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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Le Swan, Seoul Shakers, Good Hombres, Tora, Maison Selby

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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  • Le Swan, a French diner from restaurateur Jen Agg (Grey Gardens, Rhum Corner), has taken over the iconic Swan space at 892 Queen Street West (at Crawford Street).
  • Seoul Shakers, a new spot from Leemo Han (Juanmoto, Pinky's Ca Phe, Hanmoto, Oddseoul) is now open in what was formerly Holy Oak at 1241 Bloor Street West, with a place called Shakers Club to follow.
  • Good Hombres, a sibling taqueria and tortilleria to Campechano, is now open at 374 Bathurst Street (between Dundas and Nassau).
  • Juicy Dumpling, a Shanghainese fast-casual joint that features xiao long bao (soup dumplings), has opened at 280 Spadina Avenue in Chinatown.
  • 60Beans, a cafe with Bulletproof coffee, cold brew, cold-pressed juices and bagels, is now open at 36 Howard Park Avenue off Roncesvalles.
  • Mediterranean-inspired Cafe Luna has opened in the Junction at 2800 Dundas Street West.
  • Tokyo Ramen is now open at 568 Parliament Street in what was previously Under the Table.
  • Classic Juice Co. has opened at 287 Coxwell Avenue in Little India.
  • Chinese restaurant Blooming Orchid is now open at 525 Eglinton Avenue West (at Warren Road).
  • iQ Food Co. has a brand new location in Yorkdale Shopping Centre at 3401 Dufferin Street.
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  • Tora, a new Japanese restaurant by the same team behind Miku, is set to open this winter at Yorkdale Shopping Centre. Expect delicious aburi sushi.
  • Oliver & Bonacini are keeping busy. In addition to the openings of Parcheggio and Beauty Barbecue, it will be opening an all-day dining spot called Maison Selby in the historic C.H. Gooderham House at Selby Street & Sherbourne.
  • A cocktail-focused bar called Project Gigglewater will be opening soon at 1369 Dundas Street West in what used to be Sex Laser.
  • A 1920s-style French restaurant called A Toi is opening at 214 King Street West in October.
  • Shy Coffee Co. will also be opening soon at 766 King Street West.
  • Dak Lak, a Vietnamese coffee spot in Pacific Mall, is opening a location at 283 College Street (at Spadina Avenue) soon.
  • North York Korean fried chicken spot Call A Chicken will be opening a location in the former home of Junked Food Co. at 507 Queen Street West (at Augusta).
  • Jaffna House, which will offer authentic Tamil food, is set to replace Sushi Island at 571 College Street (at Manning).
  • BatterHouse Fish & Chips is in the works at 1922 Queen Street East in the Beaches.
  • Vegan cinnamon bun chain Cinnaholic is opening another location in early October at 6015 Steeles Avenue East in Scarborough.
  • The East Chinatown location of Chino Locos has shuttered, but the original spot on Greenwood is still open.
  • Sri Lankan restaurant Rashnaa is no more.
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