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Adelaide Eats Food Market (formerly Front Street Foods) Returns for a Third Year in the Heart of the Financial District at Adelaide Place


Toronto’s most popular food destination boasts the city’s best chefs, restaurants, bakers, food entrepreneurs, and artisanal food makers

TORONTO, ON (May 18, 2017) – For a third consecutive year, Adelaide Eats (formerly Front Street Foods), will return to the second floor terrace of Adelaide Place (150 York Street — at the corners of both Adelaide/University Avenue and Adelaide/York), to tempt the tastebuds of thousands, with dishes and delicacies designed by Toronto’s best chefs, restaurants, bakers, food entrepreneurs, and artisanal food makers. With mouth-watering options sure to satisfy any palate, this year’s market, presented by Toronto Market Company (TMCo.) and Dream Office REIT, will be open for the public to enjoy weekdays beginning June 1, 2017 to July 28, 2017; Monday through Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursday and Friday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m..

“We are excited to bring another amazing food market to Torontonians this summer. We love working with chefs and food entrepreneurs, to share their unique flavours and passion for food in a welcoming environment,” says Melissa Zuker, co-founder of Toronto Market Company. “Adelaide Eats is a European-style open air, casual market where the city can join together to enjoy and discover food, craft beer and specialty drinks – right in the heart of the downtown core.” 

Madeleine Nicholls of Dream Office REIT adds, “We are excited to partner with Toronto Market Company this summer as we share a passion for food-based cultural experiences in the city. We look forward to seeing the wonderful and unique space come alive again this June and July, offering our tenants and neighbours another reason to celebrate the summer in Toronto.” 

New this year to Adelaide Eats, the market welcomes a “T.O.’s FINEST Dessert Bar” which will feature a rotation of the city’s most exciting dessert vendors over the market’s eight week run. Conveniently located on the second floor terrace accessible directly from the street by an outdoor staircase at Adelaide Place (at the corner of York and Adelaide and also accessible from University and Adelaide), Adelaide Eats provides access to the perfect daytime snack, a satisfying lunch solution, or a delicious after-work bite.

Some of this year’s vendors are:

  • Cassia Northern Thai (June/July) — Authentic Northern Thai dishes; like hand-pounded curries and salads, made with thoughtfully sourced, premium ingredients from land and sea.
  • District 28 (June/July) — Specializing in local comfort food, made to order, their Adelaide Eats menu will focus on healthy yet hearty bowls that can be enjoyed day after day.
  • Fish’d by EDO (June/July) — Try Toronto’s original hand crafted sushi burritos and Hawaiian poke (pronounced POH-keh) bowl, featuring an array of inspired ingredients.
  • Kaboom Chicken (July) — Combining Korean flavours with Western food practices to create amazing dishes like their crunchy Korean Fried Chicken.
  • The Kathi Roll Express (July) — Presenting Indian-style wraps, Indian-fusion burrito’s, chaat appetizers & Kulfi ice cream desserts to satisfy both meat lovers and vegetarians.
  • La Fiesta (June/July) — Authentic Ecuadorian cuisine including their wildly popular Paella con Mariscos.
  • Little Fin (June/July) — Known for their fish and chips and light salad options.
  • Mikey’s (June) — Delivering a Caribbean-focused menu with an emphasis on Jerk flavour.
  • Momofuku Noodle Bar (June/July) Specializing in amazing tasting, high-quality Asian foods with a focused menu of steamed buns and noodle dishes.
  • Tacos 101 (June/July) A variety of mouth watering tacos spiced with the true flavours of Mexico
  • Toben Food by Design (June/July) Try fresh, local and innovative creations, crafted from flavours and regions across the globe by Toben Kochman, a Cordon Bleu School of Culinary Arts in Paris alumnae.
  • Wahlburgers (June/July) —  High quality, simple, down home burgers with flavour that speaks for itself.

Visit for a full list of vendors and more information.


For more information, photos or to request an interview, please contact:

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About Toronto Market Co.:

Toronto Market Co.’s mission is to create vibrant pop-up markets in our city that showcase Toronto’s best and celebrate Toronto’s spirit. Successful events include Front Street Foods / Adelaide Eats, Farmers’ MRKT, Yorkville Village Summer MRKT, and Scotia Plaza Farmers’ Market. We love to create avenues for local designers, artisans, chefs, entrepreneurs, bakers and makers to showcase their goods and inspire others.






