Favourites List

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 York Rd)

Baking Class: Le Dolci (114 Geary Ave)

Baklava: Serano Bakery (830 Pape Ave)

Bangladeshi Restaurant: Red N Green (2891 Danforth Ave)

Banh Mi: Banh Mi Boys (392 Queen St W)

Bannock: Tea N Bannock (1294 Gerrard St E)

Bao: Mean Bao (The Grange – 275 Dundas W)

BBQ (Eastern Style): Ka Ka Lucky / Wok & Roast (349 Broadview Ave)

BBQ (Western Style): Barque Smokehouse (299 Roncesvalles Ave)

BBQ Sauce: Aft Kitchen & Bar (686 Queen St E)

Beer Selection (Bottle): Only Café (972 Danforth Ave)

Beer Selection (Draft): Betty’s (240 King E)

Bi Bim Bap: Tofu Village (681 Bloor W)

Birthday Cakes: CakeStar (3431 Lake Shore Ave W, Etobicoke)

Biryani: Sukhi’s Biryani House (15 Hayden St)

BLT: Rasher’s (948 Queen E)

Borscht: Future Bistro (483 Bloor W)

Bread: St. John’s Bakery (153 Broadview Ave)

Breakfast All-Day (Eastside): The Gingerman (1104 Victoria Park Ave)

Breakfast All-Day (Westside): The Lakeview (1132 Dundas St W)

Breakfast Sandwich: When The Pig Came Home (3035 Dundas St W)

Brewery: Left Field (36 Wagstaff Dr)

Brownies: Almond Butterfly (100 Harbord St)

Brunch: Aunties & Uncles (74 Lippencott St)

Bruschetta: Marcello’s (1163 St. Clair Ave W)

Burek: Family Bakery Cafe (1220 Woodbine Ave)

Burger (Eastside): Mama’s Boys Burgers (480 Danforth Rd, Scarborough)

Burger (Westside): RUDY (619 College St)

Burmese Restaurant: Royal Myanmar (438 Horner Ave)

Burrito: Bolet Burrito (134 Lower Sherbourne St)

Business Lunch: BUCA (53 Scollard St)

Butcher (Eastside): Stock in Trade (1272 Danforth Ave)

Butcher (Westside): Vince Gasparro’s (857 Bloor St W)

Butter Chicken: Banjara (796 Bloor St W)

Butter Tart: Andrea’s Bakery (635 Gerrard St E)

Cabbage Roll: Café Polonez (195 Roncesvalles Ave)

Caesar (drink): The Rebel House (1068 Yonge St)

Caesar (salad): Banfi (333b Lonsdale Rd)

Calamari: Pantheon Restaurant (407 Danforth Ave)

Calzone: Bitondo’s (11 Clinton St)

Cambodian Restaurant: Khmer Thai (1018 St. Clair Ave W)

Cannoli: Holy Cannoli (www.holy-cannoli.com)

Celebrity TV Chef: Ina Garten

Cevapi: Mak Deli (1335 Lawrence Ave E, North York)

Ceviche: La Bella Managua (872 Bloor St W)

Charcuterie: Black Hoof (928 Dundas St W)

Chef’s Table: Richmond Station (1 Richmond St W)

Cheese: Global Cheese (76 Kensington Ave)

Chicken & Waffles: The Stockyards (699 St. Clair Ave W)

Chicken Wings (Eastside): Tara Inn (2365 Kingston Rd, Scarborough)

Chicken Wings (Westside): 3030 (3030 Dundas St W)

Chinese Buffet: Dragon Legend (25 Lanmark Rd, Markham)

Chinese Food Delivery (Eastside): Su Good (2626 Danforth Ave)

Chinese Food Delivery (Westside): Westwood Grill (519 Annette St)

Chocolate: Stubbe (653 Dupont St)

Choucroute: Otto’s Bierhall (1087 Queen St W)

Churrasqueria: O Bairradino (662 Lansdowne Ave)

Ciderey: Brickworks Ciderhouse (709 Queen St E)

Cinnamon Buns: Rosen’s (825 College St)

Clam Chowder: Pearl Diver (100 Adelaide St E)

Club Sandwich: The House on Parliament (454 Parliament St)

Cocktails: Reposado (136 Ossington Ave)

Coffee (cuppa): The Merchants of Green Coffee (2 Matilda St)

Coleslaw: Kid Lee (The PATH – First Canadian Place)

Convenience/General Store: Old’s Cool (250 Westlake Ave)

Cookies: Craig’s Cookies (1537a Queen St W)

Corned Beef & Cabbage: PJ O’Brien (39 Colborne St)

Crab Cakes: The Miller Tavern (3885 Yonge St)

Crab Dinner: Saigon Star (330 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill)

