Tailgate Taphouse is a new restaurant and bar. The restaurant features the back end of a Jeep Compass tailgate built into the back, where the chef grills up burgers and hot dogs. Swing by on a weekend and check out DJ nights or a show by the house band, the Garden (10737 Yonge St., Unit 21, 905-2379292).
La Rocca Creative Kitchen has just opened up their 40,000square-foot concept retail store and innovation hub in Richmond Hill, featuring a state-of-the-art open test kitchen for its expert bakers, students and local partners. The bakery offers new and exclusive desserts unavailable anywhere else (1285 Elgin Mills Rd., Unit 5, 905-237-7784).
Coffee Box is a new coffee shop that has opened on the ground floor of Thornhill’s Liberty Suites Hotel. It offers sandwiches and a variety of coffees and cold beverages (7191 Yonge St., Unit 101, 905-597-1169).