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Johnny G’s Cafe

The Violet Heathen and I wanted a drink and were wandering down Parliament. What looked like a dingy pub from the outside, Johnny G’s, turned out to be a dingy greasy spoon breakfast spot. It being the middle of the afternoon, we asked after a drink, but our choices were a pitcher of Canadian. Neither …

Page One Cafe

Tucked away a side street beside Ryerson is a bar cafe I must have walked past a hundred times. Quaint, dim, decorated with typewriters, books and squashy couches, the cappuccino I enjoyed while the the Ardent Fashionista celebrated her birthday was more than enough to lure me back. Beyond that, I met someone quite interesting, …