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New restaurant is also a brewery and live music venue

Posted by Christina Cheung / April 23, 2015

Burdock TorontoBloordale's newest tenant stands to impress across the board: the Montreal-inspired restaurant boasts an impressive beer menu, a sizable space for regular live concerts, and a soon-to launch microbrewery, not to mention a slick interior design.

Read my profile of Burdock in the restaurants section.
Eat & Drink

Now you can buy booze & wine from the LCBO online

Posted by Derek Flack / April 23, 2015

lcbo grocery gatewayAs the the sale of beer in grocery stores gets closer and closer, here's a sweetener for those who prefer to buy their food online. LCBO products are coming to Grocery Gateway. Those ordering $45 worth of food will also be able to snag a bottle of wine or whisky as of today.

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Eat & Drink

Fran's offering 1940s pricing to celebrate 75th birthday

Posted by Aubrey Jax / April 23, 2015

Frans birthday TorontoRemember the '40s? You may not even remember your last late-night dining adventure but Fran's will recall the decade this May as they celebrate 75 years of serving pie, burgers, and shakes to Toronto diners.

Fran's celebration plans for their big birthday event at Yonge and Front include retro austerity measures that will have you digging out your hair rollers: the original Fran's menu is coming back for one afternoon only - including the 1940s pricing that came with it.

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Eat & Drink

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Kanpai Snack Bar, Corktown Kitchen, Cocina Economica, Nightowl

Posted by Liora Ipsum / April 23, 2015

Cocina EconomicaToronto 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
  • Kanpai Snack Bar, a new Cabbagetown joint serving up authentic Taiwanese street food with hand-crafted cocktails, is ready to open any day now at 252 Carlton St.
  • Cafe Novo, the organic and fair-trade coffee house has moved from Bloor West Village and is now open at its new home is at 254 Augusta Ave. in Kensington Market.
  • Newly opened, Soi Thai Street Food is serving up satay skewers and Gung Lui Suan in its casual dining room at 651 College St.
  • Cocina Economica, the new east-side offshoot in the Playa Cabana family, opens April 30 at 114 Berkeley St. in Corktown.

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Radar

Today in Toronto: Hot Docs, AGO Massive, Kids in the Hall, Anna Karenina, Escape from the Bank, Jessy Lanza

Posted by Aubrey Jax / April 23, 2015

today in torontoToday in Toronto North America's largest documentary film festival is back, and as always there are way too many films to chose from, especially since many of these docs are otherwise hard to find. From the political to the eclectic, find this year's program online here, and see our top 20 picks here.

The AGO's 2015 Massive mega party will celebrate their Basquiat exhibit with a tribute to NYC's '80s avant-garde scene by artists including Toronto's TALWST. Kids in the Hall will kick off four dates, while the Black Box Theatre will be transformed into a '20s bank for by Real Escape Room T.O.. Jessy Lanza is back with River Tiber and Allie, and the Eifman St. Petersburg Ballet is in town with classic Anna Karenina. For more events, click on over to our events section.

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Photo of the Day

Neon Directive

Posted by Derek Flack / April 23, 2015

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