Susur Lee to open new spot on the Dundas West foodie mile with his sons
The comings and goings at 777 Dundas Street West sure have been attracting a lot of attention of late. The one-time home of Le Corner has now been scooped up by none other than Susur Lee. This time, however, there’s a catch: according to Now magazine it’s Lee’s sons, Levi and Kai Bent-Lee, who will be the faces of the joint, with their celebu-dad popping in and out of the kitchen.
While there has already been much speculation, we spoke to Lee’s better half, Brenda Bent (of Restaurant Makeover fame), while checking out Hrvati Bar, which she designed. Bent told us the place aims to have a more youthful slant than some of Lee’s other places, and that the boys hope to open before Christmas, though nothing is certain in the restaurant business. Whatever comes of the still-unnamed spot, it’s already in good company on the foodie strip, which includes the likes of the Black Hoof and its cocktail bar, Porchetta and Co., Campagnolo and most recently, L’Ouvrier.