New Toronto restaurants: Priest hits West Queen West

Plus a lab-themed tea cafe, a new home for Tilt and more


  • Labothery Inc., a science-inspired tea cafe, is opening March 3 at 717 Bay (at Gerrard).
  • Moss Park has a new destination for Ethiopian coffee and snacks: Enat Buna (175 Queen East, at George).
  • Crush’d Juice Bar is open at (314 Queen East, at Berkeley).
  • According to signs on the windows, the long-shuttered Lo Zingaro space (571 Queen West, at Portland) will soon be occupied by Bar Altura.
  • Arcade bar Tilt is about to close up shop at its contested Annex location to make way for a new boutique hotel. They’re set to resurface at Dundas and Bathurst later this month.



  • Burger’s Priest is angling for the West Queen West post-bar crowd’s dough with a new location at 1120 Queen West (at Lisgar).
  • Laundry and Lattes is open for all your clothes and caffeine-related needs at 1152 Dufferin (at Dovercourt).
  • The Gin Mill, a new gastropub pouring Ontario beer, is replacing Yellow Griffin (2202 Bloor West, at Runnymede).
  • When Roncesvalles sushi spot Sushi Nomi moves uptown to 1201 St. Clair West (at Dufferin) this month, they’ll be rebranding as Shunoko. | @nataliamanzocco

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