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Health benefits of eating chocolate blog post by Room 2046 cafe shop studio Toronto Canada

Chocolate Cravings: 5 Health Benefits of Chocolate

Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food with a magical ability to improve your day with a single bite. Although it seems too good to be true, scientists are now finding evidence that chocolate, and particularly dark chocolate, does have beneficial effects on the body. We decided to investigate this further, and found five reasons why you should indulge in a sweet treat from Room 2046.

July 17, 2017 by Rachel C
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Summer Summerhill Station Rosedale Toronto Neighbourhood Tour Blog Post by Room 2046 cafe shop studio

Take A Tour Of Our Neighbourhood: A Guide To Summerhill/Rosedale

The Room 2046 store is lucky enough to be based in the Summerhill/Rosedale area of Toronto, Canada. The stretch of Yonge Street from St Clair to Rosedale subway stations is full of shops, restaurants and businesses, making it an ideal part of the city to wander around and explore. Come along for a tour of some of our favourite spots in our neighbourhood!
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Room 2046 Presents: Room Service

Between birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and the countless other gift-giving occasions throughout the year, finding meaningful presents for the important people in your life can be overwhelming. Thankfully, Room 2046 has come to the rescue with Room Service, a seamless and easy alternative to gift baskets!

June 03, 2017 by Rachel C
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International Women's Day

On this International Women's Day (March 8), we are proud to state that a majority of the products offered in Room 2046 (also a female-owned business) are designed and/or produced by independent, entrepreneurial, creative women from across the world. 
6 Natural Ingredients for Better Skincare

6 Natural Ingredients for Better Skincare

A few key active ingredients that offer beauty benefits for a variety of skin types found in our collection of soaps handmade in Urla, Turkey. 
You Cannot Make Soap Without Breaking a Few Eggs

You Cannot Make Soap Without Breaking a Few Eggs

For generations Swedish women have been mixing their own facial masks that contain lanolin, egg whites, and rose water. Inspired by the tradition, Swedish heritage brand Victoria Soap created the Lanolin-Ägg-Tvål soap - a high performance facial soap suitable for any skin type. It's no mystery why this soap has become one of our best sellers!
The Silver Jewelry of the Tuareg Nomads

The Silver Jewelry of the Tuareg Nomads

If you're looking for a special piece of jewelry with soul, shop the wares of Tuareg Nomads of central Africa and the handmade silver jewelry they create.
July 19, 2016 by Mateo Bressan
Bringing Home the Hammam Experience with Luxurious Turkish Towels & Soaps

Bringing Home the Hammam Experience with Luxurious Turkish Towels & Soaps

Soft and functional, authentic Turkish towels or known as pestemals (peshtemals) are synonymous with quality as they are hand-loomed using 100% Turkish cotton or linen by family-run textile makers in Turkey.