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Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip

Introducing: Soos

Name: Soos Neighbourhood: Ossington Contact Info: 94 Ossington St., 416-901-7667, facebook.com
Owners: Zenn, Tricia, Lauren and Zack Soo
Chefs: Tricia Soo and her son, Zack Soo

The Food: Malaysian small plates. The short menu includes traditional Malay street food, like a pad Thai–style noodle dish called char kway teow, as well as less conventional options, like pork belly pancakes and poutine topped with beef rendang, a popular Malaysian curry.

The Drinks: Cocktails spiked with lemongrass, guava and kaffir lime.

The Place: A sleek, contemporary space with nods to East-Asian culture, including spiky rambutan-shaped light fixtures and a pair of antique Chinese dragons overseeing the private dining nook.

The Numbers: • 15 years in the Malaysian food business • $15 for the most expensive dish: seafood antipasto with prawns, scallops and calamari • 12 seats in the private dining nook (named The Malacca Room, after the Portuguese colony) • 3 takes on the old-fashioned: the Popped Cherry, the Lemon Squeeze and the Nut Cracker • 2 photos of orangutans, which are indigenous to Malaysia

Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip
Introducing: Soos, a new Malaysian restaurant on the Ossington strip

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