New Toronto restaurants: Sugarfina

Free roti (!), Home Of The Brave closes, more fried chicken in Koreatown and Queen West, Shoushin chef goes solo, and more


  • La Carnita sibling Home Of The Brave has closed after five years at 589 King West (at Portland).
  • Pusateri’s is transforming their Champagne Bar at Saks Food Hall (176 Yonge, at Queen) into a new Spanish pop-up concept, Puerta Del Sol Gastrobar.
  • The St. Regis Hotel, set to replace the Adelaide Hotel (formerly known as the Trump Hotel) at 325 Bay (at Adelaide), will feature a new restaurant concept called Louix Louis.
  • Yasu and Shoushin alum Tsuyoshi Yoshinaga will be opening a spot of his own, Yoshinaga, at 88 Avenue (at Boswell) this fall.
  • Sugarfina is set to open standalone candy stores in First Canadian Place and Square One in Mississauga.
  • North York fried chicken spot Call A Chicken is opening a location in the former home of Junked Food Co. at 507 Queen West (at Augusta).


  • Eat BKK is officially open in the former home of Lady Marmalade at 898 Queen East (at Logan).
  • Green Earth Vegetarian has moved into the former home of Revere at 804 Danforth (at Woodycrest).


  • Taiwan fried chicken spot ChiChop has opened a location at 630 Bloor West (at Euclid).
  • My Roti Place is opening a second location at 901 King West (at Strachan), and to commemorate the occasion, they’re once again giving away free roti (Wednesday, September 26, 10:30-11:30 am).
  • Yifang Fruit Tea will soon replace Hoja Luwei at 615 Bloor West (at Palmerston).
  • Jaffna House is about to replace Sushi Island at 571 College (at Manning).
  • Pacific Mall coffee stall Dak Lok Vietnamese Coffee will soon be opening a cafe at 283 College (at Spadina). | @nataliamanzocco

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