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Ossington Businesses Expand Across the City

We recently posted about how many Vancouver businesses are expanding to Ossington. But the trend goes outward from Ossington, too, not as far as Vancovuer – yet. More and more Ossington-founded businesses are expanding across Toronto – maybe the rest of the country – and beyond – is coming next.

Pizza Libretto

The first and biggest, . . . → Read More: Ossington Businesses Expand Across the City

Ossington In The News

Ossington Village businesses are in the news: we’ve got a round-up of local stores and restaurants that have gotten recent press coverage. . . . → Read More: Ossington In The News

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

2015 Look Back: Openings and Closings on Ossington

In the years we’ve written this blog, one thing is constant: change. There were a lot of changes on the street this year, with plenty of new restaurants, retailers and services opening on Ossington and Dundas. With those new openings, there were also some closings, notably in the art gallery scene as they move . . . → Read More: 2015 Look Back: Openings and Closings on 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

Restaurant News – Feb 2015

The Toronto restaurant scene is always changing, and our part of Toronto is no different. We’ve got some information on new and upcoming restaurants on Dundas and Ossington, plus a couple of changes at existing dining spots.

Three restaurants have opened in the last month and a half. We haven’t even made it to all of them, but . . . → Read More: Restaurant News – Feb 2015

Now Open: Hanmoto

Hanmoto, the new snack bar from the men behind Oddseoul, is at 2 Lakeview Avenue just north of Dundas and has been soft open for a few days. We stopped in on Friday evening and sampled some of the delicious Japanese snack food. The place was already hopping when we arrived and very busy . . . → Read More: Now Open: Hanmoto

Restaurant Changes on Dundas West

The restaurant scene on Dundas Street west of Ossington is ever expanding, growing and changing. Yes, sadly, we are losing the great The Grove, but we are also gaining many new restaurants, some of which are already open and some are coming very soon.

The award-winning, top of many year end lists The Grove, . . . → Read More: Restaurant Changes on Dundas West