Update: Now in Two Locations!
We tracked this new espresso and wine bar from its inception – now it’s expanded to a second location in Riverside, just off Queen St. E at 4 Boulton. Read about it here.
We tracked the building of this new espresso and wine bar through the winter (see below), and now we get to taste it!
Check out the write-ups in Zagat and BlogTO!
Building a better bar
What’s more iconic in Toronto than the opening of a new café or bar? What goes into putting something like this together? Especially for young entrepreneurs who are doing all the work themselves? This pictorial essay will give you an idea. We follow the construction of the new Boxcar Social: Espresso and Wine Bar opening in February 2014 at 1208 Yonge at Summerhill – across from the LCBO and just north of the train tracks – hence the name.
Celebrating with friends before opening
Follow the completion and find out the date of the official opening on Instagram: @boxcar_social
– Miria Ioannou
– Photos courtesy Boxcar Social