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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Koi Koi Sake Bar, PappaRoti, Omni Palace, Bonafide

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  • Koi Koi Sake Bar, from the team behind Sukoshi Mart, soft opens today at 170 Baldwin Street in Kensington Market.
  • Bonafide, a European-style tapas and cocktail bar with buck-a-shuck specials has opened at 209 Augusta Avenue in Kensington Market, below the recently shuttered performance venue Double Double Land.
  • Two Peas Variety, a cafe/salad bar/gift shop below Two Peas Podshare with consulting chef Adrian Forte (Dirty Bird, AF1 Caribbean Canteen), is now open at 403 Spadina Avenue (near Cecil Street) in Chinatown.
  • Malaysian chain PappaRoti is serving up coffee buns inside its first downtown location at 270 Spadina Avenue in Chinatown.
  • Tea Land, a Chinese bubble tea chain, has opened its first Toronto location in the former Condom Shack space at 231 Queen Street West.
  • Selam Vegan, an offshoot of Pero, its sibling restaurant upstairs, claims to be Toronto's first vegan Ethiopian restaurant (it also has gluten-free options), and can be found at 812b Bloor Street West in Bloorcourt.
  • The Chufa Co., which makes organic vegan soft serve, has a summer pop-up in a shipping container at 1973 Queen Street East (at Waverley Road) in the Beaches.
  • A non-vegan ice cream pop-up called Churnt Up is also happening on Fridays and Saturdays this summer at Conspiracy Pizza in Leaside, featuring flavours like Strawberry Pocky and Birthday Cake.
  • SK COOKKS, an African-Caribbean restaurant, has opened at 12-24 Ronson Drive in Etobicoke.
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