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Toronto Restaurant Openings: Casa Fuego, Opium Bar, Councillor, Pizza Forno

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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  • The Opium Bar, serving Asian-inspired cocktails and snacks, is in soft opening mode at 1321 Dundas Street West (at Rusholme Road).
  • Varsity, a spot for quick Korean and Japanese food, has taken over the former Tacos Baos space at 914A Bloor Street West in Bloorcourt.
  • Councillor is now open at 1188 Queen Street West (at Northcote Avenue).
  • Coffee, Oysters, Champagne (or COC for short) is now open at 214 King Street West in the Entertainment District.
  • Casa Fuego, an Argentinian steakhouse from the team behind Copacabana, is now open at 230 Adelaide Street West (at Duncan Street).
  • Pizza Forno, an automated oven that cooks up pizzas 24/7 in three minutes, can be found at 535 Adelaide Street East in Corktown.
  • Shy Coffee Co. is now open at 766 King Street West (at Tecumseth Street).
  • Plaxton Coffee is also now open at 2889 St. Clair Avenue East (by Plaxton Drive).
  • New joint 99 Sushi Japanese and Thai does AYCE at 170 Eglinton Avenue East by Yonge and Eg.
  • Bubble tea shop Incha is now open at 761 Bay Street between College and Gerrard.
  • Taiwanese BBT chain Yi Fang Fruit Tea has opened three locations in Toronto: one at 615 Bloor Street West in Koreatown, another at 316 Spadina Avenue in Chinatown, and the third at 672 Yonge Street (by Isabella Street).
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  • Hawk & Chick, a Korean-influenced takeaway bento restaurant serving banchan, jjigae and kimbap, is opening soon at 1426 Dundas Street West in Little Portugal.
  • Japanese souffle pancake spot Fuwa Fuwa is opening a second location coming soon to Yonge and Eglinton.
  • Argentinian restaurant Neruda should be opening next month at 1681 Lakeshore Boulevard East in the Beaches.
  • Rag Doll Eatery officially opens tomorrow (Friday, November 16) at 2110 Yonge Street (at Hillsdale Avenue) in what was formerly Noorden.
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