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Irish Embassy
Pub & Grill

49 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M5E1J1

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Baileys

Baileys!!




Genuine Italian sourced
brands coffee beans



Visit your friendly nearby euro cafe!!







#1 on everyone's list for top restaurant
dinner treat idea (Steak and lobster)
    
(See specific restaurant choices                  "Port / sherry" style wine
further below on this page)                           18% - 20% alc (74 tawny)

For an alternate sorta thrill, why 
not try a French "coq-au-vin" dinner 
plate chef's choice from the kitchen
on occasion once in a while too eh




fox and fiddle - greektown toronto

fox and fiddle on the danforth - toronato canada

fox and fiddle d/t on john st up from king
fox and fiddle location in toronto's entertainment district downtown. karaoke anyone?


Kelly's landing

Kelly's landing Bar and Restaurant on front street at bay street 
- across from the Royal Fairmont Hotel

Great food and service - (ultimate dining gift card holders welcome here too instead)

kelly's burger



St Louis waitress staff! yay!!!!! st louis molson special
St Louis all day sunday great $5.99 pint of molsons (or other domestic pint) 
plus $5.50 happy hour 3-5PM mon-fri, 9PM-closing. Server team showing is,
as you may have guessed - yes, in new brunswick instead, if youve checked 
around for options locally. Oh well, theres always the hope of a promise
of a discounted perhaps same day flight (one way trip I'm thinking ha ha)
Check out their all you can eat ribs special now on.


fran's brunch offering - packed full 
generous deal - place was packed full - musta been 100 guests or 
seemed like


Stand-up Comedian Mr. John Pinette's "other half's" 
Irish!! (He's Italian yet raised Irish/Italian" - yay)




Great Irish stew ideas for Pubs
pub style      




youtube video (video above)



chicken curry alternative anyone?


stew or just about any like foods go better with hot sauce on 
the side!! the most popular brands are here shown below:
     
Tabasco also offers sriracha flavour bottle version

do it yourself sandwich
Do it yourself - pick up some bread, including croissants
(sold individually even maybe) and then head over to the
deli counter and pile on the sliced meats for a do-it-yourself
deli-meats sandwich feast 

sliced roastbeef


thick cuts of meat yield even more satisfying 
sandwich treats

fresh sandwich ideas sliced breads
"do it yourself" at home and enjoy also as a bagged 
lunch idea

Loblaws honeyham

backbacon - kwik cook in microwave
Fantastic taste treat - just moments in microwave
and voila! (heat till ready, yet retaining soft texture)

D'Italiano breads
Soft buttery taste - sandwich sliced as shown 
or in brioche bun style for sausage instead
check supermarkets and walmart additionally
available too presently at dollarama - grab 
some today!

open faced toast with melted cheese

corsican recipe pork and veggie soup
Corsican soup of pork and veggie


Dear kaley cuoco loves
my favourite brand of vodka
too it would appear (I love
the "smirnoff ice" coolers
most of all - and vodka 
with orange juice too - why not!!) 
dear Kaley cuoco - seeming too to be a smirnoff top fan

http://10mostbeautifulwomen.com/kaleycuocofanpage

 
typical Italian fancy restaurant idea

veal shank

Cornish hen

spicy Italian meatloaf Beef Brisket
Top each slice with hugely generous amounts of sauce when serving

                                      Italian Tuscany beef restaurant dinner idea

pasta options        
Pasta in a tasty marinara sauce and melted
cheese toppings additionally with beef pork or
chicken blended in or heaped with too is a nice
way to treat.


pork ribs



Enjoy foods with franks hot sauce or sriracha
sauce added on top of the sauce too - sriracha
found cheapest at (dollarama imported) store
outlets
(imported from thailand by dollarama for their special
discounted price offerings)


Creamy Italian chicken marsala
- enuf of the just pasta and
tomato sauce idea of a cheap
copout eh!

Creamy Italian chicken marsala


lemon chicken

Roast chicken

Italian_spicy_crescent_ring_ham_melted_cheese
Italian spicy crescent ring with ham
and melted cheese


pasta alfredo - just add meat
   spicy Italian sausage pasta dish
Pasta alfredo - just add meat!!     Spicy Italian sausage pasta dish




family pack
Best deal here - 1.2KGS party/family pack tasty hot
italian sausage - just $10 at "Rocco's no frills" on front
street close to st lawrence market - add sliced onion
plus bbq sauce (on special here now) and you're all set!!
Deliciously cooks in its own added oils baked in the oven
20 mins for 4 at a time at 400 degrees 
(suggested single meal serving size)

cheap to buy fast heated up sausage to make at home
buy meat cheaper in pckgs of 5 or 10 or more at competitive supermarket outlets
20 - 40 minutes in the oven (turn over once in-between) voila - a feast for cheap!

Brand to try include Maple Lodge Spicy Italian chicken sausage,
Presidents Choice (spicy) Chorizo Pork sausage plus lots more

sausage dressings
perk up the taste with some onion and peppers - why not!!


