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Introducing: White Squirrel Snack Shop, the Trinity Bellwoods coffee shop’s new outpost with a full kitchen

Introducing: White Squirrel Snack Shop

Name: White Squirrel Snack Shop
Neighbourhood: Queen West
Contact Info: 507 Queen St. W., 647-609-4478, whitesquirrelcoffee.com
Owner: David Ginsberg
Chef: Chelsea White (County General)

The Food: Breakfast, lunch and assorted snacks. The morning menu includes a breakfast banh mi, an Iraqi breakfast sandwich and French toast. Later in the day, dishes are available in snack- and full-size, like a weekly po’ boy, nachos with smoked beef confit and kimchi fried brown rice. There are also six flavours from Greg’s Ice Cream available (vanilla, roasted marshmallow, coconut, chocolate, lemon meringue and mint).

The Place: The coffee bar, made from salvaged white marble slabs from the original Bank of Montreal building in First Canadian Place, stands at the front of small the room formerly home to the Peach Berserk clothing store. Seating is available in the back.

The Numbers:
• 20 seats
• 6 flavours of Greg’s Ice Cream
• 4 years for Ginsberg to find the right location

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