Openings, closings, events and other news from T.O.’s food and drink scene

Susur gets Luckee With as little media hoopla as possible, Susur Lee quietly opened his highly anticipated Luckee (328 Wellington West,.


Susur gets Luckee

With as little media hoopla as possible, Susur Lee quietly opened his highly anticipated Luckee (328 Wellington West, at Peter, 416-935-0400, luckeerestaurant.com, @LuckeeTO) in the Soho Metropolitan Hotel on April 4. While his dinner menu features the Cantonese likes of Peking-style duck with five-spiced foie gras and crispy General Tao beef, it’s his weekend dim sum brunch that has local foodies in a lather. Even better, Luckee takes reservations, and there’s cart service!

Snow job

As part of this year’s Images Festival, Frank at the AGO (317 Dundas West, at McCaul, 416-979-6688, ago.net/frank, @agotoronto) hosts a simultaneous multi-course dinner and “moving-image excavation” of the gallery’s extensive collection of works by filmmaker Andrew Lampert on Friday (April 11) from 6 to 9 pm. None other than art superstar Michael Snow provides the live avant-garde dinner music. Admission is included with the price of chef Jeff Dueck’s prix fixe or à la carte lineup.

Teatro goes

Over at College and Palmerston, Teatro has called it quits after a 16-year run, an eternity for a once fashionable it-spot. With super-hot La Carnita and ex-Niagara Street Café’s Nick Liu’s imminent GwaiLo right next door, whoever’s taking over the spot would be a fool not to consider trendy takes on Southeast Asian street food or wacky tacos.

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