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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Norling, Blackbird Bistro, The Dirtybird, Roses New York, Jatujak, Old School

Toronto 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

  • The Vegan Duchess, a new raw organic quickserve concept, is now open at 2354 Yonge St.
  • Tacorrito has opened the doors to its first location at 320 Richmond St. East, Unit 107 (on Sherbourne).
  • Schnitzel Queen is now open in its new home at 211 Queen St. East after a successful crowdfunding campaign to fund the upgrade.
  • Norling, a Tibetan restaurant, is now open at 1512 Queen St. West in Parkdale. The new eatery specializes in Tibetan and Hakka cuisine.
  • Cuban brunch destination La Cubana has finally opened its second location at 82 Ossington Ave.
  • Blackbird Bistro has transitioned from the Rustic Owl Cafe (993 Bloor St. West) to a destination for casual daytime and dinnertime menus.

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OPENING SOON

  • The Dirtybird, a new fried chicken and waffle outfit is in the works at 79 Kensington Ave. and is advertising its opening on March 4.
  • Kupfert & Kim is opening in the former Quiznos space at 140 Spadina Ave. at Richmond, and while you can expect their signature food boxes and burgers, they're also toying the possibility of a sit-down dinner service. Expect an early May opening.
  • Roses New York Pizza & Sandwiches, the longstanding Persian eatery in North York, is expanding with a second location coming to 135 Fort York Blvd. The downtown location is aiming for an April opening.
  • Jatujak, Scarborough's street-style Thai food eatery, is opening a second full-service, licensed location in North York at 1744 Victoria Park Ave. where Bamboo Garden Chinese used to be.
  • Old School, a casual new eatery with retail component from Brad Moore and Ian Kaptain of School Bakery & Cafe in Liberty Village, is slated to take over the recently vacated site of Hudson Kitchen at 800 Dundas West. [Now Toronto]

Have you seen restaurants opening or closing in your neighbourhood? Email tips to liora@blogto.com

Photo of Norling via Facebook.


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