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Restaurantreviewsbyrizzo
plus related food ideas in general
by Mr. Michael Rizzo Chessman- Leader 
eurocoalition.org
Mr. Michael Rizzo Chessman

 email:michael@restaurantreviewsbyrizzo.com

 See as well our recommended wines and spirits page
 - Click here


 

Irish Embassy
Pub & Grill

49 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M5E1J1




supporttheirishspirit.com

Baileys





Get your Italian Coffee served along with coffee beans "to go" at Pasta Mia cafe located at Toronto's St. Lawrence Market Centre (front street near church)
Great pasta here too for home takeaway

(owned by Clement and Anila - folks who are "like dear family" to us)
 


In Latin: "hibernicis ipsis hibernior"
(Even More Irish spirited than the
here Irish seeming themselves) - wow!


best of the planet!!!

Queens Quay terminal @ Toronto harbourfront 416-214-2772 www.watermarkirishpub.ca

 
Italian Tuscany beef restaurant dinner idea

Italian Chicken cacciatore restaurant dinner idea

Italian marsala veal restaurant dinner idea



Italian Pork loin restaurant dinner idea


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 stupidly equals in such regard as human sensibilities
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



stouts pub


 

        
Nice folks over the years! Have had the calamari here
Great burgers too - even tried the lamb burger here!!


big smoke burger locspecial
#1
best burger deal in town



Over this past decade I've been in literally hundreds of times I figure for the Wednesday drink and burger special back then - now its just five bucks for a
full 20 oz pint on their molsons and other drink specials - late nights and
afternoons too - check for posted times. currently 3pm-6pm and again from
9pm - close (as late  as 2AM at the atrium on bay location - its the only one
for me as they potentially have the right music with the jukebox option mainly
available for some of the greatest songs of 70s-90s decades plus more!
Special also applies all day sat-sun

st louis molsons special
$5.50 Molson canadian (my actual fav beer - only when served
as draft - on tap - tastes better prepared that way I find)
20 oz Pint and drinks special  3-6PM 9PM-close PLUS all day
sat-sun (St Louis wings pub - atrium on bay near eaton
Centre) My fav bar drink - smirnoff vodka cooler or
Italian limonata (sparkling lemonade) or fresh orange
juice - plus, of course, a shot or two of mainly Russian
vodka mainly too added here too!! happy hour price ($5.50
also applies to a glass of house wine and some listed hard
liqours) - recently tried the "happy our" offering at shoeless
joe's which by the way runs from 2pm to 5pm in case anyone isnt
sure. just $3.95 gets you mild tasting chilled draft beer - a 12oz
glass of coors lite tasting just so very mild as beer should be.
only stayed for 2 quick drinks and then just had to run. ciao
draft beercoors deal
Its better at st louis atrium on bay as its double the
size of deal you get here (almost....) but the draft beer
picks are right at present and served arctic style cold

gourmet sausage suggestion everywhere#1


By the way, a bar is where you come to for sensible ideas of social
interactivity, and relaxing to wonderful music. Get rid of the
rap minded shit on the loudspeaker plus any such related ideas
as watching rough hockey/football or any sports including fer
crissakes "kick boxing" in favour of being humanly sanely spirited
engaged ta and merci - danke and grazie amen

smirnof
The best tasting drink wherever liquor is to be found to be had - smirnoff

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


bourbon chicken
usually mild yet delicious tasting - if need be, tone down the spice
level as it isn't always consistently mild-medium mild when served here


tikka hicken

silk road kabab house - bay street downtown toronto

silk raod - best in tandoori skewers for flavour

uber

asian gourmet - gerrard square combo deal - wow!!


tandoori souvlaki
Complete souvlaki chicken combo meal -
just $10.99 shown with light tandoori flavouring
- needs much much more of the great tandoori
flavour to be a success - however its a nice
idea to start with and worth a try - dundas sq
toronto downtown - down-escalator from starbucks

frankies jerk chicken burger


food basics ham offering


pepperoni slices


food basics maple lodge cooked whole chicken

Whole cooked chicken is also available at other supermarkets that have
900gms or 1kg size offerings for just a couple of dollars in fact more
The nice part about the pictured offerings is that it came with tasteful
seasoning and sauce cooked right in. (longos, loblaws offer this daily
while metro regularly too does on occassion we find)



Top idea too for quick lunch - sausage on a bun/croissant!! My most fav quick
food too by far!!

debrizini sausage

sausage from toronto street cart vendors
You'd have to be a lunatic to buy the food quality at McDonalds instead!!!
Choose from regular or spicy Italian, Polish or German octoberfest
carts vary in the quality of meats they serve - so check around fer shure




Why on earth bother with fast food burger joints in the
main when clearly such delicious quick meat offerings
are available reasonably priced from Brandt - my fav
being Kolbassa - fantastic delicious and heavenly I find!!
Loblaws owned "No Frills" Outlets pricing usually best
Loblaws ziggy brand pricing may be even better on sliced
kobassa. check at no frills for it too - plus note that
no-frills price matches even "food basics" and other
even better known big names in grocery retailing
check their list of eligible competitor listings
for price guarantee - you'll find it pretty much
extensive

