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This Toronto Restaurant Is Offering Kyle Lowry Free Chicken For Life If He Stays With The Raptors

Everyone’s favourite Toronto Raptor, Kyle Lowry, is getting the royal treatment from a Toronto restaurant in the form of delicious chicken. That’s right, Churrasqueira Martins has offered Lowry free chicken for life if he re-signs with the Raptors. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Rui Martins (@legacymartins97) READ MORE: A Spa Owner Turned Chef Reignited His Love For Cooking During The Pandemic And Is Blowing Up Online Rui Martins, the restaurant owner, came up with the clever marketing campaign to commemorate the Raptors two-year championship. In fact, he took his marketing to new heights with a gigantic billboard in the middle of Yonge-Dundas Square. “Kyle Lowry, if you stay we’ll give you free chicken for life,” reads the billboard. Lowry’...

A Spa Owner Turned Chef Reignited His Love For Cooking During The Pandemic And Is Blowing Up Online

For the past year, COVID-19 has reconnected many of us with our passions and hobbies. For Jonathan Robson, COVID has been a blessing in disguise. It gave him the opportunity to fall back in love with cooking.  Robson is a business graduate who ran a spa business prior to the pandemic. Like many small business owners in Ontario, he found himself closing down due to lockdown measures. He started cooking as a way to keep himself busy and started an Instagram account to share the dishes he’d been cooking up. The Canadian-Pakistani home chef, based out of Mississauga, is known as 6ixhomechef to more than 15,000 of his Instagram followers. His Instagram page, started in 2020, captures the cooking journey of the home chef.  “It has been extremely positive and overwhelming,” Robson told 6ixb...

Top 6ix: Toronto’s Best Bubble Tea Spots

If you’re from the 6ix and you haven’t tried bubble tea yet, then you aren’t doing Toronto right. Read More: EXCLUSIVE: This Toronto Bakery Is Making A Whole Menu For Filipino Heritage Month Not sure where to get your fix? Don’t sweat it, our list below has some of the best spots in the city. 6. Bubble Lee Aside from possibly having the best name on this list, Bubble Lee prides itself on its authentic Taiwanese Brown Sugar Milk Tea. On top of that brown sugary goodness, Bubble Lee also offers a variety of other tasty drinks most notably their white gourd (winter melon) flavours. Bubble Lee has one location at 469 Queen Street West and one at 576 Yonge St. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bubble Lee Canada 李圓圓🇨🇦 (@bubblelee.ca) 5. FormoCha Bubble Tea Hous...

4 Local Donut Shops Across The 6ix You Should Check Out This National Donut Day

Donut lovers get ready because today just got whole lot sweeter. In honour of National Donut Day today, a few of the GTA’s local donut shops have been giving customers sweet deals on their delicious donuts. Here are four tasty local donut spots around the 6ix celebrating National Donut Day: Churro Donuts Crunchy on the outside but soft and sweet on the inside, Churro Donuts is a local donut shop that will be giving customers a great discount on donuts purchased for National Donut Day. “If you purchase four donuts today online you get four donuts for free,” David Gastelum, an employee at Churro Donuts, told 6ixbuzz. The donut company located within the GTA offers a variety of different combinations for toppings on a churro inspired donut. The cinnamon in the dough is what ...

Ben & Jerry’s Revealed Why They Can’t Release Their CBD Infused Ice Cream Just Yet

Ben & Jerry’s fans who are looking to take the edge off could enjoy a little treat mixed in their ice cream. That’s right, the massive chain had plans to add CBD in their ice cream, but they faced one major hurdle: Cannabis-infused foods are not legal in the U.S. READ MORE: This U.S State Is Bribing Citizens With Over $116 Million In Cash Prizes If They Get Vaccinated Ben & Jerry’s announced the idea back in May 2019, however, U.S. officials have not given the green light to allow the sale of their product. What’s more, cannabis-infused foods have a market value of over a billion dollars. Lobby groups are working hard with the Consumer Brand Association to bring the topic of cannabis-infused foods to the top of the list. The edible market in the U.S. has see...

This Toronto Owned Hot Sauce Combines Flavour With Heat And Puts Generic Sauces To Shame

Ever wished you had more options for hot sauce rather than the generic ones most restaurants serve you? Well, there’s one sauce that promises to remind you of home: Lost In The Sauce (LITS).  The Toronto-based sauce was created by local Torontonian Karthy Subramaniam in 2018 as a dedication to his late friend Brandon Boodoo. Along with his partner, Doris, they’ve created quite the sauce journey over the years.  LITS’s OG Boodoo Sauce was inspired by Boodoo and his dad’s Trinidadian homemade pepper sauce.  “The LITS journey is a way for us to carry Brandon’s spirit forward through our shared love of spicy foods. We wanted to share the same experience we felt having homemade food and pepper sauce, that feeling of home, the euphoria that would lead you to get “lost ...

