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agora
September 2, 2016

Agora opening across from Trinity-Bellwoods Park this fall Ossington Greek hot spot Mamakas has had more than one Torontonian wishing they could eat there breakfast, lunch and …

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Thanos Tripi
June 24, 2016

That was how I wound up my recent rendezvous with Thanos Tripi, the man behind Mamakas Taverna, Toronto’s best new, and possibly best ever, Greek restaurant. Brandishing …

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upwiththerest
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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September 14, 2015

It had to escape first, across town and out of the living time capsule, away from the tub tzatziki and the Krinos Taste of the Danforth defilements, …

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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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Mamakas-Family
January 5, 2015

There’s nothing greater than a mother’s love. But her cooking comes pretty close. As the youngest of my siblings and cousins, the matriarchs of my family made …

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Mamakas-Huffington
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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Spanakopita
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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notable
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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