I had the opportunity to live & work in Downtown Toronto for the whole of February. Although Toronto is too busy and loud for my liking, I thoroughly enjoyed the month filled with delicious random food adventures.
Here are some of Maple’s yays & nays.
$ – Snacks & Sweets
On the Table for Maple: Affogato & Coconut/Pistachio Gelato
Mouth watering gelato flavours with some desserts imported from Italy.
On the Table for Maple: Earl Grey Ginger Vegan Ice Cream
Ice cream was made fresh immediately after we ordered!
On the Table for Maple::Walnut & Red bean mini cakes
The Korean version of timbits. I prefer red bean.
$$ – Light mains
Latte art was lovely, but crepes were brittle and dry with way-too-salty fillings.
On the Table for Maple: Ping Gai Chicken
Loved the chicken so much that I ate it 3 times in a month!
On the Table for Maple: Roti Canai with Chicken Curry & Teh Tarik
A sneak peak at the deliciousness of Southeast Asia.
$$$ -Classy / Casual Bistro
On the Table for Maple: Steak Tartare
Rumored to be the best fries in town. Y concurs.
Horrendous service – staff seemed so annoyed with all customers. Mediocre food.
On the Table for Maple: Everything
My favourite sushi place in Toronto! Been there so many times that the owner recognizes me as the “lady from Waterloo”.
$$$$ – Fine Dining
The supposedly “most romantic” restaurant in Toronto was a huge disappointment. Dishes were visually appealing but weak on the palate – Y & I was wondering if the lack of seasoning was because chef was sick…? Tables were crammed together with barely any privacy. Our seats were beside the heater so the whole dinner felt like a sauna nightmare. We inhaled the meal and promptly exited the stuffy restaurant for a breath of fresh air.
On the Table for Maple: Anything on the conveyer belt
The first conveyer belt sushi place I found in Toronto!
On the Table for Maple: Five Spice Filet Mignon
The best steak I have ever had – no idea what it looked like though.
On the Table for Maple: Rolls were better than sashimi
Very small and cosy true-blue Japanese style restaurant. Literally, very small and cosy.
Cool concept of grilling your own meat. Not cool enough to compensate for their inattentive servers and overly small serving size.
Lovely tuna belly sashimi. However, prices were ridiculous and service was so slow that it took us more than 3 hours to finish a simple meal. Even the bill took more than 20 minutes to arrive.
Thank you for sharing my random food adventures. Stay tuned for more delicious treasures of the Beautiful British Columbia and the still-no-PST Alberta!