Congo Coffee and Toronto Beignets: The City’s ‘It’ Spot For Bite-Sized Culinary Glory

There’s no arguing that Toronto has a diverse offering in the food scene, and one food location is no exception. Congo Coffee and Toronto Beignets’ are a mouth-wateringly delicious treat and another reason for Toronto to be proud. The beignets have made their name for being the best in the city by attracting locals, tourists and foodies from all over the country.   Toronto Beignets is quite simply a one-of-a-kind culinary experience, earning them a reputation far and wide as the city’s unofficial signature beignet. The secret? The bite-sized patented treats – with a name currently being trademarked – incorporate a multicultural flavor that reflects founder Nia Bangala’s background. The owner was, after all, raised in Belgium by Congolese parents before emigrating to Canada...

Jaden Smith Turned A Food Truck Into A Restaurant For The Homeless In L.A

Jaden Smith is the gift that keeps on giving. The 22-year old has turned his I Love Your Food truck into a restaurant to feed the homeless. READ MORE: Help This Organization Provide A Blessing Bag To A Fellow Torontonian In Need Smith has been a long time advocate for homelessness in the Los Angeles area. In an interview with the news outlet Smith says those suffering from homelessness will not have to pay. “It’s for the homeless people to get free food,” Smith said to Variety. However, he’s not discriminating against those who want to eat at the restaurant. But, it will come with a price. Smith explains to Variety you’re going to have to pay more for the food’s worth because you’ll be paying for the “person behind you.” The 22-year-old...

EXCLUSIVE: This Toronto Bakery Is Making A Whole Menu For Filipino Heritage Month

June is Filipino heritage month, and one downtown bakery is celebrating with new Filipino-inspired menu items. The Night Baker, located in Downtown Toronto, is well known by locals and tourists alike for their out-of-this-world cookies. Owned by Filipino-Canadians Mitch and Leanne Cabrera, the pair will be celebrating the month by rolling out five Filipino-inspired items over the next few weeks. Read More: Here’s How This Tiny Pink Robot Is Making Food Delivery Affordable For Customers And Restaurants We spoke with Mitch about the new items customers can look forward to seeing on the menu this month, and what it means for him to celebrate his Filipino heritage with others. What Are The New Cookies On Your Menu Going To Be? Over the coming weeks, The Night Baker will be adding five new Fili...

EXCLUSIVE: One Of Toronto’s Oldest Italian Restaurants Talk Culture, Food And Famous Giant Nose Sculpture

Gio Rana’s Really Really Nice Restaurant also known as The Nose, first opened its doors in 1989. They are one of Toronto’s longest standing Italian restaurants and are equally set apart by their delicious food, fun ambience and of course, their giant nose sculpture. The sculpture which hangs above the entry door of the eatery not only hints at the divine aromas that you can expect to smell when dining but also symbolizes the values that the restaurant continues to uphold. “The nose sculpture shows this important aspect of who we are,” said Margio Rana in an interview with 6ixbuzz. “We enjoy poking fun at, and don’t take ourselves too seriously,” she continued. Rana said that when her parents were first deciding a name for the restaurant back in the 80’s, they joked with friends...

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s How This Tiny Pink Robot Is Making Food Delivery Affordable For Customers And Restaurants

If you’ve been walking around the streets of Toronto recently, you might have seen a tiny pink robot making food deliveries and passing by your ankles. This tiny robot is named Geoffrey and it’s made by the start-up Tiny Mile right here in the 6ix. Tiny Mile is trying to make food delivery more affordable for both customers and restaurants and safer for drivers. READ MORE: New App Makes Effort To Ensure Safer Dining During The Pandemic Omar Elawi, the account manager for Tiny Mile, spoke to 6ixbuzz about the company and its goals. Beginnings of Tiny Mile The idea for Tiny Mile came when the company’s co-founders worked at Uber ATG where they were both working on developing autonomous vehicles. What the pair discovered was that full autonomy for vehicles is still around a ...

A Dutch Ice Cream Shop In Toronto Is Making Traffic More Bearable With Their Legendary Dessert

Dutch Dreams is changing the way Torontonians feel about traffic, by serving up their world-famous “Toronto Traffic Jam” ice cream flavour. According to Dina Aben, it’s a “must try” made with salted caramel ice cream and chocolate-covered pretzels. The legendary combination is a fan favourite for tourists, celebs, and locals alike, who get to try a taste of what Toronto truly represents. In fact, Toronto’s very own Drake paid a visit to Dutch Dreams back in 2014 and frequented the shop regularly throughout his childhood. “Dutch dreams has become an institution in Toronto which brings tourists and celebrities from around the world,” Aben said, in an interview with 6ixbuzz.  The ice cream shop is owned by the Aben family who has been making ice cream for f...

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