(also available in same size and price is hungarian hot
salami - nicely light flavoured and certainly reasonably
price here) sliced Ham is another popular option in this
line of offerings at everyday discounted price showing
just here we found - kolbassa loaf still gets top pick!!
kobassa beats plain just polish sausage - not worth
saving a just dollar when making the choice

brandt kobassa - sliced package



Likewise, Chrizzo sausage tastes great, and even improved when grilled and
served plain or on a bun/croissant (at metro on front street)


sikorski sausage on a bun - croissant suggested serving


croissants are a better way to go

esthers breaded rolls
This was an even better offering when Rusi restaurant was still
around at 7 king street east - it was especially delicious and tender
tasting made - (not overdone) plus lots more curry mash potato filling
plus a tiny bit more meat


best french onion soup picks - stock photo
check out the French onion soup as a great food option at your local bar
especially st louis at atrium on bay street at dundas d/t!!

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...)






kegs takeout  kegs york st loc
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 I'm here! - $9)

pre-pandemic visit for supper was for the
four course meal special (under twenty five
dollars) plus a couple more dollars to substitute lovely lobster bisque (small serving) and a few more dollars to have a great 7oz sirloin steak included.  delicious included dessert of fresh tasting vanilla scoop of ice cream along with a hot brownie

fish n'chips red lobster fish'n chips $14.99
deal. closeslaw needs mayo
fries need salt - but nice
anyway for the decor too!
wow!
wine special
$5.99 wine special
- fridays

 
Lobster bisque maybe try too the (mainly broth) lobster bisque (to your left)
Also, Complimentary fresh made english
biscuits served while your lunch
is prepared
 
The maritime lobster $14.95 should be
ordered broiled - for best taste (not boiled/steamed).
7 oz sirloin also available now at $20.80
rice not what it used to be, broccoli etc sides not
apparently available anymore, however brussel sprouts are

 
  red lobster free-refills lemonade
these gift cards are each a great idea           Free refills on pop or GREAT $4 lemonade
here too (as available)                        flavours with your dinner or even for lunch too!

Three course dinner offering presently in effect for just $19.99 - even allows
 you to get in on the fantastic large signature shrimp cocktail for your appetizer
and choice of great clam chowder or lobster bisque for starters along with your
main course. Now that's gonna be hard to beat!! burger looks great but is typical
to what you find at many bars - the better way to prepare beef-burger
offerings is as being done at "big smoke" top burger outlets in town ($10 combo)
burger deal   signature shrimp cocktail - fantastic
      

Delicious Neilson milkshake
offerings to start your day



7-11 offers this great French
Cappucino drink for just $2+
or Hot chocolate if you prefer!


   tims cup
Tims has the best tasting, sweet coffee styled offering they refer to as "French vanilla cappucino" made from a powdered preparation. $2+ Tim's as well has a real nicely fresh croissant which heated with butter costs under a toonie Their croissants are more of a pastry style
gourmet offering.


Simply lemonadeTropicana
All coffee shops and food outlets should offer these drink brands in a glass of your choice of size even!  The folks at Starbucks especially!

"Second Cup" coffee shops
offer at present a truly
great large butter
croissant reasonably priced at just $2.50 delivered fresh daily by gourmet bakers locally (why not Starbucks too - best atmosphere there) Cheddar option too

butter croissant


Lovely lemon cake from Italy - made with love! Under three bucks here - which includes 4 slice size! use at a cafe for a reasonably priced menu offerings



Also available here for your nice Tims ham sandwich

you'd find you much
dearly no doubt love
the approx $5 plus tax
ham and cheese hot
toasted fresh ham
sandwich at Tim's - on
a bun is just great - or
a lovely pastry quality
croissant (a bit extra)

(t

       Vachon offers cafe
 quality tarts - from $.75ea

Starbucks location pictured above has great music available (late 70s 
early 80s) lovely! Starbucks is your best deal for great atmosphere 
especially (Best decor!)  (Give out a gift-card today!) - they got the best 
tasting blonde flavoured coffee - reasonable! These folks should be
serving wine and vodka coolers (or even alcohol free coolers) all day! 

 


Huge selection of sandwich wraps and more now available:
    
                               

Smirnoff bottle Rekorderlig Mikes hard lemonada Mateus rose - wine - portugal
                                                  Sparkling Rose - 11% alcohol content - serve chilled for great taste
 
Tim Horton's Nicely fixtured new location at First Canadian Place 
- Adelaide street entrance



Tim Horton's fresh baked (on the premises) croissants, are just
under a toonie, even heated and buttered


    
Tims delicious strawberry chill drink 



presidents choice oj
Presidents choice 1.75 litre OJ bargain - at 
this price, taste is none better anywhere
else!! even greater taste than tropicana - 
the truth be told - it just tastes more 
natural and even comes in at least as good
as the currently more commonly found 
other popular pick - "simply" brand. 

