New digs or a new problem? Avoiding the pitfalls of a bad location

By Caileen Kehayas Every neighbourhood has a dead spot, a space where restaurant after restaurant cycles through, each attempting to overcome the curse that did in the last before succumbing to the sea of red ink that’s formed beneath them. It’s both unfortunate and probable: the median lifespan of a restaurant is a scant 4.5 […]

Boston Pizza opens doors to first downtown Ottawa location

Press release Canada’s largest casual dining restaurant chain opened its first downtown Ottawa location in the Glebe neighbourhood on Saturday, December 30. The 7,000 square-foot sports bar and family restaurant is located at 640 Bank Street and is proudly owned and operated by Cam Saikaly and his son, Adam Saikaly, long-time Ottawa residents and franchisees. The Saikalys have owned and operated the Conroy […]

Toronto, welcome to your friendly neighbourhood Good Earth Coffeehouse

Press release Rapidly expanding coffee franchise kicks off 2017 with the opening of its 46th café Good Earth Coffeehouse (Good Earth) has officially expanded into Eastern Canada with the opening of a new location in Toronto. The first Toronto coffeehouse can be found in the Garden District neighbourhood at Jarvis and Dundas Street East. The […]

Italian food marketplace Eataly to open first Canadian location in Toronto in 2019

Press release Eatery will feature elements created distinctly for the city and its people Eataly has announced plans to open its first Canadian location in early 2019 as an anchor tenant of the newly renovated Manulife Centre in the heart of Yorkville. Eataly, a vibrant Italian food marketplace including a mix of food markets, restaurants, and […]

A new Bâton Rouge Steakhouse & Bar opens in Quebec City’s Place Ste-Foy

Press release New modern and casual design On May 10, 2016, the newest Bâton Rouge restaurant proudly opened its doors in Place Ste-Foy, at 2450 Laurier Boulevard in Quebec City. The design and layout by Qanta Architecture and Lucier Tremblay intérieurs make for a modern, casual look that serves up the perfect balance of comfortable […]