About Dream Office REIT (owners and managers of Adelaide Place):

Dream Office REIT is an unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust. Dream Office REIT is focused on owning, acquiring, leasing and managing well-located, high-quality central business district and suburban office properties. Its portfolio currently comprises approximately 23.3 million square feet of gross leasable area in major urban centres across Canada. Dream Office REIT’s portfolio is well diversified by geographic location and tenant mix. For more information, please visit

    Five Lesser-Known Foods To Incorporate Into Your Diet This National Nutrition Month

    Top raw foods chef Heather Pace shares nutrient-rich food ingredients for improving overall health and well-being.

    TORONTO, ON (February 16, 2017) - March 1st, 2017 marks the beginning of National Nutrition Month, a 30+ year old campaign designed to focus on bettering food choices and developing improved eating and physical activity habits for Canadians. According to StatCan in 2014, 20.8% of Canadians over 18 were classified as obese, with poor eating choices acting as a major contributor.  To help incorporate more nutrient-based items into Canadian diets, Victoria-based raw foods chef Heather Pace shares five lesser-known ingredients that pack flavour and function into everyday recipes.

    Maca1. Maca

    With over 20 amino acids (including eight essential amino acids), this South American root (also known as Peruvian ginseng) is great for libido, fertility, memory, focus, and energy. Known as an adaptogen, this root helps with the body’s response to stress. It can be purchased in powdered form and has a pleasant malty taste that  can be used in desserts, smoothies and other drinks.

    2. Turmeric

    Most famously known for its anti-inflammatory properties and high iron content, this spice from the ginger family also helps balance blood sugar and loosen stiff joints. Turmeric is commonly used in curry powder and has a strong taste, but can be added to most soups, dips, salad dressings, tea, smoothies, and even desserts. It can be used fresh or in powdered form.

    3. Avocado oil 

    Dubbed “the healthiest new oil” for its lack of cholesterol, trans fats and high content of vitamin E, avocado oil comes from the fruit flesh, rather than the seed like most oils. Avocado oil assists the body in absorbing important nutrients and has been found to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Because of its neutral flavour, avocado oil is a great option for salad dressings, dips, baking and cooking.

    4. ChagaChaga

    High in antioxidants, minerals, vitamins B, K and D, the chaga mushroom grows on birch trees in Canada, Northern United States and Russia. A source for natural energy, chaga can be made into a tea that has vanilla and maple properties to it. Chaga can also be added to smoothies or used in desserts like cheesecakes, puddings and pies.

    5. Hibiscus tea

    High in vitamin C and iron, hibiscus is a tropical flower with a tangy, cranberry-like flavour. Also high in antioxidants and an abundance of minerals, hibiscus helps to boost immunity, decrease inflammation, and works as a natural diuretic. In its dried form, the flower can be used in a variety of smoothies and desserts like this lemon hibiscus raspberry cheesecake!

    Incorporate some of these ingredients together in a delicious raw chocolate superfood shake formulated by Pace with a recipe found below. To find out more about Heather Pace and her raw food creations, please visit


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    Embrace Disruption PR

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    About Heather Pace: 


    Heather Pace’s love of food led her to the completion of a classical culinary program at Fanshawe College at the age of 21. She used her valuable skills and experience to create healthy vegan, and later raw vegan versions of traditional foods. Heather has worked in various restaurants, bakeries, juice bars, as a personal chef, in recipe development and is currently the is the owner of Sweetly Raw Desserts company in Victoria, B.C. She is the published author of Sweetly Raw Desserts (Quarry Books) and writes a popular blog called Sweetly Raw that is filled with hundreds of healthy gluten free/vegan recipes, beautiful photos, and her seven raw dessert e-books. Heather posts daily on her mouth watering Instagram account and also has a new Youtube Channel where she shares delicious and creative recipes. With a passion for educating people on how to incorporate more plant based options into their diet in a fun and tasty way, Heather teaches raw food classes in different cities. With her own voracious sweet tooth, her motto is “Have your cake and eat it too”, and really focuses on showing people how they can make and enjoy incredible guilt-free desserts that can even help with weight loss! Heather is also a certified yoga instructor.


