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Sep 7, 2011 02:25 PM

The Inspired Cook on Queen East - Help!

Hey there Toronto foodies,

I'm wondering if anybody knows what's going on with The Inspired Cook on Queen East (Leslieville). Their number seems to not be in service anymore even though I just called 2 days ago and somebody picked up. I paid for a Le Creuset pot and it's been months of me hounding them for my order. Now I'm starting to think they've run with my (and possibly others) money. Anybody walking by know if they're still in business?

Thanks very much!

The Inspired Cook
1378 Queen Street East, Toronto, ON M4C5M3, CA

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  1. Just drove by and they're definitely open. You know they moved and they're at a new location on Queen and Logan?

    8 Replies
    1. re: sbug206

      Thanks for letting me know! Yeah, I had visited them at their new location originally.
      Well, I'll have to drop by in person then.

      Thanks again!

        1. re: stephamphetamine

          Looks like they're closing down, just trying to sell off remaining stock. Too bad, used to love that store so much when they were well stocked/run

          1. re: MELCH

            That's really too bad to hear that they're shutting down. I have nothing against the owners and running a small business is really hard, but still no luck in getting my pot.
            Basically the owner called me explaining that they've had a hard time reaching the minimum order number and told me to not give up on them. Said they would call me in two weeks but it's been a month or so already. Just called again and the owners are only in on weekdays so I have to wait until Monday to get my refund.

            1. re: stephamphetamine

              The store is open, but there's a sign that the space is for lease. It's really confusing.

              1. re: SusanB

                What's confusing about that? If they have given notice that they are closing at the end of this month or next, the landlord can advertise now.

                1. re: foodyDudey

                  I hadn't seen the note that they were closing - maybe I missed that on their window - all I saw was the for lease sign.

                  1. re: SusanB

                    That info is in MELCH's post above. I just called and asked, they are closing after Christmas.