New Toronto restaurants: Grasshopper

Balkan tapas in the Junction, high-end Indian on the Danforth, a hangover pizza battle and more


  • Square Fish (461 Queen West, at Spadina) is closed.
  • You Don Ya is now open at 108 Dundas West (at Bay).
  • HuaJia Rice Noodle will soon replace Sarah’s Shawarma and Falafel at 487 Bloor West (at Brunswick).
  • Woodlawn Public House will soon replace Monk’s Table at 1276 Yonge (at Woodlawn).


  • The Beaches location of Grasshopper is now open at 2252 Queen East (at Willow).
  • High-end Indian spot Cumin Kitchen is now open at 1820 Danforth (at Coxwell).


  • Apres Wine Bar is coming soon to Queen West and Beaconsfield.
  • Balkan tapas bar Blua is now open at 395 Keele (at Dundas).


  • On Thursday, December 6, Jamie Kennedy is doing a pop-up dinner at Bacchanal (60 Sudbury, at Dovercourt). Call 416-586-1188 to reserve.
  • This Friday, December 7, chef and Cooking With The Wolfman author David Wolfman will be teaming up with Pow Wow Cafe chef Shawn Adler for a one-night collaborative menu. Call 416-551-7717 to reserve.
  • On Sunday, December 9, TouchBistro will be hosting a Hangover Pizza Battle between Blondie’s Pizza and Village Pizza at 759 Dovercourt (at Bloor). | @nataliamanzocco

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