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Eat & Drink

Boutique hotel & restaurant coming to Lower Ossington

Posted by Chris Bateman / November 20, 2014

Levack Block hotelThe shuttered LeVack Block night spot at the corner of Ossington and Humbert is going to reopen as a restaurant and hotel in 2015. Almost a year after the popular restaurant and bar closed its doors, new owners are finalizing plans to bring food, drink, and sleep back to the 120-year-old building.

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The top 25 fish and chips in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 20, 2014

fish and chips torontoFish and chips restaurants in Toronto are pretty evenly dispersed around the city, with tons of fantastic destinations. No matter what neighbourhood you're in, you need not cast your line too far to reel an excellent plate of coastal comfort food.

Here are my picks for the top fish and chips by Toronto neighbourhood.

See also:

The best fish and chips in Toronto
The top 10 under the radar fish and chips in Toronto

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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Schnitzel Hub, Baju, Veghed, Scratch Kitchen, Taverna Mercatto, HG Bar

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 20, 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.

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  • Schnitzel Hub, a European bistro and bar that already boasts one Thornhill location, is now open at 1415 Yonge St. where Chef of India used to be.
  • Raise the Root Organic Market, the new retail outfit from the same folks behind Front Door Organic delivery service, celebrates their grand opening this weekend at 1164 Queen St. East.
  • Baju, a new southern BBQ concept from Zane Caplansky, is now operating inside the Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St.)
  • HG Bar & Restaurant at 3585 Keele St. is now open in North York, serving up German beer and wood-smoked pork hocks.
  • New vegetarian takeout counter Veghed is now open at 1199 Dundas St. West.

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Parkdale to get new LCBO inside former funeral home

Posted by Chris Bateman / November 19, 2014

Parkdale LCBOThe LCBO is moving its Parkdale location from Brock Ave. to the former Benisasia funeral home at Queen and Dunn. The new location will be open within a year and that the old store will close, possibly paving the way for development of the site. So far, no development applications have been filed with city planners.

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Gluten free brewery asks for help to get to Beer Store

Posted by Ben Johnson / November 19, 2014

GlutenbergIn potentially interesting news for both the gluten-intolerant and new brewers considering the costs and merits of working with The Beer Store, Montreal's Glutenberg, purveyors of award-winning gluten-free beer, have this week launched an Indiegogo campaign to ask for assistance bringing their beer to Ontario.

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The top 10 restaurants for corporate events in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 19, 2014

corporate events torontoWhen corporate events mean dinner in Toronto it's easy to let the guest list get out of hand. Finding a restaurant to accommodate a party of 30 or more might merit a private dining room, but there are also restaurants that can entertain large groups with panache.

Here are my picks for 10 restaurants in Toronto that would work well for corporate dinners, events and other big gatherings.

See also: 10 great ideas for corporate events and after-work social functions in Toronto

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