Open/Closed for the week of January 9-15

This week might not be busting with openings like last week’s 16, but there are some epic ones here.

That, in addition to outstanding events, and your weekend is made.

Here’s the very latest.


Allwyn's Bakery 

4750 Yonge Street. Unit # 135

The new spot for the legendary Caribbean fare opened just yesterday. Look for it in the food court at the back of building.

Capra’s Kitchen 

1834 Lakeshore Rd. W.

After lengthy renovations, Celebrity chef Massimo Capra opened his new restaurant in Clarkson Village on Monday.

The menu features a wide range of starters, pizzas, pastas, shared boards, mains, sides and desserts. You’ll have to make multiple visits to try everything.

I’ll have a closer look for you soon.

Southern Accent  

839 College St.

Southern Accent is now in their new home on College at Ossington.

You can call today to book Winterlicious, and they’ll be open tomorrow and on the weekend in the evening for dinner (note: they’re still waiting on a liquor license).

On Monday they’ll be open at 8am for grab and go, coffee and beignets, and lunch as well.

News + Events:

Reservations are now being accepted for Winterlicious, so book now

Shake Shack’s first-ever popup in Toronto is happening at Momofuku Daishō  (third floor) on Wednesday, January 18 from 12:30–6:30 pm. A limited number of burgers will be available on a first come, first served basis. I’ll be covering it live, so be sure to follow us on IG  to catch all the action!

Get your tickets now for Chefs For Change. You don’t want to miss this - 5 nights, 41 top chefs, and 1 great cause.


Hopgoods Foodliner  announced that February 6th is their last service.

Origin on King is closing January 21st. 

And lastly:

You know and love School Restaurant for lunch and brunch. Great news - dinner is now in session.

Head east this weekend for an adventure including BBQ, breakfast burrito, pie, farmers’ market and winemakers’ dinner.

National Hot Toddy Day is January 11th, but we’re celebrating all season long.