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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Skippa, Baked on Brock, Koek Koek, KayPacha

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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  • Skippa, which serves seasonal Japanese cuisine, has opened where The Roxton once stood at 379 Harbord St.
  • Healthy eats spot Koek Koek Food Co. is now open at 2685 Yonge St. between Eglinton and Lawrence.
  • Baked on Brock replaces North Haven with baked goods, house-made ice cream (and vegan sorbet) that can go in Hong Kong waffle cones, pickles, preserves and sandwiches at 615c Brock Ave. in Bloordale.
  • Garden Gangsters has opened its second location, this one at 171 East Liberty St. in Liberty Village.
  • Oh My Gyro has taken over what was formerly Osmow's, at 155 John St. just north of Queen.
  • Speaking of gyro, Gyro Bar is now open at 731 Broadview Ave. just south of the Danforth.
  • Victor Restaurant and Cafe Victor have undergone renovations and reopened at Hotel Le Germain on Mercer St.
  • Pho East has opened at 610 Gerrard St. E.
  • The Simple Craft Company is selling fresh baked goods, gourmet foods and organic produce at 152 Main St.
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Opening soon
  • While the shuttered-by-fire Ryus Noodle Bar on Baldwin St. waits to reopen, a second location will go up soon at 786 Broadview Ave., which was last Kobo Nobu.
  • Chase Hospitality Group will be opening a new concept at Yonge & St. Clair come spring 2018. Details are expected in the fall.
  • Mean Bao is opening its fourth location where the recently shuttered Noodleholic once stood at 2210 Dundas St. W. by Roncesvalles.
  • LAN Sushi, formerly in Junction, has found a space for its new location in the plaza at 1500 Royal York Rd. in Etobicoke, and should be opening any day now.
  • 2 Bros Cuisine is opening a second location at 1549 Bayview Ave.
  • Mi'hito Sushi Lab will be opening another location, this time at 4 Edward St. just west of Yonge.
  • Healthy eats and juice bar The Fix + Co is opening their second location at 848 King St. W.
  • Chef Elias Salazar will be opening his Peruvian restaurant KayPacha at 744 St. Clair Ave. W.
Other news
  • Figures, which was previously only open from Tuesday to Saturday, is now open seven days a week, beginning at 5:30 p.m. for dinner.
  • Early Bird is now licensed and has a kitchen, serving breakfast and lunch along with weekend brunch.

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Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Mean Bao

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