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

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.

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  • 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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      OPENING SOON

      • Corktown Kitchen is super close to opening at 354 King St. East. Expect spicy chili wings in bourbon sauce, smoked pork belly and desserts by pastry chef Steve Song.
      • Mabel's Bakery, home to homestyle baked goods, prepared foods, ready-made meals and artisan breads, is opening a third outpost at 746 St. Clair West this June.
      • Nightowl Toronto, a new two storey restaurant, bar and arcade is in the works at 647 College St., the address formerly occupied by the Grotto.
      • Lucky Bastard is opening at 596 College St., the high turnover address that sometimes feels like a revolving door of restaurants.
      • Crate Resto Bar is opening in the old Rakia Bar space in Leslieville.

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

      Photo of Playa Cabana Hacienda by Jesse Milns


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