COLLEGE ST. - Yam Chops, a vegetarian butcher, is looking to open in the first week of June at 705 College St. Get ready for vegan ground beef, coconut bacon, and other foods that wish they were meat.
18 HOLES OF BEER - Geoff Tait proves that micro-marketing - ie. a beer targeted to golfers - can be a hole-in-one, even if the company, Triple Bogey Brewing & Golf Co., is named after a score no golfer ever wants to get. [G&M]
FROZEN BEER - The polar vortex may be done (for now) but a host of izakayas around town (Don Don Izakaya, Nome Izakaya, Kintaro Izakaya, and Tsuki Izakaya) are now serving polar beer, a trendy Japanese frozen draught whose head resembles the tip of a soft-serve ice cream. [blogTO]
DOWNTOWN - Patties Express, a new Jamaican patty shop owned by North York's Tastee Bakery, is now open at 4 Elm St. (at Yonge St.). [The Grid]
[Photo: Yam Chops/Facebook]