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ISO Niagara Fruit and Produce on Friday (markets?)

Apparently I'll be in Hamilton now instead of Oakville.

ISO Niagara Fruit and Produce on Friday (markets?)

Just found out will be in the Niagara area on Friday (Oakville too) for work. Where is there a great place to buy local fruit and veggies (some unique too)? I only know of the Port Colbourne city hall market on Fridays. Are there fruit and veggie stands? Will be coming from London en route to Buffalo.

It's been cold; is the fruit and produce good?

Declining quality at Costco?

Declinging MAJOR. Imported items are no longer available or being replaced by Kirkland brand. Wine selection is getting weaker; Meijer sells better wines sometimes. Frozen foods have declined in quality - I remember the fabulous tray of imported French escargot. I bought a full case each Christmas- gone. Buffalo mozzarella from Italy, gone. Pesto - terrible....the list goes on, not to mention the produce which often looks pretty but tastes frozen or rots before it ripens. I think people need to flood them with emails to bring back the imported quality products and quality products in general.

Aug 26, 2015
itryalot in Chains
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Finds at Eastern Market

Yes, it is Detroit but I don't know how to remove the Ontario tag.

Finds at Eastern Market

Thinking of going in the next few weeks. What is great right now, even bushels of items? Local meats? This seems to be prime time for summer markets.

Toronto area pasta dish

Just saw pics on yelp; will add that to our list when we meet up north.

Toronto area pasta dish

We have a meeting in Etobicoke at Humber but will drive to Kensington Market, Little Portugal or am area like that. The closer the better.

Toronto area pasta dish

Going for business again in the next month. Going to meet up with some long time friends. Apparently, I'm the foodie in the group even though im the only one who doesn't actually live in the Toronto area.

We're looking for casual, not formal with great pasta dishes (specifically pasta vongole with frech clams in shells and a seafood pasta) and Frito misto.

Bushels of Romano Beans in Toronto area

Well, paid much more than that, darn it, in Little Portugal neighborhood.

Seafood and Fish Markets

The strong fish smell at Seacore turns my stomach. I just can't do it...friend made some purchases and even the wrapping of the fish stunk up her kitchen!

Seafood and Fish Markets

looking for updated recommendations for seafood (lobster, scallops) and fish markets in the GTA.
Our "go to's" are San Antonio up in Woodbridge for italian specialty fish and then we go to St. Lawrence usually in search of the seafood and scallops as well as organic salmon.

Was looking at Bill's Lobster but the reviews in the last two years are awful; the list on blog TO is very outdated. Don't need luxury surroundings, just fresh and quality.

Bushels of Romano Beans in Toronto area

Thanks so much!

Bushels of Romano Beans in Toronto area

Looking for 4 bushels to "depod" ourselves. Will be in town Sun, Mon.

Patios and rooftops

We've had drinks and food there and love it...will add that to the list.

Patios and rooftops

We were thinking of Barraida Churrascheria on College...any thoughts on that?

Bushels of produce in the GTA - what's good, how much and where?

I'll be in the GTA with car in a week. Anyone see (and see the cost) bushels of Romano beans; I'd like two. I may not be there on Sat am for farmers' markets.
Also, my squash blossoms are done....anyone seen any? Years ago there was a place on Weston (farm far back from the road), not sure of the name and they had them out front on a stand.

Willing to drive as far N as Woodbridge but will be in Etobicoke.

Besides my requests, what has everyone else seen....

Lunch recs near Richmond Scotiabank Theatre

We are meeting people who are going there for an after lunch event. I'd like to take them out; they'll have two children in tow - 10 year olds impeccably behaved (yes, it's not an urban myth). We like places like Terroni, any small plates, Portuguese churrascheria, patios. They won't be formally dressed, but casual, clean and tidy. It'll be a Monday.

Patios and rooftops

Looking for recs for great food and drinks for a small group of late 40 something's in Toronto...casual and want great food -Mexican, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese for either a Sun or Mon night.

Kitch/Waterloo Area farm stands or markets

I'll be in that area tomorrow and normally go to Herrles or TJs in that area. Looking for non GMO sweet bicolor corn, produce and a bonus would be baked goods and organic meats.
Should I just be going to St. Jacobs?

Need to get a fruit basket delivered...best value for quality

Wow; never heard of Coppa's. I usually do binge food shopping when I make it down. Do they have European products?

Need to get a fruit basket delivered...best value for quality

Thank you for the suggestions. I'm OK with not pretty so I'll try those suggestions too!

Jamie's italian in TO

Thank you; I guess he'll need to wait!

Jamie's italian in TO

I have been reading that it was to open in the spring (I thought of this year). I wanted to buy a gift card for my nephew. Any updates?

Vegan Fluffy Buttercream Frosting

Jul 31, 2015
itryalot in Recipes

Need to get a fruit basket delivered...best value for quality

I live four hours away; I would but want her to have it before I have a chance to get down.

I've had edible arrangements before and don't fancy that because it's all cut and you have to consume it right away. Mine was not tasty at all.

I want whole fruit.

Need to get a fruit basket delivered...best value for quality

Hi all - I have a friend who is ill and I wnated to send a fruit basket. I don't know TO enough. She lives in the city and I'd like to get some recs for quality and price. I'm not looking to spend $100....

Best places to buy groceries in Toronto?

We love Sanagan's over HB...I'm following this thread closely as we're due for a foodies shopping trip to TO in August!

2013 or older recs for Foodie/Food Related non fiction works - planning for Christmas purchases

Yes...I wasn't very clear in my request! Oops!

Jul 14, 2015
itryalot in Food Media & News

2013 or older recs for Foodie/Food Related non fiction works - planning for Christmas purchases

Newer than 2013 please.

Jul 14, 2015
itryalot in Food Media & News

Best liquor store in Chicago?

I dream of going back to Binneys!

Jul 14, 2015
itryalot in Chicago Area