Angelos Economopoulos

The Month That Was: the Toronto restaurants and bars that opened and closed in O... The Month That Was: the Toronto restaurants and bars that opened and closed in October

Opening Café Boulud and dBar—The third Café Boulud and 14th restaurant in Daniel Boulud’s portfolio isn’t the buzziest arrival in recent weeks, but it probably wasn’t designed to be. The casual bistro, with its tidy four-part menu, is more of a neighbourhood spot than a fine dining destination. Read our Introducing post » Richmond Station—Top… Read more »

Introducing: Fancy Franks, the new College Street spot for haute dogs Introducing: Fancy Franks, the new College Street spot for haute dogs

A funny thing happened when Angelos Economopoulos opened Fancy Franks Gourmet Hot Dogs on College Street, with no prior advertising. “As soon as I opened the door,” he told us, “the place was full.” Granted, locals have been eyeing the spot ever since a campy, nostalgic mural (painted by Andrew Kidder) showed up, livening the bleak… Read more »

Taste of the Danforth: The east-end street braces for a 72-hour “gift to Toron... Taste of the Danforth: The east-end street braces for a 72-hour “gift to Toronto”

At last night’s launch party for the annual August feeding frenzy, Taste of the Danforth, we ate: stuffed phyllo triangle, roasted mushrooms, shrimp rice pilaf, olive tapenade, pad thai, a pakora, a souvlaki skewer, another bigger souvlaki skewer, an entire grilled squid, some unidentifiable pink stuff, a barbecued rib, a Portuguese custard tart, another helping… Read more »