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- Rita’s Italian Ice has opened at 347 College St. in Little Italy.
- Chinese resto Chop Chop has taken over Kadbanu's former space at 771 Dundas St. W., just west of Bathurst.
- Bubble tea and Asian dessert spot Icha Tea is now open at 235 Spadina Ave. in Chinatown.
- Vietnamese eatery The Saigon Hustle, from the owner of Fresh Off the Boat next door, has opened in what was formerly Rose City Kitchen at 406 Queen St. W., just west of Spadina.
- Vegan bakery/cafe Tori’s Bakeshop has opened a second location, this time in the Canary District, at 430 Front St. E.
- Lox + Schmear, a "quick-ish service sandwich shop" with Montreal-style bagels plus the accompaniments in its name, is open at 1030 St. Clair Ave. W.
- Korean-style fried chicken joint Home of Hot Taste now has a location where Pho Rex once stood at 658 Bloor St. W. in Koreatown.
- Surf the Greats, a surf-themed store and cafe, is open at 276 Carlaw Ave.
- La Vizziata Gelateria has moved across the street to 3045 Dundas St. W., in the Junction.
- Morocco House is serving up Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine at 876 Browns Line in Etobicoke.
- NextDoor, the sibling restaurant to Smash Kitchen in Markham, is now open at 139 Main St. in Unionville.
- Green Republic Food Co.
- Latea Era
- Wong's Ice Cream
- Cafe Cancan
- iHalo Crunch
- Oxtail Pho & Banh Mi
- Ding Dong Exotic Sweet, an Asian shop that originated in Markham's Pacific Mall and specializes in imported snacks, is opening at 160 Baldwin St. in Kensington Market.
- Another AllStar Wings & Ribs is set to replace The Standard Pizza and Pasta Bar at 667 College St. in Little Italy.
- Sam James Coffee Bar's original location on Harbord will be closed for renovations from June 30 to July 4.
- Chef Charlotte Langley (Scout Canning) has launched a "non traditional restaurant space" with snacks, an oyster bar (with special guest shuckers) and bubbly called Bibs & Bubs.
by Christina Cheung via blogTO