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The Month That Was: the Toronto restaurants and bars that opened and closed in May

Buster’s Sea Cove, Toronto’s first seafood truck (Image: Gizelle Lau)

Openings

• Kinton—The owners of the Toronto outposts of Guu opened this summer’s first new ramen bar (there are others on the way). Naturally, there are big lineups but no reservations. Read our Introducing post »

• Raw Bar—The third establishment in the burgeoning Black Hoof empire opened on the sly earlier this month, this one focusing on seafood. Read our Introducing post »

• Lamesa—A contemporary spin on classic Filipino dishes opened on Bathurst, replacing the once-beloved Rosebud. Read our Introducing post »

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Introducing: The Chickery, the new roast chicken joint from David Adjey and Danny Farbman

Co-owners of The Chickery: David Adjey and Danny Farbman

The Chickery opened in early May, seeking to bring yet another lunch option to the hoards of creative-types working in and around the Spadina and King West junction. Behind the QSR (quick-service restaurant, i.e. fast-food joint) are Food Network chef David Adjey (Restaurant Makeover, Nectar) and Danny Farbman, whose latest (and fanciest) What-A-Bagel location is in the same building. The space was done up by Sodi Designs and features two long high-top communal tables, a handful of banquettes and an open kitchen—where you might just see Adjey behind the fryer if you’re lucky.

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