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Boxcar Social in Leslieville is an example of this type of thing working well. It's mostly cafe, with a nice patio, but they have a good beer and wine selection and small set of takeaway foods (pizzas, empanadas, etc.).
 

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Afuri Ramen is opening at 411 Church Street:


New signage is up.
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Dickey's Barbecue to Build 65-Plus Stores in Ontario:​

 

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Dickey's Barbecue to Build 65-Plus Stores in Ontario:​


Lovely! Toronto definitely needs more bbq places haha
 

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Dickey's Barbecue to Build 65-Plus Stores in Ontario:​


First off.........where is it opening?

"The first location is scheduled to open at 472 Younge St. in late December this year."

Ok, then.

LOL

I''m assuming they mean this unit:

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I never tried the above place............ any good?

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I expect the facade/signage is getting a downgrade if this is the photo they supplied for the story:

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Hopefully the food offering is considerably better than the appearance of their establishment, based on the above.

Also, no insult intended to the family for whom this is named..................but.....but.......perhaps it's time to reconsider the branding.
 

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First off.........where is it opening?

"The first location is scheduled to open at 472 Younge St. in late December this year."

Ok, then.

LOL

I''m assuming they mean this unit:

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I never tried the above place............ any good?

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I expect the facade/signage is getting a downgrade if this is the photo they supplied for the story:

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Hopefully the food offering is considerably better than the appearance of their establishment, based on the above.

Also, no insult intended to the family for whom this is named..................but.....but.......perhaps its time to reconsider the branding.

I wholeheartedly agree with the name rebranding...the name just screams generic or misappropriated.

When I think of a bbq restaurant I want to feel like it's someone's secret smoked brisket recipe passed down many generations.

"The first location is scheduled to open at 472 Younge St. in late December this year."

I hope they started renovation already cause it's gonna be December in 6 days.
 

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"The first location is scheduled to open at 472 Younge St. in late December this year."

I hope they started renovation already cause it's gonna be December in 6 days.

Walked by here yesterday. Didn't take a close-look, but didn't appear to be an active work site.

No permits are pulled (or applied for)

Though, as this was already a resto; it's conceivable that they don't need any permits, if the changes are largely cosmetic.
 

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LOV (from a Montreal based restaurant group) at 620 King St W has closed:


As a non-vegan, this place certainly served up amazing fares and had a good menu selection. As far as the price, I remember being on the more expensive side.

Geez, I guess the lease on King West are just too damn high!
 

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The lease and people aren't going out the same. Friends of mine who work in restaurants have seen a huge decline, especially with the lunch crowd. Plus a lot of restaurants are keeping shorter hours.
 

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The lease and people aren't going out the same. Friends of mine who work in restaurants have seen a huge decline, especially with the lunch crowd. Plus a lot of restaurants are keeping shorter hours.

As we speak at the moment, the winter weather isn't friendly for any diners...
 

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As a non-vegan, this place certainly served up amazing fares and had a good menu selection. As far as the price, I remember being on the more expensive side.

Geez, I guess the lease on King West are just too damn high!
Didn't even know LOV was here! I went to the one at DIX30 in Brossard right before the pandemic. Lots of gluten-free stuff.
 

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