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…

Dino’s Bakery ~ 2859 St Clair Ave E ~ (416) 436-4444

Friday pizza night with the girls has become quite the tradition in our household.  We’re always looking forward to the end of the week so we can suss-out a new spot and see it stacks up.  We’ve just found a hidden gem in the Woodbine Gardens/Topham Park neighbourhood of East York.  On this lesser-known stretch…

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…

Dumpling House ~ 619 Gerrard St E ~ (416) 901-0288

First of December, and it’s beginning to look a lot like… holiday lunch season. Dumpling House has been a fixture in the #EastChinatown neighborhood for as long as we can remember.  The Li family has been introducing Riverdale families to a wide array of Northern Chinese cuisine for a couple of decades now.  This was…

Satay Sate ~ 12 William Sylvester Dr ~ (416) 498-8181

Satay Sate is a family-fun Indonesian restaurant in North York offering a menu of popular snack foods and ubiquitous national dishes.  We’re absolutely thrilled we found this place because there’s somewhat of an Indonesian food shortage in the GTA.  This open kitchen has become a regular jaunt for the Toronto Food Blog during COVID, as…

Raj Kapuri Paan & Snacks ~ 377 Donlands Ave ~ (416) 425-6685

It’s October 1st, y’all.  And as we head into fall, we’re on the hunt for some hearty comfort food.  Raj Kapuri Paan & Snacks is an East African mom & pop in Old East York that serves the traditional eats of Tanzania.  Full of Indian influence, this place has been around since the ’70s.  The…