Day 2 in Toronto was full of spa-dates and baseball games. Unfortunately, I failed to take any good snaps to capture it. I was also recovering from the stomach flu, so that might have had something to do with it.
What I will say is that if you’re in the area (and you’re a lady) you MUST head down to Body Blitz. Among offering a variety of massage and relaxation treatments, they have this amazing water circuit. It’s about $60 just to do the waters, but they are seriously so worth it. Em and I did the circuit twice, rotating between sweating in the hot Epsom salts pools, to drying off in the wood sauna, to freezing our behinds off in what felt like a bucket of ice. It leaves you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and energetic. Plus, they have a pretty sweet juice bar. It’s ladies only though – and bathing suits are optional.
Seriously though, I might be addicted to this place. Go.
Anyway, all is okay because I have quite the photo-filled post for you on my third and final day in the big city.
We started the morning off at Niche for a
little big breakfast. I had the classic brunch with loads of egg, potatoes, toast, and bacon.
The others had luxurious French toast, piled high and paired with fresh fruit.
And of course their staple dish, eggs benny. I’m told they have the best in the city. Totally instagram worthy.
So filling, I hardly felt like eating the rest of the day! Save for one or two of their cookies…
We then took to the streets of King and Queen West, to cruise through the shops and enjoy the bright, sunny weather.
A mix of chain stores and specialty boutiques, I had to restrain myself from buying every cute little one-off that I saw.
Up above the shops, we peered into windows hoping that one might just say “for rent”. Just because my brother doesn’t move there until August, doesn’t mean he can’t get a head start!
We trekked to the parliament buildings and through the UofT campus, then back through the trendy Soho area. It’s incredible how many different areas there are in such a small radius of space. I could definitely see myself living here!
For dinner we had a few appys at Jack Astors before I headed back to the Airport (and back to work). Sad face.
PS – If you are in the Queen west area and have an appetite for dinner, you MUST checkout Terronis. We had some epic pasta dishes and paninis.
The service is a little bit stuck-up, but that can be resolved through your tip amount. Don’t let it stop you from enjoying oodles of noodles and fresh buffalo mozza.
Their Nutella stuffed fritters are pretty unbelievable.
They are like warm mini donuts, covered in sugar, and then stuffed with hazelnut. Seriously, what more could you want? Besides maybe a scoop of the dark chocolate and hazelnut gelato and a pizzelle? Done deal.
Seriously though, some of the best gelato I’ve had.
See you tomorrow!