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Rude treatment at Khao San Road

Clearly the Chowhound community is full of unreasonable people considering how many replies this post has...

Rude treatment at Khao San Road

"You can't prevent idiots from doing everything" BUT then they should also have a rule limiting the amount of time you have to order your food, and a rule stating how long you have to complete your meal and an rule dictating the minimum spend per person..

This way the other customers will not be impacted by idiots...

Rude treatment at Khao San Road

And what if all 5 were there and drinking water for 45 minutes trying to decide what to eat.. do you kick them out? Or what if they order right away but eat very slowly... or just between the 5 of them order 1 bowl of rice to share and sit there for an hour... what do you do?

There is no right or wrong answers here, for every scenario that makes the rule right there is another that makes the rule "wrong"..

2015 RESTAURANT Closings in Toronto? To June 30...

should put this in restaurant openings...

2015 RESTAURANT Closings in Toronto? To June 30...

The block of stores at the south west corner of Yonge & Bloor have now all closed including a couple of restaurants.

Hue's Kitchen has already been gutted. A sign on the door states that they are opening at 480 Parliament @ Carlton.
Burgundy's Bar is also closed and moving to 730 Yonge St

R&D - New update. Photo and menu.

So you say: "we have a pre-conceived notion that chefs that do fusion ... that their product is worse." just after you said "If people don't feel like they're getting value for money then I'll go get some sketchier products and throw enough meat tenderizer and MSG at it until it tastes good."...

I wish I knew who you were because I would never step in a restaurant where you worked! If you have to cheat by using sketchy products to get your food costs down because people feel it is not worth the money with good product then you should close up and go home..

Rude treatment at Khao San Road

Yes I agree, the only people who are offended by racism / sexism / homophobia / etc. are those who take it seriously.... as they should...

Rude treatment at Khao San Road

Oh yes, I forgot, Toronto Life publishes "joke articles" about non-existent restaurants all the time...

Rude treatment at Khao San Road

BUT remember as a "conscientious" owner he also made sexist, racist and misleading statements about a "new restaurant" he was opening (to major media & us here) all the while hiding behind the anonymity of the internet... then claiming it was all just a joke..

Flor de Sal - bistro food/fine dining prices

I have no problem with Dub further commenting without going back because that is what a discussion is about. He is talking about his experience there and commenting on what others have additionally said since he posted originally.

Chris Nutall-Smith went twice and pretty much had the same experience as dubchild.

Snarf: Have you been to Flor de Sal? if not then "you are not adding new information" by posting here... two way street...

Flor de Sal - bistro food/fine dining prices

Chris Nuttall-Smith was not impressed... 1 star...

"Flor de Sal is fine if money’s no object, and Scaramouche is booked out and you need a place to take the grandparents – and if you can get a table in one of the good rooms. It’s good in a pinch. But charm and style can only take a place so far."

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/f...

Bond-esque Dinner and Nightlife Options in GTA?

Barbarians underground wine cellar... big steaks & Big Wines and an owner that kicks ass...

http://www.torontolife.com/daily/wp-c...

http://www.blogto.com/eat_drink/2014/...

Rude treatment at Khao San Road

Everyone here who posts a review that is not "glowing" is trying to take business away from a restaurant.

Chow-worthy lunch in and around Kitchener / Waterloo

Roundabouts save time, reduce accidents and are "green" saving energy and reducing pollution.

Authentic southern BBQ spots in TO?

Busters Just opened this week on College St in Toronto: http://www.postcity.com/Eat-Shop-Do/E...

And for Buffalo: Dinosaur is the place to go....

Authentic southern BBQ spots in TO?

To that point you could also take an extra 45 minutes and go for BBQ in Buffalo...

People say they would make the trip but I doubt many actually do... I do not think anyone in that last 3 years has recommended a trip to Camp 31 on CH. The only two times I went I was heading to an auction in Paris, Ont. and it was the closest place to eat but I have been to Paris many time since and have never gone back.

Which Toronto BBQ places have you been to? There have been a ton opened in the last two years and I think 4 opened or opening this spring alone.

Authentic southern BBQ spots in TO?

But is the BBQ worth paying an extra $20?

(price of gas to get there from Toronto?)

Ideas for dinenr out, Friday night (March 27) with my mother around 6PM

I would say Biffs right across the street...

Authentic southern BBQ spots in TO?

Now Magazines just published their Toronto top 5 BBQ places: https://nowtoronto.com/food-and-drink...

Back of House - Leslieville

I figured someone would mention this: http://www.blogto.com/eat_drink/2015/...

Is Scarborough the dining capital of the world?

Zen is moving to Markham...

Update on Broadview and Gerrard

Mr. Ciao is doing a kids eat Free special all week for March break.. if you have kids and want to try their Pizza & Pasta it is the perfect time.

https://www.facebook.com/mrciaotoronto

2015 RESTAURANT Closings in Toronto? To June 30...

Zen Japanese is moving to Markham...

http://www.postcity.com/Eat-Shop-Do/E...

2015 Restaurant OPENINGS in Toronto, to June 30...

Zen Japanese is moving to Markham...

http://www.postcity.com/Eat-Shop-Do/E...

'Yang's', Richmond Hill - A quick ' ultra positive' update.

What was the servers reply when you commented to him? It does not sound as if he tried to "make it right" as I think you would have mentioned that...

Also if I remember correctly you were one of the 4 Judges for the Toronto group of restaurants in the "prestigious Vancouver based Chinese Restaurant awards"...

Is Scarborough the dining capital of the world?

4 single resto visits do not qualify as criteria for calling a place "dining capital of the world" or in better terms according to the author "Strip mall dining"... I bet I could take him to 4 different places in Scarborough and he would proclaim that it has the worst dining... besides that if his criteria is "strip malls" only that rules out many countries that do not have a strip mall culture...

He also has some pretty weird views on his 6 rules for dining out: ( https://tylercowensethnicdiningguide.... )

- Exploit Restaurant Workers
- Eat at Thai restaurants attached to motels.

'Yang's', Richmond Hill - A quick ' ultra positive' update.

I disagree, I bet they have one person at the end of the line making sure the waiter knows which dishes to take to which tables (expediter), that person should be competent enough to tell that the pig should be red and not light tan. How hard is that to achieve? And it should be easier in this type of restaurant where dishes come out one at a time & usually not individual different dishes to individual diners.

'Yang's', Richmond Hill - A quick ' ultra positive' update.

But is it not the Chefs responsibility to oversee the product that his chefs produce? If one of the dishes that went out was not up to par that could be a "one off" mistake but if most of them (to one table) were off then that says to me that it is a bigger kitchen problem and that the person running the kitchen is not even looking at what is going out the door.

Now Charles did you mention to someone at the restaurant that the dishes were off? What was their response?

'Yang's', Richmond Hill - A quick ' ultra positive' update.

Was this one of those restaurants that you thought should be in the top 100 in Canada?

Loblaws sells ugly fruit at a discount to curb food waste

I doubt that CostCo will get any of the initial Beer and Wine "licences" since they are a membership only company and only 200 out of the over 1500 supermarkets in Ontario will be allowed.

Be interesting to see how the licences are distributed... they kept saying the "largest" so does that mean mostly suburb stores? Plus what if there are two large supermarkets in one area if one gets the beer and wine does that not create unfair competition?