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Eat & Drink

Sukhothai to open new location on Dundas West

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 29, 2014

Sukhothai Dundas WestWest side fans of guaytiaw and gaeng garee have something to celebrate. Sukhothai, founded by husband and wife team Jeff and Nuit Regular, is home to some of the most authentic regional Thai cuisine in Toronto, and already boasts two locations (with an extended family that includes Sabai Sabai and Pai). Now, there's a third one on the way.

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Toronto Food Events: Cold Tea BBQs, Urban Rodeo and BBQ, Popcorn Tasting, City Cider, Diner en Blanc

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 29, 2014

toronto food eventsToronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious events, festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in Toronto this week and next. You can find us here every Friday morning.

THIS WEEK

  • Cold Tea (60 Kensington Ave.) hosts BBQs every day of this long weekend, starting at 3pm. Smoke Signals wil be at the grill on Saturday, August 30; Momofuku Daisho takes over on Sunday, August 31 and Auld Spot keeps the good times going on Monday, September 1.
  • AwesTRUCK, the free food truck rally and awards show, revs up at 5pm on Friday, September 5 and at 6pm on Saturday, September 6 at Celebration Square, Mississauga as part of Soundbites Mississauga. Voting is open now to recognize favourites in five different categories of food truck excellence.

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The top 20 restaurants near the Rogers Centre

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2014

restaurants rogers centreRestaurants near the Rogers Centre will keep all your bases covered as you head to your next Jays or Argos game (or, er, Disney on Ice outing). If the idea of eating ballpark grub holds no appeal, this list will satisfy your appetite, whether you're looking for something cheap, splurge-worthy, or just really close by.

Here are my top picks for where to eat and drink near the Rogers Centre.

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: The Contender, Essen, Hardware Food & Drink, Sutra Fusion, The Borough

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 28, 2014

toronto restaurant openingsToronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

OPEN NOW

  • Sutra Fusion, a new Indian-meets Asian-restaurant, celebrates their grand opening at 113 Roncesvalles Ave. on September 1.

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Toronto food truck alley hits summer speed bumps

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / August 27, 2014

toronto food truck alleyFood trucks tend to bring a party to the streets, but five weeks after Toronto's first-ever food truck alley rolled into the Tire Source parking lot at 141 Queen St. East, the sleepy corner of Queen and Jarvis, on an average day, is still on the quiet side.

The corner lot, designated earlier this summer as a spot where food trucks could roll in and park over the lunch hour to serve downtown diners, now hosts between one and three trucks every weekday. Though it may seem like boom times for Toronto food trucks, the space is experiencing something of a summer slowdown.

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Yorkville institution The Coffee Mill bites the dust

Posted by Derek Flack / August 26, 2014

Coffee MillIt's the end of an era in Yorkville, as the last coffee shop with ties to the neighbourhood's hip heyday in the 1960s has decided to close its doors. The Coffee Mill, that now dated Hungarian cafe with the nice courtyard patio off Yorkville Avenue is calling it quits after over 50 years in business. The Star frames the closure as a result of TIFF's move to King West, but there's really a surfeit of reasons why the old school business just wasn't viable in the Yorkville of today.



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