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General Food, Dining and Nightlife News
#11
I've heard that it's being turned into a new restaurant, but I don't know. Another Asian restaurant would be appropriate for that location. In any case, I hope the renovations extend to the exterior, as the place is looking really run-down. Dare one hope for some brick or stone cladding?
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#12
For fans of greasy spoons, Cambridge Restaurant near King and Church in Preston has just changed hands, had a minor redecoration, and had their menu pared down considerably. I've been there for breakfast twice since the handover; the most recent visit was marked by a wait that lasted nearly half an hour, longer than I've had to wait for a meal. I'm hoping this is not a sign of things to come.
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#13
I have just found an awesome little website that is devoted to finding you the best Wings & Beer specials in the KWC&G area!

KW Wing Night

I love their slogan.. LET US BE YOUR WINGMAN!
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#14
Former Philthy McNasty/Joe Frommagio soon to be 168 Sushi buffet. Sign says seating for 250+. Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Thai. 168sushibuffet.com
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#15
Shawn Wrote:I have just found an awesome little website that is devoted to finding you the best Wings & Beer specials in the KWC&G area!

KW Wing Night

I love their slogan.. LET US BE YOUR WINGMAN!

This is amazing. Thank you for posting it, wing night is going to be almost every night now Smile
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#16
At the Jann Arden concert this week, there were a number of food trucks lined up in the plaza leading in to the main entrance. Not much business going on, but I don't think many people expected to see the trucks there. I was in to the Box Office today and was told that CITS is going to make the food trucks a regular feature.
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#17
A staffer at the KCL told me yesterday that the Matter of Taste Coffee bar in the Reading Room will open today.
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#18
Just saw on twitter that it is indeed open
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#19
The Generous Host at 18 Eby St (between King and Charles) opened last week, so I stuck my head in today to check it out. It is a combination homeware/giftware (ceramics, hand-painted pillows)/food (preserves, individual cheesecakes)/café. The cheesecakes seem to be a specialty - they are in individual jars and you get money back if you return the empty jar. Looked like an interesting idea for entertaining. The owner, a young woman, told me she also rents the space out for meetings (it's the main floor of an old house so fairly spacious and not bad looking). Not a lot of stock (yet?), but I noticed that some of the giftware can be custom ordered (Christmas is coming!). Seems another decent option if you are looking for a cup of tea or coffee down that way.

http://thegeneroushost.com/
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#20
I went to the Waterloo location of Nougat yesterday and grabbed a slice of cherry cheesecake.

Ate it later that evening and can say it is one of the better cheesecakes i've had, I will be returning for other items in the future!
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