Toronto Food Essay

OK well more of a picture essay then writing. It would be to big a project to write about, and a picture is worth a million words, right?

So I will show you a picture essay of my recent trip to Toronto with little captions of the food I ate and the Restaurants in Toronto I went to. Enjoy and if you know one of the places leave your tiny review! Yep first is just me…squishing the CN Tower he he. Squishy, squishy!

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Ginger on Queen East in the Beaches

Fair bet all around: food and prices. Vietnamese

Had coconut shrimp and a jackfruit smoothie

That’s Melanie, still a very close friend from the old college days! Stayed with her 2 nights.




Java House on Queen West and Augusta

Fair prices and pretty good food. Asian

Had chicken curry and avocado shake (got the curry stains on a white tank to prove it :-(. Know how to clean curry? comment please!

That is Susan and Nick my friends with whom I stayed 4 nights.

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An omelette Nick made, use to work in kitchen and studied cooking…delish and free!

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My frappe and cake meeting at Café Frappe in Greektown with fellow food bloggers and business owners: Rachel at The Intrepid Culinologist, me, Sam at Greek Gourmand and Ellen at Giraffe Foods (left to right)

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Miller Tavern way up north in the city on Yonge, outside downtown

Very expensive but SOOOOO good! Steak house

Ontario small beef tenderloin, medium rare, served with a cheddar and chive potato cake and veggies

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Chinese bakery, name in Chinese, in Old Chinatown. Cafeteria style dumplings.

Dirt cheap and not very good, but an experience.

2 beef bbq dumplings, 2 black bean fried cakes and 3 pineapple and coconut cakes…are you ready…$3

English is NOT the primary language here and you leave with your food in a plastic bag. quite an experience i would repeat even if food bad.

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Hibiscus on Augusta in the Kensington Market

Fair prices and pretty good food. Organic

1 tomato, spinach and no-dairy cheese  buckwheat crepe, 1 dulche de leche and kiwi crepe

Great place for food allergies. Lots of no-gluten or no-dairy stuff

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Tikka House in Cabbagetown

Moderate prices and not the best Indian by far. Avoid!

Weird lamb byriany and blandest nan ever. Good Indian beer though

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And finally my dad,s gift I brought back for him. BIG ASS Ontario Radishes from the market

I have never seen such big radishes in my life. Some of them would count as 1 veggie serving…and still mild in taste.

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The End

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