    Raw Chocolate Superfood Shake Photo Credit Heather Pace

    1/2 cup chilled chaga tea

    3-4 tablespoons cashews

    1 small frozen chopped banana

    1 1/2 – 2 tablespoons cacao powder

    1 tablespoon maca powder

    1 tablespoon lucuma powder

    1 tablespoon coconut sugar or yacon syrup

    1 teaspoon mesquite

    1 teaspoon chia seed

    1/4 teaspoon ashwaganda root powder

    1/4 teaspoon vanilla bean powder

    4-6 large ice cubes

    1-2 teaspoons cacao nibs, optional


    Blend the chilled chaga tea and cashews until smooth, creating a milk. Add remaining ingredients (starting with 4-5 ice cubes) except cacao nibs and blend until smooth, using the tamper of the vita mix to push down. The mixture is thick. Taste. Add more ice if you like, or a few drops stevia if you want it sweeter. Depends how much cacao powder you add.Add cacao nibs and blend for a few seconds to break them down. Drink immediately!

      Ben & Jerry’s Introduces New Dairy-Free Flavours Through Exclusive Pint Delivery Service in Toronto


      Beloved ice cream brand brings new almond-based options curb side, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

      TORONTO, ON (February 8, 2017) – Beginning this Valentine’s Day, Toronto residents will be able to order pints of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream on-demand. The new delivery service, which will be made available into summer 2017, includes three popular flavour options: Cherry Garcia®, Half Baked®, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and introduces two hotly anticipated non-dairy flavours: P.B. & Cookies Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert and Coffee Caramel Fudge Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert. 

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      “With over seven million Canadians being affected by lactose intolerance, Ben & Jerry’s wants to make sure everyone can enjoy our euphoric flavours,” says Rebecca Orellana, Unilever Canada. “Our on-demand ordering service will give our fans a chance to try our new almond-based flavours before they start to hit Canadian store shelves on February 27, 2017.”

      Valentine’s Day is one of the most important days of the year for Ben & Jerry’s. With on-demand delivery, Ben & Jerry’s wants to make it easier for both singles and couples to ‘Netflix and chill’ with a tasty pint by their side. To order one of the five pints available, customers can simply visit, where they will enter in location details (delivery subject to availability in select areas), select a scheduled or same-day delivery time, and then complete purchase with payment. Pints will be available for $8.99 for traditional flavours and $9.99 for non-dairy, plus a $4.99 delivery fee. Delivery is free of charge if three or more pints are purchased.

      Ben & Jerry’s on-demand delivery will be made available February 14, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., and following Valentine’s Day: Monday to Sunday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. As a special promotion on Valentine’s Day only, customers can buy one pint and get one free with the use of promo code SHARETHELOVE (case sensitive).


      For more information, product samples, photos or interview requests, please contact:

      Cory Stewart | Embrace Disruption PR

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      About Ben & Jerry’s:

      As an aspiring social justice company, Ben & Jerry’s believes in a greater calling than simply making a profit for selling its goods. The company produces a wide variety of super-premium ice cream, yogurt and sorbet using high-quality ingredients. Ben & Jerry’s incorporates its vision of Linked Prosperity into its business practices in a number of ways including a focus on values-led sourcing. In 2015 the company completed its transition to sourcing Fairtrade-certified ingredients wherever possible, which benefits farmers in developing countries. Ben and Jerry’s products are distributed in 35 countries in supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, franchise Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops, restaurants and other venues. Ben & Jerry’s, a Vermont corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever, operates its business on a three-part Mission Statement emphasizing product quality, economic reward and a commitment to the community. Ben & Jerry’s became a certified B Corp (Benefit Corporation) in 2012. The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation’s employee-led grant programs totaled $2.5MM in 2015 to support economic and social justice, environmental restoration, and peace through understanding. For the inside scoop on Ben & Jerry’s visit



        Award-Winning Canadian Comedian Carla Collins Returns to Headline Toronto Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club This February

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        “Lightning fast, Carla takes on everyone in the pop culture field; she’s like a whip smart, hysterical version of TMZ.”

