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old Habitat now Vdara Restaurant

OnDaGo Nov 7, 2008 09:33 AM

The olf Habitat on Queen is openingup as Vdara Restaurant in a couple of weeks. They have snagged one of the Sous Chefs from Spice Room in Yorkville to head the kitchen.

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    mani1234 RE: OnDaGo Nov 18, 2008 08:36 AM

    opening the end of november.

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      OnDaGo RE: mani1234 Nov 18, 2008 09:48 AM

      Just talked to one of the principals today and he said they will also have a bakery on site doing fresh breads and take out for lunch...

    2. Bueno RE: OnDaGo Nov 18, 2008 02:16 PM

      I just hope they don't sink back into old Habitats. :)

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        OnDaGo RE: Bueno Nov 19, 2008 07:38 AM

        Totally new group, none of the old people are involved. They want it to be a place about the food....

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          Dimbulb RE: OnDaGo Nov 19, 2008 08:14 AM

          In a nightclub. On Queen West. They also might consider a better name. Vdara is just asking for viagra jokes.

          1. re: Dimbulb
            OnDaGo RE: Dimbulb Nov 19, 2008 01:03 PM

            Restaurant NOT nightclub

      2. OnDaGo RE: OnDaGo Nov 20, 2008 12:07 PM

        Profile of the chef (Mani Binelli) and his take on the food that will be served on Martiniboys: http://www.martiniboys.com/Toronto/cl...

        1. KayceeK RE: OnDaGo Nov 20, 2008 01:58 PM

          I seem to recall it being named something else for a very short period of time after Habitat ended, but I can't remember what. Am I crazy?

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            JamieK RE: KayceeK Nov 20, 2008 02:59 PM


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              KayceeK RE: JamieK Nov 20, 2008 03:00 PM

              You're good.

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