On The Radar: Opening Soon in Toronto

We’ve scoured the culinary landscape and found some more notable spots coming soon to Toronto’s resto scene, and a few recent launches you should take note of. Check ’em out…

Opening Soon

The Bohemian Gastropub
Paul Boehmer’s latest venture, the Bohemian Gastropub, will feature a European-inspired menu directed by chef de cuisine Christopher Scott and will occupy the space left by Oh Boy Burger Market. The Bohemian Gastropub is opening late July at 571 Queen Street West.

South Street Burger Co.
This burger chain is poised to open a 15th location at Toronto’s Bayview Village sometime early-to-mid fall. South Street Burger Co.’s latest location at Bayview Village was announced for Fall 2011 via their Twitter stream.

Hogtown Vegan
The crew behind Kensington’s Hot Beans are set to open Hogtown Vegan, which will serve up vegan comfort food on Bloor Street West. Hogtown Vegan opens in July at 834 Bloor Street West.

Williams Landing
South of Temperance‘s team is slated to open Williams Landing in mid-July, with a focus on local ingredients, a silver LEED certified space, and an expansive (175-seat) patio. Williams Landing will open mid-July at 120 Lynn Williams Street.

Ventisette and Gelato Caffe
Toronto’s foodie community recently brought to attention the opening of Ventisette (referenced also as VentiSette) north of Fairlawn, and Gelato Caffe just a few more doors north, both near Yonge and Lawrence. We cannot expressly confirm these openings, but will update you when we find out more.

Just Opened

Estiatorio Volos
This newly-opened Mediterranean restaurant at the corner of York and Richmond Streets in downtown Toronto features a seafood-inspired menu in a casually chic yet rustic atmosphere. 133 Richmond Street West, Toronto, 416-861-1211.

Blacksmith-themed decor and casual comfort food like Southern fried chicken and bangers and mash are what you can expect at this nightclub-turned-restaurant lounge. 553 Church Street, Toronto, 416-926-2501.

La Cigogne Patisserie
This Bayview Avenue favourite spot for croissants and French desserts recently opened a new Danforth location on Father’s Day. Expect the same products as the first location, just in a more central location. 1419 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, 416-466-2345.

SOMA Chocolatemaker
This Distillery District favourite for amazing chocolates – especially their renowned truffles – has opened a second location at King and Spadina. 443 King Street West, Toronto.