January 13, 2017:
Mulan Chinese Cuisine [Ed. Note: You'll bring honour to us all!].
747 Don Mills Rd. (at Gateway Blvd., in the Flemingdon Park Shopping Centre strip mall, S of Eglinton and S of the Science Centre: take 25 bus S from Don Mills Station or N from Pape Station. Note that Gateway Blvd. intersects with Don Mills twice: the strip mall is at the northern intersection of Don Mills and Gateway, not the southern intersection. If you take the bus N from Pape Station, get off at the second intersection of Don Mills and Gateway [referred to on the TTC website as ``Don Mills Rd. at Gateway Blvd. (North)'']. If you take the bus S from Don Mills Station, get off at the first intersection of Don Mills and Gateway (southbound, there's only one stop with that name).
January 20, 2017:
Mullins Irish Pub.
537 College St. (at Euclid, a few blocks W 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 W).
January 27, 2017:
Mumtaz Grill Restaurant.
3354 Keele St. (in a strip mall just N of Sheppard: take 84 or 106 bus from Downsview Station to Keele and Sheppard, then walk N).
February 3, 2017:
2210 Dundas St West (at Roncesvalles: walk S from Dundas West Station to Dundas and Roncesvalles; or, for a very short streetcar ride from Dundas West Station, take 505 streetcar S to Dundas and Roncesvalles).
February 10, 2017:
Museum Tavern [Ed. Note: That belongs in a museum!!!].
208 Bloor St. West (E of Bedford Rd. and W of Avenue Rd., across from, of all things, the Royal Ontario Museum: walk E from St. George Station [the Bedford Rd. exit is closest]).
February 17, 2017:
Mutual Street Deli [Ed. Note: The feeling is deli.].
107 Mutual St. (at Dundas, 1 block W of Jarvis: take 505 streetcar E from Dundas Station or St. Patrick Station to Jarvis, then walk W to Mutual).
HERE BEGIN MY WEEKS!
February 24, 2017:
2066 Queen St East (at Hambly Ave., just E of Kew Gardens park: take 64 bus S from Main Street Station to Queen and Hambly; or take 501 streetcar E from Queen Station or Osgoode Station).
March 3, 2017:
5440 Yonge St. (at Kempford Blvd., a few blocks S of Finch: walk S from Finch Station).
March 10, 2017:
My Thai Kitchen 2.
552 Mt. Pleasant Rd. (just N of Belsize, a few blocks N of Davisville: from St. Clair Station, take 74 bus to Mt. Pleasant and Belsize).
HERE END MY WEEKS!
March 17, 2017:
LAST OF THE MORIBUND M'S!!!
Mykonos Mediterrania Grill [Ed. Note: St. Patrick's Day on a Greek island!].
881 Yonge St. (S of Rosedale Station, N of Davenport [a bit N of the Canadian Tire]: walk S from Rosedale Station; or [for a slightly longer walk] walk N from Bloor/Yonge Station).
March 24, 2017:
FIRST OF THE NICE NEW N'S!!!
Na-Siam Thai Cuisine [Ed. Note: Oh what a Na-Siam!].
730 Yonge St. (at Charles, 1 stoplight S of Bloor: walk S from Bloor/Yonge Station).
March 31, 2017:
Nak Won Korean Rest.
473 Dundas St West (just E of Spadina: take 505 streetcar W from St. Patrick Station or Dundas Station; or take 510 streetcar S from Spadina Station to Dundas, then walk E).
April 7, 2017:
750 St. Clair Ave. West (at Rushton, a block W of Christie: take 512 streetcar W from St. Clair West Station or St. Clair Station; or take 126 bus N from Christie Station to St. Clair, then walk W).
April 14, 2017:
Nami Japanese Seafood Restaurant.
55 Adelaide St. East (N of King, a few blocks E of Yonge: from King Station, walk N to Adelaide, then walk E).
April 21, 2017:
Nandos Bay St [Ed. Note: Nando's not a system, he's a man.].
832 Bay St. (at the corner of Bay and Grenville, 1 block N of College: walk W from College Station to Bay, then walk N).
April 28, 2017:
Napoli [Ed. Note: Scuzza me, but you see, back in old Napoli, that's amore!].
5949 Yonge St. (just N of Cummer, several blocks N of Finch: from Finch Station, take 42, 53, 60, or 97C bus N to Cummer, then walk N).
May 5, 2017:
Natural Sushi Japanese Restaurant [Ed. Note: You make me feel, you make me feel, you make me feel like a natural sushi.].
714 Yonge St. (just S of Charles, 1 stoplight S of Bloor: walk S from Bloor/Yonge Station).
May 12, 2017:
299 King St. West (at John, across the street from the Bell Lightbox theatre: take 504 or 514 streetcar W from St. Andrew Station or King Station).
May 19, 2017:
969 Bloor St West (just E of Dovercourt: walk W from Ossington Station).
May 26, 2017:
5469 Yonge St. (at Holmes Ave., 2 blocks S of Finch: walk S from Finch Station).
June 2, 2017:
Neon Coffee Shop [Ed. Note: Linger on the sidewalk where the neon signs are pretty.].
706A Danforth Ave. (at Eaton Ave., 1 block E of Pape: walk E from Pape Station).
June 9, 2017:
95 Danforth Ave. (at Broadview Station).
HERE BEGIN THE ``WHAT'S NEW, DINERCAT?'' WEEKS!
June 16, 2017:
New Acor Restaurant.
932 Dundas St. West (between Grace and Bellwoods, W of Bathurst and E of Ossington: take 505 streetcar W from St. Patrick Station or Dundas Station).
June 23, 2017:
New Banadir Restaurant [Ed. Note: After 14 years, we're back for more bananas for Ramadan!].
2007 Lawrence Ave. West, Unit 17 (1 block W of Pine St., several blocks W of Jane, in a strip mall: take 52 bus W from Lawrence West Station or Lawrence Station; or take 79 bus N from Runnymede Station - this bus eventually travels E along Lawrence, to Lawrence and Pine. Note that the restaurant is buried in the strip mall behind some big buildings: just walk S from Lawrence to find it).
June 30, 2017:
New Casa Abril Restaurant Inc [Ed. Note: After 21 years and a change of address, we're back for another order of Guantanamera!].
475 Oakwood Ave. (at Amherst, a couple of blocks S of Vaughan: take 63A bus from Eglinton West Station to Oakwood & Vaughan, then walk S; or take 63A bus (not the 63B bus!) N from Ossington Station to Oakwood & Vaughan, then walk S).
July 7, 2017:
NEW YELLOW PAGES!!!! See the new agenda for the first eligible restaurant listed after ``New Casa'' in the five collated editions of the Toronto Yellow Pages. But don't run into traffic chasing a restaurant!.