SERIAL DINERS AGENDA: 2011a
This is a (browser-friendly) copy of the agenda
of the Serial Diners, a group founded in 1989 and
dedicated to dining at every restaurant listed in the Toronto Yellow Pages,
in alphabetical order, at the rate of one per week. The group meets
every Friday at the designated restaurant at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome!
See also the Serial Diners rules,
an article and article2 and article3 and television spot and
and the previous agenda.
January 21, 2011
106 Humber College Blvd. (at Hwy. 27, in the Humber 27 Plaza: from Kipling Station, take 191 Highway 27 Rocket bus N to Humber College Blvd. and Hwy. 27; or from Wilson Station, take 96E express bus W to Humber College Blvd. and Hwy. 27 [the 96A, 96B, and 96D will also work, but will take longer]; or from York Mills Station, take 96A, 96B, or 96D bus W [no express bus from York Mills!]).
January 28, 2011
LET'S PUT THE KIBOSH ON K!!!!
Kyu Shou Japanese Restaurant.
4733 Steeles Ave. East (E of Kennedy, in the plaza at the SW corner of Steeles and Silver Star [the same plaza containing former Diners location Kenny's Noodle Restaurant, if you're keeping score]: from Finch Station, take 53E or 53F Steeles East express bus to Steeles and Silver Star [the non-express 53A, 53B, and 53G buses will also work, but will take much longer - you're better off taking an express bus]; or from Kennedy Station, take 43 bus (not the 43B) N to Steeles and Silver Star; or take 71 GO train to Milliken Station).
February 4, 2011
LET'S LAUNCH INTO L!!!!
L G Restaurant & Bake Shop.
630 Wilson Ave. (just W of Dufferin: from Wilson Station, take 29, 96, 120, or 165 bus a very short ride W to Dufferin; or from York Mills Station, take 96 or 165 bus W to Dufferin).
HERE BEGIN THE ``LA, LA, LA, LINOLEUM!'' WEEKS!
February 11, 2011
La Bamba Restaurant [Ed. Note: Para bailar La Bamba se necessita una poca de gracia.].
986 Bloor St. West (just W of Dovercourt: walk W from Ossington Station).
February 18, 2011
La Bella Managua.
872 Bloor St. West (just E of Ossington Station).
February 25, 2011
La Bettola Di Terroni.
106 Victoria St. (just S of Queen, 1 block E of Yonge: from Queen Station, walk 1 block E to Victoria, then walk S).
March 4, 2011
Labohem [Ed. Note: Scaramouche! Scaramouche! Will you do the Fandango?].
2481 Yonge St. (N of Erskine, a few long blocks N of Eglinton: walk N from Eglinton Station, or take 97 bus N from Eglinton Station).
March 11, 2011
La Bruschetta Restaurant [Ed. Note: No, we have brus-kett-a.].
1317 St. Clair Ave. West (several blocks W of Dufferin, a bit E of Lansdowne: take lovely new dedicated-lane, rapid-transit, war-on-cars-declaring 512 streetcar W from St. Clair West Station or St. Clair Station; or take 47 bus N from Lansdowne Station to St. Clair).
March 18, 2011
1500 Royal York Rd. (in Royal York Plaza, several blocks S of Lawrence: from Royal York Station, take 73A or 73C bus (not 73B) to the stop at Weston Wood Rd.: the plaza is across the street).
March 25, 2011
La Castile Steak House & Tavern: ``Toronto's Landmark Steak and Seafood House''.
2179 Dundas St. East, Mississauga (from Islington Station, transfer to Mississauga Transit and take 1 Dundas bus, which travels W along Toronto's Dundas St. until it becomes Mississauga's Dundas St. - get off the first stop after Neilson Dr.; or if you'd rather stick with the TTC, from Kipling Station, take 112 bus, which travels W along Dundas, and get off at the corner of Dundas and West Mall Crescent [the first stop after Cloverdale Mall], then walk W 5-8 minutes along Dundas, entering Mississauga as you cross the bridge).
April 1, 2011
La Cocini Dona Luz.
807 St. Clair Ave. West (halfway between Oakwood and Christie: take 512 streetcar W from St. Clair West Station or St. Clair Station).
April 8, 2011
La Cucina Italiana Ristorante.
