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Toronto Restaurant Openings: The Aviary, Alobar, Dipped Donuts, Sophie's Kitchen

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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  • Alobar has opened at 57A-162 Cumberland Street in Yorkville and all available reservations are already booked up, although walk-ins are also accepted.
  • Blondies Pizza, a pizzeria in a pink building with the Food Dudes and chef Matt Blondin behind it, opens today at 1555 Dundas Street East in Leslieville.
  • Dipped Donuts has finally opened its first permanent location at 161 Baldwin Street (at Spadina) in Kensington Market.
  • The first Toronto location for Japanese Ramen Misoya officially opens today at 646 Queen Street West (at Tecumseth).
  • Global chain Cuppa Tea, serving Hong Kong-style milk tea, egg waffles and pineapple buns, has soft opened where Jule once was at 20 Carlton Street.
  • The Aviary, a sports bar and brewery from a couple of well-known local businesses, has soft opened at 484 Front Street East in the Canary District.
  • Brunch spot Sophie’s Kitchen opened yesterday at 1614 Bayview Avenue in Leaside.
  • Pujukan, a Korean BBQ joint, officially opens today at 4852 Yonge Street (by Sheppard) in North York.
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  • Strange Love Coffee will soon be opening a fourth location, which will be at the base of 1 University Avenue.
  • The Mad Radish, a salad chain from the founder of David's Tea, is opening its first Toronto location at 2293 Yonge Street (at Eglinton) in October.
  • Rally Sports Bar is opening a second location soon at 4950 Yonge Street in North York.
  • Something called Meat Point is coming to 1021 Wilson Avenue just east of Keele Street.
  • Japanese izakaya Gyu-Kaku is opening a second location, this one at 229 Consumers Road in North York.
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