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Irish Embassy
Pub & Grill

49 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, M5E1J1


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 dear Clement and Anila - the greatest, most Christianly spirited folks on the planet!)

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

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 - check it out at my music appreciation and download site here:


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

Over this past decade I've been in literally hundreds of times I figure for the Wednesday drink and burger special at The St Louis Location on King Street in DT Toronto Just five bucks for each item, plus tax and tip - just a tad more now I believe. Great waitresses often times. (Check out their daily special on items such as wings and more!) Lets keep our folks in business in this town I love the Mikes hard lemonade here, waiting for them to also offer Rekordelig from Sweden and Sommersby from Denmark. I hate the taste of beer by comparison now I have to say.

       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!!

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)

Most recent 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

Shrimp and firegrilled chicken lunch special Enjoy a lunch special as I did at Red Lobster recently for just $11.99 for the main course (garlic shrimp and fire grilled chicken with a side of broccoli - added a lobster bisque mini serving for just a reasonable $3.50 then - would you believe? Delicious!

Lobster bisque Delicious Lobster bisque (to your left)
Also, Complimentary fresh made english
biscuits served while your lunch
is prepared


these gift cards are each a great idea
here too (as available)

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, as well as a nice ham sandwich on a toasted bun or tasty croissant for about a five dollar bill - incl cheese! nice enuf offer! (Also has fresh slices of tomato with lettuce and sauce)

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 (no Xtra
charge - wow!)

       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 

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 just east of broadview 
ave on queen st. (next to Pizza Nova) They had some great music on - 
for a change in this godforsaken town in such regards - great late 
70s music! ta!
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

Best meal around for under a five dollar bill (tax incl) - Sausage on a bun at St lawrence Market in downtown toronto (main level) look for "brown's meats" food stand and fresh meats counter) (bonus - Italian family owned it would appear!!) 

Just $4.50 each!! -inc tax
(with coleslaw and bbq or hot sauce)
Debrezini 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 deal on tuesdays from popeyes instead)

Ask for it "spicy" (mild cajun flavour added here to chicken too) - add cajun fries too -
$5.50 combo meal incl tax on tuesday special deal!

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

sams $4 meal deal

Check Sam's store/deli @Oak/River or Dundas/Sherbourne for the
meal pictured above at just around $4 - fresh made often seeming!

Harveys Chain - Dbl Jnr (fresh made - plus choice of toppings) just $2.99Cdn Flame broiled!! wow! real bbq style! (Cheese optional) Fries with Rings shown $4Cdn duo Fresh cut fries with skin on is a better way to go - or
cajun!! yeah!! 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!!

Best deal right now on Beef or chicken shawarma appears to be at
Pita Way - locations include Carlton St east near Yonge
Shawarma alternative to mig macs
Get lotsa tahini sauce and hot sauce as you like it

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 due to covid
related measures
and reduced traffic
related thereto)
$3.50 Tandoori
quarter chicken
(dark meat)

Laziz tandoori leg

(actual picture)
Laziz fast food - Dundas Street  (416-962-9440) Stick to just the tandoori chicken leg offering here for the best value around this place - Its their specialty and what they actually really do best. Get it fresh for best results - that goes for everything shown on this page, needless to say folks - Chicken never tasted better as it does when tandoori is done right wherever you find it best prepared - and
consistently too of course - fresh and loaded with flavour.

kings place kabab
great food value offering of a "sizzler kabab" for $2.99
each at places like the well reviewed "kings place Indo
-pakistani food outlet" at Dundas/sherbourne

kings place curry heaven
Pictured above great tasting curry combinations from King's Place
restaurant - always lots of curries available i many different
selections throughout the day. Sam's Indian Kitchen on River & Oak streets
likewise has delicious curries in meat or veggie options including the
popular butter chicken, or tender beef, or kabab curry or great veggie
curry picks equally. For sam's pickup I'd suggest you call ahead to
ensure availability, they offer delivery too - check related menu options.
In-store pick-up price is $7 or $10 depending on size of container filled
with your choice of curry - or try asking for a mix of curries in the same
container for that price "equally" - why not indeed!! 
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

On Parliament street just above from Gerrard street


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 (even includes
freshly baked free naan pita bread) is at
Naan Kabab House
Naan kabab house yonge street

- 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 - and maybe check other locations around Toronto too - wherever is closest for this great freshly made food idea - downloadable app for on-line ordering
(great delivery service through "skip the dishes" delivery service or check uber-eats who often deliver from here for free it
would seem) 

Available here too also is the same sort of offering here in souvlaki style beef kabab chunks or deliciously flavoured succulently tender chicken offerings including popular half
chicken tandoori dinners. Great tasting hot cooked wraps -
soft tortilla with tender generously packed beef and chicken fillings. Around seven dollars plus.

