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Toronto Restaurant Openings: ChiChop, Rustic Social House, Coconut Seasons Hot Pot

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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  • Pilot Coffee Roasters has opened a new cafe outpost at 117 Ossington Avenue (at Argyle), just down the street from its recently shuttered Crafted Coffee.
  • A second Toronto location of ChiChop, a Taiwanese-inspired fried chicken joint, has opened 630 Bloor Street West, sharing a space with Coco Fresh Tea & Juice in Koreatown.
  • Harry's Steak House, named after the founder of Barberian's Steakhouse, is now open at 3277 Bloor Street West in Etobicoke.
  • Green Earth Vegan Cuisine has relocated to 804 Danforth Avenue.
  • Thai Kitchen Eat BKK has opened a Leslieville location at 898 Queen Street East in Lady Marmalade's former space. The popular brunch spot is moving to 265 Broadview Avenue and reopening soon.
  • Gastro-bar Rustic Social House, serving "global comfort food & cocktails," has opened at 2083 Lake Shore Boulevard West at Humber Bay in Etobicoke.
  • Coconut Seasons Hot Pot, Toronto's first à la carte coconut hot pot restaurant, is open now at 668 Silver Star Boulevard in Scarborough.
  • Barkhouse Grill, a BBQ restaurant with burgers, sandwiches and all-day breakfast, is now open at 1470 Kingston Road in Scarborough.
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  • Louix Louis, a restaurant and cocktail bar on the 31st floor of what will soon become the St. Regis Toronto, will be opening later this year at 325 Bay Street (at Adelaide). The menu will combine contemporary American cuisine with classic French technique.
  • Casa Fuego, a Peruvian and Argentinian restaurant from the team behind Copacabana, is opening in Copacabana's downtown location at 230 Adelaide Street West (at Duncan).
  • Sugarfina, a Los Angeles-based luxury candy retailer, will be opening standalone shops in First Canadian Place in the Financial District as well as inside Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga.
  • Viaggio, an Italian spot from the chef and some of the team behind the shuttered Commodore, will serve fresh bread and pasta, and is set to open on Dundas West in October.
  • Come See Me, a restaurant/bar, is taking over Li'ly at 656 College Street (at Beatrice) in Little Italy.
  • Yifang Fruit Tea, a Taiwanese-style tea shop, will replace the recently closed Hoja Luwei at 615 Bloor Street West in Koreatown.

Have you seen restaurants opening or closing in your neighbourhood? Email tips to editors@blogto.com.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Copacabana


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