Remember to give a kings ransom of a generous tip here too, especially!
(See the knockout below) (Otherwise hold on to your wallets in protest I suppose... just kiddin,,,)
  Hooters blonde  





Plus, great passion fruit drink available
widely from Cdn distributor $2.25/litre
and up (Cheapest is "No Frills" supermarket)
Gotta have this stuff around on the menu! Delicious!
Burger and fries presentation suggestion

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




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 sausage on a bun (just $8.95) plus purchased
a delicious Smirnoff (with ice) at the bar 
A nice bowl of chili (no beans though - just a bit of potato instead) in 
a curry style sauce would beat what all too many bars offer for taste 
and value in much of what's on the menu in the target price I suggest 
($5 +) 

Best everyday delicious lunch and dinner value lunch/dinner 
meals around $5-$8

Sausage on a bun at St lawrence Market in
downtown toronto (main level) look for
"brown's meats" food stand and fresh
meats counter
) (new owners?)

reasonably enough priced at $5 each!!
-inc tax
(with coleslaw and bbq 
sauce) Debrezini polish sausage on
a bun
st lawrence market - browns brothers - sausage on a bun

Famous popular Comedian - Mr. John Pinette
 (Just for laughs comedy network)
comments on salt levels in KFC chicken offerings
(See better deals on chicken elsewhere)



popeyes tuesday meal deal - $3.50
Popeyes
(tuesday pricing on 2pc snack)
$3.99 plus tax 2 pc deal as shown - (tuesdays only)
otherwise meals too expensive here I hate to say)
add
$1.29 to this deal on tuesdays, each for regular cajun
fries, and or pop - chicken available mild or spicy


Popeyes Louisiana Cajun style french fries offer
of a taste alternative (open late nights $4 medium
size box)


sams chicken deal availability
$5 (tax incl) full meal chicken deal at
sam's on river street - mornings and
then on





Harveys Chain - Dbl Jnr (plus choice of toppings)
$2.99Cdn (Cheese optional) A&W Double buddy burger
is a somewhat better tasting choice at similar price level. 
A single jnr burger with cheese is $2.60 plus tax here (incl
lots of choice in toppings) Fries with Rings shown $4Cdn
duo  - Wendy's has the best tasting reasonably priced chili
in town - beats a can of "Campbell's" value all te hell as to
real food ideas!!
  McDonalds has the best Jnr Chicken burger 


- although you gotta get in on a taste of kolbassa
sliced or unsliced sausage - to be won over to the
best such real food instead as a way of life - amen!!



7-11 big bite sloppy joe
Rather than spend fully four dollars on a small weiner
style hot-dog at Harvey's - why not grab a great alternative
instead such as this $3.99 big bite 100 percent beef jumbo dog
at 7-11 locations - (add a dollar for potato wedges) also
too available served in "sloppy joe" style with beef chili
 topping at no extra cost. right now on sale at 2/$6
- even better still grab an italian sausage at a street cart (quality
varies at these nowadays - everyone used best shopsys brand before)


metro ham-cheese sandwich
wow - great deal on a ham and cheese sandwich at metro supermarket
locations such as front & church in toronto - mayo would be nice too

longos great turkey sandwich

Greek-Turkey



 

Shawarma alternative to mig macs
Get lotsa tahini sauce and hot sauce as you like it
best place for a great gourmet quality chicken or
beef wrap iin this town is the particular naan and
kabab house chain - location I've many times enjoyed ordering (skip the dishes/uber) is at yonge/charles
(see their numbers listings on this webpage
we provide as a courtesy to the community
as a whole) beats a lack-lustre style
shawarma from plain offering sources
all to blazes by comparison. for best taste
freshness quality - try coming in for a taste too
- they have lovely decor at their location just
south of bloor on yonge. they also have the best
(half chicken) tandoori dinner in town  416-972-6623

pasta with lotsa meatsauce

daily meat and potato  minimum example



liberty cafe1
liberty cafe2
Cozy indoor seating along without outdoor park bench style seating
additionally at Liberty Cafe and Bar just up the street from Longo's
at Jefferson and King (on jefferson avenue at liberty street)
Get great tasting Irish Cream coffee served in a real mug for
just a toonie -plus smirnoff ice available from the self serve
fridge with a nice cold chilled glass to go with it too - $7.35 incl tax
nice breakfast sandwich of a two egg omelette on toast - plus more

liberty omelete



A & W OJ / mama burger
A&W $3.20 (double) buddy burger deal nice enuf burger
value for around this price level comparison!! (with
carmelized onions incl too) and mayo too!
Burger has thin slices of more of a real beef

 
right next door at queen and logan is this gourmet pork
sausage on a bun offering that's clearly unbeatable too!
rowefarms sausage
picture below: (not as big as sausage cart vendors - but
gourmet quality "on the go") nice to offer too on train travels
and as an added cost snack on airline refreshment counters
and on flights equally plus supermarkets all atound.
They also have a gourmet quality substantial burger at $8
also gourmet quality similar on a brioche hamburger bun
sausage on a bun
checkout Discount plans available on quantity purchases/
standing orders


