Good Fortune Bar by Didier Young

Toronto’s subway system is the cause of many a heated conversation in Toronto. While it is easy for people to adapt to the simple linear routes taken by the trains, the subway itself seems to incur more issues adapting to its environment. Each weekend is marked by disruptions in the traffic flow and constant maintenance being undertaken in the underground tunnels. The one thing we may all agree about however, is the wide expanse that the subway system covers in the city. While most people would count the Toronto downtown to end at Bloor station, the subway system allows us to explore further areas in the city. One such exploration date took us to Eglinton station to check out Good Fortune Bar.

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Bar Raval by Didier Young

When asking people why they love travelling, a few diverging answers may come up. Day dreams of pretty peaks covered in snow, cherubic pink flowers filling the air or plates filled to the brim with warm croissants come to mind. All those answers boil down to the same desire: an allure to fully immerse yourself in another culture or to camouflage with the environment you are in. Personally, I chose to do so by tasting the local food, as you will rarely be able to find something as authentic in another country. Then again, sometimes one restaurant opens up and completely breaks the rules. Such is the case with Bar Raval.

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