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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Craque de Creme, La Diperie, Katsuya, Shanee, Tsujiri

Toronto restaurant openings rounds up the latest restaurant news in the city and gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.

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  • Craque de Creme, a crème brûlée cafe, has opened at 1360 Bathurst St. (between Davenport and St. Clair).
  • Southeast Asian spot Shanee has replaced Soi Thai (which was supposedly shuttered for renovations this summer, but it seems its owner has decided to change the name and concept of the place entirely) at 651 College St. in Little Italy.
  • Death and Taxes Free House is now open at 1154 Queen St. W., occupying what was previously The Beaconsfield.
  • Ama, an Argentinian resto-bar from Sebastian Gallucci, who was behind the Argentine food truck Che, opens today at 930 Queen St. W., which was last known as Cadillac Jenkins.
  • Katsuya, a Japanese fusion tonkatsu restaurant, has opened a second location, this time at 66 Gerrard St. E. by Ryerson.
  • La Diperie, the soft serve spot that originated in Montreal, has also opened a second location here, this one at 925 Queen St. W. across from Trinity Bellwoods Park.
  • Artisanal cafe Strange Love Coffee has partnered with the Freshii at 1055 Yonge St. in Rosedale to open a second outpost (replacing what was formerly White Squirrel) with plans to introduce a new line of "wellness lattes" in the fall.
  • FARMR Eatery & Catering is now open at 140 The Esplanade in the St. Lawrence Market area.
  • Japanese matcha specialist Tsujiri has opened a second location in the city at 4909 Yonge St. in North York, and by the looks of it, there will be lineups.
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Jesse Milns at La Diperie


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