parkdale

Toronto to get an Eastern European pierogi and beer bar

Toronto chef and restaurateur Grant van Gameren is back at it again. This time, he and the team behind popular spots such as Bar Isabel, will open an Eastern European-inspired restaurant bar in Parkdale.

In a post from van Gameren on The Food and Wine Industry Career Navigator Facebook group, he notes that this incoming spot will be located at 1554 Queen Street West, in the old The Tennessee, and formerly Mitzi's Sister, space.

According to van Gameren's message it'll feature traditional cuisine (such as pierogi and fish) and a beverage program that plays homage to Eastern Europe and the Balkans with beer and sustainable wine as well as spirits like rakia.

It looks like van Gameren's taking over Parkdale one eatery and watering hole at a time. He recently opened cocktail bar Pretty Ugly and revamped Harry's, an old-school diner.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns


Latest Videos



Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

The 10 most anticipated Toronto restaurant openings this fall

43 essential breweries in Toronto you need to add to your craft beer crawl

A dog just celebrated an adorable sweet 16 party on a Toronto restaurant patio

Toronto's stylish South American steakhouse has permanently closed

Toronto has overtaken Montreal as Canada's party capital

Toronto neighbourhood comes to restaurant owner's defence after unfair 2 star review

Toronto restaurant just became first in Canada to offer rare type of ramen

One of Toronto's hottest new sushi restaurants permanently closing due to bad economy