Toronto's culinary landscape is as diverse as it is delicious. Constantly expanding, the city welcomes many new eateries every year. Whether you're a local foodie or a tourist interested in broadening your horizons, the downtown area is perfect for finding new cuisine and interesting atmospheres in which to indulge. The following are 4 Toronto restaurants set to open in 2014.
Pai is a brand new Thai restaurant that will be opening on Duncan Street. This eatery is being established by Nuit and Jeff Regular, the geniuses behind Khao San Road (who they recently severed ties with), Sabai Sabai and Sukhothai - a few of the city's most popular Thai locations. Pai plans to bring the complex flavours and dishes unique to Northern Thailand to Toronto.
Mentioned in our Guide to Vegan Bakeries, Apiecalypse Now! offers an incredible range of baked goods that are 100% free of animal cruelty. They've been successfully selling their goods at city farmer's markets for a number of years and 2014 will see the opening of the bakery's very first retail storefront. It is set to be located on Markham Street – stop by for a treat that won't leave you feeling guilty!
Barsa Taberna is set to be Market Street's newest addition in early 2014. Located in the heart of downtown, across from St. Lawrence Market, this Barcelona-inspired restaurant will offer an incredible menu of Spanish tapas and small plates. It will be run by talented chef Michael Smith (who worked previously at the Gladstone Hotel), who plans to devise brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night menus.