Build a streetcar right-of-way, and the condos will quickly follow. From there it’s just a short jump to excellent restaurants and full-service butcher shops. Such is the course of events that helped bring Ben Latchford’s Roast Fine Foods to Hillcrest Village. The meat-counter-meets-gourmet-shop has been open at St. Clair West and Arlington since the middle […]

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Ben Latchford opened his fancy St. Clair West butcher after spending 20 years working at Olliffe in Rosedale, where he developed an appreciation for fine cuts and neighbourly service. Among the treasures in his meat counter: marbled, grass-fed strip loins, thick-cut Berkshire chops and herb-marinated pork medallions, all of which can be dry-rubbed or marinated […]

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