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Tomo

Tomo

Clarence Street is where people tend to go when they don’t care so much what they eat, so long as there’s a party vibe. We wander the street to soak up the atmosphere, gawk at the bikers and the beauties, [read more]

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The Elmdale Oyster House & Tavern

The Elmdale Oyster House & Tavern

Yes, indeed, there were grumblings. In late 2012 when news broke that The Whalesbone Oyster House group had bought the 1934 Elmdale Tavern, the bah humbugs about further gentrification of the Hintonburg neighbourhood and the muzzling of live music were [read more]

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Lunch at Mellos

Lunch at Mellos

The last time I plopped down on a brown vinyl bench at Mellos it was for a Matthew Carmichael pop-up dinner. Before that, it was for bacon and eggs with some son-or-other’s soccer team — the full breakfast works, fabulously [read more]

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Share Freehouse

Share Freehouse

Share Freehouse opened two months ago in a space that’s seen its share of turnover. Three-two-seven Somerset was the long-time second home of the long-running French restaurant Le Metro. Then of the excellent-but shuttered-in-a-hurry Benitz Bistro. There were other attempts [read more]