Hello all! :)
I would firstly like to thank Burke and Wells for introducing me to this forum! :) What a fantastic idea.
Last night, we enjoyed one of my all time favorite restaurants in the Toronto area, called Lotus Pond. It's on Midland, near Steeles.
Now, don't get put off by the fact that this is a vegetarian chinese food restaurant. Really don't! ;) One of our group last night was rather hesitant to join us, but I believe he was pleasantly surprised.
We started with the chinese tea and the gluten. Which looks like brain cells! Weird looking stuff, but wonderfully delicious. Between the five of us, we polished off two plates! Then we progressed to the vegetarian won ton soup and deep fried won ton. All cooked perfectly.
We moved on to the Spicy eggplant, and a few other vegetable dishes... They make wonderful use of different types of mushrooms, and other different vegetables you'd never think of, along with seaweed! The 'mock' meats were exquisite! Unless someone told you they weren't meat, you'd never know.
Then we went to Licks at McKowan and the 401 to have ice cream. :) Another wondeful little experience.
I hope that's alright fellow chow hounds, for my first post. If you get the chance, definately check this place out!
Forail ! :)