Toronto Ontario, Canada

Toronto ( ( listen) tə-RON-toh) is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016. Also in 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), the majority of which is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), had a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada’s most populous CMA. Toronto is the anchor of an urban agglomeration, known as the Golden Horseshoe, in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. A global city, Toronto is a centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Indigenous peoples have travelled through and inhabited the Toronto area, situated on a broad sloping plateau interspersed with rivers, deep ravines, and urban forest, for more than 10,000 years. After the broadly disputed Toronto Purchase, when the Mississaugas surrendered the area to the British Crown, the British established the town of York in 1793 and later designated it as the capital of Upper Canada. During the War of 1812, the town was the site of the Battle of York and suffered heavy damage by U.S. troops. York was renamed and incorporated as the city of Toronto in 1834, and became the capital of the province of Ontario during Canadian Confederation in 1867. The city proper has since expanded past its original borders through both annexation and amalgamation to its current area of 630.2 km2 (243.3 sq mi).

The Sultan’s Tent & Cafe Moroc

Go with a group, book a tent and get ready to shake it with the belly dancer.

Dynasty Chinese Cuisine

Dynasty Yorkville serves dim sum that meets expectations, with no-nonsense service in an inviting dining room.

Momofuku Noodle Bar

This ain't your college ramen. Savory noodle bowls, pork sticky buns & soup and get treats from Milk bar after

Rose City Kitchen

Falafel fit for a Queen at Rose City Kitchen: Levantine-style sandwiches and unique toppings.

Birds & Beans Café

Birds & Beans Café, at the heart of Mimico's Lake Shore, roasts and pours ethical, tasty coffee.

Kebab 49

Don't be fooled by the fast-food name: Kebab 49 is a genuine Turkish delight.