Maya Bay ~ 252 Carlton St ~ (416) 924-8989

Maya Bay is a hidden gem in Cabbagetown with a large menu of hard-to-find Thai classics.  The dining room is very laid-back and unrefined with lots of window seats.  That said, the dishes are elevated enough to be considered finer dining.  We’re told that head chef Prasopchok Trakulphat was an Iron Chef back in Bangkok. …

Canteen ~ 280 Spadina Ave ~ (416) 593-6888

Tucked away on the second floor of the Dragon City Mall,  Canteen has been offering some of the best cheap eats in town since 2005.  This cha chaan teng (Hong-Kong-Style diner) has an eclectic and affordable menu adorned with milk teas, Western-style set meals, and hard-to-find Malaysian classics.  If you’re looking for great food that’s…

Best of 2021

Happy New Year!  Did anyone else feel like 2021 just flew by? Another year of lockdowns and restrictions for Toronto’s restaurants. Rather than dwell on the negative, let’s instead take a look back at some of the best eats of the year.  With the seemingly ever-increasing price of food, we managed to enjoy many a…

Boat King of Thai Noodles ~ 770 Bay St ~ (416) 591-8838

May 1st already?  Happy birthday, Molly!  Earlier this month we were treated the most wonderful Thai delivery from Boat King of Thai Noodles c/o the good people at V.O.C. Events.  We ate dinner with the chef and other bloggers as part of a Virtual Foodie Event.  This was a very fun concept at a time…

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…