metro butter chicken bar
Pictured is the great butter chicken from
the curry bar at the Metro on front street
(section not open at
present since pandemic
began) they do all curries here best when so inclined it would appear


metro on front @church street's
lovely flavour (creamy)
thai chicken soup (western
style and quality flavour
certainly) (priced just right from
$2.99 and up - Tims should take
note especially) is to "die for"
however they aren't consistent
with supply - it comes from a local
producer for those deli shops
interested in a try instead - every
deli should have this served
regularly (plus restaurants
too certainly)
delicious creamy thai soup

longos thai chicken soup - fabulous 



Great everyday delicious lunch and dinner value lunch/dinner meals between 
$10-$15 (Another most favourite recommended pick too around these price levels
choice of one or more lovely meats and great fresh prepared sides equally in very
reasonably priced combo offerings starting around just $8 plus drink if desired)
 

Fantastic choice above all!!


Eaton Centre location plus others

 
 

BEST VALUE: Enjoy a great fresh made dual skewer
Kofta Kabab meal (Nicely flavoured for western palates
too I say) just $12.99 as shown (huge value and
satisfaction from great meal offering)
 Best place
found for this meal type of great value is at:
Naan Kabab House (locations as indicated below)
 
- nice lookin huge place (mideastern restaurant) with western appeal on Yonge Street @ Charles St Call their number: 416-972-6623 for hours and delivery details -
 downloadable app for on-line ordering or
visit naankabob.ca to order for delivery including party/catering requests
 
Naan kabab house yonge street   locations

naan and kabob house
I like to substitute extra rice for the salad (toss salad sorta offering) and use the included creamy kabob dip to sauce up the
rice - great!!


Similar genre of food shown below from Bhaglans in Brampton
(just ten bucks for the whole shebang - wow! but - You get
better tasting food quality and even superior value therefore
at Toronto's Naan and Kabab House in any event - 416-972-6623 -
don't miss out on these unbeatable seeming deals for the whole
family and gatherings in general!!
afghan specials

lahore kababs





theres usually great taste of souvlaki to be had
at Frankie's restaurant and pub located west past
bathurst on queen street in Toronto. (across from CAMH)
Get xtra tzatziki if you can - it packs a punch on taste
CLICK here to visit their website full menu listings too
Frankies Diner 994 Queen St W, Toronto,

the place is often packed with a lineup
to get in on the great food (licenced
pub offerings too incl smirnoff ice
coolers and moosehead draft beer)

Delivery also available through
the "uber eats" website link

uber delivered

Frankies - great for souvlaki frankies fish 'n chips
Fresh made Souvlaki - most reasonably priced - welcomed service
-plus lots more - fish 'n chips, burgers and great breakfasts too
including steak 'n eggs Frankies diner (994 Queen street west t.o.)

Pita Land phone numberOpen all day & all night - call for delivery!!
MADE AND SERVED FRESH WHILE YOU WAIT!! READY IN MINUTES!! WORTH COMING IN FOR SOUVLAKI DEAL
By the way, should your Souvlaki craving come to you at some ungodly hour or you just happen to
be by this other place here at Dundas/Jarvis, The "Pita Land" location here offers fresh made
chicken Souvlaki in a pita wrap with a huge spread of fillings to choose from - as you like it -
pick fresh tomato, onion, olives (green and or black) plus more, along with loads of tzatziki
sauce and even added tahini sauce if you prefer - they are here to please. Open to 3AM weekdays
and even 5AM the following morning on weekends. Wow! (Ten bucks for the full regular "sm" size )


krystos


New restaurant in our neighbourhood - located near the popular Toronto's Distillery District
On Sumach street just North of King street, east of Parliament - fantastic Greek music with
daily fresh made choices of $13 inclusive lunch specials - beer, wine or soft drinks too certainly available

welcome sign

krystos  krystos

delivery options
Delivered to your door!!


sams kitchen


sams great beef curry  samsf curry

Delicious and reasonably priced meat or veggie curry (rice or combo just optional) picks are best to be found 
presently at Sam's Indian kitchen on River street 
by Oak just east of parliament up from King

Large or regular size container of full curry - choices include famous butter chicken
succulent beef, kabab style curry, curry chicken, and bbq style boneless "tikka" 
tasting chicken, this particular item is priced by weight with even small servings 
available for take-out reasonably priced fer shure! (looks like tandoori but is
not the same)five bucks will get you a serving , tandoori is tasty yet mild tasting indeed 
- best had at naan and kakab house chain on yonge street etc or silk road kabab house 
on bay street in downtown toronto - the tandoori chicken skewers here are best for 
fullness of their flavouring and quality rice with free side of sauce at both outlets
uber delivery





michidean pattiestwo dollar beef patty option

ali babas - queen street @ broadview ave location
ali baba samosas treat
Also available fresh mostly just made seeming is
 a souvlaki style mideastern wrap (shish tawouk) 
- with tender tasting real chicken chunks and loads 
of toppings - samosas here are somewhat mini sized
fer shure

xtra large samosa option for your needs optionally
ali babas does have the best taste however these are 
generously filled large sized + professionally prepared
large samosa

for a large size at an even greater taste plus price/value 
(beef/chicken) or veggie option - try generously filled
foodrama mideastern food outlet on parliament street
 for samosa 
just up from queen street - heated in microwave for just 
under one minute and great for office/home parties too.