Some Pubs we've seen around have a beautiful selection of the best songs picked
for jukebox playing with a modern machine that offers a huge number of such great
songs from the 70s (bee gees, Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, Yvonne Elliman, and tons
more) and with the best songs from Van Morrison ("Someone like you" / "Have I told
you lately") Christopher Cross (Arthurs theme, Ride like the wind), Leann rimes, ("Cant
fight the moonlight" - discounted price, plus "Wasted days and wasted nights") Jackie
Evancho, Andy Gibb (even played a George strait song - "Amarillo by mornin!" - nice
country selections equally!) You might even blow a twenty on a jukebox in that case,
and not live to regret it as it gives a shot in the arm our planet hasn't had for just too
bloody long now I say - time to end the abuse with bullshit so-called music we are
subjected to in a bid to make for stupid applied ideations of so-called "equality" in
such regard as human sanity of actual objective merit historically speaking
as applied to music tastes and what have you - for gods sakes I submit with care!
Jackie Evancho's best song performances of traditional great songs were included in
what we found around, - except my most favourite "imaginer" - although not a song
as well known here - check it out at my music appreciation and download site here:

http://musicfromrizzo.com



(Greek dining community section of Toronto
is in Danforth Avenue - east of Broadview)
love souvlaki
BEST DAILY FOOD idea PICK


Souvlaki wrap - chicken or beef
our Top favourite daily lunch pick
(along with Italian or Octoberfest
sausage on a bun - alternatingly
between good sausage and good
Souvlaki)!
the firendly greek on danforth

Mondays are for vacationing seeming at some places (closed mondays) aw
(on danforth avenue near chester subway station)


Souvlaki should be served with moist, fresh prepared tender
tasting grilled meat, plus generous on tzatziki as we found it
to be here plus at similarly popular spots such as Frankies
on Queen street west, across from CAMH.


Frankies souvlaki combo
$8.95 chicken or pork souvlaki on a pita

fresh sliced tomato and white onion slice cuts
with tasty tzatziki sauce and tender meat

Mediterranean Burger
mediterranean style burger - made from choice of
meats including pork, beef, lamb or turkey


Taste of the danforth festival 2023 hi-lights
taste of the danfort feature #1



d/t sausage cart king-bay


sausage cart - Bell trinity square

daily sauasge lunch fer shure!!

Sausage vendor located additionally directly across from the rogers
flagship downtown store at the atrium on bay (next to eaton centre)
d/t sausage cart dundas-yonge

great sausage deal here - best lunch thrill!!

Seemingly keeping with some weird idea of a s0-called "Just society"
idea coined by his father - the former PM Pierre trudeau, young Justin
Trudeau seems hell bent on dope joints replacing all former starbucks
locations perhaps, while saying NO to a single bottle of molsons Canadian
beer or johnnys mini 200ml sherry at your more favourite sausage vendor
stand. now how much sanity is there in that either I say of this trudeau era
regime
Beer store
My favourite drink pick here is johnny bootlegger grape
(sherry style offering 11.8
% alc content) Love molsons
beer on-tap only - ice cold!! (wherever theres an Irish pub
suitably staffed with a friendly waitress who knows our
own such music and isn't shy to have it heard on the jukebox
etc)

Molson coldshots
(recent price at metro grocers)
Should be sold in singles or by the pack
anywhere a person of legal driving age
might be able to do so. refreshment
stands including movie theaters and
parks and street cart vendors plus
every convenience store. dope joints
should be outlawed still and remain so
instead.



big smoke burger loc
Best found Burger joint place here, for
a reasonably just
$11.99
deal
(plus tax- complete combo!!)      (Halal style available if requested)

great decor - king st/seating to enjoy your night
out or daily lunch here!

best burger deal in town
Side table for mayo, ketchup plus other added fixins. Nice fountain drink albeit in plastic cup

bullger combo

Highlander burger combo special - also available at the danforth location
cheese included along with great tasting too homecut fries plus cold pop


The burger's priest - overpriced quality
ONE OF THE OFFERINGS ON THE "uLTIMATE DINING" GIFT CARDS
nICE ENOUGH STRAWBERRY ETC MILKSHAKES HERE - THINLY MADE


smirnof
The best tasting drink wherever liquor is to be found
to be had - smirnoff - I even then prefer port wine if
available though! (Plus molson beer in pint draft size)

best limonata
available by the whole case too on
amazon.com - cheap to get stocked
up on now for parties etc!!


great cheesecake idea open 24hrs(tax incl)
Rabba's sherbourne ave location on front
street. Other variations (cherry version, chocolate
swirl etc just a tad bit more, $2.99 plus tax)



A favourite meal gathering idea for all lovers
of sausage meats as (staple) basic food culturally!
best ideas!!

and why not souvlaki too, equally we say!!




bbq chicken
BBQ chicken beats greasy salty fried chicken
(use tasty sauce/ bbq paste)


Family treat take-out available cheap at select supermarkets-
shop around to see whos got the best BBQ taste and reasonable price

add bbq sauce to meats as an option
Nice way to add flavour to plain meats - bbq sauce!!