        - Mark Breslin, Owner, Yuk Yuk’s Canada


        TORONTO, ON (January 31, 2017) - Comedian, actress, television host and best-selling author Carla Collins is making her triumphant return to Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club (224 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON) to perform six instalments of her award winning stand-up comedy show this February. Collins’ show, which takes place the evenings of February 8 – 12, 2017, is a fusion of cheeky pop culture references, hot topics and hilarious tales of her life in Los Angeles, and will be recorded for Sirius XM Canada Laughs. In addition, Collins is slated for four additional performances at comedy venues in Mississauga, Ottawa, Guelph and Barrie.

        From hosting Canada’s highest rated entertainment show “eNow” to starring in her hit network television series, Carlawood”, Collins has become a prominent and well respected figure in the Canadian entertainment scene. Carla’s first solo stand-up special, “The Wonder Bra Years”, aired on The Comedy Network, becoming one of the highest rated in the network’s Comedy Now series. Hailed as the “Queen of Comedy” and “Canada’s Tina Fey” by Canadian press, Carla can currently be seen as a celebrity panelist on Super Channel’s comedy/variety series Too Much Informationand is also a regular celebrity gossip and fashion commentator on Breakfast Television.

        “Carla’s material ranges from silly to cerebral; she covers everything from Trudeau to Trump, new age to old school, plus sex, death and daddy issues. Her show is high energy, fast-paced and often largely improvised. Collins loves to play with the crowd but don’t worry — she won’t pick on you, she’s much more likely to hit on you.”

        CarlaSince moving to Los Angeles, Collins was named “the funniest woman in comedy” by BeautyStyleWatch magazine and headlines clubs and theatres all over North America. She has become a staple in the stand-up community, performing at venues such as The Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Store, The Jon Lovitz Club and Flappers in LA. Carla has also been featured in Just for Laughs, the Los Angeles Comedy Festival, and the Vancouver Comedy Festival. Recently, Collins was awarded the prestigious Comedian Of The Year Award by the Southern California Motion Picture Council and is currently filming “The Last Laugh a sitcom she created about performing stand-up at funerals. Collins can also be found in her new web-series entitled “Carla Collins Comes Clean”, which features Collins speaking to camera in a bubble-filled bathtub, presents the comedian sharing personal stories in an uninhibited and no-holds-barred manner.

        Although based in Los Angeles, Carla frequently returns to Canada to perform stand-up shows in Ottawa and Toronto, Ontario; Calgary, Alberta; Vancouver, British Columbia; St. John’s, Newfoundland; Montreal, Quebec; and St. John, New Brunswick.

        Tickets for upcoming Carla Collins shows can be purchased at the following links:


        Yuk Yuk’s


        Stir Kitchen & Beverage Co. 

        • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 – 8:00 p.m. – call 289.232.7847 for reservations


        Crack Up for Mental Health, Arena at TD Place


        eBar – Upstairs @ The Bookshelf


        Gilda’s Comedy Beachfest

        For more information on Carla Collins, please visit:


        For more information, photos or to request an interview, please contact:

        Cory Stewart, Embrace Disruption PR

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        About Carla Collins:

        Carla Collins is an award-winning comedian, actress, television host and author of the best selling comedic self-help book Angels, Vampires and Douche Bags. Carla headlines comedy venues across the US and Canada and the Huffington Post calls her “hilarious, masterful and belly-achingly funny.” Collins is currently filming The Last Laugh, a sitcom she created loosely based on her life in LA performing stand-up comedy at funerals.

        Twitter: @Carla_Collins




          INFOGRAPHIC: The Science Of Super Bowl Ads | Embrace Disruption Public Relations

          Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner — and we can’t wait! Specifically, we’re looking forward to the show-stopping halftime performance from Lady Gaga, and the dozens of new commercials bound to premiere in-between the quarters.

          But what about those commercials? Are they effective for the brands who spend millions on top placements during the top-watched TV event of the year? We came across this detailed INFOGRAPHIC from USA TODAY that shares some of the ROI details from the 2014 game. Check it out below:

          INFOGRAPHIC - The Science of Superbowl Ads - FINAL

            Top 10 #PRTips Of The Week: January 18, 2017 | Embrace Disruption PR

            PRPROTIPSHere are our Top 10 PR Pro Tips for this week, selected by the Embrace Disruption PR team from Twitter. Remember to submit your own PR pro tip using the hashtag #PRTip or #PRTips. Your tweet could be featured here next week!





