable vintage from all major American and European designers