seasoned appropriately for taste, adding some
cilantro etc in too, "shish/seekh kababs" (beef skewers)
have made it into western (bbq idea) recipe books
equally it would appear) yum! (sliced spanish onion
and firm, yet ripe, red tomato slices too on the side)
plus hot sauce! (tabasco etc)

great idea - steak bites with garlic sauce
Lovely idea for tender steak bites in garlic
sauce as an appetizer or main course with
a side perhaps such as pasta or potato


youtube video (video above)

Delicious chicken curry expertly made





youtube video (video above)
Comedian Mr. John Pinette decries salt levels in KFC style
chicken offerings

bbq or jerk flavouring offerings
bbq chicken!!


smoked jerk chicken
metro deli on front street used to make it about this good
now check instead metro at college park across from Police HQ

baby ribs
 


youtube video (video above)
Comedian John Pinette - Salad aint no food!
peppers salad
a side offering of sauteed peppers perks up
almost any food in the main

sauteed mushrooms
Sauteed mushrooms on the side anyone?



(bacon or bacon crumble style of bacon if offered here
too - is a nice pick of topping too)


You'll find Pizza this good only likely at Pizza Nova
(Broadview/Queen), plus their King street maseria
location. maybe also check out pizzaville too
don't let pizza nova ruin your perfect pizza
by overcooking as the chain owner likes his own idea
of "well done" when clearly it comes out overcooked
I found when I hadnt even requested the longer cooked
style - just normal cooked to perfection is the way to go
at pizza nova - unbeatable pizza by the (huge) slice or
whole!!




The "Roy Public House Pub" at queen street east at
logan avenue (just next door the td bank branch)
has butter chicken curries on the menu as
"east ender" curry. Stick to the mild version here!
(mouth on fire having tried their "spicy" version years
back) otherwise quite a nice enuf pick on the menu here.

butter chicken
sam's on river street does this particular item (take-out)
well for a reasonable $10 (incl tax)



tandoori plate
Need a source for fresh consistently great
tasting (packed with sauce) tender (marinated
even) offering for real success on this one
(tandoori quarter chicken  or tandoori chicken marsala
a-la carte).


boneless tandoori
at carlton street on parliament street in toronto's cabbagetown



fantastic stir-fry idea

tender beef Cooked with oil, pepper slices along with onion all result in
great taste packed in to draw in crowds with




best take-out value in downtown area
of toronto
bourbon street grill eaton centre

Bourbon street grill eaton centre location
Does your shopping centre food court have a "bourbon street grill" outlet
as of yet? why not press for one if not already so. check freshness quality
when traffic is slow (meats not as tender after sitting a while after
being cooked I find) nice tasty spicy food pick options here too


tikka hicken
A two meat one veggie along with rice or noodle combo at
Bourbon street grill at Eaton Centre (best taste and value
of any competing such offerings out there) is $12.50 plus tax
(just add bbq sauce as shown to the rice) the food otherwise
has lots of flavour and with nicely done tasty sauce in too
(Bourbon Street Grill - eton centre) Lousiana style cajun
foods along with sweet-sour type offerings from abroad.
A family size container offering of this tasty treat goes
for just a twenty dollar bill (tax included) at gerrard
square food court as an outlet there offers similar menu
items here too.



side bacon idea all "a-round"
by the slice or by the pound - look for the sign with
reasonable price showing wherever it's to be found


pork roast dinner


Montreal smoked meat, corned beef & pastrami sandwiches (avec dijon)

BEST TOP PICK deli ham CHOICE HERE!!!!! (PC brand)
PC Brand Spiral Ham


The hi-light of my sojourn to the area of Toronto known as "little Italy"
was the discovery of this great western style bar with such nice food as:

Fantastic looking burger and fried potato dish - on my way home I also
went past a familiar looking large church structure of the main Ukrainian
church with this sign posted outside:


$14.69 full combo meal as shown
If you love perogies like a few people I know
or want the taste of ukrainian sausage we
have travelled for these years past, try them
at http://heavenlyperogy.ca or maybe even
drop in and purchase at this church hall.

I never missed "Taste of the danforth"
over some years now (Greek festival
with lotsa reasonably priced tasty
souvlaki - shows generous community
spirit too however it was cancelled due
to red tape when previous mayor tory
was in his "lame period" of term in office


Italian style grilled cheese -
that's the way its unbeatable!!

Italian_grilledcheese

Octoberfest treat

shrimp taco

Italian wraps are supreme
Generously filled deli meats wrap
- Italian style!!


Top idea too for quick lunch - sausage on a bun/croissant!!
My most fav quick food too by far!! (a "good souvlaki" is next)
kobassa from costco yay






forget bagels - croissants are a more
tasteful idea!!
standard meal plan idea



located on Queen street at Logan somewhat across from TD
(Served fresh from a warmer in foiled warp - ideal too for theaters
and airport counters at bulk discount from here) (Honey Garlic)
Served with carmelized onions and dijon mustard

The best tasting sliced meats (pckgd) are shown below:
Check around for deals!!

