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This Week in Food: Weslodge Saloon, Kanji Sushi, Riverside Public House, Beer Fest, Whole Hog Butchery, Texas vs. Tennessee BBQ Throwdown

This Week in Food rounds up the week's food news, restaurants openings and closings, chef movements and upcoming food events in Toronto. Find us here every Friday morning.

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS

  • Weslodge Saloon is now open for business at 478 King Street West.
    • Kanji Sushi at 1346 Queen Street West is now open, offering sushi alongside cocktails in a sleek, wood-heavy space.
    • Riverside Public House at 725 Queen Street East is open for dinner now in advance of its August 9th grand opening, when it will roll out a full menu including brunch, lunch and late-night nibbles.
    • Smoke BBQ House is hoping to bring traditional southern-style barbeque to 536 Manning Avenue when it opens in September.
    • The Burger's Priest is looking to open a west-end location in the King and Spadina area - possibly before the end of this year.

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    OTHER NEWS

    • The Depanneur has introduced a Tasting Menu, offering an ever-changing selection of $3 servings. This week, offerings include a spicy carrot salad with feta and grilled Ontario plums with honeyed ricotta.
    • Via Norte Restaurant at 938 College Street is closed for renovations until Monday, September 3rd.

    Photo courtesy of Kanji Sushi


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