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After work drinks and munchies?

morrigan Aug 11, 2008 08:07 PM

Looking for your favorite place to go for a casual meal and drinks with a friend. We're thinking Wednesday, nothing formal, but tasty food and maybe a good wine list? Around 6pm would be easiest. I'd ask about patios, but the weather has been so bad lately that I'm not holding my breath.

Thanks so much!

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  1. TorontoJo RE: morrigan Aug 12, 2008 04:51 AM

    The Drake or The Beaconsfield across the street. The Drake has two patios (one on the rooftop), a formal dining room and a casual streetside cafe, so you can pick the area that suits your mood and the weather. Small, but good wine list and good cocktails. The Beaconsfield has a very different atmosphere (more of the pubby, dark wood feel) and a more casual bar food menu.

    1. thenurse RE: morrigan Aug 12, 2008 06:19 AM

      Can you give a hint as to which neighbhorhood? You might get more replies.

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        morrigan RE: thenurse Aug 12, 2008 06:58 PM

        Aha - good point. The "hospital district" (University Avenue at College for one and Dundas for the other) is the starting point.

        Thanks - hadn't thought of that somehow...

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