New Toronto restaurants: Bar Altura

Fried Japanese eats on sticks are coming to Yonge and Dundas, True True and Boots & Bourbon close, and more



  • Tsujiri is about to give its North York location (4909 Yonge, at Spring Garden) a makeover, adding a second floor and introducing new menu items like matcha soba noodles and souffle pancakes.
  • Noorden (2110 Yonge), an Indo-Dutch spot known for its rijstaffel dinners, is set to close for good on May 31 — after a two-year run, as predicted.
  • Dee, a new Thai spot from the people behind Soi Thai (RIP) and Shanee, is opening this week at 2013 Yonge (at Glebe).
  • Mr. Tonkatsu is expanding to 4895 Yonge (at Greenfield).


  • HK-by-way-of-Ottawa waffle chain Golden Bubbles is open at 3276 Midland (at Finch) in Scarborough. A Richmond Hill location (11000 Yonge, at Canyon Hill) is forthcoming.
  • Country bar Boots & Bourbon (725 Queen East, at Lewis) has closed in Riverside.

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