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The new restaurants at Pearson Airport are starting to open

Cibo Express

The new Pearson International Airport dining options we told you about last year are finally starting to roll out. First up, health food take-out stand Cibo Express, which opened last month in Terminal 1, followed closely by Heirloom, a new a health-conscious bakery café from Devin Connell (Delica, Paulette’s). In February, Mark McEwan’Fetta Panini Bar should open, and by the summer, look for Marathi, a casual curry-meets-street-food spot from Hemant Bhagwani of Amaya. After that, launch dates get a little murky, but expect restaurants or bars from Claudio Aprile, Rocco Agostino, Guy Rubino, Brock Shepherd and John Szabo, all of them run by New York restaurant operator OTG Management. At this time last year, who would’ve imagined that Pearson would have more restaurants opening in 2013 than Parkdale?

UPDATE (Jan. 17): We’ve just heard that Boccone, Massimo Capra’s Italian restaurant, will open in Terminal 1 on Tuesday, January 22.