Open/Closed for the week of April 11 – 17

he openings have slowed a little this week (don’t worry, May is going to be madness). There are however, a host of great events to look forward to.

Here’s the very latest:



Asada Mexican Grill
1991 Yonge St.

The second location of Asada opened Tuesday, after a long wait, so get your burritos, tacos, tortas and boxes fix now.

2075 Danforth Ave.

ASAP City offers unexpected burger and sandwich combinations such as the Papa Joe Burger (6oz all beef steak patty, hash brown, sharp cheddar, tomato, lettuce and onion) and Le French Sandwich (chicken breast à la crème, fresh herbs and sautéed mushrooms topped with Philly cheese sauce).

Flaming Bull 
378 Bloor St. W.

Featuring Chinese and Taiwanese fare, this new spot in the Annex offers a signature tasting menu for $66 per person.

Pronto Café
790 Bay St.

The new café offers wallet-friendly options for brekkie and lunch. Select from a variety of dishes including grain salads ($4.25-$4.95), Mediterranean Egg Salad ($4.95) made with free-range eggs and no mayo, and Soup of the Day ($3.65).


P.O. Box 1192 Snack Bar has closed on Queen East.

Further east along Queen, Crate has also closed.

Both have bailiff notices on the doors.


This Saturday check out the Food Gardening Show and find out how to grow your own food.

If you love wine, you’re going to love this week’s Best Of. Find out where to raise a glass for this Sunday for World Malbec Day

Eva's Original Chimneys official cone launch is this Sunday for Drop, Swap & Shop: An Earth Day Celebration at Evergreen Brick Works.

Dine out this Wednesday April 20th for a great cause at A Taste for Life

Reserve your spot now for Pass the Table’s First Bite: Cafeteria by Playa Cabana

And because it’s never too early to start planning for Mom, we’ve put together a Mother’s Day Guide for you. 


Congratulations to our cheese columnist Afrim Pristine! He is going to be publishing a cookbook with the esteemed Robert McCullough of Penguin Random House Canada.

And lastly:

Casual Italian fare gets a fancy backdrop at the new Piano Piano. Find out more in The Reveal

Chef Jesse Vallins loves egg rolls + sparkling wine. Find out more in this month’s Chef Bites

Take a trip this weekend to Creemore

New Basso Pizzeria serves up traditional Italian fare.