May 30, 2019 | By Louise Squire
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Fika brings a taste of Sweden to Canada. Recently opened in Toronto’s Kensington Market neighborhood, this pastel colored gem of a cafe is named after the beloved Swedish practice of fika, a communal coffee break accompanied by a sweet treat. Already known for their signature iced coffee, which features house-made cardamom syrup and fresh mint, Fika offers beautifully crafted espresso-based beverages in addition to a range of baked goods and open faced sandwiches. The Scandinavian-inspired space is whimsically minimalist, accented by tiny vases filled with fresh flowers. The cafe’s mascot, a Swedish pony, can be found throughout the decor. In warm weather the gorgeous back patio opens, a backyard wonderland complete with a hammock in one corner. -Ashley Churchill
28 Kensington Avenue
Toronto, ON M5T 2K1
1 416 994 7669
For more info on the Swedish Bakery trend, see our Food For Thought report.
Photos Courtesy of Cereal Magazine
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