Bread & Butter ~ 507 Mount Pleasant Rd ~ (416) 488-0036

Did you grow-up or go to school Uptown? Do you live there now? Do you have European roots? Do you like Schnitzel? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you are probably already familiar with Bread & Butter. It’s been an Uptown/Nortown institution since 1979. If you’ve never heard of the place, I suggest you check it out. It’s one of…

A Salute to National Sandwich Day

It’s National Sandwich Day, people, and to honour such an important event, it’s fitting to give shout-outs to some of the best places in the city to celebrate. And though I have yet to find a sandwich as good as the Assorted Cold Cut Sub from the DeRosa Bakery (549 Wilson St.) in Hamilton, Toronto…

Mr. Combo – 568 Sheppard Ave W – (416) 398-7877

When it comes to Israeli food in the north end of the city, it’s safe to say that Me Va Me is one of the more popular destinations. Having eaten there a number of times, at various times of day, with numerous people, the most memorable thing was often the same thing: bad service. As such, I…

United Bakers Dairy Restaurant – 506 Lawrence Ave West (416) 789-0519

United Bakers Dairy Restaurant is a bustling family joint. Tucked away at the back of the Lawrence & Bathurst Mall, they specialize in serving dairy (no meat other than fish is available on the menu). Their well-priced and generous portions mean that there’s lots of food to share, lots of food to doggybag, and little…