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Irish Embassy
Pub & Grill

49 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M5E1J1




Genuine Italian sourced
brands coffee beans

cafe special
Presse cafe

croissant sandwiches

Visit your friendly nearby euro cafe!!

King Edward hotel cafe location

La Presee croissants
Presse cafe
This euro style cafe is located right d/t conveniently
on king street near church st- $2 latte special at left

Did enjoy the $9 coffe at the king edward hotel
last I was there - served in a pot! wow!

#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

for the love of love greek
(Greek dining community section of Toronto is also concentrated on Danforth Avenue - just east of Broadview)
love souvlaki

molson pint6% cold shots
Souvlaki wrap - Lamb, chicken or
beef - our Top favourite daily lunch
pick (along with Italian or real style Octoberfest sausage on a bun - alternatingly between great sausage and great Souvlaki)!
the firendly greek on danforth lamb souvlaki Souvlaki on pita also includes (besides pork) c hicken or even lamb (better than a steak most places!) options 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 fire grilled meat, plus generous on tzatziki as we found it to be here plus at similarly popular spots such as (greek family owned) golden diner and Frankies on Queen street west, across from CAMH.

Souvlaki Express
Souvlaki express used to have great souvlaki always at their old queen st location, now insist the meat be prepared just as tender as before
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
favourite food
ideas for all bars and diner/fine restaurants equally
The Greek owned "Golden diner" at Jarvis/Carlton has
great (under $20 dinner) Lamb Souvlaki - tastes like
enjoying a steak! (cooked over a fire grill) Also molson Canadian beer is a reasonably priced just $5 add-on

Krystos is now "Freddy the greek" 148 sumach (near distillery district) great lamb souvlaki dinner (approx $20) meat is marinated to be tender when fresh served!! insist on it being grilled krystos
$15.99 souvlaki lunch special, weekdays at "freddy the greek" near King and river - nice place for private party

including your private wedding reception
greek kebab skewers - marth stewart
mado turkish friendly service attitude, western menu ideas compatibility throughout
Mediterranean Burger
mediterranean style burger - made from choice of
meats including pork, beef, lamb or turkey

Taste of the danforth festival 2023 hi-light
taste of the danfort feature #1 Special price showing was in effect at the festival for gathered tourists
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 2-5PM mon-fri, 9PM-closing. lunch menu up to 3pm only Server team showing is, as you may have guessed - yes, in new brunswick instead, if you've 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. P.S. the king (near yonge) street location actually have brought us an irish delite to serve the local spirit, goes by "samantha" - now that sure builds loyalty!! Amen st louis server volunteers St Louis Staff community volunteering 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? . 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
(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 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

chicken parmasean
Chicken parmasean with lotsa mozza

family pack
Best deal here - 1.2KGS party/family pack tasty hot or mild
italian sausage - just $10 at "Rocco's no frills" on front
street close to st lawrence market - add sliced huge
spanish white onions plus bbq sauce (often on special
here) and you're all set!! Deliciously cooks in its own
oils baked in the oven 20 mins+ for 4 at a time at
400 degrees 
(suggested hearty single full 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:


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
Beer store
My favourite drink pick here is johnny bootlegger grape
(sherry style $2.75/bottle  offering 11.8
% alc content)
Love molson's beer - ice cold!! (wherever there's 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 6
John Molson is proudly a Monstreal founded
company older than Canada itself - (1786) yay!

$5 ttl (4pk price) at Loblaws supermarkets (open late)
and LCBO after current strike) ($10 for 8pk at The Beer
Stores in town)

Loblaws keeps the best stocks in town - especially jarvis st
location near queens quay

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.

A 710ml tallcan (king size) of 5
% Molson Canadian
is approx one dollar more ($4.25 incl tax) - best
beer choice if you dont see any alternative
picks around such as a bottle of smirnof ice
(cooler) or port/sherry fortified or shiraz
flavour wine

taco tuesday       toppings
The beef is curry-like tasty when served fresh
and prepared in sauce. if sits too long tastes
not as good - dry looking. Plus outside of
tuesday, you have to pay for two at a time
for approx $9 combined with no option to
mix and mtch between beef and chicken choices
etc. best taste remains at taco bell consistently.

