Legend has it that Babalúu embodied the meaning of material desires whose life of excess, debauchery, and hedonism were only tamable through the collective efforts of the Pagan Gods. Translating ancestral lore to the present, Babalúu offers it’s guests a mean to satisfy their culinary desires within a sophisticated environment of pampering excess and hedonistic satisfaction. Pagan Gods are left at the doors. Born in 1993, Babalúu offers it’s guests exotic gastronomy with an environment that is sophisticated and yet playful. You will always encounter a twist of seductive Latin passion.
Nicki Laborie is the Founder of View the VIBE. Nicki has spent her adult life everywhere from Montreal to New York to St. Maarten, and finally ended up in Toronto. She started her career studying fashion journalism at FIT followed by working in media and PR with some of the world's top fashion and luxury brands. Eventually she ended up back in the restaurant business working with hot culinary spots in NYC, St. Maarten and Toronto, and opening her own restaurants, Bar Reyna, Reyna inside Chef's Assembly Hall and Reyna on King. Her combined experience is what inspired her to start View the VIBE back in 2010.