When new owners took over the building at the corner of Queen and Ossington, which is also home to Stussy, Sam James wasn't too worried.
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According to the Harbord Village Residents' Association (HVRA) website, the landlords at 481 Bloor Street West have terminated The Brunny's lease. As of December 31, as the CBC notes, the bar will be running on a month-to-month basis.
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- Ryoji Ramen & Izakaya (690 College Street) hosts Okinawa Night tonight, Friday, November 27 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.. For $30, enjoy an Okinawan buffet and drink (sake, beer or wine) plus a DJ, raffles and prizes.
- The Royal Ontario Museum presents an Italian Extravaganza on Tuesday, December 1 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in celebration of the closing of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano, the gastronomic event will feature Neapolitan food and drink paired with exclusive after-hours access to the exhibition. Tickets are $50.
- Spiceman Mexicana, featuring an opening menu from chef Greg Couillard, is now open at 596 College Street. Look forward to tacquito sliders, chili, and mahi mahi tacos.
- Campechano Taqueria at 504 Adelaide Street West (formerly Sadie's Diner) is now open for business and serving up tacos loaded with spit-roasted pork, chorizo, and various guisado (stewed meats).
- 70 Down on Yorkville Avenue has relaunched with a Middle Eastern tapas-style menu.
- Japanese-American snack food purveyor Imanishi Japanese Kitchen has already made a name for itself as a pop-up and now has a permanent home at 1330 Dundas Street West.
- The Wickson Social from the folks behind The Queen & Beaver and The Oxley is now open at 5 St. Joseph Street.
- Newly opened Korean BBQ joint Kasai Grill House is now open at 650 College Street.
- Nawab Fusion Grill has opened a compact second location called Nawab Express at 1753 Avenue Road.
- Italian coffee bar Zaza Espresso has opened another location at 200 King Street West.
"The objective for us is to have a bigger production kitchen," says chef and founder Bashir Munye. He has been working out of a series of rented kitchens and starting December 1, he'll be located at 1372 Queen Street East at the corner of Greenwood in Leslieville. He'll be there until April 1.