Places to eat in Toronto

What Toronto Foodies Say About Charcoal Ice Cream

You are scrolling through Instagram when your thumb stops on a foodie’s photo. “Charcoal ice cream?!” You NEED to know more. 4 things to know about charcoal ice cream: 1. Is there really charcoal in it? Pioneering Toronto shop Ihalo Krunch buys real charcoal in powder form at a “special health food store in the city” and …

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Sneaky Dee’s Unveils New Nacho Creation

Sneaky Dee’s has been a cultural staple for decades, and became Toronto’s go-to spot for sharing a massive plate of nachos with friends along the way (if you’re Drake you phone-in pickup). Could there be greater bragging rights amongst your friends, than having that shared plate of nachos named after you? “Northern Blues Nachos”  named …

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Mexican Frozen Treats in Kensington Market

Serving up new twists on classic Mexican and Californian frozen treats, Seven Lives Paleteria is your Kensington Market stop on a sunny day. Forget the chocolate covered, cookie crusted, marshmallow topped ice cream cone you’ve come to love, and welcome fresh fruit with sweet and sour flavour combinations. Seven Lives owner Sean Riehl excitedly tells …

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Meet Toronto’s Sweet n’ Spicy Empanada Mama

1986 was the year Irene Morales left Santiago, Chile for Toronto. Upon arrival she started  experimenting with Southern Chilean spices underground (her basement) to ready herself for Toronto’s street food scene. Toronto street food originator Irene Morales In 1991, Irene was finally ready to bring her Chilean inspired creations from the basement to the streets. …

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