Crepes: Sophia Japanese Crepe (5629 Yonge St)

Croissants: Mabel’s (1156 Queen St W)

Cuban Restaurant: La Cubana (392 Roncesvalles Ave)

Dairy Restaurant: United Bakers (506 Lawrence Ave W)

Deli: Centre Street Deli (1136 Centre St, Thornhill)

Dim Sum (Cantonese): Pearl Court (633 Gerrard E)

Dim Sum (Shanghai): Ding Tai Fung (3235 Highway 7 East, Markham)

Diner: The Senator (249 Victoria St)

Dive Bar (Eastside): Hi-Lo (753 Queen St E)

Dive Bar (Westside): The Get Well (1181 Dundas St W)

Donburi: RYU’s Noodle Bar (786 Broadview Ave)

Doner: Doner Kebab House (385 Yonge St)

Donut: Von Doughnuts (713 Danforth Ave)

Dosa: Udupi Palace (1460 Gerrard St E)

Doubles: Drupati’s (1085 Bellamy Rd N, Scarborough)

Dumplings: Mother’s Dumplings (421 Spadina Ave)

Duck: Hong Fatt BBQ (443 Dundas St W)

Eggplant Parm: Mustachios (St. Lawrence Market)

Eggs Benny: Lady Marmalade (898 Queen St E)

Empanadas: El Gordo (214 Augusta St)

Ethiopian Food: Rendez-Vous (1408 Danforth Ave)

Event Catering: The Food Dudes (24 Carlaw Ave #2)

Family Style Dinner: Jerusalem (956 Eglinton Ave W)

Farmers’ Market: Leslieville (20 Woodward Ave)

Fajitas: El Trompo (277 Augusta Ave)

Falafel: Dr. Laffa (3027 Bathurst St)

Filipino Breakfast: The Ritz (310 Donlands Ave)

Filipino Market: Banahaw Food Mart (458 Dawes Rd)

Filipino Restaurant: Casa Manila (879 York Mills Rd)

Fish & Chips (Eastside) : Olde York (96 Laird Dr)

Fish & Chips (Westside) : Harbord Fish & Chips (147 Harbord St)

Fish Taco: Seven Lives (69 Kensington Ave)

Food Blogger: @foodiemomintoronto (Insta)

Food Broker/Supplier/Wholesaler: Signature Foods (24 Viceroy Rd # 4, Concord)

Food Court Food: Tropical Joe’s (1000 Gerrard St E ~ Gerrard Square)

Food Truck: Heirloom Food Truck

French Fries: George Street Diner (129 George St)

French Onion Soup: La Societe (131 Bloor St W)

French Toast: Bodega Henriette (1801 Gerrard St E)

Fried Chicken: Chick n Joy (1483 Queen St E)

Fried Chicken Sandwich (Eastside): The Wren (1382 Danforth Ave)

Fried Chicken Sandwich (Westside): P.G. Cluck’s (610 College St)

Georgian/Russian Restaurant: Aragvi (2006 Highway 7 West, Vaughan)

Gelato: La Paloma (1367 St. Clair Ave W)

Goulash: Budapest Restaurant (1959 Gerrard St E)

Greek Restaurant: Florida Shish Kebob House (940 Pape Ave)

Greek Salad: United Bakers (506 Lawrence Ave W)

Grilled Cheese: Millwood Melt (902 Millwood Rd)

Greasy Spoon: Detroit Eatery (389 Danforth Ave)

Grocery Store: Summerhill Market (446 Summerhill Ave)

Guacamole: King’s Tacos (1190 St. Clair Ave W)

Guyanese Food: Tropical Joe’s (1000 Gerrard St E)

Gyros: SouvLike (708 Pape Ave)

Hakka Restaurant: Federick (1920 Ellesmere Rd, Scarborough)

Happy Hour (Eastside): Prohibition (696 Queen St E)

Happy Hour (Westside): No One Writes The Colonel (460 College St)

Hospital Food: King David (Mount Sinai)

Hot Dog: Completo (5 Coady Ave)

Hot Pot/Nabe/Shabu Shabu: Nami (55 Adelaide St E)

Hotel Bar: Roof Lounge (Park Hyatt)

Hot Sauce: Rodney’s Oyster House (469 King St W)

Huevos Rancheros: Huevos Gourmet (2888 Lake Shore Blvd W, Etobicoke)

Hummus: Armenian Kitchen (1646 Victoria Park Ave)

Hungarian Restaurant: Country Style Hungarian (450 Bloor St W)

Ice Coffee: Jimmy’s Coffee (107 Portland St)

Ice Cream (Eastside): St. Clair Ice Cream (2 Kelvin Ave)

Ice Cream (Westside): Dutch Dreams (36 Vaughan Rd)

Indian (AYCE): Bombay Palace (71 Jarvis St)

