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This Week in Food: La Burrita, TenTen, The Chase, The Pink Grapefruit, The One Restaurant, Broastyy

This Week in Food rounds up the week's food news, restaurants openings and closings, chef movements and upcoming food events in Toronto. Find us here every Friday morning.

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS

  • Newly opened La Burrita has replaced Ethiopian restaurant Abyssinia at 735 Bloor Street West, and is now serving up fast casual Mexican food.
  • New restaurant TenTen (from the team behind The Upper Crust) has quietly opened in Leslieville at 1010 Queen Street East.
  • Also newly opened, The One Restaurant is now offering daily lunch and dinner menus plus weekend brunch at 895 Yonge Street.
  • The Chase is slated to open two restaurant concepts this summer in the Dineen Building at Yonge and Temperance. The maritime-themed first floor will feature fish and oysters while the fifth floor is set to become a high-end Italian chop house.
  • New take-away café, The Pink Grapefruit is set to open in April at 106 Queen Street East. The Pret A Manger-styled concept from chef Tatiana Shabotynsky (George, Auberge du Pommier) will feature coffee bar staples and healthy prepared foods.
  • The Burger Press (167 Bathurst Street) has closed after less than a year in business, proving that the burger wars at Bathurst and Queen are heating up. Signs indicate that something called Downstairs Deli is soon to take over site.
  • A sign announcing the imminent arrival of Broastyy has gone up at 1281 Bloor St. W.

UPCOMING EVENTS

OTHER NEWS

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