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King Street Social Diner - Hyatt Regency

Poorboy | Mar 2, 200901:49 PM

I was fortunate enough to get a sneak preview to the new restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Toronto On King.
This was formerly the Holiday Inn.
I must admit that the food was much better and the menu is quite diverse. What strikes me is the show kitchen in the dining room area.
The menu is truly global in nature and has a diverse selection of items.
For instance I had Stuffed Olives with Red Pepper and Anchovies for starters and my guest had fresh mozzarella with grilled tomato and pesto.
Mains were Sticky Ribs and Vietnamese Pho, not often you see those on the same menu, eh?
The ribs, I am told were quite nice and the portion was substantial.
The Pho was very flavourful, again a substantial serving, and I was satisfied. I asked about the ingredients, and was told by a server, that the goal is authenticity in the experience. There were many items on the menu from different regions.
This will be a good addition to the area offering more high end dining.
Yes , I know the knock on Hotel food, but this one is capable of rising above some of the others. And no, Hyatt does not sign my pay cheque....
I also had the best Caesar drink in my life there. Made with fresh ingredients, yes fresh.

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