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Irish Embassy
Pub & Grill

49 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M5E1J1



Genuine Italian sourced
brands coffee beans

Visit your friendly nearby euro cafe!!

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

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

fox and fiddle - greektown toronto

fox and fiddle on the danforth - toronato canada

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

Kelly's landing

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

Great food and service - our number 1 recommended such outlet in all toronto 
at present - ta! (ultimate dining gift card holders welcome here too instead)

kelly's burger

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

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

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

Great Irish stew ideas for Pubs
Irish stew eamples - lamb
Irish Lamb stew with potato
pub style
Irish Pub stew example - beef or lamb
(tabasco as required additionally ta 
and merci equally)

Tasty homemade style beef stew 
recipe for restaurants equally.
serve with hot sauce as always 
too! have tabasco or franks available

Chicken gumbo dish - great 
with hot sauce on the side!!
the most popular brands are here shown below:

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

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

typical Italian fancy restaurant idea

spicy Italian meatloaf
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.

Martha Stewart Steak sandwich idea

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

Italian Chicken cacciatore restaurant dinner idea

Italian marsala veal restaurant dinner idea

restaurant ideas

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

Creamy Italian chicken marsala

Italian spicy crescent ring with ham and melted

pasta alfredo - just add meat
Pasta alfredo - just add meat!!

spicy Italian sausage pasta dish
Spicy Italian sausage pasta dish

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

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

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

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

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

(Greek dining community section of Toronto
is in Danforth Avenue - east of Broadview)
love souvlaki

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

Souvlaki should be served with moist, fresh prepared tender
tasting grilled meat, plus generous on tzatziki as we found it
to be here.
Mondays are for vacationing seeming at some places (closed mondays) aw
(on danforth avenue near chester subway station)

Lamb wrap or burger idea Martha stewart
Lotsa fresh sliced firm quality tomato and onion slices with loads of tzatziki

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

taste of the danfort feature #1A

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

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 offering 11.8
% alc content) Love molsons
beer on-tap only - ice cold!! (wherever theres an Irish pub
suitably staffed with a friendly waitress who knows our
own such music and isn't shy to have it heard on the jukebox

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

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

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

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

bullger combo

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

The best tasting drink wherever liquor is to be found
to be had - smirnoff - I even then prefer port wine if
available though!

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

great cheesecake idea open 24hrs
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

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 steak bites in garlic sauce
as an appetizer or main course with a side
perhaps such as pasta or french fried potato

Comedian Mr. John Pinette decries salt levels in KFC style
chicken offerings

bbq or jerk flavouring offerings
bbq chicken!!

smoked jerk chicken
metro on front street used to make it about this good

Comedian John Pinette - Salad aint no food!

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

try too a sausage and peppers dish like this!
Have lots of grilled bell pepper slices with
lightly fried onion slices
sausage with peppers plus cabbage mixed in

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

butter chicken

Tandoori flavour quarter
chicken tray serving IDEA

Click here to view or download/print recipe
(pdf format file)

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 a-la carte).

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

fantastic stir-fry idea

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.

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

side bacon idea all "a-round"

by the slice or by the pound - look for the sign with
reasonable price showing wherever it's to be found

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

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 or maybe even
drop in and purchase at this church hall.

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

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


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

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

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

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

The best tasting sliced meats (pckgd) are shown below:
Thai Chili chicken breast plus Kolbassa loaf. Check around!!

   at "food basics" mainly                                     
brandt kobassa loaf top pickpliiers thai chili chicken breast top pick


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

mastro  mastro salami
enjoy hot or mild (regular) flavour

Loblaws Proscuitto baguette

lamb skewer

lamb chop


brandt kobassa

Kobassa (the real stuff as offered by brands like
Brandt mainly plus maybe Pillers too) is the best
tasting such great quality sausage meat to be found.
Brandt (my fav) also offers a spicy version with
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!! Halenda brand seemed to taste more like plain
polish sausage rather than true polish etc kobassa. plain
"Polish sausage" also offered by brandt and Pillers is
not as good a taste as kobassa version shown here in
the brand names (brandt mainly) mentioned and similar
quality where it is to be found equally that is.

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!

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


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

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

future Bistro
future bistro breakfast offerings

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

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

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

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

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

Pumpernickle's tuesdays

Stacked breakfast special
(Get off at broadview subway station)

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

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

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

morning pasties fresh done
Pastries and other baked goods - freshness varies
- st lawrence cafe - take that instead eh starbucks! ha ha
pick up a fresh made package of apple/rasberry turnovers
just down the street at the metro deli $5.50 fer crissakes
gets you a full pack for your own cafe/ family treat.
why not offer fresh butter tarts sold in packs too around
in stores, and cheaply so.

pork tenderloin

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 popular offering we should adopt
into mainstream I say!