foodrama flame broiled bbq chicken
 

Take-out foods Review Section Below

Richtree Market Restaurants
- Eaton Centre - Toronto
(and other locations throughout Ontario)


great dessert items and other fresh made take-out foods to please!  (Some locations such as "College Park Center" now out of business - sadly)




we also find Peters Cajun is tops for Cajun spiced
foods including Calamari French fried potato and
Italian sandwiches and pizza too! they deliver!
located on Parliament at Gerrard in Toronto
often great servers too! (please tip)



huge helpin of cajun fries - just four bucks
(ncl tax!)

(Pete's restaurant no longer at this location)

pizza nova pizza



Supreme "pizza Nova" lovely
pizza slice meal offerings!

Pizza Nova is I without a doubt the best pizza
Parlor around here so far tried- and its the
sorta quality level (fresh too!!) we need I most love their
"meat Supreme" :caribbean  sunset" and "Diavola"
gourmet slice offerings plus more!
Just around five bucks a Large SLICE
(actually a double slice in effect) with tax!
Diavola etc topped peppers can be too spicy so
order accordingly when picking toppings

pizza nova

Pizza Nova Meat Supreme


Pizza Nova Diavola

Unbeatable freshly made presented sandwich
deals of Pizza Nova!







pizza nova maseria king/portland
Some of the seating at the
flagship King/Portland Toronto Pizza Nova location



pizza nova wings
Pizza Nova wings - available with hot sauce too


Picture taken on Danforth ave
in the greek section

pizza nova slice offerings

pizza pizza
doused in hot franks sauce (also breaded is nicer too I find)
While Pizza Nova has the best pizza,
the pizza pizza chain has also
offered great (breaded) pizzaria wings
along the way


         



Quiznoz lobster
Quiznos offers fully nine inch subs right
now for around under ten dollars Cdn with
mainly lobster and with some alaskan pollock
added in the preparation too. (served with lettuce
and with butter if you prefer it to heaps of lobster
sauce we suggest the latter instead). subway
has gotten pricey for their meager offerings
and are too intensely focused at times
on too much time spent
giving out toppings
choices
painstakingly seeming altogether too much

you'd find you instead much dearly
no doubt love the approx $5 plus tax
ham and cheese hot toasted fresh
ham sandwich at Tim's - on a bun is
just great - or a lovely
pastry quality croissant
(a bit extra for a croissant maybe -
if you prefer in any event - best
sandwich deal in town for a fiver plus
- and sooo delicious!) (with honey mustard too)




Taco bell taco special deals
Taco Bell offers the best tasting beef
preparation in their tacos and burritos
however only in snack sized offerings
it would appear at present. what's needed
is a large man-sized option filled with this
tasty beef in sauce as it is prepared for
best taste. Also bring back the old mexi fries
- its an option we'd be willing to pay for

A bar previously located on king street had
a great deal on wednesdays lunch menu offerings
of seafood tacos served with coors beer - cheap
combo priced to build up business in this town!
Mexican shrimp tacos

 





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!






Paddingtons Pub
How about an "eggs benedict" treat here at Paddington's
located at the popular Toronto St Lawrence Market
(main level) Truly superior service too (easily worth a million
I'd say! in my own regards personally).


Paddington's St Lawrence Market - Toronto
Bullseye Guinness BBQ sauce

Best breakfast treat by far given the Irish
spirited folk at work here last time around



paddingtons blueberry pancake deal





nice mini breakfast sandwich deal on yonge st ,
yonge-bloor st - around three bucks!! incredible!

The most fabulous cheap breakfast offering in town
is at Cumberland terrace (lower level food court
location) entrance off yonge street (across from
library near yonge/bloor) or entrance off Bay Street
(Cumberland terrace). Delicious and fresh  ingredients
from start to finish - soft english muffin, fresh egg,
lovely ham slices with melted gourmet looking cheese
fresh slice of tomato - all just $3.25 plus if you like
add 99cents for a medium coffeee from "Van Houte"
(Columbian or house special) place is called "wraps
to go' and have nicely appealing mediterranean styled
western wraps etc fresh made French seeming server
mainly on in mornings. nice!


  Mastro Cappocollo

Mastro offers tasty sliced Cappocollo and prosciutto
sausage meats - ask at every one of your local supermarkets
for more of it. Mastro genoa salami hot or reg favoured
is amazingly tasty - maybe pricey treat,
though likely cheapest locally at Rocco's "No frills"
outlet on front street and other of their locations equally.

Marc Angelo imported Italian foods includes a snack sized
offering of slices of genoa salami with provolone cheese slices
just three bucks and change at superior deli food counters such as
at the metro in the packaged cold meats section. BOTH Metro and
loblaws offer great sliced meats such as hot
genoa salami for around $3.25/100grams




skip the dishes delivery service suggestion
"Skip the dishes" fast delivery available here too - wow!!

