Craig Madore

The Dish



Introducing: Le Canard Mort, the new Leslieville restaurant and cocktail bar from the people behind Le Rossignol

Outside the Leslieville spot that once held Barrio (Image: Signe Langford)

The beloved neighbourhood watering hole Barrio shuttered its French doors last summer, and hungry Leslievillers have been gazing at the space longingly ever since. Well, no longer. Richard Henry, the proprietor of Le Rossignol, a few blocks west, has opened up his newest venture, Le Canard Mort. “They closed the place on Saturday and I put an offer in on Monday,” Henry told us. “I had to move fast since there was a lot of interest in it—the Ruby Watch Co. people were down here looking.”

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