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OSSFEST Recap and Photos

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The first ever OSSFEST was a long and busy day of cycling, music, food, shopping and dancing. Ossington street was shut down for an unforgettable – and blazing hot – day. Thanks to the Ossington BIA for putting on such a fun – and very complicated – event! We have a recap and some photos, but . . . → Read More: OSSFEST Recap and Photos

Ossington Street Festival Ossfest July 23

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Saturday, July 23rd is the first ever Ossington street festival. Ossfest will feature a bike race, outdoor music, and a lot of patios and fun. . . . → Read More: Ossington Street Festival Ossfest July 23

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

Crooked Star Closing for Renos; Last Service Tonight

Maybe you have been there for the Coronation Street Sunday brunch, or enjoyed some quality summer sun on the side patio, or grabbed a couple of pints while waiting for a call from Pizza Libretto or Foxley with your table. Most locals have been to Crooked Star at least a few times over the . . . → Read More: Crooked Star Closing for Renos; Last Service Tonight

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

Upcoming Local Events

There’s a lot going on in our neighborhood in the next few weeks, from music and shopping to drinking and comedy. We’ve got a round-up, and as always, check our calendar for daily listings.

Toronto Beer Week runs September 18 – 26th with tastings, parties, crawls and more across the city. This . . . → Read More: Upcoming Local Events

Local Food News

There’s been a lot of activity in the local restaurant scene these days. First, a recap on the new openings: Both The Grow Op and Omaw are now open and serving, as you can read about in our earlier posts. (Omaw even got a later write-up in the Toronto Star yesterday). Neither restaurant seems to have a . . . → Read More: Local Food News

Weekend Events Around Ossington

The first weekend in October is a good weekend to be in Toronto, with fun – and free – things to do for the whole family.

Nuit Blanche is on Saturday night, and over the years, this all night art party has shifted from a free-wheeling Toronto sprawl to a corporate event clustered around the . . . → Read More: Weekend Events Around Ossington

The Best Days to Dine on Ossington

Ossington is a popular area to eat out – on weekends, reservations are hard to come by, and the waits can be long. Early in the week, however, most of the spots have room for everyone, AND many of the restaurants have great specials – especially if you like oysters and other seafood. Check out these deals and soon you’ll be spending the early part of the week out for dinner too. . . . → Read More: The Best Days to Dine on Ossington

January 2014 – Food News

Local restaurant news includes great reviews and upcoming events . . . → Read More: January 2014 – Food News