2016 In Review: Openings and Closings in Ossington Village

2016 in review: as the year is almost over, we look back at all the new businesses we welcomed to the neighbourhood this year, and the ones that closed. . . . → Read More: 2016 In Review: Openings and Closings in Ossington Village

Dundas West Vegan Pub Porter House is Closing

A huge hit when it first opened in winter of 2014, Porter House, the vegan British pub at 1321 Dundas West, will not make it through another summer. Last night, they announced on social media that Porter House will serve it’s last pint and meatless pasty at the end of June.


This marks two recent . . . → Read More: Dundas West Vegan Pub Porter House is Closing

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

We Finally Tried Porter House

Porter House opened in December at 1321 Dundas Street West, former home to Brockton General, and we finally got in last night!

Yes, we have tried unsuccessfully a couple of other times to find a seat at this new vegan pub on Dundas a few blocks west of Ossington, mostly on weekends. Porter House does . . . → Read More: We Finally Tried Porter House

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