August 23, 2014
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Weekly Restaurant Recap: Yours Truly to close its doors, southern soul food, brewpubs and more

08/22/14

Weekly Restaurant Recap: Yours Truly to close its doors, southern soul food, brewpubs and more

In this edition: the enthusiastically-reviewed Yours Truly will be closing at the end of September, new barbecue and southern-style restaurants have come to both the east and west ends, and Duggan’s is setting up a pop-up brewpub in Parkdale.

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Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Château Moncontour Cuvée Prédilection Brut Vouvray 2011, a fall comfort

08/22/14

Tony Aspler’s Weekly Wine Pick: Château Moncontour Cuvée Prédilection Brut Vouvray 2011, a fall comfort

As the summer months wane into fall, Tony Aspler, Post City's wine columnist, sets his expertise to the task of commenting on that most celebratory of libations—champagne.

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Drink This: Cold Tea's refreshing, not-too-sweet cocktail menu raises the Kensington Market bar

08/21/14

Drink This: Cold Tea's refreshing, not-too-sweet cocktail menu raises the Kensington Market bar

Cold Tea, one of the best of Kensington Market’s many haunts, is where to go if you’re looking for something refreshing, summery, and tasty enough to bring you back.

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First Draught: Southern Tier Compass, an ideal aperitif

08/21/14

First Draught: Southern Tier Compass, an ideal aperitif

No one will turn down “something pink, pretty and cooling” as they’re introduced to other party-goers. In Ontario, though, we have the unusual problem of access.

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First Look: Mamakas Taverna opens on Ossington

08/20/14

First Look: Mamakas Taverna opens on Ossington

Mamakas Taverna, serving “elevated rustic” Greek fare, plans to raise the bar for the Toronto Mediterranean scene.

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Counter Culture: Curtains for Yours Truly

08/20/14

Counter Culture: Curtains for Yours Truly

September 2014 is going to be the last month for Yours Truly, the west end restaurant that's been redefining Toronto dining since 2011.

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Counter Culture: Changes ahead for The Real Jerk?

08/19/14

Counter Culture: Changes ahead for The Real Jerk?

Though unconfirmed, signs appearing on Kingston Road suggest that the beloved east end restaurant might have big, bold changes ahead.

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Toronto's Best Sandwiches: Nguyen Huong's sub

08/19/14

Toronto's Best Sandwiches: Nguyen Huong's sub

Before ‘banh mi’ was suffixed by ‘boys,’ the Vietnamese sub was a Chinatown cheap eat without a buzzy following on social media.

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Duggan’s Brewpub Pops Up on Queen West

08/18/14

Duggan’s Brewpub Pops Up on Queen West

Parkdale’s restaurant row can now claim to have its own brewpub. Duggan’s Parkdale Brewery hopes to be open regularly this fall.

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Weekly Restaurant Recap: The smell of bread lingers less in the Market, Greek food on Ossington and more

08/15/14

Weekly Restaurant Recap: The smell of bread lingers less in the Market, Greek food on Ossington and more

It's Friday, it's dinner time, and we've got the goods for you in terms of what's new, what's coming, and what's no longer to be in the local restaurant scene.

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