SERIAL DINERS AGENDA: 2012a
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 13, 2012
89 Harbord St. (just W of Spadina: take 510 streetcar S from Spadina Station to Harbord, then walk W; or take the less frequent 94 bus W from Wellesley Station - this bus eventually travels W along Harbord).
January 20, 2012
La Traviata Restaurant [Ed. Note: ``Libiamo, libiamo ne'lieti calici che la bellezza infiora.''].
852 Wilson Ave. (at Garratt Blvd., a few blocks W of Dufferin: take 96 or 165 bus W from Wilson Station or York Mills Station).
January 27, 2012
Laura's [Ed. Note: Those eyes, how familiar they seem. She gave your very first kiss to you. That was Laura, but she's only a dream.].
1012 Queen St. East (at Boston Ave., 1 block E of Carlaw and 1 block W of Pape: take 501 or 502 streetcar E from Queen Station or Osgoode Station; or take 72 bus S from Pape Station to Queen and Carlaw, then walk 1 block E).
February 3, 2012
La Vecchia Ristorante.
2405A Yonge St. (just N of Broadway Ave., a few blocks N of Eglinton: walk N from Eglinton Station).
February 10, 2012
La Veranda Osteria.
946 Royal York Rd. (at Bloor, right at Royal York Station).
February 17, 2012
Lavrador Bbq [Ed. Note: But mostly I'm all Lavrador retriever!].
2188 Eglinton Ave. West (at Caledonia: take 32 bus W from Eglinton West Station or Eglinton Station; or take 47B or 47C bus (not the 47 bus) N from Lansdowne Station to Eglinton and Caledonia).
February 24, 2012
Lawrence Park Restaurant.
2011 Lawrence Ave. West (near Ralph St., E of Weston and W of Jane, in the plaza [apparently the same plaza that houses former Ace Restaurant Award winner New Banadir African Restaurant!]: take 58 or 52 bus (not the 52C) W from Lawrence West Station; or take 52 bus W from Lawrence Station; or take 79 bus N from Runnymede Station to Lawrence and Ralph).
March 2, 2012
Leao D'Ouro Restaurant Bar .
356 College St. (at Brunswick, halfway between Bathurst and Spadina: take 506 streetcar W from Queen's Park Station or College Station; or take 510 streetcar S from Spadina Station to College, then walk W; or take 511 streetcar S from Bathurst Station to College, then walk E).
March 9, 2012
Leaside Fox Inc (AKA the Fox and Fiddle).
190 Laird Dr. (at McRae, 3 blocks S of Eglinton: take 88 bus E from St. Clair Station to Laird and McRae; or take infrequent 56 bus E from Eglinton Station to Laird and McRae; or take 34, 51, 54 or 100 bus E from Eglinton Station to Laird, then walk 3 blocks S).
March 16, 2012
5150 Yonge St. (at North York Centre Station, in the North York Centre mini-mall on the west side of Yonge, in the [defunct?] food court on the lower level, at the bottom of the escalator at the far end of the mall by the library).
March 23, 2012
2379 Dundas St. West (1 block N of Bloor: walk N from Dundas West Station).
March 30, 2012
Le Cafe Michi [Ed. Note: Oh Michi, you're so fine. You're so fine, you blow my mind, hey Michi! Hey Michi!].
1802 Pharmacy Ave. (just S of Sheppard: take 190 Express bus E from Don Mills Station to Pharmacy [it's only two stops], or take 85 bus E from Don Mills Station to Pharmacy [it's actually not much worse than the Express bus - only seven stops]).
HERE BEGIN THE NIGHTS THAT SAY ``LEE''!
April 6, 2012
Lee Garden Restaurant.
331 Spadina Ave. (just S of Baldwin: take 510 streetcar S from Spadina Station; or take 505 streetcar W from St. Patrick Station or Dundas Station to Spadina, then walk N).
April 13, 2012
Lee Michael Restaurant.
566 Queen St. West (just E of Bathurst: take 501 streetcar W from Osgoode Station or Queen Station; or take 511 streetcar S from Bathurst Station to Queen).
April 20, 2012
603 King St. West (near Portland, 1 block E of Bathurst: take 504 streetcar W from St. Andrew Station or King Station; or take 511 streetcar S from Bathurst Station to King).
April 27, 2012
Lee Town Chinese Restaurant.
370 Yonge St. (at Walton St., just S of Gerrard: walk N from Dundas Station or walk S from College Station).
May 4, 2012
Lee Town Restaurant.
4907 Yonge St. (at Spring Garden, a couple of blocks N of Sheppard: walk N from Sheppard Station).
May 11, 2012
Lee's Thai Spring Roll.
2976 Lake Shore Blvd. West (1 block W of Islington: take 110 bus S from Islington Station to Lake Shore; or, for an extremely long streetcar ride, take 501 streetcar W from Osgoode Station or Queen Station - this streetcar eventually travels W on Lake Shore) NOTE: This restaurant would likely have been eliminated from the schedule under proposed new rules.
May 18, 2012
Lee's Trade Corporation (AKA 3 for 1 Pizza and Wings).
502 Trethewey Drive (in the plaza at Todd Baylis Blvd., 1 block NW of Black Creek Dr.: take 32C bus (not the 32, 32A or 32D bus) W from Eglinton West Station or Eglinton Station: this bus turns onto Trethewey, and stops at Trethewey and Todd Baylis) NOTE: This restaurant would likely have been eliminated from the schedule under proposed new rules.
HERE END THE NIGHTS THAT SAY ``LEE''!
May 25, 2012
Legends Bar & Eatery [Ed. Note: Where Zorro, Ron Burgundy, Bagger Vance, Billie Jean, and Zelda hang out].
517 St. Clair Ave. West (just W of Bathurst: walk W from St. Clair West Station [or take 512 streetcar 1 stop W]; or take 7 bus N from Bathurst Station to St. Clair).
June 1, 2012
Le Golden Host Restaurant.
1183 Brimley Rd. (in a plaza just N of Brimorton Dr. [which is called Waterfield Dr. on the W side of Brimley], several blocks S of Ellesmere: take 21 bus N from Kennedy Station to Brimley and Brimorton, or take 21 bus S from Scarborough Centre Station to Brimley and Waterfield) NOTE: This restaurant would possibly have been eliminated from the schedule under proposed new rules.
June 8, 2012
Le Gourmand Cafe and Catering.
438 Richmond St. West (just W of Spadina, 1 block S of Queen: take 510 streetcar S from Spadina Station; or take 501 streetcar W from Osgoode Station or Queen Station to Spadina, then walk S to Richmond).
June 15, 2012
Lemon Grass Restaurant.
3300 Bloor St. West (1 block E of Islington, in the Sun Life Financial building, on the main floor: walk E from Islington Station).
June 22, 2012
Lemongrass Restaurant On Bayview.
1630 Bayview Ave. (just S of Manor Rd. [called Fleming Cres. on the east side of Bayview], halfway between Eglinton and Davisville [just a few doors down from Hollywood Gelato!]: take 11 bus E from Davisville Station - this bus eventually travels N on Bayview).
June 29, 2012
Lemongrass Thai Vietnamese Cuisine.
7 - 20 Bloor St. East (at Yonge/Bloor Station, in the lower level of the Hudson's Bay Centre).
July 6, 2012
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