Grab-and-go eateries serve up fresh design ideas
Click on the name of any of the restos below to find out more about its stylish space.
Flock feeds chicken lovers on the fly
330 Adelaide St W
This rotisserie’s signature pulled-chicken sandwich is stuffed with deep red beet slaw and bright, leafy greens, and Flock’s interior – by Jenny Francis Design – is composed of equally colourful ingredients.
Photo by Paula Wilson.
Odin pours rich java in an experimental space
514 King St E
Named after a Viking god, this Phaedrus Studio-designed cafe serves slices of Nordic heaven. Baristas demonstrate their divine powers behind an iceberg-shaped Corian-clad bar.
Photo by Ryan Fung.
San Cosme puts a TO spin on a Mexican tradition
181 Baldwin St
At this tortas hot spot, design studio +tongtong pairs patterned tiles and a ceiling installation of vinyl ribbon and wire fencing with a mural by Stephanie Latulippe featuring Mexico City’s Angel of Independence.
Photo by Naomi Finlay.
Village Juicery cleanses the souls of busy urbanites
99 Roncesvalles Ave
Thanks to Mason Studio, customers at this Roncesvalles juice bar feel refreshed even before consuming the organic elixirs on offer. Soft edges, natural materials and a neutral palette define the minimalist space.
Photo by Scott Norsworthy.
Originally published in Issue 3, 2016 as Appetite for Design.