Thoroughbred Food & Drink
Located directly across the street from the Scotiabank movie theatre at Richmond and John, I fully expected to see lines of 905ers trying to get into crappy dance clubs. Unbeknownst to me, that scene departed many years ago. Its replacement is a solid attempt at a high rise, somewhat stoic neighbourhood. Thoroughbred Food & Drink, however, is a great first addition. It is fully a restaurant first but the bar dominates and if you sit at it, you will quickly forget the tables to either end. Thoroughbred takes both its food and cocktail menu very seriously, as will be explained to you if you ask. With an almost obsessive attention to detail, the end result is among the best in the city. I was very pleasantly surprised and would strongly recommend a visit.