Metro's great $3.49 quarter Jerk style chicken leg
(dark or white available)

metro front street deli jerk chicken

If you prefer BBq to Jerk Chicken, they have this too: (No sign of jerk pork here or elsewhere similar yet)

Great sides to choose from - fresh made - quite tasty by comparison elsewhere and fair value everyday!






Available in a great full meal offering for $7.49 including a couple of Octoberfest
sausages and choice of two sides such as pasta in a delicious curry style sauce
parisienne potato, scallop potato, mixed veggie, veggie rice, or mac'n cheese
Make sure you get the great sausage here when its best - fresh and not overdone!

metro octoberfest daily deal

Someone should find out the brand of these sausages and make them
more conveniently widely available to all folks who love the real stuff

Sikorski sausage choices from the Hot foods section -
Metro Deli (front street - St Lawrence Market area)
They arent serving these cooked here anymore-
buy them from the cold foods section or from Sikorsi
sausage company to offer at your own deli as shown





Party tray from Metro and Loblaws supermarket
 locations -  A must for every holiday gathering
 especially (plus office partys and family/friends
get togethers year round)




Metro's huge lovely Euro style Bakery section





Roma Foods (since 1953) offers a "huge" almost 1kg party size
bag of nice ready to serve mini pepperoni slices just ten bucks
at Loblaws supermarkets (Lower jarvis st. location included
along with Roccos No Frills Front Street outlet - check supermarkets
near wherever you are)
roma foods family size sliced pepperoni offeringRoma


Octoberfest sign
Grilled sausage

lovely spirits
Enjoy the beers of all greatest European spirits
everywhere! OR TAKE THE COOLER STYLED DRINKS RATHER
INSTEAD! SMIRNOF hard ice MIKES HARD LEMONADE, REKORDELIG FROM
SWEDEN ETC

marrio mexican restaurant on queen st east
Barrio mexican style restaurant (queen street at logan avenue)
was filled by an appreciative crowd with live entertainment by
a mexican music singing group (mexican food and soft drinks/liquor served)


marche movenpick european style food outlet
The marche movenpick - now closed down - Shame! - This entire complex was
shutdown for months over covid over-reactions, which extremist mindset application
might just have cost us many good euro styled businesses that were housed
in this complex including possibly our own great Longos supermarket
outlet in the basement all of which seemigly have just recently mostly reopened
although the pickings are better at the jefferson ave location on king street.

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!!

johnny gs breakkie 1


johnny gs breakkie 2



Popular Italian restaurant - this particular location in the
Greek section on the Danforth where it is equally most popular



Just under fifteen bucks for a full litre of Port (Tawny 84) @LCBO!!

Metro Deli Octopus salad sample treat

swedish meatballs recipe idea

www.eurocoalition.org



Metro Deli (Church Street on Front Street) sausage 
Try the local Sikorski Polish Company's offerings 
here of great sausage from traditions throughout 
Europe at the Metro and Loblaws in the cold foods section
Just a couple of dollars gets you a great tasting Sikorski
Polish styled chicken and turkey sausage, along with kabano
and delicious chorizzo available "to go" at the cold foods deli 
counters here as well grilled to ready serve hot at a deli counter 
all around your town such as deliciously at metro at church street often.



A Loblaws "Presidents Choice" giftcard  makes a 
thoughtful gesture as a gift of lunch meals all month 
long. $5-$500 President's  Choice Giftcards

Best tasting cold meat pick: Kobassa (Ham or Turkey)
also for sliced sausage pick - the spicy version is
a tad hot - just enough for taste of the chili would
be better - still the best of deli meat brands however
Brandt Kobassa
Ask for it on  party trays (cut into thick slices)
- See Metro and Loblaws superior party tray/ party platters 
offerings. Brandt and Pillers brands most commonly found 
around locally and known for best quality along with "Pillers". 
Avoid the (@Metro) Halenda Brand Himalayan salt flavoured 
version as it isn't seeming genuine kobassa taste when we last checked

Best tasting sliced meat pick: Kobassa
yet again! Beats taste of even ham
(except on a sandwich where ham is tops)!!
 
Kelbassa sandwich meats - top pick here

Mario's gets you great ham 
from Denmark
(Imported at Montreal)
Marios ham from Denmark



Fantastic sausage - 
as served in London too!

 Schneiders sausagepc brand hot sauce

Recently on special at Loblaws owned "No Frills"
discount outlets was nice tasting Schneiders
brand cheese filled sausage offerings to take home 
and heat up in oven or microwave - just a dollar
each sausage in packages as few as a duo (two)
and up to ten in a party size family pack! 
I like to add  Presidents choice brand 
Louisiana style popular hot sauce). 
Schneiders "Octoberfest" offerings don't seem like the 
real McCoy - try Metro Supermarket - Front street etc
hot deli section for their $2.49 version instead (someone
should find out what brand these are and offer them
at every deli counter as a core offering fer crissakes man)
or the approx $5 jumbo (whitish colour mainly) maybe 
reasonable enuf quality Octoberfest from street cart 
vendors around town (Toronto etc) (Just outside Ciy Hall 
location prices are even cheaper in early to late mornings)



  
No name branded cheddar sausage family pack
offerings are available at most supermarkets
mentioned here at reasonable enough prices
($10 for 900gms at No Frills mainly) 





Metro supermarkets offer ready to heat
(microwave out of service at present
- covid phobia etc) spaghetti and meatballs
meals for $5 regular size tray or $10 large size 
tray.

