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New Restaurant La Banane Now Open At 227 Ossington

La Banane is Now Open At 227 Ossington. One of the most anticipated restaurant openings of 2016/17, the French restaurant is serving dinners on Ossington . . . → Read More: New Restaurant La Banane Now Open At 227 Ossington

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

Ossington Area Restaurants Offer Summerlicious Deals

Summerlicious runs in Toronto July 8-24, with some of Toronto’s best restaurants, including 3 on Ossington, offering prix fixe dinner deals . . . → Read More: Ossington Area Restaurants Offer Summerlicious Deals

Get Buck A Shuck Oysters In Ossington Village

Like oysters? We can help. Here’s a rundown of where – and when – you can get buck a shuck oysters in Ossington Village . . . → Read More: Get Buck A Shuck Oysters In Ossington Village

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

Get Behind Some Good Causes in the Neighborhood

Local individuals and businesses are supporting some good causes, and you can help too. More info: West Neighbourhood House (formerly St. Christopher House) is our – very local United Way agency and community centre, providing programs and services to all. This year, a number of motivated individuals are running in the Toronto marathon to raise . . . → Read More: Get Behind Some Good Causes in the Neighborhood

Where to Watch the BlueJays Playoffs in Ossington Village

With the BlueJays hitting the playoffs for the first time since 1993, there’s a lot of excitement in the city. Playoff tickets are tough to get (and expensive) so you’re going to want to find a place to watch the game nearby. Luckily our neighbourhood has lots of choices. Here’s some of our suggestions for the early games – (as later in the playoffs we think other restaurants will get involved too) – the local spots which will be open early enough to catch Thursday and Friday’s games. . . . → Read More: Where to Watch the BlueJays Playoffs in Ossington Village

Restaurant Specials and Events

There are some special events and dining deals coming up which we thought you should know about.

Two Ossington restaurants are planning big meals and there’s still time to reserve your place.

The Saint is hosting “An Ode to Beef” next Tuesday, May 12. Their own chef Jesse Valins will collaborate with British chef Richard . . . → Read More: Restaurant Specials and Events

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

Ossington Business Profile #18 – The Saint

The Saint is a classic tavern. We’re a love-all, serve-all establishment with no pretense. We have great food and warm, welcoming hospitality. No matter if you are there for a post work drink, a three-course prix-fixe Sunday Supper, or a weekend brunch with friends, we’ve got you covered! We specialize is sausages too. We offer a great wine, cocktail and beer selection. . . . → Read More: Ossington Business Profile #18 – The Saint