                                     youtube video
Souvlaki_Xpress burger
Just recently had the home made quality burger hare
at souvlaki express - never had a better burger - plus
was only ten bucks for a complete meal with a soda pop
included (taxes xtra)

big smoke burger loc
Best burger chain offerings are
here at big smoke burger, for a nice
complete combo meal
(you'd be crazy to waste most other places insted. Located
at King and Yonge, plus google for other of their nice locations)
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

loblaws deli1
Plus, fantastic thai creamy chicken soup (my fav) here - grab some everytime too, additionally!!

Check your supermarket location for rotisserie chicken
offerings in various flavours too - such as "jerk", regular BBQ
and more!

bbq wings
Great wings deal - just heat up and enjoy!!

butter chicken family tray

king pao
full dinner trays - various oriental popular dishes

tandoori chicken

Gret for family / friends get together - or even just by yourself
along with a glass of vino or what have you!

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

food basics rotisserie chicken

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!!

pork belly - yay - enjoy!!
Delicious porkbelly slices (side bacon similarly etc)

jerk chicken - martha stewart cookbook ideas

metro deli
metro deli has best supply of 1/4 peppery chicken ("jerk flavour")
or mild bbq (no sauce added when ready cooked as shown) tasting
1/4 chicken version at metro locations around
mutual street

metro deli pork chop

metro pizza

metro bakery
euro dessert creativity on at the metro in-house bakery

jerk pork
No place yet found in this town with good enuf jerk pork quality
(as pictured if you please)

baby ribs

youtube video (video above)
Comedian John Pinette - Salad aint no food!
peppers salad
a side offering of sauteed sweet 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

The "Roy Public House Pub" has butter chicken curries on
the menu as "east ender" curry. Stick to the mild version
(mouth on fire having tried their "spicy" version years
back) otherwise quite a nice enuf pick on the menu here.

butter chicken
at queen street east at logan avenue (just next door
the td bank branch - atm hours access could improve
- but still the best bank - while Presidents choice is
easily the best services provider in the credit card

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).

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
options include a generous serving of spicy or regular grilled shrimp -
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!!

  best beer
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
molsons beer - access everwhete sil vous plais!! ta

forget bagels - croissants are a more
tasteful idea!!
standard meal plan idea molsons beer - access everwhete sil vous plais!! ta

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

tasty sausage treat - Italian made
More flavours and in-stock quantities
usually found at the popular metro at front and church

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

    paddingtons collage molsons beer - access everwhete sil vous plais!! ta
Paddington's menu variety plus all the molsons
Guinness / Smirnoff/ Wines beer and other such
ideas as you could possibly handle!! Greek owned
(So a Souvlaki on Pita is nowhere better had than right downtown here at Paddington's)
- Lovely special Irish service along the way too
- Complete eggs and ham/sausage or bacon with fries breakfast - A nice $10.95
(available "all day" - 9AM- 7PM TUE-FRI) closed at 8AM-5PM SAT-9AM-5PM SUN
ice fresh Orange juice option too and service well worth giving a nice tip for

paddingtons peameal sandwich specialty too

Osgoode hall breakfast choice
Law Society cafeteria version with perfect potato too

Paddington's eggs benedict
Paddington's Eggs benedict on extra tasty peameal bacon
- yum!

popular paddingtons
Crowds drawn to Popular Paddingtons Pub (Lots more
seating) - sometimes a line up but worth the short wait!

paddingtons patio

Limonata available when passing through St Lawrence market for welcome
relief from a hot day or whatever else youd welcome a lift from to see you
through (Pasta Mia cafe on the basement floor level at st lawrence market
- great espresso plus a good deal more)

pasta mia

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.