BBq chicken pck deal from Kitchen table Deli

empanada
sauce included

Available now and then at Metro, Loblaws
and usually everyday at Rabbas (main deli offering there
along with beef/chicken pre-cooked patties)
Large sausage rolls offer - pk of 2 - only $3.50 at RABBA


chicken swkewer we recommend (flavoured delicious)




"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!

Also try the food court at Gerrard Square Mall (near pape) for similar food



loblaws cookd cold chicken


loblaws shrimp deal for get-togethers



(as shown) Delicious shrimp in chili styled sauce-
Loblaws Deli - Lower Jarvis by Queens quay location etc

deli mushroom  
Loblaws deli pickled styled tasty mushroom dish offering

neptune salad   
Loblaws deli tasty seafood salad

peppadew peppers
Loblaws deli pickled styled peppadew peppers treat

loblas lunch                                                                                  

Loblaws deli counters offer a great variety of gourmet foods ready to eat - 
on the go - You can also use your Presidents choice financial MasterCard 
points for free purchases at the deli counter or  for picking up groceries at 
loblaws related supermarket outlets (includes no-frills huge discount 
locations) PC Choice is a superior best credit card issuer by reputation for 
levels of service quality often beyond your highest expectations (top quality 
service award winner amongst its customers) (although none can beat amex 
too in my own experience for similar service standards too in this business - 
they're american based y'know - its where my heart always is and will be 
forever more amen!! likewise TD bank is tops for best bank services provider 
many of us have found! TD also has the most convenient ATM designs with multiple 
choices of currency denominations when you make a withdrawal - even just a five 
dollar bill if need be - and their unlimited transaction plans allow all the debit 
card use for a reasonable small monthly fee - you can even use their select ATM 
dispenser for US currency withdrawals rather than having to go elsewhere trying
to find it at such reasonable cost. In the U.S. we like citibank too mainly for 
best similar service too hopefully!!


Nice looking branch with flags of friendship between our 
two countries in addition, also in clear evidence




Loblaws deli foods section 
(at select locations)






 

 - Loblaws fresh deli meats counter shown below:
loblaws fresh meats

Loblaws locations such as "City market" located on Yonge near lawrence
subway stop has s lovely display of Italiam made sodas - none better I say! ta! 

Get the limonata fer shure!

Great place to buy beer and wines to take home, (Open late as is the Metro)
 I don't like beer anymore I have to say  Best purchase here right now would 
be Rekordelig brand coolers from Sweden Note: Loblaws has "Wine Rack" 
outlets around  superior experience of a great drink all around I say! Best 
choices too would be Smirnoff and mikes (hard lemonade) at top of list! 
Plus where's the Port?? ('84 brand from Niagara Region etc would be nice!
(its my fav wine pick)- +Best wine picks also:) (@LCBO at present) Great 
German (Blue Nun, Hochtaler Leibfraumilch, Black Tower - French (Chatenuef 
du pape) and Aussie Cdn wines (Wallerroo Trails Shiraz) which should top your 
list especially are noted at our related website -  (even a nice offering from 
Portugal these past many decades - Mateus Rose) Click here to view

                  
Groceries here usually available 24hrs at choice locations - why not wine and
 Vodka Coolers too ("equally") The LCBO cant claim a monopoly on any idea of
 merit as they as sometimes closed (all day mondays and select "holidays") -
 some locations have limited selections of merited choices it would appear (Port
 etc) . Lets decide for ourselves instead - wherever we see fit - including beer
 and mostly wine by the glass availability at sausage cart vendors, all grocery
 related outlets and any restaurants with a minimal fee ($100 annually max)
 licence for crissakes!



poppers cran
Enjoy this delicious Italian-French made treat - Poppers  (7% alcohol)
great taste for just $2.50 fer crissakes!! Available at Ontario Beer stores
and similar outlets I should add!! All flavour choices shown below
are great!!

poppers1      poppers2
poppers3    poppers4

 

Other truly Great food ideas
you must try!

"Souvlaki Express"

Queen at Parliament Streets in Toronto and on Mt Pleasant Drive additionally

Recently renovated with expanded seating capacity

Been here many many times this past decade as I live only minutes away.
Now at Carlton on close-by parliament street
(cabbagetown locale)
Jimmy the Greek

Souvlaki Express - Great Greek food

truly succulently and deliciously tasting afghan style kababs at Kabul kabab house on Gerrard street East in the Little India section - two for just eight bucks! (the menu offerings are mainly for complete dinners - so ask about this option if you prefer just meat) the tandoori
chicken (half chicken meal deal) is
succulently
delicious and
unbeatably priced
at Naan and Kabab
House on Yonge
Street instead too
(close to yonge and
charles street
intersection
just south
of  bloor on yonge).