Indian (Dine-In): Banjara (796 Bloor St W)

Indian (Delivery): Lageez (641 Pharmacy Ave, Scarborough)

Italian Hot Plate: Tre Mari Bakery (1311 St. Clair Ave W)

Izakaya: Don Don Izakaya (130 Dundas St W)

Jamaican Beef Patties: Randy’s (1569 Eglinton Ave W)

Jerk Chicken: Allwyn’s Bakery (81 Underhill Dr, North York)

Jerk Pork: Mr. Jerk (209 Wellesley Ave)

Juice: Pulp Kitchen (689 Queen St E)

Kale Salad: Ferro (769 St. Clair Ave W)

Katsu: Sakawa Café (867 Danforth Ave)

Kids’ Menu (Eastside): Occasions Restaurant (30 Eastwood Rd)

Kids’ Menu (Westside): Piano Piano (88 Harbord St)

Kimchi: Momofuku Noodle Bar (190 University Ave)

Korean Restaurant: Makkal Chon (1979 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough)

Lamb Shank: Zaffron (6200 Yonge St, North York)

Lasagna: Mamma Martino’s (624 The Queensway, Etokicoke)

Latte: Maha’s (226 Greenwood Ave)

Liver & Onions: The Boulevard Club (1491 Lake Shore Blvd W)

Lobster Dinner: Fishman Lobster Clubhouse (680 Silver Star Rd, Scarborough)

Lobster Roll: Diana’s Seafood (2101 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough)

Lunch Counter: Avenue Open Kitchen (7 Camden St)

Macarons: mon K patisserie (1040 Coxwell Ave)

Mac & Cheese: The Victory (440 Bloor St W)

Malaysian Restaurant: Restoran Malaysia (815 Major Mackenzie Dr E, Richmond Hill)

Meatballs: Nonna’s Place (1419 Bloor St W)

Mexican Restaurant: Tenoch (933 St. Clair Ave W)

Milkshake: Greg’s Ice Cream (750 Spadina Ave)

Mimosa: Farmhouse Tavern (1627 Dupont St)

Mocktails: Barsa Taberna (26 Market St)

Momos: Tsampa Cafe (1528 Queen St W)

Muffins: Mystic Muffin (113 Jarvis St)

Mussels: Beer Bistro (18 King St E)

Mustard: Kolzik’s (St. Lawrence Market)

Nachos: Sneeky Dee’s (431 College St)

Noodles: GB Hand-Pulled Noodles (66 Edward St)

Octopus: Bar Isabel (797 College St)

O.J. (Freshly Squeezed): The Wexford (2072 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough)

Olives: Scheffler’s (St. Lawrence Market)

Omelette: Okonomi House (23 Charles St W)

Onion Rings: The Burger Shack (233 Eglinton Ave W)

Organic Restaurant: Camrose (25 Hayden St ~ moving locations)

Osso Bucco: Gio Rana’s / The Nose (1220 Queen St E)

Oxtail: Fahmee Bakery (119 Montezuma Trail, Scarborough)

Oysters:  Ceili Cottage (1301 Queen St E)

Pad Thai: SuhkoThai (274 Parliament St)

Paella: Patria (478 King St W)

Pakistani Restaurant: Lahore Tikka House (1365 Gerrard St E)

Pancakes:  Mildred’s Temple Kitchen (85 Hannah Ave)

Paprikash: Bread & Butter: (507 Mt. Pleasant Rd)

Pasta (Eastside): Ascari  Enoteca (1111 Queen E)

Pasta (Westside): Campagnolo (832 Dundas St W)

Patio (Eastside): Allen’s (143 Danforth Ave)

Patio (Westside): 3 Speed (1163 Bloor St W)

Patty Melt: White Lily Diner (678 Queen St E)

Peameal Sandwich: TLP (15 Elm St)

Pickles: Zakopane Deli (3061 Lake Shore Blvd W, Etobicoke)

Pierogi: Hastings Snack Bar (5 Hastings Ave)

Persian Restaurant: North Restaurant (100 Steeles Ave W, Thornhill)

Pho: Que Ling (248 Boulton Ave)

Pizza Delivery (Eastside): La Famiglia (1555 O’Connor Dr)

Pizza Delivery (Westside): Frank’s Pizza House (1352 St. Clair Ave W)

Pizza Slice: Classico Louie’s (2547 Yonge St)

Poke: Poke Guys (112 Elizabeth St)

Porchetta: Porchetta & Co. (825 Dundas St W)

Pork Bone Soup: Ka Chi (414 Dundas St W)

Portuguese Custard Tarts: Seara Bakery (605 Rogers Rd)

Potato Salad: Royal Beef (1968 Danforth Ave)

Poutine: O&B Bannock (401 Bay St)

