217 Geary Ave. 416-516-7765 parallelbrothers.com
SCENE: Families, hipsters and tahini lovers of all stripes converge at this bustling spot with industrial decor and an artsy vibe
RECOMMENDED DISHES: Herb falafel on beet tahini, labneh and polenta shawarma, arias (lamband beef-filled kofta with tahini), truffle hummus
DRINKS: A selection of craft beers, cocktails and wines plus tahini smoothies and Pilot coffee during the day
PRICE: $70–$100 for two
OPEN: Tues.: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed. & Thurs.: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Fri.: 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Sat.: 10 a.m. to 12 a.m., Sun.: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RESERVATIONS: Call 416-5167765 for groups of eight or more.