Accordion City and “Accordion Guy” Featured in National Geographic Traveler

C5 Restaurant
C5 restaurant in the Royal Ontario Museum.

National Geographic TravelerAccordion City gets the spotlight in the City Life section of the September 2008 edition of National Geographic Traveler.

Here’s the introduction to their piece:

Buzzing with 140 singular neighborhoods and a soundtrack of 150 languages, Toronto is anything but straight-laced. New architecturally bold museums, a celebrity-packed international film festival, and top-notch dining give the city plenty to brag about. But even with a population of five million in the greater metro area, Canada’s largest city boasts an emerald netherworld of parks and ravines for unpeopled moments with nature. Before a visit to Toronto, browse Traveler’s picks for the ultimate blogs, podcasts, newspapers, magazines, maps, and more essential resources.

Included in their list of notable blogs: this one!

The Adventures of Accordion Guy in the Twenty-First Century
Born in the Philippines, Toronto resident and rock-and-roll accordion player (no, that’s not an oxymoron) Joey deVilla presents an assortment of local highlights with his unique and insidery voice. Heed his picks for the city’s best burger and soft-serve as well as festivals worth attending, sprinkled among his personal politics and policy rants.

Go check it out — they cover Toronto’s blogs, podcasts, newspapers, magazines, maps, books and movies.

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