Fishbar — which recently rang in its second birthday — was on the cusp of the trend. Fishbar keeps the focus on sustainable catches, with most of the menu being Ocean Wise certified.">

Drink This: Fishbar’s Octopussy


Published:

Shucking good (Image: Stella Yu)

Restaurants devoted to the creatures of the sea are gaining ground in Toronto, and Ossington’s Fishbar — which recently rang in its second birthday — was on the cusp of the trend. Fishbar keeps the focus on sustainable catches, with most of the menu being Ocean Wise certified.

The seafood focus extends to the drinks list, with the cheekily named Octopussy ($12) elevating the martini a notch. Starring Tanqueray gin and Martini & Rossi vermouth, the drink is finished with some oyster brine and a freshly shucked oyster — a Malpeque — to make the last sip extra tasty.  

Fishbar, 217 Ossington Ave., 647-340-0227

For more must-try Toronto cocktails, check out our Pinterest page

 

Edit Module

Join the conversation and have your say by commenting below. Our comment system uses a Facebook plugin. Please note that you'll have to turn off some ad-blockers in order to see the comments.

Edit Module

Follow us on Twitter @PostCity for more on what to eat, where to shop and what to do in Toronto.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

You may also like...

First Look: Dirty Bird lands in the Annex

First Look: Dirty Bird lands in the Annex

Kensington Market staple The Dirty Bird has opened a new outpost. The new location at Bloor and Bathurst can seat 29, which is nearly double the size of their previous spot.
Posted 2 hours ago
What to Eat this Minute: Taiwanese toast is a lesson in decadence

What to Eat this Minute: Taiwanese toast is a lesson in decadence

Thick-cut bread doused in ice cream and strawberry sauce at Petit Potato.
Posted 7 hours ago
Restaurant Update: Brandon Olsen’s new chocolate shop opens, and chef Ben Heaton heads up La Société

Restaurant Update: Brandon Olsen’s new chocolate shop opens, and chef Ben Heaton heads up La Société

It’s cottage season, but there’s lots of new stuff to explore in the city if you’re stuck here.
Posted 3 days ago
In Season and on the Menu: Ontario peas add a vibrant, sweet kick to Campagnolo’s agnolotti​

In Season and on the Menu: Ontario peas add a vibrant, sweet kick to Campagnolo’s agnolotti​

Green pea pods (also known as English, garden or sweet peas) are technically fruits, while the peas themselves are seeds that fall in the legume category. Ontario green pea season is short: it starts in June and only goes through July. If we’re lucky, it may trickle into August.
Posted 3 days ago
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleEdit Module