Open/Closed for the week of November 14-20

I’ve got six new spots for you to try this weekend. Not bad for the middle of November.

While this week’s openings might not be as bonkers as usual, don’t worry – many restos are slated to open later this month as well as into December. 

In the meantime, here’s the very latest:


Krazy Roll
84 Marine Parade Dr.

Choose from the usual Japanese fare – sushi, sashimi – alongside newer dishes including, get ready for it: sushi burritos.

Maison Fou Brasserie
2197 Bloor St. W.

Chef James Petrina and sous chef Tanisha Palmer’s menu features classic French offerings such as Foie Gras Pate ($16), Crab Bisque ($15) and Duck Confit ($27). There are also modern twists such as with Snails and Tails ($17) and Bat Madame ($18).

Doors opened Monday. Stay tuned. I’ll have a closer look for you soon.

Mana’ish Global Flatbread Cafe  
140 Spadina Ave.

Mana’ish opens this Monday, Novemeber 21st.

On the menu: The popular Labanese breakfast of Manaish - a flatbread slathered in za’atar - and topped with tomato and mint, gets a global twist.

Mihito Sushi Laboratory
90 Courtneypark Dr. E.

Mississauga’s newest sushi restaurant opened Tuesday, offering an array of sushi burritos, poké bowls, and sushi tacos.

1539 Avenue Rd.

The Avenue Road store reopens today at 9am, after extensive renovations.

Saks Food Hall by Pusateri’s 
176 Yonge St.

Speaking of Pusateri’s, their new specialty food shop is now open in Saks at the Eaton Centre.


Irish pub An Sibin at Queen and Broadview closed.

Boil King on King West just opened at the end of summer, but it’s already papered up.


The 22nd annual Gourmet Food & Wine Expo begins today. 

Get into the holiday spirit at this year’s Toronto Christmas Market at the Distillery, opening tomorrow.

Soup’s on this Saturday at the 5th Annual Baby it's Cold Outside Holiday Open House and Charity Soup Festival in west end's Baby Point. 

And lastly:

Step inside Daiko Indian Kitchen & Nepali Street Food, Parkdale's newest restaurant and home to some of the best Indian and Nepalese food in the city. Bonus: it looks and feels like a contemporary bistro.

On the menu at new Maezo Restaurant & Bar: Bombay Sloppy Joes, Naanza (naan pizza), and Gulab Jamun Cheesecake.

Chef Corbin saves the holiday season with these helpful entertaining tips

Since the season is upon us, find out which whiskey/scotch/bourbon to stock for guests and late night tipples.