Open/Closed for the week of February 13-19

There’s a little bit of everything this week, including winter essentials of waffles, toasted sandwiches, oxtail pho and spicy Thai.


Here’s the very latest:


Khao San Road 
11 Charlotte St. 

 After a lengthy closure, Khao San Road reopens tonight in their new spot on Charlotte.

The grand opening takes place tonight from 5-11pm with one free main dish per person (first come, first served).

There’s a raffle happening, with proceeds going to Mealshare and an upstairs bar - Bang Sue – with drinks and snacks.

I’ll have a closer look for you soon.

Potbelly Sandwich

180 Bloor St. W.

The second location of the toasted sandwich chain opened Tuesday. 

A third spot will follow at Yonge and Sheppard.


6 St. Andrew St.

Kensington Market’s newest resto offers Vietnamese fare, with a ton of fresh options including 12 fresh rolls - Shrimp & Pork Belly ($2.50), Jicama, Peanut & Spicy Hoisin ($2.50), and Grilled Shrimp Sausage ($3).

Tuck into winter warm-ups including Oxtail Pho ($12), Shrimp Wonton Soup ($5) topped bacon, six types of ramen ($10-$13), as well as many vegan selections, and a bevy of rice and noodle dishes. 

Stadt Café

3011 Dundas St. W.

The latest arrival in the Junction is a healthy one. 

Dishes are hormone-free, non-GMO, with some vegan fare as well.

The café is open tonight through Sunday for dinner, starting at 5pm, and starting on Tuesday, lunch will start at 11am.

Stay tuned.

Starving Artist

505 Mount Pleasant Rd. 

Davisville residents have a new option for brunch, lunch and dessert. 

The waffle-centric spot opened Sunday.

Warehouse Organics

1480 Danforth Ave.

The grand opening for the new family-owned and operated health food store near Coxwell takes place this Saturday

In addition to healthy food and snacks, there’s a poké stop in the back.


Leslieville restaurant Hey Meatball is papered up.


Locals Only issued an apology for posting an offensive sign


Recipe for Change takes place next week. Get your tickets now

And lastly:

Lake Inez is one of the most exciting restaurants in Toronto. Discover what makes it so extraordinary in this week’s Reveal.

Dig into southern classics of Smoked Baby Back Ribs, Fried Chicken + Waffles, and Brisket at Junction Local.

Winterlicious may be over, but prix fixe dining is here to stay. Find out where to enjoy brunch, lunch + dinner set menus across the city.

This weekend head out of the city for a cheese adventure.