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Chinese desserts/'tong sui' in Toronto - Last updated Dec 15 2014

We used to go to Pun Cao Tong in Times Square all the time, although I haven't been in awhile, all reports say it's still pretty good.

Dec 15, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Path, from November 2014 forward...

Does anyone have an recommendations for some good Jerk? I know there are some good places in the core that are just above PATH level, but honestly, I'm lazy and don't want to throw my jacket on! :)

Dec 08, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Path, from November 2014 forward...

Yes Milos! I keep forgetting the name. That place is so great, I keep telling everyone I know about it!

Nov 27, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)
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The Path, from November 2014 forward...

I still hit up the same places, no where new has really made it onto the rotation:

Cereal Bar Commerce Court Soba noodles (lots of people know about it know it seems! Longer lineups)
Touch (HSBC across from staples) for Indian
IQ (a little pricey, but still good)
Manhatten Burger is one of the better in the PATH
It's a roundabout route to get to the Yonge/Dundas foodcourt, but tecnically it's connected to the PATH, there is a great lebanese place there with excelled fallafels

What happened to that Korean place in Standard Life!?!? I saw it was boarded up and a little piece of me died! I hope they are re-opening somewhere!

Nov 27, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)
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restaurants near Courtyard by Marriott Downtown

If you are looking for a quick snack, Bahn Mi Boys is right around the corner

Ramen Raijin is right around there too

Nov 07, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)
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Alberta hounds visiting Markham, Toronto downtown & Niagara

Thanks so much for reporting back! Glad you enjoyed your stay

Oct 27, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Is there any good, non-chain chow near the Residence Inn Ottawa Airport Marriott?

Homeade Italian just up the street is not bad

http://www.flyingpiggys.com/

Jul 03, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

ISO Flavored Syrup for Coffee (GTA)

A friend in 'sauga goes here

http://www.espressoplanet.com/torani/

Starbucks has their own for sale as well

http://www.starbucksstore.ca/gifts-ex...

Jun 19, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

best coffee and/or best pastry within a 10 minute walk of Union Station?

Didn't they open a new location on King E near Parliment?

Jun 11, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

best coffee and/or best pastry within a 10 minute walk of Union Station?

Brick Street Bakery in First Canadian Place is ok depending on what you get

Petit Thuet

Future in St Lawrence Market is my fav there

Jun 11, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)
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Can we revisit the PATH?

Would agree that the proprieter is super nice, but the food here isn't any different that the many other extreme pitas in the path. It's ok for what it is, but I don't find anything special about it

Mar 12, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Any good Mexican or Southwest food near the Premium Outlet Mall?

I'm visiting soon and since my wife is demanding I check out certain items and the mall is close to the airport, I plan to head there before checking into my hotel. :) (Arriving around 11am on a Sunday)

Since Southwest or Mexican food are my must have whenever I come to Phoenix, would love a good place around there for lunch. Thanks!

Mar 12, 2014
Wil in Phoenix

The Old Toronto Restaurants you make the wishes for the comeback

Oh man, Boba, first nice meal in Toronto so many years ago, it was a great dining experience too

Feb 14, 2014
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)
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Globe and Mail top 10 new restos

Dayali is ok , but nothing special compared to other places that make peking duck

Dec 13, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Fine dining in Richmond Hill or thereabouts?

Hi Charles,

Do you regularily go to Richmond Grill? I tried it about 3-4 years ago based on a few recs here and elsewhere and found it to be very underwhelming, just curious with your experience with it

Dec 12, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Me Va Me opening downtown

They are super well known in the North York/Richmond Hill area for their two outposts in the area. Their sit down restaurant offers more choices in food that the site has (site is takeout only). Personal favs are the grilled lamb (skewers) and the Jerusalem mix (chicken/liver/heart)

Dec 11, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Fresh Burger Richmond Hill

Just tried this place today at lunch. I can say this is by far the best place in the area. Better than 5 guys, just a slight notch below HC and BP. I had the prime burger, it was very meaty tasting and I quite enjoyed it. The fries were ok, not great, but ok. Didn't ask for medium rare, but the patty was still very juicy. Thanks for the heads up about it, so happy to have it so close to home

Dec 06, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Burgers in downtown TO

You are in luck as Burger Priest just opened a Queen/Spadina branch! :)

People in the core seem to like Big Smoke (multiple locations) and the Works. I'm not a huge fan of either of them. GBK is hit and miss, sometimes amazing, sometimes really bad.

Depending on where you are downtown, just for with Burger Priest and you'll be happy every time

Nov 28, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Recommended Takeout in Markham and Richmond Hill?

I like getting some Chirarshi from Inatei if you are looking for sushi. (Hwy 7/Leslie)

Pizza is also good at Abruzzo (Yonge/Hwy 7)

Nov 26, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

"Sweet Note Dessert" - Gem of a find in Markham and offering the BEST Souffle in the GTA, period!!

Oh, forgot to ask, everyone is raving about the souffle, how is the creme brule if anyone has tried it?

Nov 11, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Buca, Jabistro, Luma or...?

A few other thoughts depending on what you are looking for

Swish by Han(Wellington/Yonge)
Richmond Station (Richmond/Yonge)
Biff's (Front/Yonge)
Harlem Restaurant (Church/Richmond)
Santouka Ramen (Yonge/Dundas)

Nov 05, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

"Sweet Note Dessert" - Gem of a find in Markham and offering the BEST Souffle in the GTA, period!!

Wow, I am VERY excited about this! Looks amazing, will try it as soon as possible! Thanks for letting us know Charles! Yes, every sentence needs an exclamation mark I am that psyched!

Nov 05, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

In Markham tonight - Markham Museum area or on the way?

Wait, Big Bone is good? I didn't realize it was a chain, but the location is horrible, might have to give it a try now!

Oct 30, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Chowfind: Maxim's Cafe Patisserie -Finch and Bayview

Black Forest for me...mmm, now I feel like one!

Oct 10, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The 38 Essential Toronto Restaurants, October '13

The only ones that immediately comes to mind that CHers like that are not on the list are Buca and Ici.

Oct 03, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Edulis is booked...now where?

I also agree with the Grove being overhyped, was just ok. I really liked Bar Isabel from a food standpoint, but decor might not be what you want for a nice night out. Are you only interested in newer places? George might fit the bill.

Sep 17, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Salad Bars close to subway stations

There is a decent salad bar at the Luongos inside Brookfield place food court which is right off Union station.

Sep 17, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Lunch and dinner near convention center

How far are you willing to go? Walking only? Cuisine you want in particular?

Some places around there - all should take reservations

Canoe
Biff's
Momofuku - 3 different restos
Epic
Richmond Station

Sep 12, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

By Toronto standard, Great authentic Macau/Portuguese food inside 'New Kennedy Mall' food court, Hwy #7 and Kennedy.

OMG, thanks for the heads up, I am craving some good Fried Bacalhau Croquettes. I'll have to give it a try soon! My family is also from Macau!

Sep 10, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Fresh Sea Urchin in Toronto

Believe it or not, T&T at Woodbine and 16th has them all the time in the shell still.

Aug 23, 2013
Wil in Ontario (inc. Toronto)