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JK Wine Bar

Since they don't take reservations and it's Friday night, if you're there by 6 you should be able to get a decent table.

Korean restaurants in Toronto?

San changed ownership about a year ago.

Any Uniquely Decorated Chinese Restaurant in T.O?

China House on Eglinton just west of Bathurst. Looks like a nightclub in an old Charlie Chan movie with ancient waiters in red jackets. There's even a bridge and a tree "growing" in the main room. Authentic mainland Chinese that you'd find in Markham? Hardly. But if its archetypal ambiance you want, this is the place. And the food's actually pretty good and not expensive at all. Retro Canadian Chinese.

Here's the outside:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2313/2...

Any good spots in the Bathurst & St. Clair area?

Eastern Twist
Albert's Real Jamaican
Dutch Dreams ice cream parlour
El Fogon Peruvian
Mezzetta
Churrasco of St Clair
Markt

Stampede Bison Grill

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Dinner near ROM with toddler

Pho Hung on Bloor opposite the ROM. Vietnamese noodle soups.

New Terroni on Adelaide

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Steak Restaurant on Richmond

Restaurants pay to be "reviewed" by Sweet Spot.

Where is Joanne Kates?

You'll find her here:

http://www.camparowhon.com/index.php

Photos of her, too!

Aug 14, 2008
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Where to eat? (University, between Dundas and Queen)

By about 30 feet.

Mistura-Summerlicious

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Delux....Patio, Menu???

They don't have a website and there's no patio,

Wolfgang Puck evicted on Sheppard at Yonge

I don't think this is Puck's doing — he sells the rights to the name.

Patio for group of 20, preferrably near the water

Waterside Bistro. Great view right on the lake, food OK.

http://www.watersidesports.com/bistro...

Patio dinner Tonight!...

Diner near Carlton?

Church Street Diner?

Dinner before Dirty Dancing

Crush. About a 10-minute walk from the hotel and another 10 back to the theatre.

http://www.crushwinebar.com

Although there are many eateries in the neighbourhood, most are very tourist-oriented (ie few Torontonians would eat there).

or Le Select (same distance):

mainstream French bistro, nice ambiance

http://www.leselect.com

Dinner before Dirty Dancing

There's a Radisson on Wellington? Not according to http://www.radisson.com/hotels/ca/on/...

And what's your budget?

Vegan bakery?....Anyone?

Kensington Natural Bakery on Bloor in the Annex:

http://www.kensingtonnaturalbakery.com/

Cosmos + Nibbles? (Toronto)

Spice Route!

Embrujo Flamenco Report

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Toronto's Signature Dish?

Consider yourself corrected. Sushi pizza started in California.

El Sol - Did it change hands, and is it still good?

The sale of El Sol will come as a surprise to the owner Yolanda.

Anniversary Dinner - Mistura vs Spice Room

I've been to both. Spice Room = hip, downtown-ish, but certainly not a lounge scene as decribed above. Mistura = older Forest Hill/Rosedale crowd.

IOW very different.

Emergency - Need Good Filipino Restaurant

"Great'? Whereabouts are you? There's a couple of places in Scarboro. Cheap, family-style sorta spots. Not really special occasion.

Casa Manilla
879 York Mills Rd. (at Don Mills) 416-443-9654

http://www.casamanila.ca

Jules Bistro on Spadina

Have you eaten there or only had takeout?

E is for...

Vegetarian Ethiopian!

http://www.mbyummy.com/

what to eat when i take a break from studying :-(

And so closed on weekends. I say Burrito Boys at 218 Adelaide just west of Simcoe two blocks away. Prolly the only spot in the core that fits a student's budget (ie good food under $10 that's open.

Long weekend in Toronto

trendy Italian: Terroni on Adelaide East (one block north of King Edward)

http://www.terroni.ca/

or Gio Rana's in Lesliville, Seven Numbers on the Danforth

http://www.sevennumbers.com/

expense account Italian: Via Allegro on the Queensway

http://www.viaallegroristorante.com/

Old school: as noted Little Italy (College Street west of Bathurst) hasn't been an Italian neighbourhood since the 70s. The second wave moved north to St Clair West around Dufferin Street and the third north to Woodbridge in the burbs.

On St Clair: The Big Ragu www.thebigragu.com or Marcello's

www.marcellospizzeria.com

Marcello's a noisy family type place. Once a month, Big Ragu recreates the menu and music from the movie Big Night. Lots of fun.

FYI Toronto is supposedly the second largest Italian-speaking city in the world. Or it was back in the 60s. Sadly, most local Italian restaurants are upscale and northern Milan-style like Biagio and Romagna Mia (both close to the KEHl).

http://www.dine.to/biagio

http://www.romagna-mia.com/

Help! Quick bite at Front & Jarvis

Le Petit Dejeuner: King & Jarvis

http://www.petitdejeuner.ca/

or grab a huge Italian-style grilled eggplant sandwich at Mustachio in the lower level of St Lawrence Market for $5. No seating but open til 7.