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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Wind Up, Miss Thing's, Smoke's Weinerie, KaKa, Blintz and a Bong

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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  • Wind Up Bird Cafe (382 College St.) quietly closed its doors for renovations a couple weeks ago, and now reopened, it's going by just Wind Up and is under new management with Chef Bryan Birch (former executive chef at Barque Smokehouse) taking over and converting the restaurant to focus on Caribbean inspired cuisine.
  • Miss Thing's from the same owners as Wrongbar is now open at 1279 Queen St. West and serving up Polynesian dishes and cocktails.
  • Izakaya, an new Japanese pub has opened at 7059 Yonge Street where Gabby's Pub used to be.
  • Smoke's Weinerie an extension of Smoke's Poutinerie chain is now open at 457 Spadina near College.
  • New AYCE sushi restaurant, KaKa All You Can Eat (which might just be the worst restaurant name ever) is now open at 3235 Highway 7 East Unit 18A in Markham.

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OPENING SOON

  • Blintz and a Bong, a new cafe promising all day breakfasts geared to stoners is slated to open at 291 Augusta Ave. in Kensington Market where Le Ti Colibri used to stand.
  • The self explanatory WingBurger (home to poutine style chicken wings) is opening a second location at Finch and Sentinel in North York this August.

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

Photo from Miss Thing's Instagram.


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