                                                           
      #1 deli pick worldwide                                           at "food basics" mainly                   

pliiers thai chili chicken breast top pickbrandt kobassa loaf top pick
                                                                                   Needs even more sweet chili flavour
  



Mastro (spicy vers) Capicollo mastro capicollo
   (Italian fare)
Thick sliced meats are even more satisfying!

mastro  mastro salami
enjoy hot or mild (regular) flavour


tasty sausage treat - Italian made


Pasta fresh made for you
Fresh made Pasta for you at "Pasta Mia"
(Saint Lawrence Market) (Basement level)





beef and peppers with onions - black bean sauce
Great tasting food! fried Beef and peppers with onions - with
tasty black bean sauce




duck dinner


                                         

brandt kobassa

Kobassa (the real stuff as offered by brands like
"Brandt" plus "Pillers" too) is the best tasting such great
quality sausage meat to be found. Brandt (my fav) also offers
a spicy (powdered chili sprinkled on) version for multicultural
appeal as it were, while both have ham or turkey options for
kobassa - tasting similar yet allowing for non pork preferrers
to enjoy kobassa "equally"!!



Aroma espresso bar offerings:

aroma espresso




shown below is my fav way to see such a breakfast served
- even has gourmet toasted rye bread option and generous
cuts of ham slices (lovely sausage if you prefer - or even bacon)

make it my way



back bacon is a much better way to go over strip bacon
for breakfast sandwich offerings by the way, and ham
should always be an option to replace bacon for a side
offering with breakfast - eggs benedict style is tops!!
Tim's more recently had a mini breakfast sandwich
with back bacon instead. $2.99 Now thats more like it!

wishlist to add to menu

French style eggs benedict servings out there! yah!

eggs neptune





Paddington's Restaurant and Pub at
St Lawrence Market - by the main entrance

paddington's

Paddington's menu variety plus all the Guinness/Smirnoff/Wines
and other such ideas as you could possibly handle!! Greek owned - Irish service too


Future Bistro - West just past Spadina
on Bloor (Near the subway station)

future Bistro
future bistro breakfast offerings

Future Bistro's Breakfast eggs combo - lots of choices in omelettes
and more
(try the "all day" grillwurst sausage dinner too if you prefer to) Liquor licenced


figs restaurant - Queen and parliament
Popular place at queen street east on parliament. Been here many years
Nice service along the way. Seemingly Italian owned too - ciao folks.



If you are in cabbagetown - visiting or whatever , breakfast at Johnny G's
begins at 7AM - $10.50 as shown coffee not included - soft drink options
available instead too. (Four thin sliced ham or 4 sausage or 4 bacon strips
choices - why not get soft bacon if you prefer bacon for a change)
(daily offerings now also include Indo/Pakistani lunch/dinner fare)


patrician grill breakfast special
(Popular Owner Terry Papas pictured) famous quote by terry:
"in this neighbourhood, you could buy an Italian specialty coffee
for even five bucks or why not just $2.10 for a regular cup
from a guy who only kinda 'looks Italian' instead" (Terry that is
- ha ha)


Pumpernickles
locations (breakfast and lunch)
friday deal
(Choice of bacon or sausage)
$7 Daily specials on Breakfast plus check out
their Lunch specials additionally including fish
and chips fridays for Listing of their locations - click here

Pumpernickle's tuesdays



stacked breakfast combo deasl
(Get off at broadview subway station 425 broadview)
or at spadina on queen st West


st lawrence cafe st lawrence cafe breakfast
Seating available inside - Breakfast as shown $6.50 plus xtras
(pop etc) and tax sausage has an oilier taste than usual

st lawrence cafe veggie omelette
(4egg omelette) ask for the free sweet chili sauce on the side fer
shure with this one

$3.99 for basket of french fried potato or just one dollar for
a few tastier (mexi type) "home fries"

pick up a fresh made package of apple/rasberry turnovers
just down the street at the metro deli $5.50 fer crissakes
gets you a full pack for your own cafe/ family treat.
why not offer fresh butter tarts sold in packs too around
in stores, and cheaply so. fresh croissants from one dollar
or less in packaged of six or greater. (on front st at church st)

Longos brunch





esthers breaded rolls
especially delicious and tender tasting made -
(not overdone) plus lots of curry mash potato
filling plus meats. somewhat similarly available
at esthers soups and more (cumberland terrace)
(Yonge and bloor - west side across from
library) (not nearly as good as at Rusi's however)
prev Sri-lankan spot on king st (now on john st?)
popular offering we should adopt into mainstream
I say!

ikea snack
Ikea diner is a place for a snack
or meal while shopping the best in furniture
ideas in certain niche categories that put to
complete shame any competitive ideas we've seen
around otherwise locally in the same category
or price bracket. Plus dishware and lots more.
Our lovely Italian print shown on our tourism
page is something I picked up from Ikea 20 years
ago now. My how time flies. Yet quality ideas endure!!
Fantastic quality complete handyman compact tool
sets (full size basic tools everyone should own
great christmas idea fer shure!!) these can be
a lifesaver when in need. Most of my furniture items
are in fact top model picks from IKea in key areas
such as bedroom.
great gift!!
nicest quality toolkit
gift idea from ikea!!




best french onion soup picks - stock photo
check out the French onion soup as a great food option at your local bar
I prefer creamy thai soup (metro, longos jefferson loction etc freshly
prepared) for the nuisance of cutting through that gooey cheese now. oh well

Warmest friendly service - best music in town additionally
Scotland Yard Pub

calamari nite


Weekend brunch additionally too!
Daily drink specials on great draft beer choices
(molsons cold draft pints are the way to go
everywhere beer is sold)





sausage dinner


scalloped potato

rosemary baby potato
seasoned, cooked tender baby potato - yum!

tater tots idea instead of fries (alternative)


baileys cheesecake



supreme dessert!!




octoberfest sausage through metro deli
 $3.99 each - the mutual street metro location even offers them to
you cooked with a lovely soft bacon strip wrapped around each one!! - nice!!
(optionally that is - same price) this sausage also available at front street
location, etc



metro combo

WOW!!


