Open/Closed: week of April 26 – May 2, 2018


There are many reasons to love Toronto, but our vast array of cuisines has to be one of the best things about the 6ix. The latest arrivals: Singaporean, Filipino, Kosher, Asian Fusion, Italian, Chinese, and Hawaiian fare, to name just a few. Swoon.

Here’s the very latest:


Your morning commute just got a little sweeter thanks to Biscotteria Forno Cultura in Union Station. Order coffee, biscotti and other treats.

The Promenade Mall in Thornhill (1 Promenade Circle) has a new destination for kosher diners - Centro Café. On the menu: Pizza, pasta, wraps, and paninis, alongside crepes and waffles for dessert.

Get your fill of Mediterranean fare – including breakfast - at Leslieville’s latest addition, Crowded House (1161 Queen St. E.).

You’ll find Mac & Cheese & Gochujang, Chicken Katsu, Venison Pogos, and the “best fried chicken in Toronto” at The Haam (342 Adelaide St. W.).

The grand opening of The Jim (1174 Bloor St. W.) in Bloordale takes place tonight at 6pm.

Lion City Restaurant (1177 Central Parkway W, Unit #70) in Mississauga is “Singapore in a bowl.”

Craving Filipino fare? Get your fill of breakfast silog, sisig, halo halo and ube capcakes at Mississauga’s Little Manila Big Flavours (900 Rathburn Rd. W.). Doors open this Saturday.

Nomads Resto Bar (699 Danforth Ave.) expands with a second location in Port Credit (100 Lakeshore Rd. E.).

The influx of new spots along St. Clair continues with new watering hole Tap Works Pub (816 St Clair Ave. W.).

Sustainable poké has arrived via Umami Poke (1252 Yonge St.) in Summerhill.


This Sunday is the last day you can tuck into Hawker Bar’s (164 Ossington Ave.). Hawker Laksa, Singapore Wings and other enticing Singaporean and Southeast Asian fare

No One Writes To The Colonel (460 College St.), has shuttered after eight years. Good news: they’re reopening in another location. Stay tuned.

Spirithouse (487 Adelaide St. W.) concludes service this Saturday.


One of the victims of the Yonge & Finch van rampage on Monday was Chul Min “Eddie” Kang, chef at Copacabana (230 Adelaide St. W.).

U of T Scarborough history student Andy Liu researched the journey of the Lanzhou beef noodle across China.


The Authentic Italian Table continues until May 2nd.

Tickets for all things plant-based  Veggielicious (May 4-21) are on sale now.

New Brewery Catapult Brewing releases their American Pale Ale this Saturday at Sauce on the Danforth (1376 Danforth Ave.).


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