After moving to Toronto from Tel Aviv in 2015, Tomer took the reins at Parallel, a beloved restaurant and tahini producer in Toronto’s Geary Avenue neighbourhood. Most recently, he opened Romi’s, a bakery and market—named for his daughter—on St. Clair West, and continues to pour his passion for Levantine food into the menu at Mossop’s.
Born in Schomberg, Ontario, Phoebe is an accomplished printmaker and linocut artist whose work has been shown nationally and globally. At her Flycatcher Press print studio in Queen West, Phoebe produces letterpress and screenprinted work and hosts hands-on workshops. Phoebe produced artwork for each and every one of our renovated rooms—her largest art commission to date.
Open Studio is unique in the Toronto art scene: A hub of galleries and a studio devoted to printmaking, empowering artists and the public alike to pursue mediums like screenprinting, etching, lithography, and letterpress. Curator and Collections Manager Rebecca Travis worked with us to curate a handpicked collection of pieces from contemporary artists throughout the first floor of the hotel, offering a view into a unique spectrum of local culture through the medium of print.
Detour was built on a simple premise: Coffee should be fun. Launched in Dundas, Ontario in 2009, the roastery is now the supplier of choice for countless top Toronto cafes. Detour leaves no stone unturned when sourcing its beans, carefully building relationships with some of the world’s best growers.