1216 St. Clair Ave. West (just W of Dufferin, only 2 stores down from the AC Ranch Cafe, where it all started! Take 512 streetcar W from St. Clair West Station or St. Clair Station; or take 29 bus N from Dufferin Station to St. Clair, then walk W).
April 15, 2011
La Dolce Vita Casaloma Inc [Ed. note: ``You know what ages a man? Boredom.''].
142 Kendal Ave. (in George Brown College, Casa Loma Campus: from Dupont Station, walk N 1 block to Macpherson, then walk 2 blocks W to Kendal: the restaurant is on Floor 1 of E Building).
April 22, 2011
La Dolce Vita Res.
105 Parkway Forest Dr. (S of Sheppard, just E of Don Mills: from Don Mills Station, take 85, 167, 169, or 224 bus E to Parkway Forest Dr. [probably just one stop - it's a very short trip], or skip the bus and walk 5 minutes E to Parkway Forest Dr.; then walk S to the strip mall. Note that as you walk S on Parkway Forest Dr., the road branches in two: follow the road as it curves to the left).
April 29, 2011
La Dolce Vita Restaurant [Ed. Note: Yes, it's deja vu all over again!].
105 Parkway Forest Dr. (same restaurant as last week, due to two listings in the Yellow Pages: see directions above).
May 6, 2011
319 King St. West (just W of John, in the dense block of theatre restaurants across the street from the Bell Lightbox: take 504 streetcar W from St. Andrew Station or King Station; or walk W from St. Andrew Station).
May 13, 2011
La Forchetta Ristorante.
613 College St. (just W of Clinton, several blocks W of Bathurst, in Little Italy, across the street from the Royal Cinema: take 506 streetcar W from Queen's Park Station or College Station; or take 511 streetcar S from Bathurst Station to College, then walk W).
May 20, 2011
Lago Restaurant [Ed. Note: Lago my Eggo!].
10,000 Dufferin St., in Vaughan (in the Eagles Nest Golf Club [open to the public!], two long blocks N of Major Mackenzie Drive: it's probably best to drive or take a cab, but if you're set on taking the TTC... from Downsview Station, take 105B bus (not 105 or 105C) N to Dufferin and Major Mackenzie, then walk 10 minutes N on Dufferin. Note that an extra fare is required N of Steeles. Alas, this bus will no longer be running when it's time to leave, so you may need to take a cab home... after we polish off the back nine. Fore!).
May 27, 2011
La Hacienda Restaurant.
640 Queen St. West (a couple of blocks W of Bathurst: take 501 streetcar W from Osgoode Station or Queen Station; or take 511 streetcar S from Bathurst Station to Queen, then walk W).
HERE END THE ``LA, LA, LA, LINOLEUM!'' WEEKS ... FOR NOW!
June 3, 2011
Lahore Chaat Paan.
1-1344 Gerrard St. East (across the street from Lahore Tika, 3 blocks E of Greenwood: take 506 streetcar E from College Station or Queen's Park Station; or take 31 bus S from Greenwood Station to Gerrard, then walk E) .
June 10, 2011
1365 Gerrard St. East (across the street from Lahore Chaat Paan, 3 blocks E of Greenwood: take 506 streetcar E from College Station or Queen's Park Station; or take 31 bus S from Greenwood Station to Gerrard, then walk E).
June 17, 2011
Lai Doh Restaurant [Ed. Note: You can make it with Laiiii Doh!].
4675 Steeles Ave. East (E of Kennedy, W of Silver Star, in the Splendid China Mall: from Finch Station, take 53E or 53F Steeles East express bus to the second stop after Kennedy, by the Milliken GO station and the train tracks, right outside the mall; or from Kennedy Station, take 43 bus (not the 43B) N to the second stop after the bus turns E from Kennedy onto Steeles [same stop as above: by the train tracks, right outside the mall]; or from Union Station, take 71 Stouffville GO train to Milliken GO station.
June 24, 2011
Lai Wah Heen.
108 Chestnut St. (on the 2nd floor of the Metropolitan Hotel, just S of Dundas, 2 blocks E of University: from St. Patrick Station, walk E to Chestnut; or from Dundas Station, walk [or take 505 streetcar] W to Chestnut).
July 1, 2011
LA NOUVELLE YELLOW PAGES!!!
See the new agenda.
See also the Serial Diners rules,
and the previous agenda.
The current agenda is at probability.ca/diners;
please send corrections to Jeffrey Rosenthal