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

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

calamari nite

Half price calamari special here on wednesdays!! wow!!

tasty fried potato - soft cooked

scalloped potato

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

baileys cheesecake

supreme dessert!!

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

metro combo


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
26 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON, M5E1M1

 The Keg Steak and lobster offerings

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

keg meal

   kegs takeout  kegs york st loc

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

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

(love the long Island Iced Tea served here - have it every time,
from the bar! - $9) Gotta keep the place goin for the great decor
and history to our folks.

Come in on mondays for the fantastic endless shrimp deal!!
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 broiled, and served with melted butter for best taste (not boiled/steamed). steak only best when grilled over a fire.


  red lobster free-refills lemonade
these gift cards are each a great idea           Free refills on pop or GREAT (under $4) lemonade
here too (as available)                        flavours - regular, strawberry or peach with your meal!

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

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

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

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


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 / 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 ( 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!!


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

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

1956 mama burger special

(Open 24hrs d/t plus john st, and queen st E)

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

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

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

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

Tims previously have offered a great creamy thai soup
(fresh made is great here) plus truly great sandwich deals
that are fresh made and topped without hassles of settling
for the rigmarole of subway across the street.
tims fresh made sandwiches

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

Plus all fast food chains must be legislated to protect the
environment by stopping the B.S. lip service to making real cups
mugs, glasses and plates available as billions of paper products
are filling up our landfills as they just don't "get it" when it comes
to right minded service hospitality in such affairs, however that
should not allow abuse of the planet which is still ours as surviving
human beings you must be aware of as so concerned of course, still.

delicious creamy thai soup

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

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

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)

best food court choice above
all else there!!

Eaton Centre location plus others


lamb shank - sauced up
Lamb shank idea - why not in a sauce/curry (for fans of greek food
especially too!)same for meatloaf alternative style of prep

butter chicken
quality/value remains steadily superior on butter chicken here
In the past great (boneless) beef/reg chicken curry was too
here to be had too.

sams boneless
A cross between tandoori style and tikka flavouring instead
this boneless chicken offering is fantastic and would be a huge
success adopted as our own style of mainstream dish I suggest.
Its shown above when it was first introduced into the
neighbourhood here equally, in what was fresh made with
adequate amounts of lovely tasting sauce cooked in -
both aspects of which elusive now for the past quite a while
however when done just right as first introduced, this item
would beat any fast food chicken alternative ideas around
and provide a great taste treat at home or when dining out
too i might add. (should not be hot spicy, but with tangy style
special taste appeal instead) try it here too I'd say
should be tender as if marinated seeming perhaps too

samosa offering
Apna taste brand tasty veggie peas and potato
samosas with tamarind sauce pckg - walmart
rabba and loblaws owned locations incl
shoppers drug mart locations - just heat up in
microwave and serve at home or cafe/ restaurant
the Metro Supermarket has samosa options too

beware "biriyani" dishes which consist mainly of rice
with little more to justify the prices in this town.
You'd be better off with a well made curry and
pita bread (naan) on the side (or rice/pasta) at
a reasonable enough of an idea on price/value

rabba sausagerolls
get it fresh made here whenever available!

Lets have more such creative style offerings
for breakfast everywhere eh

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

loblaws offer!!

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

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

Sherry deal
Helluva discovery - great Sherry taste at an unbeatable $2.50 price
Check Ontario beer stores or LCBO shelves for stock

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

Paramount Lebanese - Brookfield place

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

Paramount food platter or wraps

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

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

silk road
kabab house
(d/t on bay street
close to office
towers and major hotels
- delivery available)
has a "waziri" dinner including tandoori chicken skewer plus a skewer of beef, along with rice, salad
and pita bread
offering. quite
reasonably priced. While turkish kabab skewer dinners
and similar
koobideh Kabab
skewer dinners
at persian
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


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

Persian style "koobideh"

adana kabab dual sekewer dinner
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
"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

shrimp1  shrimp2
would be nice with sriracha sauce

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

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

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

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

spicy beef

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

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

$15 greek lunch special at krystos near
King and river - nice place for private party
(new restaurant in this area - quite welcome!)

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

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

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.

no-frills and freshco have daily low prices on "Simply brand"
favourite brand quality juices - lemonade and orange etc

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.

best limonata

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

gusto 541 - new bar in area


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