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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Alma, Paradise Grapevine, M'eat Resto Butcher, Stray

Toronto restaurant openings highlight 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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  • M’eat Resto Butcher, a "neighbourhood butcher shop and meat-forward restaurant," is now open at 806 Queen Street East in Riverside.
  • Paradise Grapevine, a wine and beer bar with a sweet back patio, has taken over what was formerly Menalon Restaurant at 841 Bloor Street West in Bloorcourt.
  • Stray, a "cocktail-based snack bar," with "everything motorcycles" has opened at 532 College Street (just east of Euclid Avenue) in Little Italy.
  • Chinese restaurant Noodle & More (from the owner of Dumpling & More) is now open at 402 Bloor Street West in the Annex.
  • Another Chinese spot, Greedy Duck, has also opened at 316 College Street in what used to be a Teashop 168.
  • Jodie's Joint, a hemp-themed community cafe in what was formerly Casa Coffee, is now open at 235 Augusta Avenue in Kensington Market.
  • Basil Box has opened a new location at Royal Bank Plaza at 200 Bay Street in the Financial District.
  • May Flowers, a full-service floral studio and cafe all under one roof, is now open at 1020 St. Clair Avenue West (at Appleton Avenue).
  • Brampton's MexiCados Burritos & Bowls has opened its first Toronto location in the former Belmonte Raw space 1022 Queen Street East in Leslieville.
  • Vista Eatery, an eclectic dining spot from chef Daniel Janetos, is now open at Ontario Place.
  • The Yard, from the same team behind Hogtown Smoke, has taken over what was formerly Whitlock's at 1961 Queen Street East (at Kenilworth Avenue) in the Beaches.
  • Waffle brunch spot Starving Artist now has a new location at 467 Danforth (at Logan Avenue) in Greektown.
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