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Spend a lot, or spend a little on dinner on Ossington – according to Joanne Kates

Ossington’s local restaurants fared well on Joanne Kates’ recent list of best restaurants in Toronto. This year the list was broken up into two sections, one for the less expensive restaurants – categorized by her as those restaurants at which two people can eat for under $65 excluding taxes, tip and drinks – known as the ‘spend . . . → Read More: Spend a lot, or spend a little on dinner on Ossington – according to Joanne Kates

Ossington Restaurants and Bars in The News

A lot of local restaurants are getting some good press lately. As spring and summer near, those south of the border are exploring where to travel. The neighbourhood is getting mentioned in all sorts of publications, both local and international, pointing out both the tried and true, and some hidden gems..

The annual “Best New Restaurants” . . . → Read More: Ossington Restaurants and Bars in The News

Lots Of Choices for New Year’s Eve around Ossington

Still trying to decide how to celebrate the passing of another year? There are lots of options in Ossington Village, as always, from the laid back to the extravagant. Here’s a summary:

Music and Dancing

The Garrison is bringing back the popular DJs Chronologic for an annual replay of the best dance hits of . . . → Read More: Lots Of Choices for New Year’s Eve around Ossington

Local Restaurants Lauded in Best Of Awards

Local restaurants are coming out on top in 2015 restaurant lists. Critics and regular folk love the food coming out of kitchens on Ossington and Dundas West, and this time of year, they are naming their favorites.

Boralia, the innovative Canadian restaurant which opened at 59 Ossington this time last year, continues to receive . . . → Read More: Local Restaurants Lauded in Best Of Awards

Boralia and Other Local Restos Rank High in Kates 100

Our neighborhood has been a hot dining scene for years now, and, according to restaurant critic Joanne Kates, whose annual list of the top 100 eating establishments in Toronto was released today, Ossington and Dundas is still a destination for food lovers in the city.

Newly opened last fall, Boralia has gotten kudos from us and . . . → Read More: Boralia and Other Local Restos Rank High in Kates 100

2014 in Review: Openings and Closings on Ossington

Ossington continued to grow in 2014, but we also lost some favorites. We’ve always seen Ossington as a microcosm for our city’s culture, and a lot of the bigger trends happened on Ossington: the move from fine dining to snack bars; the evolution from hip and trendy arts to a more gentrified retail playground; games and . . . → Read More: 2014 in Review: Openings and Closings on Ossington

Borealia Opens at 59 Ossington

Ossington has a new restaurant and we predict it’s going to get busy. Borealia served it’s first dinner service last night. We were there and we sampled a lot of delicious dishes.

The space, at 59 Ossington, has been transformed into a comfortable Canadian urban lodge. Cozy soft throws and pillows abound, hip . . . → Read More: Borealia Opens at 59 Ossington

Ossington Restaurant News – Oct. 2014 – (Update Oct 20)

Some exciting changes to the restaurant scene at Ossington and Dundas, with a lot of upcoming openings to anticipate. . . . → Read More: Ossington Restaurant News – Oct. 2014 – (Update Oct 20)

Ossington Food News – August 2014

Lots of changes going on in the neighborhood’s bars and restaurants, most happening this Fall. We’ve got lots of news that will whet your appetites. . . . → Read More: Ossington Food News – August 2014