Open/Closed for the week of February 20-26

Sky-high temperatures, six new spots, and fabulous events are yours to enjoy this weekend.

Here’s the very latest.


Fuego Tapas Bar 

151 Lakeshore Rd. E.

Chef Stephanie Brewster - winner of Food Network's Chopped - and husband Shawn Brewster have launched a new Spanish restaurant in downtown Oakville.

Enjoy traditional and contemporary tapas alongside Spanish wines and Sangrias.

Junked Food Co. 

507 Queen St.W.

The second JFC location opened in the old P&L Burger spot on Sunday.  

This one comes with light boxes - set up your own personal photo studio so that your snaps of Tot Smash Bag and Mac & Cheeza always come out on point, #nofiler required.

Pinky's Ca Phe

53 Clinton St.

Chef and restaurateur Leemo Han (OddseoulHanmoto) has a new Vietnamese-inspired restaurant and bar in Little Italy, but don’t expect to find any pho on the menu.

Doors opened last night.

Reverie at Weldon Park 

569 College St.

Executive chef Greg Couillard is back in Little Italy (Spiceman Mexicana) with contemporary fare including Raw Taco Bites, Octopus Ceviche with plantain chips, and Roasted Lamb Chops with pistachio tuile, roasted parsnips, and heirloom beets.

The new spot debuted last night and will be open five nights a week for dinner service and cocktails. Seatings are 6, 8 and 10pm. 

Smoke Bourbon Bar-B-Q House 

901 Bloor St. W. 

The second location of the southern BBQ resto, specializing in dry rubbed smoked meats from briskets to ribs, is now open on Bloor at Ossington.

Tosto Quickfire Pizza Pasta

431 Richmond St. W.

You can now visit the flagship location of the Italian "fast premium" restaurant chain.


Recipe for Change  is tonight. We're covering it live on Instagram, so be sure to follow us to catch all the action.

Today is the second of two Second Harvest Hero Days.  Green masked heroes will be stationed throughout TTC stations and PATH locations, spreading awareness about food rescue and hunger. Donations are appreciated.

On Wednesday March 1, table scraps, vegetable peels + other food leftovers get the spotlight at Trashed & Wasted.

Love dim sum? Don't miss this one-night-only event on March 8.

And lastly:

One day isn't long enough, so we're celebrating #NationalMargaritaDay all week.

 The Toronto Vegetarian Challenge is on. 

Rose Reisman’s visit to White Lily Diner inspires a healthy breakfast that works for lunch and dinner too. Get the recipe now.