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)

locations (breakfast and lunch)

pumpernickles lunch special

Full classic fried egg breakfast menu available too including daily
sammy specials

for Listing of their locations - try here

stacked breakfast combo deasl
(Get off at broadview subway station 425 broadview)
or at spadina on queen st West - fantastic ham steak
slices served with the "ham option on this special"
no xtra charge. add $1 for regular fries instead of


Longos brunch
shrimp availability at morning/lunch buffet varies
poached eggs plus mini sausage popular breakfast items

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, loblaws, longos (at jefferson too) etc freshly
prepared) for the nuisance of cutting through that gooey cheese now. oh well

Warmest "irish-scot" waitress pick here.
bars in this town do have to altogether turn off the rap music taste idea eh! ta

Scotland Yard Pub

Best (haddock quality) fish and chips deal anywhere to be
found!! (scotland yard restaurant and pub
- 56 the esplanade d/t)
right across from novotel hotel, next door to "the keg" restaurant

scotlandyard pubb

Daily specials on appetizers
plus daily drink specials - great place for a
pint or two of molson canadian!!
scotlandyard pub1scotlandyard pub1a  best place for a molson with your dinner too why not!!6%

Half price calamari special on wednesdays 2pm-5pm 7pm-10pm
calamari nite

molsons beer - access everwhete sil vous plais!! ta
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 molsons beer - access everwhete sil vous plais!! ta

scalloped potato

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

tater tots idea instead of fries (alternative)

baileys cheesecake
molsons beer - access everwhete sil vous plais!! ta

supreme dessert!!

copenhagen cheesecake

danish pastry house
Copenhagen cheesecake - even served by irish spirited gal. with
in depth knowledge of these offerings here,  all the way from denmark
depending on your luck - for the complete euro dessert house experience.
beer/wine not yet available, italian limonata is popular here however

Au pain dore on Adelaide

Enjoy a euro style sandwich from the authentic French gal
server choice all the way from France I would have to believe -
makes the price worth coming in for - even have Italian Limonata
here!! (20 adelaide just east of yonge st near church st)
(Im mainly here for such service ideas in such regards or
there's other places to be too - merci!!)
euro sandwiches

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

Check on their great combo deal special for lunch!!


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 staffrs
The Keg
Restaurant Chain (staff picture from some other Keg restaurant)
26 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON (Popular Bars and dining area)

 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!!

keg regina
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
(make it grilled)
now about
$50 plus
and tip
as fully
to be

(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!! ($29.99) wow! (one classic side included, premium sides such as braised Brussel
sprouts add additional $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 grilled, 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 Fish and chips

(get mayo mixed in on that cole slaw!)

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

best waitress award
Hey folks, everyone loves the best spirit
showing when they get served - why do anything else??
Best tips go to the best servers - I've been known to
tip a hundred even, on occassion! be a winning pick!!


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)
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"!!
(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!!
  molsons beer - access everwhete sil vous plais!! ta
Kobasa sausage on a bun (available at Cosco whosalers)

halibut anyone?

A & W OJ / mama burger
A&W (just $2.80 buddy burger) nice 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.
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! meat quality simply superior to mcdonalds
harveys, wendys etc on burgers we tried there.
plus great value overall on these picks at a&w

a&W breakfast
nicer fixturing than macdonalds etc plus 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

a&w 6buck breakfast deal

A&W special grass fed beef quality
1956 mama burger special beats ALL large burger chains for quality
mama burger $3.99 manager special at participating locations
(such as on church street at shuter across from henry's photoprint shop"

(Open 24hrs for "take-out only after dark"
d/t plus at many of their such other locations)

Tims has a tasty cheesy 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 great value still in nice 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!!

Tim's previously have offered a great creamy thai soup
(NOT their can version however - skip its taste fer shure)
None of the can soups sold are good value anyway, buy fresh

(fresh made tims thai soup when available / ham sandwich is
great here) some or maybe all Tims franchise / company locations
don't have mustard available at last check, or fresh (spanish)
sliced onions etc tut tut

Tims famous Ham-cheddar sandwich (grilled)

Tims fresh (artisan) ham and cheddar sandwich on
a bun $5.99 plus tax - Comes with ranch suce included
- other sauce picks plus jalapenos available as xtras
unbeatable around this price level!! (ask for it grilled)

subway 6in ham
subway six inch black forest ham sub $4.99
(plus tax) only when on special. prefer tims
version instead or buy a plain croissant
and a thick slice of ham at your deli counter
enjoy a $5 instant sandwich that way with tons
of meat. 