 

check out the "firkin bar " locations around town too
("where have all the flowers gone in this town around??")
firkin on yonge and elsewhere

 
       Keg Staff picture - location unspecified
The Keg
Restaurant
26 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON, M5E1M1


 The Keg Steak and lobster offerings

Supremely great steak 
and lobster fun place!!
(pricey though...)

keg meal


   kegs takeout  kegs york st loc



She deserves this much at least - make it
a memorable evening folks!!
Red Lobster Restaurants
Many locations throughout  Canada + The United States


Steak and Lobster Great place for a lobster pizza when available (ten bucks and change) plus truly great Steak and lobster served just right and always reasonably priced!


(love the long Island Iced Tea served here - have it every time,
from the bar!) Gotta keep the place goin for the great decor
and history to our folks.

Come in on any day of the week  for the fantastic endless shrimp deal!! ($25 mondays, add a fiver any other day of the week) wow! (one classic side included, premium sides add $4.99)
wine special
$5.99 wine special
- fridays

 
Lobster bisque maybe try too the (mainly broth) lobster bisque
Also, Complimentary fresh made english
biscuits served while your lunch is prepared
 
The maritime lobster should be ordered roasted, and served with melted butter for best taste (not steamed instead). steak best when cooked over
a fire type source.


 

 
  red lobster free-refills lemonade
these gift cards are each a great idea           Free refills on pop or GREAT Lemonade
here too (as available)                        flavours - regular, strawberry or peach with your meal!

red lobster fish and chips
Red Lobster wednesday Fish and chips deal
(reasonably priced too - for everytime)
(get mayo mixed in on that cole slaw!)


Pictured by the entrance on bay street by dundas
in downtown toronto (atrium location)
  


This would make you feel at home at any such fine 
dining restaurant as could serve it up as looking above


The way to cook steak (over a bbq type fire grill)

(PLUS!!): 

Unless you are having a lobster roll sandwich, you'll 
want your lobster tail broiled fer crissakes!!

  

Regular steak night idea and on weekends too? yeah!!!!!!!!!






Remember to give a kings ransom of a generous tip here too, especially!
hooters club member only idea soon to be???? yeah!!!!!!
For the sanest of spirited women loving men, whosoever would dare say "all is lost here??" NEVER!!
Give the merited care you deserve to give to those who deserve to receive - that's ONLY the fair thing to do eh!!
(Michael Rizzo - Leader eurocoalition.org / eurohumanist.org) Human Rights advocate and crusader "second to none"!!
Amen
(See the "just to die for" knockout below) (Otherwise hold on to your wallets in protest 
I suppose... maybe just kiddin,,, just you try us...)
  Hooters blonde 
Anytown doin without such supremely decently such funmost ideas, 
oughta be locked down still - and remain so forever more amen!!


hooters deals
all you can eat?? be nice!!
at this price I'd settle for just bein around
long enough to finish even this huge helping!
tip lots (tops spirited gals deserve most)!!


hooters wings plus fries special
Wednesday special wings plus roundish curly fries
$11.99 - why go anyplace else fer crissakes huh!!
Hooters daily special menu


happy hour - domestic bud and bud lite bottles $3.99
Hooters happy hour domestic bottle
$3.99 3pm-6PM weekdays

fish'n chips special here
Went by friday night recently (fish and chips on special
here) and the huge seating seemed all took - as the place
seemed fully packed - wow! I just come looking for Irish
spirited talent around so I can give a worthy such weekly 
tip (been saving these for a while now in this town) ha ha 


lucky young boy at hooters having just great fun 



mr bean at hooters ha ha





Lusrina Limonata brand (amazon.ca) is tops instead! 
(blended with a bit of orange juice additionally)



Plus, great passion fruit drink available
widely from Cdn distributor $3.25/litre
(Cheapest is "No Frills" supermarket)
Gotta have this stuff around on the menu! Delicious!

tropicana grape              
Tropicana concentrated grape juice gives
a uniquely rich delicious taste for grape 
juice/wine fans!


Burger and fries presentation suggestion
Many bars tend to offer specials such as a  Burger meal
deal with a drink purchase along with a "Happy hour" drink 
offering daily. I enjoyed even more, recently a grilled jumbo 
(pictured) huge kobassa sausage on a bun plus purchased 
a delicious Smirnoff (with ice) at this bar. red lobster
would be a nice place to go find some tender beef
burgers mainly - why not eh!!

