SERIAL DINERS AGENDA: 2014a
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 article4 and television spot and
and the previous agenda.
January 10, 2014:
134 Avenue Rd. (at Davenport: take 6 bus N from Bay Station to Avenue & Davenport; or walk N from Museum Station).
January 17, 2014:
LO, THE LAST `L'!
141 Jefferson Ave. (at King, in Liberty Village, a few blocks E of Dufferin: take 504 streetcar W from St. Andrew Station or King Station to Jefferson [which is on the south side of King]; or take 29 bus S from Dufferin Station to King, then walk E to Jefferson).
January 24, 2014:
MY, WE MEET `M'!
900 Dufferin St. (in the Dufferin Mall, just S of Bloor St., in the food court at the north end of the mall: walk S from Dufferin Station).
January 31, 2014:
Mad Dog Cafe [Ed. Note: What, no Englishmen?].
817 Gerrard St. East (at Logan, 1 block W of Carlaw, several blocks E of Broadview: take 506 streetcar E from College Station or Queen's Park Station to Gerrard and Logan; or take 72 bus S from Pape Station to Gerrard and Carlaw, then walk 1 block W).
February 7, 2014:
Made in China Hot Pot Restaurants.
3280 Midland Ave. (a bit N of Finch: take 57 bus N from Midland Station to Midland and South Shields [the first stop after Finch]; or take 39D or 39G bus [not the plain old 39] E from Finch Station to Midland, then walk N; or take 139E express bus from Don Mills Station to Finch and Midland, then walk N).
February 14, 2014:
Made in Japan [Ed. Note: What do you mean, Doc? All the best stuff is made in Japan.].
101 College St. (at University, in the lower-level food court of the MaRS Centre: at Queen's Park Station).
February 21, 2014:
Madelines [Ed. Note: In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.].
601 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, then walk E).
February 28, 2014:
Madison Ave Pub & Restaurant.
14 Madison Ave. (just N of Bloor, 1 block E of Spadina: from Spadina Station, walk 1 block E to Madison, then walk N).
March 7, 2014:
Madison Shoes & Accessories [Ed. Note: Sounds like a good meal for Werner Herzog!].
3 Karl Fraser Rd. (in the Shops at Don Mills, just S of Lawrence and W of Don Mills: take 25 bus S from Don Mills Station to Lawrence, walk 1 block W to Karl Fraser, then walk S; or take 54 bus E from Eglinton Station [this bus goes E on Eglinton, N on Leslie, and E on Lawrence], get off at Lawrence and Don Mills, walk 1 block W to Karl Fraser, then walk S).
March 14, 2014:
133 Richmond St. West (at York, 1 block E of University, 1 block S of Queen: from Osgoode Station, walk 1 block S to Richmond, then walk E).
March 21, 2014:
Madras Centennial Cafe.
885 Progress Ave. (W of Markham, S of the 401, in the Professional Building: take 134C Progress bus from Scarborough Centre Station to Progress and Estate Drive East).
March 28, 2014:
Madras Durbar Restaurant Ltd.
1386 Gerrard St. East (at Woodfield, 4 blocks E of Greenwood: take 506 streetcar E from College Station or Queen's Park Station [this streetcar winds up going E on Gerrard]; or take 31 bus S from Greenwood Station to Gerrard, then walk 4 blocks E).
April 4, 2014:
Maggie All Day Breakfast [Ed. Note (spoken by Elizabeth Taylor): ``Daddy.''].
400 College St. (2 blocks E of Bathurst: take 506 streetcar W from Queen's Park Station or College Station; or take 511 streetcar S from Bathurst Station to College, then walk E).
April 11, 2014:
20 Charles St. East (just E of Yonge, 2 blocks S of Bloor: from Yonge/Bloor Station, walk S to Charles, then walk E).
April 18, 2014:
THE ``OH OH IT'S MAGIC WHEN I'M WITH YOU'' FORTNIGHT!
Magic Oven [Ed. Note: Abracadabra!].
798 Danforth Ave. (at Woodycrest, a few blocks E of Pape: walk E from Pape Station).
April 25, 2014:
Magic Spot Grill [Ed. Note: Hocus! Pocus!].
2973 Bloor St. West (2 blocks E of Royal York Station).
May 2, 2014:
Mahar Restaurant Sweets.
1410 Gerrard St. East (at Hiawatha, 5 blocks E of Greenwood and 4 blocks W of Coxwell: take 506 streetcar E from College Station or Queen's Park Station [this streetcar winds up going E on Gerrard]; or take 22 bus S from Coxwell Station to Gerrard, then walk 4 blocks W).
May 9, 2014:
1671 Keele St. (at Dunraven, 2 blocks N of Rogers Rd.: take 41 bus N from Keele Station to Keele and Donald, then walk 1 block S).
May 16, 2014:
1561 Eglinton Ave. West (just E of Oakwood: take 32 bus W from Eglinton West Station or Eglinton Station; or just walk several blocks W from Eglinton West Station).
May 23, 2014:
45 Wicksteed Ave. (just E of Laird, a few blocks S of Eglinton [note that Wicksteed is on the E side of Laird; the street is called McRae on the W side of Laird]: take 88 bus E from St. Clair Station to Laird and McRae, then walk E on Wicksteed; or take infrequent 56 bus E from Eglinton Station to Laird and McRae; or just take 34, 51, 54 or 100 bus E from Eglinton Station to Laird, then walk 3 blocks S).
May 30, 2014:
1020 Danforth Ave. (at Donlands Station).
June 6, 2014:
Makkalchon Korean Restaurant.
1979 Lawrence Ave. East (just W of Warden: take 68 bus N from Warden Station to Lawrence, then walk W; or take 54 bus W from Lawrence East Station; or [for a very long bus ride] take 54 bus E from Eglinton Station, which bus eventually goes E along Lawrence).
June 13, 2014:
234 Merton St. (at Pailton Crescent, 1 block W of Mt. Pleasant, 2 blocks S of Davisville: take 74 bus from St. Clair Station, which bus travels E on St. Clair and then N on Mt. Pleasant, to Mt. Pleasant and Merton, then walk 1 block W).
June 20, 2014:
Malta's Finest Pastries.
4138 Dundas St. West (just E of Earlington, several blocks E of Royal York: take 30 bus N from High Park Station to Dundas and Old Dundas St., then walk W [note that this is an infrequent bus, leaving only every 20 minutes]; or take 48 or 73 bus N from Royal York Station to Dundas, then walk several blocks E).
June 27, 2014:
Mama's Boys Burgers [Ed. Note: A boy's best friend is his mother.].
480 Danforth Rd. (just E of Birchmount [i.e., not on Greektown's Danforth Ave.]: take 113 bus E from Main Street Station - this bus travels E along Danforth Ave., then turns off of Danforth Ave. to travel NE along Danforth Rd. Get off at Danforth and Birchmount.).
July 4, 2014:
NEW YELLOW PAGES!!!! Go to the first eligible restaurant listed after
"Mama's Boys" in the Toronto Core Centre edition of the
Toronto 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