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De Farine Et D’Eau Fraiche – Montreal

The name De Farine Et D’Eau Fraiche translates to ‘Flour and Fresh Water’ and is an apt name for a lovely café located in the gay village of Montreal.
Pastry chef Marilu Gunji is a queen of the aesthetics. All the cookies, cakes, pastries and candies are visually seductive.

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TA-ZE – Toronto

Toronto’s home to premium Turkish olive oils from the Aegean provinces. A dazzling array produced by 33 union affiliated co-operatives equaling 28,000 distinct olive producers.

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Sense Appeal Coffee – Toronto

Bar far the best coffee we found in Toronto – happily complimented with amazing pastries and a perfect baklava. The croissants are perfect due to obvious top-notch baking skills combined with high-end (mostly organic) ingredients. A winning combination every time.

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Type Books – Toronto

This lovely little bookstore has a great selection, with a specialty on international design magazines.

What really stands out is there amazing window installations of paper. Type also hosts a basement gallery with word and letter based art-pieces.