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Eat & Drink

5 more restaurants you can buy right now in Toronto

Posted by Alice Prendergast / August 27, 2015

restaurants for saleIt was only last month that we highlighted six Toronto restaurants currently for sale. Now, from a burger joint to a seafood haven, a bunch of new restaurants have hit the market - so if you want to breathe life into a Toronto eatery this might be your chance.

Here's a roundup of five restaurants you can buy right now in Toronto.

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Toronto gets an elaborate new dinner theatre

Posted by Amy Grief / August 27, 2015

candyland torontoAmidst the clubs and restaurants that dot King West, a new type of entertainment venue is slated to open in September, one that bills itself as an elevated dinner theatre experience.

Candyland will be located at 619 King St. W, and it'll be reminiscent of places such as The Box in Manhattan and Cirque le Soir in London.

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: West City SnackBar, Triple A Bar, The Grow-Op, Loka, Kiu, The Basil Box

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 27, 2015

The Basil Box TorontoToronto 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.

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  • West City SnackBar is now open at 430 Horner Ave. in Etobicoke. Run by the same folks behind Treeline Catering, the new spot is serving pulled pork sliders, baby back ribs, and tacos.
  • Union Juice has opened its doors at 106 John St. and is serving up salads, panini, yogurts, and of course juice.
  • The second location of Triple A Bar opens this weekend at 1276 Queen Street East.
  • The Grow-Op, a new juice and salad bar opens today at 222 Ossington Ave.
  • QW Resto Bar, a new spot for for tapas and cocktails, is now open at 1032 Queen St. West.

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Toronto's first cat cafe opening next month

Posted by Amy Grief / August 26, 2015

cat cafe torontoIn a few weeks time we'll finally declare a winner in the race to open Toronto's first cat cafe. And, it's run by a feline-friendly team that pounced up from behind us.

Despite the crowd-funding campaigns that put Smitten Kitten/Kitty Cat Cafe and Pet Me Meow on our radar, TOT the Cat Cafe quietly marked its territory on a storefront at College and Spadina.

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Favour restaurant delivery service launching in Toronto

Posted by Amy Grief / August 26, 2015

favour torontoEarlier this summer, Just-Eat Canada swallowed Orderit.ca and in the spring, Uber rolled out their own lunch delivery service in the downtown core. Starting tomorrow, these and the rest of the companies waging battle in Toronto's suddenly saturated online restaurant delivery space will be getting competition from south of the border.

Favour, based out of Austin, Texas (down south it's known as Favor) is promising its army of blue, tuxedo-shirt-clad "runners" will deliver anything you want, as long as you're stationed downtown.

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LCBO to introduce growlers and craft beer tasting bar

Posted by Ben Johnson / August 26, 2015

lcbo growlerThe LCBO is getting a growler program. There have been rumours of this for a while, but earlier this week the agency issued an email to local breweries inviting them to submit products for consideration for the launch of the program, which will start here in Toronto at the flagship Summerhill location.

The email reveals that Summerhill will not only feature the LCBO's first growler filling station, but also a craft beer tasting bar.

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