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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Kushimaru, Sara, Arthur's, Garrison Creek, 6ixTriangles

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

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  • Kushimaru, an Osaka-style Japanese fried foods spot, is now open at 64 Edward Street (just east of Bay Street).
  • Carlotta Bar has replaced Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel on Queen West.
  • Indian restaurant 6ixTriangles has opened in Liberty Village at 127 Jefferson Avenue (just south of King Street West).
  • Emmy's Ice Cream, a sibling ice cream shop to Bloordale cafe Daily Grind, is now serving up scoops (including vegan ones) at 426 St. Clarens Avenue (at Bloor Street West).
  • You Scream Ice Cream and Treats is also open now at 868 Bathurst Street (north of London Street) in Seaton Village.
  • Happy Lemon, a bubble tea shop known for its salted cheese series of drinks, has opened another location, this time at 3260 Midland Avenue in Scarborough.
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  • The Food Dudes have been keeping busy. They will not only be launching two locations of Blondie's Pizza soon, but also Sara: a Japanese-inspired sister restaurant to Rasa, set to open August 1 at 98 Portland Street (at Adelaide Street West).
  • Chase Hospitality Group will be opening Arthur’s, “a new American-inspired grill, cocktail lounge and rooftop terrace,” this fall in the Weston Centre at 22 St. Clair Avenue East in the Yonge & St. Clair neighbourhood.
  • Open-air The Slip opens for patio season tomorrow (Friday, May 18) at Harbourfront Centre along Queens Quay West, with a new look and a Mexican-inspired menu of tacos, nachos supreme and street corn — plus tequila-focused drinks.
  • Vegan Mexican restaurant Rosalinda opens next week, on May 23, at 133 Richmond Street West (at York Street) in the Financial District.
  • The Pocha has replaced Big Tuna Poke Bar at 599 Bloor Street West in Koreatown.
  • Garrison Creek, an Italian restaurant that will offer both traditional and unexpected Italian dishes with an elevated twist, opens in June at 760 College Street (between Shaw and Crawford streets) in Little Italy.
  • Restaurant and bar The Commoner opens this summer at 2067 Dundas Street West (at Howard Park Avenue).
  • Chi Patisserie should be opening very soon at 5298 Yonge Street (at McKee Avenue) in North York.
Other news
  • Maison Fou will be moving to a new location at 791 Dundas Street West. Its last day at the Bloor Street West location is May 27 and it should be reopening in what was formerly brunch spot L'Ouvrier in mid-June.
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