Last week we told you that Byblos, the two-story Eastern Mediterranean restaurant from the owners of Weslodge and Patria, would be opening soon. Well, we weren’t content with the little info we had so we went straight to the source...
Renowned Toronto restaurateur and nightlife curator Hanif Harji is set to bring his magic touch to the twice doomed address of 55 Colborne Street. The former home of YP favourite The Bowery, followed by an even more short-lived occupancy by Osteria 55, will make way for Switch, a resto-lounge that's sure to breath new life into the otherwise prime space
For those in the hospitality industry, TIFF is the busiest time of year. It doesn't help that it falls days after the summer tourist season officially ends. The world-class film festival means countless private film parties at the city's slew of nightclubs, bars, restaurants and lounges, not to mention bustling open-to-the-public hotspots as an influx of local scenesters get in on the action
Hanif Harji is a rarity on Toronto's culinary scene. His mark is indelible thanks to restaurants like Blowfish, Kultura, Colborne Lane, Nyood, and his latest hotspot F-Stop Lounge on King West. With his company, Icon Legacy Hospitality, we're sure to see more notable ventures from this restaurateur in no time, and we couldn't be more excited. Hanif Harji is one of Canada's Notables, and his humility through his successes is but one reason why. Find out more in today's feature
Nyood Restaurant has been a Toronto hotspot since the first day it opened doors to the hungry masses â€“ hungry for amazing food, but also for a resto that embodies Toronto's love of venues to see and be seen. There's little better example of Nyood's experience than its monthly Le Brunch