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From Montreal to Seattle, every single chocolate store I visited carried SOMA, which just goes to show that Toronto is the place to be. Here are 43 of my favorites …

To grab coffee
0. Sense Appeal (closed)
1. Tandem Coffee
2. Neo Coffee

To grab something sweet
3. Blackbird: chocolate cake
4/5. SOMA: aged balsamic vinegar infused into dark ganache (x2 cuz I love both locations)
6. Andrea’s Gerrard St Bakery: peanut butter tart

To grab a cocktail
7. Parts & Labour

To grab a bite
8. Hibiscus: crepe
9. Sky Blue Sky Sandwiches
10. Cherry Street BBQ
11. Café Plenty: everything is good but mostly I just love sitting there and looking up

To drink tea
12. Tsujiri

To sit down and eat
13. Tutti Matti: pasta
14. Nami: sushi
15. Bestellen: burger
16. THR & Co: tartare
17. Farmhouse: whole duck
18. Marcello’s Pizzeria: pizza
19. Xola: pozole

To brunch
20. Petit Dejeuner: waffle

To buy greeting cards
21. Kid Icarus
22. Type Books

To buy books
23. Circus
41. Acadia

To buy gifts
24. BRIKA
40. Summerhill LCBO

To stay
25. Gladstone Hotel

To listen to music
26. Poetry Jazz Cafe
27. Reposado Bar & Lounge
28. Wychwood Barns
29. Arbor Room
30. Gallery 345

To watch kids play
31. Pricefield Road Playground

To watch movie
32. Home

To rent video
33. Bay Street Video

To view the skyline
34. Ireland Park
35. Riverdale Park

To go for a walk
36. Sylvan Park
43. St James Cemetery

Misc
37. Richmond Dental (where I watch Planet Earth while getting my teeth cleaned)
38. Richmond Optometry
39. Tony Shamas Hair
42. Sanko (where I buy Japanese groceries)