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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Big Trouble, Milkcow, Koishi Ice Cream, Planta Sweets

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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  • Big Trouble (not to be confused with Big Trouble Pizza nearby), a bar with Asian-inspired cocktails, is in its soft-open phase and will have its grand opening tomorrow (Friday, July 6) at 460 Dundas Street West, 2nd floor.
  • Mukimuki, a Japanese-style dessert and coffee shop, is now open at 384 College Street (at Borden Street).
  • Drom Taberna, an Eastern European spot, has replaced Tortilla Flats at 458 Queen Street West (at Augusta Avenue).
  • South Korean soft-serve dessert chain Milkcow has opened at 2651 Yonge Street (at Blythwood Road, between Eglinton and Lawrence).
  • Board game cafe Spielhaus is now open, with a selection of over 2,500 games, at 1187 St. Clair Avenue West (by Dufferin) in Corso Italia.
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  • Planta will be launching Planta Sweets tomorrow. This dessert shop pop-up by Chef David Lee opens at noon at 1221 Bay Street in Yorkville and will feature raw, edible plant-based cookie dough, which will also be available at Planta Burger.
  • Portuguese butcher shop Nosso Talho on Dundas West has closed and will undergo renovations due to a fire on July 2. Its sibling shop in Bloorcourt is still open.
  • Banjara by Christie Pits has recovered quickly from its second fire this year and has already reopened.

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