 
Kobasa sausage on a bun (available at Cosco whosalers)

halibut anyone?



A & W OJ / mama burger
A&W (just $2.80 buddy burger) great tasting
burger at a nice price. add more for cheese or
added beef patty. Real fresh beef taste with mayo
and carmelized onion toppings included free.
Great way to serve coke, orange juice real
lemonade or what have you in a large chilled
mug at reasonable price. that's the way to see it
done folks!

a&W breakfast
($10.99 plus tax - "no tipping" is the norm around such fastfood
outlets here - nicer fixturing than macdonalds and far better
value and taste over harveys and wendys too) tasty sausages -
not too oily or salty tasting like so many such ideas around town

1956 mama burger special

(Open 24hrs d/t plus at many of their
such other locations)

(church street at shuter or at front street and church
plus more) don't like root beer personally, but the other
(coke etc) pop here is great instead. I just LOVE the juice
(one dollar xtra and well worth it I might add!) 4 bottles
root beer special $6.99 with free buddy burger coupon - yay!
also open 24hrs queen @logan - plus mama burger on special
for $3.99 ($9.49 combo alternately) at select locations



tim-horton-cheese_topped-croissant
Tims has a tasty cheese topped (or plain)
croissant that tastes like a delicate pastry
all the way through, ask for it (microwave)
heated and buttered. price recently increased
to $2.49 plus tax from the previous $1.69 plus
tax not so long ago still seeming now.

Tims has good value still in quality items such as
their fresh baked apple fritter, sour cream (sweet) glazed
donut, boston cream and fruit explosion muffin offerings
all around a reasonable $1.49 plus tax. Best deals in town


tims great tasting french vanilla capuccino
tims great tasting french vanilla capuccino
its the best coffee idea in town for actual great taste
why not have it available everywhere - many coffee vending
machine operators do have this amazing flavour available.
Beats plain tasting coffee thats fer shure!!


Tims previously have offered a great creamy thai soup
(fresh made is great here) Tims sandwiches dont have
mustard available or fresh sliced onions etc Try subway
instead on select value items such as assorted
and meatball subs. (around $6 with tax for six inch)

tims fresh made sandwiches

Tim's fresh made sandwiches with fresh tomato slices
and romaine lettuce head plus cheddar cheese on meats
such as ham, or turkey. Ranch dressing etc included or
ask for whatever mayo, mayo-Jalapeno etc
sauce style you prefer. They do need to have mustard on
hand (even dijon mustard perhaps at a premium) plus spanish
onion slices too. (worth paying for here than elsewhere at the
moment I find) Starbucks, while having the rightmost idea with
their own "blonde flavoured" coffee product, fails miserably on
fresh offerings they cannot be allowed to advertise without,
such as the items listed just above as available at tims, but
would willingly pay more for at starbucks for the great
lovely atmosphere potentially, fixturing already in place with
no further need for continual expensive "re-modelling" projects
- we all have to pay for to keep such make work projects
continually alive and seeming recusitated yet again seeming,
against the odds.

Plus all fast food chains must be legislated to protect the
environment by stopping the B.S. lip service to making real cups
mugs, glasses and plates available as billions of paper products
are filling up our landfills as they just don't "get it" when it comes
to right minded service hospitality in such affairs, however that
should not allow abuse of the planet which is still ours as surviving
human beings you must be aware of as so concerned of course, still.
Plastic or paper bags should be routinely provided whenever it
would be sane to do (without having to first "beg" fer crissakes man!!)
wanna preach on this go to those areas of the planet where billions
of wasted bags potentially are instead somewhat ignored by lefties



delicious creamy thai soup


formerly at metro on front @church street's
lovely flavour (creamy)
thai chicken soup (western style and quality flavour certainly)
should be offered everywhere as the main soup every time you stop in for lunch or snack or beer etc drink 


Creamy ham and potato
Should have lotsa ham and smaller matching cuts 
of potato - have the tobasco or similar hot sauce on
the ready for more of a kick to the taste certainly!
creamy ham and potato soup

lobster bisque
Loblaws $3.99 and up lobster bisque offering is now a bit shy
on flavour - but is generous sized an offering and a real 
treat at this price anyway likely. (Lower jarvis st. location)
 

best food court choice all around
pick!! have a location in your food court
too at various malls and major office
buildings too - why not? Or why not
"asian grill" from Gerrad square
location example - same food ideas


Eaton Centre location plus others

 
 


 

youtube video (video above)


youtube video (video above)



Samosas available pre-cooked ready to heat
from metro deli coolers - chicken or veggie
- add bbq sauce

beware "biriyani" dishes which consist mainly of rice
with little more to justify the prices in this town.
You'd be better off with a well made curry
with or without a side such as pita bread (naan)
or rice/pasta at a reasonable enough of an idea
on price/value

 



youtube video (video above)

A great looking (tasty) curry made of real beef


rabba sausagerolls
get it fresh made here whenever available
as usually is best made here!
 