Danforth Avenue between Broadway and Pape famous for Greek hospitality and great food value - Souvlaki wraps have long been a best favourite of my own kind!



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 Meat Supreme

Pizza Nova Diavola

Unbeatable freshly made presented sandwich
deals of Pizza Nova!

Some of the seating at the
flagship King/Portland Toronto Pizza Nova location

Picture taken on Danforth ave
in the greek section

Souvlaki express
New location - on parliament street


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)

offers great 6 inch subs for under five dollars
(add a buck for Italian BMT meats sub instead)

Meatball marinara                      assorted meats

Pizza sub with sauce                    Black forest ham

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!

The Poet Cafe (Toronto - King Street near Sherbourne)
The Iranian family owned Poet Cafe in Toronto
offers a warm atmosphere for dining including
Brunch offerings such as "The Istanbul 8AM"
Breakfast. (Shown below) Includes a taste of
Turkish sausage - deliciously spiced lightly
along with salad, couple of fried eggs and French
bread. Lovely Irish hostess served my table when
i was there recently - happy to recommend! $20
including great coffee and with taxes. (Please tip
these kind folks generously here especially)
sausage portion seems less plentiful at present.

Istanbul breakfast with Turkish sausage - Poet Cafe

Paddingtons Toronto St Lawrence Market Bar
How about an "eggs benedict" treat at Paddington's
located at the popular Toronto St Lawrence Market
(main level) Truly superior service too in the past
when I was last there a year ago (easily worth at
least millions I'd say! in my own regards personally).

Paddington's St Lawrence Market - Toronto
Bullseye Guinness BBQ sauce
Best breakfast teat by far given the Irish
spirited folk at work here last time around

weekday morning breakfast special -add just  $1.50 on weekends

Restaurant at 432 Parliament (near Carolton street)
serves a complete breakfast as shown (ham or sausage) plus
great sweet tasting Coffee all for just $5.99 plus tax (9AM to 1PM)

Pumpernickles $10 (at present) friday fish and
chips deal - don't miss out on this great food deal!

Its the best tasting fish and
chips I've tried and may even be halibut rather than ordinary
haddock that is commonly given out instead at prices at this level.

Fish and chips friday deal at Pumpernickles Toronto

Best breakfast deal -
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!

Subway is the next best place for a similar offering too

Mastro Cappocollo

Mastro offers most delicious sliced Cappocollo and prosciutto
sausage meats - ask at every one of your local supermarkets
for more of it. Mastro genoa salami hot favoured
is amazingly delicious - likely cheapest 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!

Sikorski sausage choices from the Hot foods section -
Metro Deli (front street - St Lawrence Market area)

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 signGrilled sausage

lovely spirits
Enjoy the beers of all greatest European spirits

Reviews for those interested in other views click here for Ms. Courtenay Sunday of Swtizerland and the beautiful USA for her restaurant Reviews and tips here equally - thanks indeed - ta! merci!

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.

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


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.

sikorski sausage on a bun - croissant suggested serving
A Loblaws "Presidents Choice" giftcard or a Metro giftcard both make a 
thoughtful gesture as a gift of lunch meals all month long. $10 $25 and up

Best tasting sliced meat pick: Kelbassa also for sausage pick
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 and known for best quality. Avoid the Halenda
Brand Himalayan flavoured version as it isn't real kobasa 
taste. We have bought this brand previously and it was 
great back then when regular flavoured instead

Best tasting sliced meat pick: Kobasa/Kelbassa
yet again! Beats taste of plain ham hands down!
Kelbassa sandwich meats - top pick here

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

The most Fantastic sausage - 
Polish Keilbasa - as served in London too!

Schneiders sausage
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 Mexican Valentina or La Costena
hot sauce available cheap here and Metro 
respectively. (Or Presidents choice brand 
Louisiana style popular hot sauce). Schneiders
"Octoberfest" offerings dont seem like the real
McCoy - try Metro Supermarket ON FRONT STREET 
hot deli section for their $2.49 version instead 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 cheapest 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) The Food
basics chain has everyone seemingly outdone
on this great staple item with fully 2 800 gm
packs combined for a ten! Incredible!
Even spotted 700gms packs of sliced ham
(pre packaged) for a mere $5 Lets hope they
can keep it goin.

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

BBq chicken pck deal from Kitchen table Deli

Available now and then at Metro, Loblaws
and usually everyday at Rabbas (main deli offering there)
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!

