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Windsor-style pizza in Toronto?

torinofan that is by far the best option, and yeah I clicked it by accident and had to resurrect it.

dumb restaurant names [Moved from Ontario Board]

Villain's Beastro, Windsor Ontario. Portions were tiny, but the food was decent, interesting idea, an evil theme restaurant, only in Detroit...

Aug 04, 2011
UTSGWindsor in Not About Food

Tips in Toronto restaurants: 15% before tax? 10% after tax? or, 15% after tax? (moved from Ontario)

I know where I live on the Canadian side of the border it's usually 15% before tax, it could just be Detroit's depressed core, but I usually get 6.5% I only bother to work in the D because I'm a grad student at WSU, and I can work there without having to report it for my Canadian student loans (OSAP doesn't care, advantage to living in a border city I guess.)

Aug 04, 2011
UTSGWindsor in Not About Food

Waterfront/Outdoor dining in metro Detroit

There's a waterfront bistro in Windsor with an amazing view of downtown Detroit, it's near the tunnel at the northern end of Ouellette ave, I haven't been there in a long time, but I remember it being really good, plus if it's not your fancy the keg across the street from it has a waterfront patio, and good food, although it can be a bit pricey. Just thought I'd point this out, the waterfront in Windsor is nicer downtown than the one in Detroit by the way, it's park the whole way, and full of nice sculptures, it makes for a nice after dinner walk, it takes about 20 minutes to walk from downtown to the ambassador bridge from downtown, a lovely chance to just chat with someone on a date or something.

Aug 04, 2011
UTSGWindsor in Great Lakes

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Recs NEEDED for Detroit/Oakland County This Week!

Probably a weird one, but Ceaser's Casino Windsor has an excellent buffet with lots of seasonal fish, it's worth crossing the border, plus, well, it's a Ceasar's casino, there's always something going on.

Aug 04, 2011
UTSGWindsor in Great Lakes

Tips in Toronto restaurants: 15% before tax? 10% after tax? or, 15% after tax? (moved from Ontario)

This topic makes me want to go work in Toronto.... I'm working as waitstaff in Detroit, people tip a standard of Tax here, 6.5% (Other cross border Canadians tip 15%, but it's rare) and I make 4.75 if I make good tips, 7.40 if no one tips... Which isn't that uncommon, a lot of people here feel waitstaff are just an essential service and merit no extra payment. I should have worked in Toronto when I was there for school.

Aug 04, 2011
UTSGWindsor in Not About Food

Looking for a good Dinner in Windsor ON

I wish I could second this a million times over, go on Thursday for the 7.99 panzerotti.

Windsor-style pizza in Toronto?

"Windsor style" pizza may be extremely hard to find in the GTA, but to give you an idea of what it actually is, it's a composite of larger regionally specified pizza's created by Windsor unique equidistance to various major cities, the crust, which is in my opinion the single best part, is found in Columbus Ohio, the liberal application of toppings and shredded pepperoni comes from the, also semi local, Detroit style pizza, and their are hints here and there of the same pizza found in Toronto, Buffalo style pizza. I always thought it was a bit of a shame that Toronto never actually developed a unique pizza like most cities with a large population of Italian descendants. Either way, that shows why WIndsor pizza is so special, three vastly different types of pizza, melded together in an amazing symphony of flavor and texture, I too suffered much pizza envy when living in Toronto for school, so much so that I have, multiple times, contemplated dropping out and opening a "real" pizzeria serving the local favorites, Windsor, Detroit, and Chicago style pizza.