Lets have more such creative style offerings
for breakfast everywhere eh

The only way to cook bacon so it doesn't seem like
dog biscuits it is that your crunching on instead
Bacon has to be cooked SOFT - not crispy or it aint
worth eatin, let alone payin for for crissakes!
done right (completely soft) its delicious stuff!






loblaws offer!!



open holidays
great eggs benedict here too - open on so-called holidays too
now that's so bloody sane an idea for this finally town too!!
(d/t Esplanade location now closed down, open instead
at bell trinity square-  behind eaton centre downtown)
(or head east a few blocks to st lawrence cafe also on the esplanade)



Just under fifteen bucks for a full litre of "Port" (Tawny 84) @LCBO!! my fav!!
If you own a restaurant, best deal on great shiraz red wine glass
offerings are made even more possible by Fronterra from Chile ($17.95 Cdn/ 1.5L)
"Port" is now used for fortified wines specifically from Portugal
as they have the name "Portu" reserved - its simply "fortified wine"
by whatever such name elsewhere made, in either
"Port" (my fav) or Sherry" flavour offerings
An approx ten dollar bottle of 750ml Local made "Port" is simply the best
deal on (fortified wine) alcohol at the liquor store - period!!
(Other Imported Port/Portu brands expensive by comparison here)

Sherry deal
Helluva discovery - great Sherry taste at an unbeatable $2.50 price
Check Ontario beer stores or LCBO shelves for stock
(its all the drinks Ive been buyin here for months
- so they may therefore just be sold out - ha ha - just kiddin)



Metro Deli Octopus salad sample treat

www.eurocoalition.org




"Bourbon Street Grill" Unbeatable for taste and sheer value - amazing 
amounts of food in huge selections including spicy beef, garlic or cajun shrimp, 
Bourbon chicken (specialty here) and lots more with great tasting lotsa sides 
to pick from - all fresh made - around ten bucks for a combo - my fav deal here! 
- check for end-of-day specially pre-made combos too - around seven bucks to go!
maybe Also try the food court at Gerrard Square Mall (near pape) for similar
food but with less taste

duck breast
tasty tender BBQ Duck slices in sauce


Nice looking branch with flags of friendship between the
respective countries in addition, also in clear evidence
(lovely TD bank branch location on the danforth near 
the greek tourism area) TD also has the most convenient 
ATM options with multiple choices of currency denominations 
when you make a withdrawal - even just a five dollar bill if
need be (other banks slow to catch up) - and their unlimited 
transaction plans allow too all your debit card use for a 
reasonable monthly fee. In the U.S. too we like citibank too 
mainly for best similar service too hopefully!! TD is top
pick for service with greatest value here in banking we say!


Little Italy A
TD did a great job in sponsoring the festivities in the Italian section
on college street during the 2022 festival season celebrations - 
ta and grazie equally folks!! ("second to none" - thanks again to TD
- canada's #1 bank and international too)
Little Italy B
 

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  My own #1 pick at bars  

 

Other truly Great food ideas
you must try!


"Souvlaki Express"
Been here many
many times this
past decade
and enjoyed
great fresh and tender back then souvlaki
pita wraps
everytime back
then as I lived
only minutes away. They're
now at
Carlton on
close-by
parliament
street
(cabbagetown
locale)
their many specials now
include
a burger
combo
additionally
  

Jimmy the GreekSouvlaki Express - Great Greek food
get yours served fresh and only with (fresh made,
tender tasting) chicken, beef, lamb or pork

spicy lamb chops idea
This is the way lamb chops can be done instead folks!!

lamb chops2
(the lamb chops could also be substituted with pork chops if rightly done and cheaper)



the best tasting shawarma
(mideast style chicken wrap)
seems to be the spicy
(chicken) shawarma offering from
paramount's brookfield place location

(freshest ingredients
incl fresh vegetables
plus sauces)
 
181 bay street entrance or enter from yonge street




Paramount Lebanese - Brookfield place

paramount shawarma
Enjoy a Kafta kabab wrap or beef or
(regular or spicy chicken) wrap here!!

Paramount food platter or wraps


lebanese chicken
Delicious, fresh, still moist chicken skewer
offerings of Leban
ese cuisine





tasty kofta beef kabab dish with fried peppers, onion

doner kabab
The best of doner styled meat wraps
generous filled (beef or chicken or mix of both)
is to be found here at a franchise chain
called "german doner kabab" founded in 1989
has locations around the world including european locations
such as in sweden plus new york etc etc.
great tasting wrap called "the original"
is worth it compared to other doner offerings in this town
$13.80 plus add $5 for combo of large fountain drink
plus french fries in your choice of flavour (curry style etc)
queen street just steps east of john



naan and kabab house has a succulent half tandoori dinner offering to which you can add a beef skewer too if desired. great value either way
416-972-6623
(kabab sauce
etc on the side
for the rice)
(we recommend
this location
only as quality
may vary at
related
locations)











silk road
kabab house
(d/t on bay street
close to office
towers and major hotels
- delivery available)
has a "waziri" dinner including tandoori chicken skewer plus a skewer of beef, along with rice, salad
and pita bread
offering. quite
reasonably priced. While turkish kabab skewer dinners
and similar
koobideh Kabab
skewer dinners
at persian
restaurants
do offer some
appeal too
certainly, its
often pricier
and not with
as much taste
and side sauce
as these two
afghan picks noted here above all
other such
picks