              Infographic: The Top PR Campaigns – A History| Embrace Disruption Public Relations

              You might not realize it, but the concept of public relations has been around for a LONG time. Our ever evolving industry has survived through the decades, producing many compelling and historical campaigns. Today we want to share with you this INFOGRAPHIC, which details some of the most compelling PR campaigns in history. Take a moment to read through and tell us in the comments: what PR campaign (within the last decade) sticks out in your memory?


                Infographic: A Journey Along The Red Carpet | Embrace Disruption PR

                With award season in full swing, we thought it might be fun to take a journey along the famous red carpet!

                Red carpets are a staple at almost every notable function, even outside of Hollywood! The carpet provides photographers and press with the opportunity to interact with talent, while the talent has an opportunity to promote their projects and causes. A win-win! Hosting an upcoming event and need red carpet coordination or celebrity attendance? Shoot us an email to find out how we can help transform your red carpet experience!

                Check out this fun infographic below featuring some of your favourite red carpet moments, courtesy of Carpet Right.


                  Top 10 #PRTips Of The Week: January 4, 2017 | Embrace Disruption PR

                  PRPROTIPSHere are our Top 10 PR Pro Tips for this week, selected by the Embrace Disruption PR team from Twitter. Remember to submit your own PR pro tip using the hashtag #PRTip or #PRTips. Your tweet could be featured here next week!









                    Community One Foundation Event at Award-Winning Integral House a Sold Out Success


                    TORONTO, ON (November 23, 2016) – On Saturday, November 19, 2016, over 250 members and allies of the LGBTTIQQ2S community filled Toronto’s award-winning Integral House to enjoy an evening of celebration and performances in support of Community One Foundation. Hosted by Canadian comedian Carla Collins and sponsored by RBC and Team PK, the evening was a decadent affair, complemented by custom Bar Chef cocktails and gourmet delights.

                    screen-shot-2016-11-23-at-2-14-56-pmVIP guests arrived at 6:30 p.m. and were treated to an exclusive tour of Integral House by Brigitte Shim of Shim-Sutcliffe Architects, along with performances by the world-renowned Opera Atelier. At 7:30 p.m., the event opened to the public and showcased a variety of performances from Community One Foundation Rainbow Grant recipient Tessa Goodon and popular Toronto drag artists Sofonda Cox and Donnarama.

                    In addition, the foundation awarded the winner of their annual Steinert & Ferreiro Award, Canada’s largest single cash award in recognition of leadership in the LGBTTIQQ2S community, to Toronto-based advocate Doug Kerr. Kerr was chosen for his commitment to volunteerism, social activism along with his steadfast ability to drive collaboration across a multitude of initiatives in both a Toronto and global context.

                    screen-shot-2016-11-23-at-2-22-09-pm“Our foundation’s main objective is to support and foster growth throughout LGBTTIQQ2S communities in the greater Toronto area,” says Community One Foundation co-chair Terry Greene. “Events like these help us spotlight the amazing individuals and initiatives that we continue to recognize with grants and awards throughout the calendar year.”

                    Community One Foundation is one of many charitable organizations that Integral House’s builder James Stewart (late mathematician and textbook magnate) has donated proceeds to. A longtime LGBT activist, Stewart planted roots in the community by inviting “gay rights activist George Hislop to speak at McMaster in the early 1970s, when the LGBT liberation movement was in its infancy, and was involved in protests and demonstrations until mathematics began to dominate his life.” (Daily Xtra, 2014).


                    For more information, photos from the evening or interview requests, please contact:

                    Cory Stewart | Embrace Disruption PR

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                    About Community One:

                    Established in 1980, Community One Foundation provides grants to LGBTTIQQ2S community projects in Greater Toronto Area including Durham, Halton, Peel and York Regions, focusing on the areas of arts and culture, health and social services, and research and education. The Foundation also promotes community philanthropy through strategic partnerships such as the Bill 7 Award and the LGBT Giving Network.


                    Twitter: @C1Foundation

                    Instagram: @C1Foundation

                    Hashtag: #CommunityOne

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