Ossington

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February 24, 2016

This Greek spot on Ossington shuns the restaurant industry’s long hours for staggered shifts and a social life for its staff. Not many cooks or chefs work …

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January 26, 2015

Mamakas, Greek Street, It’s All GRK and Volos are among the new wave of Greek restaurants eschewing Toronto’s well-established zone of Greek dining. The customized road sign …

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January 4, 2015

In 2014, restaurants seemed to veer away from trends that have dominated the scene over the past little while. And though we still love our tacos, it’s …

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December 4, 2014

Mamakas Taverna brings a taste of Greece to Ossington with a menu of authentic, rustic fare including mezze, grill items and market specials.

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November 6, 2014

It’s early on a cool, rainy Tuesday night and the joint is jumping. Lively Greek folk music pours out of the PA system as wait staff whisk …

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October 17, 2014

Thanos Tripi grew up surrounded by a big family, Greek hospitality, and a table that was never empty. And his new Ossington restaurant, Mamakas is a representation …

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“This is not your typical Danforth taverna,” stresses Thanos Vrettakos Tripi about Mamakas. “At all,” he adds. “This is a much more sophisticated approach to taverna food.”

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Mamakas is an elegant 85-seat Greek taverna on Ossington. Drawing on his heritage for inspiration, owner Thanos Tripi describes for me his childhood spent in kitchens…

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