Loblaws Supermarket Deli counters offer a family pack of  
breaded chicken for just around a ten dollar bill at their hot deli 
counter - or if you prefer from their coolers section 
- ready to eat! (spicy or regular flavours - plus tenders too)
if you prefer to cook, get their ready for the oven family size pizza
for just a ten dollar bill too - wow! (loaded with pepperoni and 
cheese even at this price - deluxe toppings option too - same price)

Loblaws deals!!
Participating outlets - we found this at Jarvis street location (queen quay)

family chicken pack from deli
available in various offerings of white / dark meat combos too along with 
regular flavour or spiced up! 

Wings for the family - if preferred - same low price!!!

(as shown)

deli mushroom  

neptune salad   peppadew peppers

greek style salad dolmades

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 
additionally in my own experience for 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!!

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

Loblaws great value rotisserie chicken 
(at select locations)
Loblaws rotisserir cokker - select locations

Loblaws specialty has long been as well their party trays - my own favourite being the 
kobassa with cheddar slices (more soon)

$25                 $25

      Loblaws - ready for the grill meats

 - 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 Quebec made treat - Poppers Cran (5% alcohol)
great taste for just $3 or a generous $5.50 for a couple fer crissakes!!
Available at Ontario Beer stores and similar outlets I should add!!


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 - Tenderly prepared succulent Soulaki offerings of pork Chicken lamb or beef varieties are second to none - Whether in a pita wrap or a single or double skewer full meal deal - great food from our family there to you! enjoy!
Been here many many times this past decade as I live only minutes away.
Now at Carlton on close-by parliament street
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)

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!

cheapest price on a chicken shawarma dinner is at the persian food outlet at the Gerrard square food court. ($6.99) shawarma style wraps and plates too. veggies extra. get loads of tahini sauce to get taste boost on this dish I suggest!

chicken shawarma

I'd actually in fact much rather, in all honesty, the oriental stall next door offering more tasty stir fry chili chicken or bourbon chicken - great food value by comparison instead (except for the souvlaki  which everyone loves around) , I have to say!  Bourbon Street grill is best for cajun styled food  instead!  Check Greek places for Souvlaki along with
Naan & kabob House especially for
all Mediterranean/Persian food ideas


 - stock photo image

Hard to get a decent beef samosa in this town - so far the best found is at Lebanon express - on Yonge street near college ave- for veggie try the subway stop at kennedy - nice taste!
the subway stop at bloor and yonge has a delicious beef patty for two bucks too

samosa offerings

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

"Wraps on the Go" - a fast food outlet located in the lower level food court at the Cumberland Terrace Plaza - 2 Bloor Street West in Toronto (across from the Reference Branch of the Toronto Library) has amazing deals on breakfast choices and Wraps too!

Delicious fresh made and tasting breakfast sandwich
for around three bucks - why go elsewhere!


Wraps on the go - 2 bloor St West Toronto
lick here for images from their recent menus

Greek gyros wraps and more

nice Burger meal at "Hangry Burger" On Yonge street near College - Around Police H.Q.  (including fresh cut style fries and pop  for just around eight bucks eve spec) Choose your own of the many toppings options here. "HERO'S BURGERS" has a similar deal around town. Jnr burger just four bucks
all day

Hangry Burger - Toronto Deals! 

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!)



The best deal for a licenced (wine and beer) restaurant with Indian and Pakistani cuisine is Gautama, located at 1416 Gerrard East in the section known as "Little India" in Toronto" Great Western styled decor and amazing food at cheap buffet deals compared to offerings in other cuisines no doubt. Nice seeming owner

Great "tandoori chicken" included in buffet offerings here too and
richly delicious "gulab jamun" for dessert. Also, their fast food outlet at broadview and queen east (Siddartha) offers meals for seven dollars such as my favourite here- chicken tikka on long grain yellow rice for eat-in or take out. Veggie options from one of their delicious curries are a dollar less.

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...

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)


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 Kolbassa 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 - such as real coke/pepsi
2L for $.99 (as high as $4.49 seen elsewhere)
My favourite pop - bar none-
is the "faygo" brand Black cherry Cola!
Simply delicious - around two bucks
wherever usually available (Sams etc)

  2L bottle - top pick
Generic cola brands may often be just as good a taste
(usually even better Id say
fer shure!) than expensive brand
names- 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) By the way avoid coke products until their ideas
of speaking down to white folks leaves their minds too
as a competent style of thinking patterning around here

Limonata (from Italy)
is the best tasting treat for your group gatherings!!

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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