Top Ten Under Ten #lunchunder10bucks

Finding yourself #lunchunder10bucks is something easily realized in most corners of the globe.  Trying to accomplish this when dining-out in downtown Toronto, however, can provide some added complexity to the budget. The Toronto Food Blog’s #lunchunder10bucks project aims to prove that you can eat well, on the cheap, if you’re willing to venture off the…

Chamsine ~ 235 Queen St E ~ (416) 782-0870

Chamsine (235 Queen St E) is a newly-opened Syrian restaurant that brings a culinary respite to one of downtown’s toughest corners. The name of their game is elevated Middle Eastern.  The menu is simple and certified Halal.  Choose Falafel, Shawarma, Kofta, or Shish Tawook.  Your choice comes in a sandwich, atop multiple salads, or as…

Best of 2018

Happy New Year!  2018 was a fantastic year for the Toronto Food Blog, filled with great meals avec friends and family.  We tried a number of wonderful restaurants for the very first time, many of which were worth writing home about.  Here’s a recap of some of the finer moments from the past year… BREAKFAST…

M’Zaar ~ 668 Yonge St ~ (647) 350-0666

I’ve gotta be honest with you… it’s typically against my nature, in any city, to frequent restaurants located on the busiest street with pictures of their food in the window.  M’Zaar is truly an exception to this rule, though.  This place is something else.  One of my favourite spots for a quick bite around the Church…

Rusi ~ 7 King St E ~ (416) 977-4088

Rusi is a newish Sri Lankan lunch counter right outside of King Subway Station.  I visited with friends recently and was introduced to Siva, who formerly ran Toni Bulloni.  He tells me that he moved from Yorkville to manage The Office Pub and uses its larger kitchen to cook much of the food for Rusi (located…

Toronto Food Blog Favourites…

 #bigdata THESE GUYS ARE JUST THE BEST (a list)… Afghani Restaurant:  Bamiyan Kebab (62 Overlea Blvd) Americano/Misto: The Cannonball (641 Queen St E) Arancini: Centro Trattoria (1224 St. Clair Ave W) Arepas: Pomarosa (1504 Danforth Ave) Bagel: Gryfe’s (3421 Bathurst St) Baguette: Ma Maison (4243 Dundas St W, Etobicoke) Bakery: San Remo Bakery (374 Royal…