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Joe Pantalone Responds

Last week i wrote a post about the blocking of the opening of Ici Bistro, based on a Toronto Star article which discussed how Joe Pantalone was actively blocking the opening of a restaurant by one of the top chefs in the city, J. P. Challet. […]
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It’s not just Ossington – Mr Pantalone is against entrepreneurs.

Joe Pantalone’s reach to shut down and curb entrepreneurship extends farther than Ossington. I learned this morning that he’s also put a stop to another entrepreneur, Jennifer Decourte, who is attempting to open ICI bistro at Harbord and Bathurst area. His excuse: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, my grandmother used to say,” is the reason for blocking a liquor license application. […]