 





Lots of seating indoors, plus delivery by ubereats- skip the dishes (or pickup)
- lots of major hotels nearby  - save on room service in this town

Persian style "koobideh"


Deliciously fresh made dual beef skewer Turkish kabab dinner plate $20 for complete
 meal as shown - Kismet restaurant (fine dining - lotsa seating for your party or group)
near Broadview on queen
Turkish dinner


Turkish kapuska
Polish and Ukrainian diets also include Kapusta
 (cabbage/sauerkraut with sausage pieces)

"The New Yorker Deli" restaurant at Bay and  bloor in Toronto offers a variety of smoked meat sandwiches and more. Just love the large Orange juice (fresh squeezed for just a four dollar price plus tax) great
euro spirited waitress often!
 


New Yorker Deli sign New Yorker sandwich offering



Japanese village
restaurants across
Canada is a popular
place for a "cooked
at your table" experience
in tasty cuisine
such as teriyaki
steak and shrimp
and more! Ths aint yucky sushi food
instead, thats fer shure! (No longer
in Toronto? real shame!)

 

             


 
For more tasty takeout, consider
spadina st. (west) Chinatown section
or on broadwiew at Gerrard (west side) for mainly just great BBQ duck by the pound - only around five bucks a meal in days gone by...








bbq pork college plaza

get in on tasty (though pricey) ginger sauce with this then
even more tastier item



Shrimp lo-mein with jumbo shrimp and fresh tasting
veggies and sauce on the spaghetti



youtube video (video above)


shrimp1  shrimp2
would be nice with sriracha sauce

creamy garlic shrimp dish
garlic shrimp in creamy sauce - western recipe
food idea





Thai curries could offer great tasting curries with even
more menu compatibility with western fare - check around

recently featured at "oriental grill" at gerrard square
(pape & gerrard, halfway between east chinatown and
"little india" - Their daily specials always include the
great "bourbon chicken" combo lunch offerings too

($10) (one of the best food deals on "the planet")
gerrard square food court
gerrard square food court location only - quality at their
related chain location d/t not the same as we found here -
shown below is their spicy beef option - plus several more
choice options to select from here (all at $10 for combo
with rice or noodle along with generous meat dish serving)

spicy beef



Also based at the gerrard square food court is
just opened "La sani" grill. $13.95 for a dual kabab
combo as shown (incl rice with green salad
combination) the place has much potential here
no doubt yet comes up short at this time on fresh
taste quality as the beef skewer seemed re-heated
from the night before likely. Oh well, live and learn
personally dont like this choice of salad especially
prefer cole slaw with tons of mayo mixed in for taste
instead, plus the rice could be even better tasting
with naan (buttered and fresh toasted) option too.





thai island - brookfield place food court
had a tasty chicken dish here recently (Thai basil chicken)
in a tasty sauce - $6.95 plus tax for just the curry dish -
opted for no side dish like rice or noodles.





krystos
$15 greek lunch special at krystos near
King and river - nice place for private party
including your private wedding reception


Shown below are food ideas we picked up
on facebook featuring great looking Greek
cuisine from a greek place called "Skara"
the pork looks particularly enticing, with
fresh onion and tomato to go along with the
fixins that come with the great looking pork





Unbeatable dollarama (or
walmart pepsi mini pack deal)
pepsi mini
also available in 7up flavour

dollarama convenience
Get a fully one litre pepsi
or brisk lemonade / lemon iced tea
pop for just a dollar plus tax fer
crissakes! cold pop bottles $1.25
Great place for lovely photo
frames, extension cords plus
more!! 50% cheaper deals on
sriracha hot sauce too! lots more
home, kitchen, and workshop stuff
- all under $5 you'd be amazed at
what that might buy you here!)

(prefer pepsi to coke myself by the way)


jerk chicken

jerk pork


Folks using food delivery services
such as uber, skip the dishes etc
are in fact paying for this service
through possibly higher prices for
portion size,  and directly related
added "service fees" which may be
levied in addition to the actual
amount touted as "delivery fee".
Best deal is always on pick-up
or dine in. Or to use the restaurants
own delivery service as its a cheaper
way usually, despite still costing more
for having delivery than if you could
arrange for pick-up and get the food
home still hot and fresh or re-heat
without severe loss of fresh quality.
its only makes sense that delivery has
to be paid for - just need the real cost
up-front


no-frills and freshco have daily low prices
on "Simply brand" favourite brand quality juices -
lemonade and orange etc - best sugar-free
drink alternative (if you really havta)
is ice cold sprite

No-frills is best for 2l pop in brand name choices
or generic brand prices. Best selections of pop
available in town are here


My own best pick is the Lurisia flavoured offering
of bottled Limonata from Italy - served chilled.

Most popular brand is the San pellegrino variety too
best limonata

has concentrated orange juice blended in for
great overall added taste enhancement
experience!!
Best limonata brand of Italy!!

PC oj
Top choice for best
orange juice deal!
"PC" (Presidents choice)


gusto 541 - new bar in area

 

 
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