Pozole: Tacos el Asador (689 Bloor St W)

Private Chef: Chef Rang

Private Dining Room: Mangia & Bevi (260 King St E)

Prix Fixe Menu: Ruby Watch Co. (730 Queen St E)

Pulled Pork: Black Camel (4 Crescent Rd)

Pupusas: Tita La Guanaca (1072 St. Clair Ave W)

Quiche: Bonjour Brioche (812 Queen St E)

Ramen: Kyouka Ramen (2222 Queen St E)

Ribs (baby back): Jawny Baker’s (804 O’Connor Dr)

Ribs (short ribs): Simba Grill (375 Donlands Ave)

Rice Bowl: Circus Coffee House (7 Woodmount Ave)

Risotto: L’Unita Enoteca (134 Avenue Rd)

Roti: Mona’s Roti (4810 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough)

Salad Bowl: The Green Wood (1402 Queen St E)

Samosa: Motimahal (1422 Gerrard St E)

Sandwich (cold): Maker Pizza (59 Cameron St)

Sandwich (hot): Agincourt Bakery (3059 Pharmacy Ave, Scarborough)

Sauerkraut: Estonian House (958 Broadview Ave)

Sausages (Butcher): Meating on Queen (1160 Queen St E)

Sausages (Restaurant): Wvrst (609 King St W)

Savory/Pot Pie: The Library Bar (Royal York Hotel)

Schnitzel: Schnitzel Queen (211 Queen St E)

Seafood Restaurant (cheap): Buster’s Sea Cove (St. Lawrence Market)

Seafood Restaurant ($$$): Joso’s (202 Davenport Rd)

Shakshuka: Parallel (217 Geary Ave)

Shawarma: Shawarma Empire (1823 Lawrence Ave E)

Sheppard’s Pie: Stout Irish Pub (221 Carlton St)

Shrimp Cocktail: Prohibition (696 Queen St E)

Smoked Salmon: Kristapsons’ (3248 Yonge St)

Soup: Mi Mi’s (688 Gerrard St E)

Souvlaki Dinner (Eastside): Astoria (390 Danforth Ave)

Souvlaki Dinner (Westside): Peter’s on Eglinton (1035 Eglinton Ave E, Mississauga)

Souvlaki Sandwich: Square Boy (875 Danforth Ave)

Spanakopita: Akropolis Pastries (708 Danforth Ave)

Sports Bar: Real Sports Bar & Grill (15 York St)

Spring Rolls: Pai (18 Duncan St)

Sri Lankan Restaurant: Babu (4800 Sheppard Ave E)

Steak Dinner (cheap): Zet’s (6445 Airport Rd, Mississauga)

Steak Dinner ($$$): Jacob’s & Co. (12 Brant St)

Steak Sandwich: Dairy Freeze (1601 St Clair Ave W)

Steak Tartare: Cluny Bistro (35 Tank House Lane)

Stroller-friendly: Mocha Mocha (489 Danforth Ave)

Submarine Sandwich: Belly Buster (3447 Yonge St)

Sunday Roast: Queen & Beaver (35 Elm St)

Supermarket: Marche Adonis (various locations)

Supper Club: Massimo Bruno’s (597 King St E # 104)

Sushi (AYCE): August8 (331 Spadina Ave)

Sushi (cheap): Japango (122 Elizabeth St)

Sushi ($$$): Miku (10 Bay St)

Tabbouleh: Souk Tauble (494 Front St E)

Tacos: Tacos 101 (101 Dundas St E)

Tapas: Bar Raval (505 College St)

Tasting Menu: Cava (1560 Yonge St)

Thai Restaurant: Mengrai (82 Ontario St)

Tibetan Restaurant: Shangrila (1600 Queen St W)

Torta: Torteria San Cosme (181 Baldwin St)

Turkey (Burger): W Burger Bar (10 College St)

Turkey (Sandwich): Oak Park Deli (213 Oak Park Ave)

Turkey (Whole): Rowe Farms (2126 Queen St E)

Turkish Restaurant: Pasha Authentic Turkish (64 Overlea  Blvd #10)

UBER Eats Order: Mike’s Fish & Chips (2162 Danforth Ave)

Veal Sandwich: California Sandwiches (244 Claremont St)

Veggie Burger: Doomies (1263 Queen St W)

Veggie Chili: The Cannonball (641 Queen St E)

Veggie Restaurant: One Love (854 Bathurst St)

Vietnamese Restaurant: Hanoi 3 Seasons (1135 Queen St E)

Waffles: Le Petit Dejuner (191 King St E)

Wine (Bottle): Brothers (1240 Bay St)

Wine (Glass): Gusto 101 (101 Portland St)

Wonton Soup: King’s Noodle House (296 Spadina Ave)