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Wilco-themed sandwich shop expands to King East

Posted by Josh Wise / April 24, 2014

sky blue sky torontoThe Annex's favourite (and only) Wilco-inspired sandwich joint has opened a new location on King St. East. The homey, casual atmosphere (complete with concert posters) and massive menu of inexpensive sandwiches have both been carried over to the new location.

Read my review of Sky Blue Sky (King East) in the restaurants section.

St. Lawrence seafood specialist wades into new waters

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 24, 2014

Market Street CatchNow open on Market Street, this speedy, casual seafood spot offers a menu featuring tacos, lobster rolls and fish fry baskets. You'll find all of the freshness of St. Lawrence market - with extra seating, and without the frenetic pace. Once the jackhammering stops and the construction dust clears, there'll even be a patio.

Read my profile of Market Street Catch in the restaurants section.

Harbord hair salon undergoes an oasis-style makeover

Posted by Staff / April 23, 2014

palm sunday torontoThe Saloon hair salon on Harbord has been reinvented as a little slice of Miami. Now that the space is again open to the public, sporting a new name and a beachy bleached-wood interior, the salon's tightly-knit team can help you out with everything from laid-back beach waves to neon dye jobs.

Read my profile of Palm Sunday in the fashion section.

Long awaited bar finally opens on Dundas West

Posted by Erinn Beth Langille / April 23, 2014

studio bar torontoAfter an extensive delay and battle with neighbours over noise complaints, this long awaited bar on Dundas West has finally officially opened its doors. Expect art shows, dance parties, and plenty of live music.

Read my profile of Studio Bar in the bars section.

Vegetarians and carnivores win big at new Junction spot

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 22, 2014

junction restaurantThe owners of The Beet in the Junction are no longer content to fuel the neighbourhood with organic daytime options. Now, the duo is taking diners on a culinary ride in a newly-opened destination catering to the evening crowd.

Read my profile of The Passenger in the restaurants section.

Eglinton favourite dishes out baked goods and lunches

Posted by Erinn Beth Langille / April 22, 2014

eglinton west bakeryThis bakery and cafe located near Eglinton and Avenue does it all. In addition to breads, cakes, pies, squares, cookies and muffins that draw rave reviews from locals, it does a brisk business in lunches, including ready-made soups, stews, and a well-stocked salad bar - all within a homey, whimsical atmosphere.

Read my profile of Phipps Bakery Cafe in the Baked Goods section.
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