Cachet's menu, like the natural beauty of Fairy Lake, changes with the season. Their offerings include sandwiches, pastas, and chicken, which round out a slate of seasonal global flavours, complemented by elaborate martinis—bartenders shake in lychee liqueur or rim glasses with chocolate. A patio overlooks the lake, which patrons can admire while lounging under an umbrella or a table.
Surrounded by the colors of the warm Italian sun, diners at Mamma Mia Trattoria feast on authentic wood-fired pizzas and sauce-slathered meats and pastas. Inside the cozy dining room, servers present plates of fresh spinach gnocchi, mushroom risotto, and veal-stuffed ravioli, pouring red and white wines into awaiting chalices for romantic dates and ceremonial pasta sacrifices. During lunch, chefs also line hot paninis with homemade meatballs or grilled Italian sausage.
Chefs at Crepe Delicious swirl paper-thin layers of batter onto their piping-hot crepe griddles, perfuming the air with the enticing aroma. Shortly after, the cooks lift away delectable crepes ready to be stuffed with savoury ingredients. The crepes themselves weigh in at only about 130 calories each with just 3.5 grams of fat, but they sate appetites during any meal.
At In Play Inc.'s weekly Kids Night Out, parents drop off kids ages 4–12 for four hours' worth of food and fun supervised by a staff of watchful grownups at an expansive indoor activity centre. Amateur earthlings flourish in the facility's gargantuan indoor playground, a multihued, multilevelled jungle gym equipped with a zip line, moving tunnels, a punching-bag forest, and beach-ball savannah. Younger children can play in a toddler area tucked away from the main flow of playground traffic, in which pretend toys such as a kitchenette and beauty salon are available for imaginative imaginations.
Kazi Sushi Haus's impressive menu is a litany of fresh sushi rolls, tender morsels of sashimi, and crispy tempura that start tastebuds salivating with anticipation. Each meal is an edible work of art, with maki rolls draped in vibrant slivers of avocado and plates peppered with succulent sheets of vibrant salmon and tuna. Savory noodle dishes blend steamy broth and chewy ropes of soba and udon, while rice bowls unveil umami cutlets of pork, chicken, unagi, and beef.
The staff at Relaxology Wellness Centre ON, a chain of stress-free oases sprinkled throughout the metro area, pampers their clients' hair, skin, and nails with a comprehensive menu of spa treatments. Their offerings range from classic facials and massages to herbal steam baths and foot reflexology. Body scrubs buff away dull, dry skin to reveal a silkier birthday suit, while waxing sessions whisk away any lingering stubble.
At Al Casale Ristorante, master sommelier and seasoned restaurateur Elio Radocchia infuses a traditional Italian menu with fresh, organic ingredients in a recently refurbished 200-year-old farmhouse. Celebrate a tongue's first rolled r with dishes such as the bistecca di manzo, a 12-ounce AAA Alberta sirloin ($28), or the grilled salmon fillet with mediterranean salsa ($24). Starch lassos abound as well, such as the spaghetti alla casareccia, with sausage and rapini ($18). Diners can complement hearty meals with an extensive array of Italian wines ($6+). Homemade desserts such as the house-made crème brûlée ($9) or tiramisu ($7) end dinner debates over the last digit of pi on a sweet note. Diners devoid of a sweet tooth can opt instead for a postmeal glass of cognac, port, grappa, or italian coffee.