Ontario (inc. Toronto)

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The World's Most Instagram-Worthy Ice Cream Cones

Shinya Suzuki/flickr We all clearly scream for ice cream, but it's the cone that doesn't get the shouts of praise it deserves. Whether...

Near Pearson on a Monday - Help!

by estufarian 15 days ago

We are meeting up with a (vaccinated) friend coming to Toronto for a business meeting. Arriving on a Monday - and unknown transit time to escape the airport, but staying near there overnight. Any ...

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"GEORGE," Toronto - An epic meal to complement the Boy's-Night-Out of two fervent gourmands celebrating a milestone birthday!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 9 days ago

Due to the close proximity of our birthdays, for the past two decades and more, my foodie brother-in-law and myself have been holding annual 'men-only' birthday bash to celebrate this event. With a...

Buca et al.

by mordylishus 10 months ago

https://insolvencyinsider.ca/filing/king-street-restaurant-group/. They may be able to survive the business conditions, but they won't be able to survive the professional fees in their insolvency

GTA Patios in the age of Covid-19 - 2021 edition

Dr. John
by Dr. John 4 months ago

With patios opening up on Friday, I thought I would start a new version of this thread. Have you booked any reservations yet? Where are you hoping to go? We haven't yet booked anything as places...

Surprisingly good quality Dim Sum at 'DESTINY'.......( of Bubble Tea fame ), Hwy#7 & E. Beaver Creek, Richmond Hill.

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 7 days ago

Today's periodic family luncheon gathering involved something quite out-of-the-ordinary! For once, my kids actually took this self- proclaimed ' Canto-phile ' foodie elder for a Cantonese Dim Sum l...

Birthday cake delivery to North TO

by prima 9 days ago

Anyone have a rec for a birthday cake in $30-$40 range that can be delivered on a Monday? Tre Mari only delivers Thu and Sat, and Gouter’s next delivery for a birthday cake is Wed. I guess Gout...

2021 Newly OPENED Toronto Food Places

by magic 9 months ago

Perhaps we can list 2021 openings here. Looks like a new Summerhill Market on Eglinton seems to be coming along.


by StevietheFish 14 days ago

I was spitballing with a friend yesterday about catering a small (but inconveniently timed) family gathering of seven to ten people at her place next week. She's near a Flock location, but neither ...

"Daan-Go Cake Lab," Times Square, Richmond Hill - Overpriced, underwhelming and over-rated!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 14 days ago

Question: Duo, Ruelo, JW and Daan-Go. What is the common denominator?! Answer: They are all Richmond Hill patisseries, within 5 minutes drive of each other and all owned by pastry chefs who are ...

Daiquiris, Piña Coladas, etc

by prima 4 months ago

Anyone know where to get a good daiquiri or piña colada in TO? Rhum Corner, Bar Chef, Civil Liberties and Patois don't have them on their current menus. Thanks for any tips!

"ALO" – A superlative meal to complement a very special occasion!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 17 days ago

Ever since ALO first opened its door to the delight of the culinary world, awards and accolades from authoritative members of the restaurant critic community had been flooding in. Riding the back o...

NOTL 2021 recommendations?

by rstuart 30 days ago

I couldn't find anything recent, so wanted to ask for any restaurant/winery recommendations for NOTL. We will be there the Sunday to Tuesday of the Labour Day week-end. We have reservations for the...

GTA takeout/delivery in the era of COVID-19 - year 2

Dr. John
by Dr. John 6 months ago

The original thread is getting a bit unwieldy so I thought I would start version 2.0. Here is a link to the old thread: https://www.chowhound.com/post/gta-takeout-delivery-era-covid-19-1089693. ...

Alo Reservation

by rylto 25 days ago

I apologize in advance if this is not an appropriate place to post this. I have a reservation for 2 at Alo for Tuesday September 7th at 6:00pm, for the tasting menu in the dining room. Unfortuna...

'FUWA FUWA, Bathurst & 16th Ave., Vaughan' - Nicely crafted Japanese style Pancakes.

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 25 days ago

For those with sweet tooth and love pancakes, this Japanese creation might just be the right treat for you. After hearing so many thumbs-up review of the place, I finally decided to brave the po...

Fresh quince in TO

by prima 24 days ago

Has anyone seen fresh quince in the GTA recently? Either at stores or a farmers’ market? TIA

Budda's delight in the GTA?

by bunbunbun 2 months ago

Hello everyone (and especially Charles Yu haha): Where is the place to go for this dish in the GTA? Skyview? Casa Victoria? Yunlin? I have had O'mei's version previously, which while I enjoy...