Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO


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michael

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by michael » Mon Aug 13, 2001 7:44 pm



Does any one remember that restaurant on yonge at yorkville ave owned by the girl who dated one of the guys in the the band The Diodes????????
or who can remember the popular clubs and restaurants of that era?????



justdigi

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by justdigi » Thu Aug 16, 2001 1:36 pm

Only things I can remember were the pizza ad jingles...

967-11-11

and 439-o-o-o-o pizza nova...

God I loved those times....

rob martin

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by rob martin » Thu Oct 04, 2001 7:34 pm

Who can forget Spanky's in Brampton? Plus of course Alfalfa's Lounge?

Both underneath The Spirit on Kennedy Rd S and both hang-outs for a lot of the personalities.

Man-those were great times........

bluecat

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by bluecat » Sun Oct 21, 2001 9:19 pm

Popular Clubs? How about Nuts n' Bolts, Domino Club, The Silver Crown, VooDoo Club. Sigh...great memories...great dancing...

Sister Midnight

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by Sister Midnight » Fri Nov 16, 2001 12:41 pm

Yeah, all those memories. I don't know the name of that restaurant. Although, I am in the process of writing a factional book about the alt clubbing scene here in Toronto between the late '70's and the early '90's. It has been a blast doing the research and finding lots of stuff that I had forgotten about. If you do a search for Ralph Alfonso on the net, you should be able to contact him. He was the manager of the Diodes.

Cheers =)

imriej

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by imriej » Tue Nov 27, 2001 12:04 am

The Toronto Star had a story on Lorraine Segato's new TV show on City-TV Friday nights. It's like a documentary on Queen Street West during it's heyday. It's called QSW: The Rebel Zone.

I don't know how long the link will be archived, but go here for the complete article -

http://www.torontostar.com/NASApp/cs/Co ... 9483191630

bluecat

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by bluecat » Wed Nov 28, 2001 9:04 pm

Tonight I'm surfin' here and listening to Richard Hell and the Voidoids!! Great memories...

michael

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by michael » Sun Dec 30, 2001 6:25 pm

Yes,It was the Fiesta!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by Anonymous » Fri Mar 22, 2002 7:30 pm

You could always get a great hamburger at "Wheels"

Anonymous

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by Anonymous » Tue Mar 26, 2002 4:11 pm

Nuts and Bolts - "Two bolts - east of yonge"

Beale

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by Beale » Tue Mar 26, 2002 6:08 pm

And what about "Fran's"??

Anonymous

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by Anonymous » Fri Apr 26, 2002 2:48 pm

Fran's was the most over rated restaurant in history!!! IT STUNK!

Beale

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by Beale » Sat Apr 27, 2002 10:43 am

Oh, I dunno about that. It's all relative, I think. If you went to Fran's for a good meal as a whole experience, I can see how you might be disappointed. However, Fran's was a great place to get pancakes after an amazing concert or just fun night out. For me, I can't imagine a night at the Concert Hall or the Silver Crown without a late snack at Fran's.

audiofool

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by audiofool » Mon Apr 29, 2002 5:56 pm

How about "The Groaning Board" ?

Dave E

Restaurants of the 70-80s in TO

Post by Dave E » Mon Aug 26, 2002 12:41 am

Viva Zappata's near Yonge and Eg was cool.
Frans 'pre'cured' the hangovers though...many times.
But nothin ever beats a Pizza sub on the wasy home from the Twilight Zone...I am reduced to tears remembering some of those 80s days.

Dave



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