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

music in restaurants and shopping malls, supermarkets etc
must be supremely well picked for good taste such as Richard
clayderman and ray coniff, plus britney spears plus such added
picks as jennifer Lopez even and whitney houston billy ocean and
 lionel richie even. Cut the crap with the shit they are putting
on instead that are "brain dead" and therefore predatory with
sound therapies to "retard the human spirit" which survives in
better idea of "what is good and fair to do" instead for all.

delicious creamy thai soup
Delicious flavour!!

now back at metro
lovely flavour
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 
$3.99 for reg size
plus 20 cents tax

(also at select
loblaws delis
and longos -
spicy version
here maybe?)
prefer metro taste and longos

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)
help yourself to the thai creamy chicken soup fer shure
before they run out each day

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 -
even better, more generous taste

Eaton Centre location plus others

rabba sausagerolls
get it fresh made here whenever available
as usually is best found available here (24 hours)
best pick sausage rools
(open late - check for hours/availability)
rabba's cheesecake
rabbas wings

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 - mini bottle -
great "Sherry like" taste at an unbeatable
$2.75 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)
pick up lotsa great tasting molsons too eh!! (canadian)

Metro Deli Octopus salad sample treat


"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 

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!!
Little Italy B
 Click here to view our wines and spirits webpage

  My own #1 pick at bars  
(Plus Molson Canadian beer)


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
their many specials now
a burger

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
This hugely popular d/t food court is completely packed at peak times

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

Paramount food platter or wraps

paramount on spadina - deal
select offering of daily shawarma deal here

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

pita land
enjoy a souvlaki wrap at late night hours even
from pita land on dundas street by jarvis st.

laziz samosas
Best (chicken) Samosas found in this town
for quality, taste and sheer value! $3.50 for 4pk of mini samosas)
 on Dundas st 1/2 block east of church st - buy 100 even for your gathering

laziz tandoori
Laziz bbq or tandoori 1/4 chicken
$3.99 ea (a la carte)
laziz bbq

curry anyone?
As found on the net via google

Although not a fried taste treat, metro has reasonable quality
and value in its home made regular size samosa offerings in tasty veggie
or beef or chicken - take your pick

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
(kabab sauce
etc on the side
for the rice)
(we recommend
this location
only as quality
may vary at

naan and
kabab house
(yonge st d/t)
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
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


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

armenian combo
Armenian cuisine looks
similarly enticing as turkey, iran, Russia,
afghanistan pakistan!!

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 or shrimp 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.

on the rocks deal

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.

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!)

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

no-frills and freshco have daily low prices
on "Simply brand" favourite brand quality juices -
lemonade along with "classic tropicana"
(also minute maid brand or Presidents choice)
and orange juice 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
mainly - great stuff!!
best limonata

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

San Pallegrino Limonata regular priced
at $7.50 / six pack at some supermarkets

An alcohol spiked version would be nice especially

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

simply lemonade
(Double sized - under a ten dollar bill)

      #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)

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

franks deal  ButchersSelection Frankfurters deal
This unbelievable deal at freshco from Butchers selection Brand has 10 pork with chicken
frankurters coming in at 50cents each ($5 bucks a full huge 900gm pack) (almost a full kilo)

dollarama bbq sauce
$1.25 325ml
Every home and restaurant table should sport this great tasting "gourmet brand"
bbq sauce bottle from dollarama at an amazing low low everyday price

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!

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

Thick sliced meats are even more satisfying!

mastro  mastro salami
enjoy hot or mild (regular) flavour

dollarama sauce offerings cheap tasty roasted bell peppers at dollarama

740ml size Sriracha sauce bottle just $3.50
(everyday half price value)

tartlettes from france at dollarama
biskwi tartlettes
Lots of great confection items from Italy and France especially (cheap)

spanish sangria

Just $3.50 each full bottle

gusto 541 - new bar in area


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