If you have the chance to go to Toronto, here we are with the first interesting and useful advice if you ever go there!
We spent a weekend in Toronto just a few days ago. We decided to go there by train since it’s the cheapest and fastest way to get there from Montreal. To be honest that wasn’t the best weekend to spend in Toronto because the Hurricane Sandy was on its way from New York City! Indeed it was raining all the time.. But no worries.. Despite this we really enjoyed the city.
We arrived there on Saturday and we immediately went to the CN Tower, the most spectacular place in Toronto. It’s a telecommunication tower completed in 1976 and until 2010 the world’s tallest free-standing structure and the world’s tallest tower with its 553 metres height. Defined as one of the seven wonders of modern world by the American Society of civil engineers, it will let you have an amazing view of the city thanks to the glass floors.
The entrance ticket to the tower is around 24$, but in one of the upper floors there is a restaurant, The 360, and a café, The Horizon, where it is possible to enjoy good food while looking at the world from above!
We decided to book a dinner at the 360 Restaurant (which includes the entrance to the glass floor) and we got there using the glass elevator. The restaurant is really elegant, a soft lighting ambiance with every table situated near the window or in the back raw but over a step to let everybody enjoy the view. The most amazing thing is that the entire restaurant turns on itself, so no matter on which side you are sitting, in almost one hour you’ll complete the 360 round.
We went for the 55$ menu which comprehends:
Roasted Beet and Orange Glazed Duck Spiedini Spinach and leek tart, organic greens and petals
Summer Tomato Salad with Black Pearl Olives Grilled Halloumi cheese, organic baby arugula, fresh oregano vinaigrette
Sea Salt Crusted Atlantic Salmon with Fried Capers Sweet butter potatoes, grilled asparagus, preserved lemon vinaigrette
Dark Chocolate Tower with Summer Berries, Raspberry coulis, vanilla crème Anglaise
The food is precious, especially the dessert!
We strongly suggest you to go there and… Enjoy your dinner at the top of the world!
A. G. V.