Afghan kababs - little India - Gerrard street
Might be nice place to order for small parties as they appear reasonable to deal with too I'd say fer shure!



Get a couple of nice thick slices of succulent side bacon cooked to perfection at Carnicero's at St Lawrence Market (upper level) in Downtown toronto! A fver should be about enough unless you want their sandwich deal.
 

carniceros - side bacon
Carniceros sign

Succulent side bacon slices - Carniceros



"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...


Much nicer tasting deals than what's around for chinese
food such as at the popular "Peking express" on parliament street by
queen street which instead seems to have certainly been a real rip-off
by comparison for the folks around over the years - too much rice filler
and dough mainly in their so-called "chicken balls"





Korean kim-chi
Kimchi - Korean spiced cabage concoction
pickled cabbage



Now available at the front door for takeout service
or delivery through uber-eats service is a combination of the famous Korean spicy beef dish called bulgogi (heaps of spiced up beef with squid pieces mixed in), with a side of equally famous kim-chi (pickled cabbage) and even a
small container of rice thrown in. check # on the
menu - $13.99 plus tax and delivery if applicable
"Yummy Korean"  (place located on Bloor near
Bathurst subway stop)

bulgogi-squid-spicy-sauce-offering

Asian Wok style Grill located in select food court areas
of shopping Malls have reasonable combos from
$8.25 - including ribs or bourbon chicken with
noodles and a veggie side - Gerrard Square
Toronto location+ Best food pick for miles around!!
(all the way from chinatown to little India
sections on either side of this Gerrard street long
strip - stop in here instead for this deal)

uber delivery
Main Choices include bourbon chicken, lemongrass chicken, mushroom beef, spicy beef, spare ribs, plus more featured offerings each day
. Noodles
or rice and your choice of veggies too at this combo price deal! wow!

asian fusion jnr combo - huge meal deal
Pop can add just one dollar more here or get a
500ml bottle of real coke products up the
escalator- $1.50
asian fusion - gerrard square mall food court
Great bourbon chicken here - best meal pick for
many miles around!! Why not offered at Red lobster
and other Western food outlets  too?
Beats breaded chicken all te hell!
 


brisk lemonade special

Snack deli meats available at Loblaws
franchised "No frills" Supermarkets
and elsewhere - just $3 a 250gm serving
in the case of Pepperoni or the same
price for a 150gm serving of truly
delicious Kobassa Meat loaf from
Brandt meats packages sold here!
(almost five bucks at other places)!
Its also the best place for everyday
prices on 2L pop and even better when
on extra special . My favourite pop -
bar none- is the "faygo" brand Black
cherry Cola! Simply delicious - around two
bucks wherever usually available -
Canadian distributor is apparently
"Beverage world" we got their number
for you:
 (Missisauga, ON) 905-643-7713
Even the Faygo reg cola beats regular
2l coke



hot italian chicken sausage pkg
This time I cooked for myself - a full package of Hot Italian Chicken
sausages (Maple Lodge -  Canadian Brand) Took only a short while
in the oven - turned over a couple of times and voila - a nice tasty
meal - cheaper than eatin out - if youre not in the mood Shown with
tasty Kraft BBq sauce - cheaper at Loblaws related "No-frills
supermarket" discount outlets etc

sausage dinner I cookes for myself

 


2L bottle - top pick call
 905-643-7713
for the closest outlet to you that
does stock the brand in regular fashion


Generic cola brands may often be just as good
seeming a taste (I find they are usually much better
taste and certainly value compared to expensive
coke brand with questionable supposedly
philantropic commitments of insane choice - such
bargains instead such as 99cent Presidents Choice at
No Frills (Loblaws sister supermarket chain) or $1.49 selection
brand at Metro (they also have lemonade and grape flavours
too) Always preferred generic coke to a 2l coke bottle
for taste and certainly value - by far!! Selection Brand also
offers sparkling lemonade 2L bottles $2 Great Faygo cherry cola -
the best I find - available at Faygo dealers everywhere that such
better taste is to be had instead (based in Detroit at present)


simplylemonade
On discounted sale at present at "Freshco"
supermarket especially

Limonata (from Italy)
is the best tasting treat for your group gatherings!!
        
My own best pick is the Lurisia flavoured offering
of bottled Limonata served chilled.
best limonata

castello havarti
Find great cheese such as white cheddar, mozzarella
Swiss and even havarti fer shure best bought from "Castello" I always say! ciao folks


Pasta should always be served with heaps of generously seasoned and
meat-filled sauce with some veggies added for variety. Tons 'o Meat has to replace
the overabundance of tomato like substitutes in too many Pasta based dishes.
Likewise rice should never be plain or dry or just white. Plenty of sauce and curry
like spice taste, even would be great  along with mixed in veggies where appropriate.

 

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