Hungry for the new taste of Toronto? With a pinch from this neighborhood and a dash from that one, you can craft your own day of fusion.
Classy Victorian architecture sets the tone for some of the coolest eating spaces.
Japanese: Guu Izakaya
Mayan: Soma Chocolate
British: Brick Street Bakery
It's raw, warehousey, and cheap, and billed as the next West Queen West.
Vietnamese: Pho Huong (394 Pacific Ave.)
Mexican: La Revolucion
Italian: Vesuvio Pizza
An eclectic jumble of grocers, cafes, bars, and shops where you can pick up ingredients (tortillas, coffee, Asian fruits) or sit down for a whole meal (burritos of a lifetime, lazy brunch).
Chilean: El Gordo
Mexican: La Tortilleria
Photo: Courtesy of Paulette's Original Donuts and Chicken.
The current heartbeat of the food world resides in this super hot 'hood.
Global: Leslieville Cheese Market
French: Bonjour Brioche and Bakery
Truly Canadian: Paulette's Original Donuts and Chicken
Old mafioso meets new-age club kids. Makes for some interesting people-watching.
Jewish: Caplansky's Deli
Truly Canadian: The Black Hoof
Revitalized Little Poland has cleared away pierogies and cabbage for fancy coffee, but eateries still retain a cozy, homegrown vibe.
Italian: Defina Pizza
Polish: Cafe Polonez
Truly Canadian: Maybels Bakery
Proximity to the enormous park is key for post-lunch napping.
Truly Canadian: Foxley (207 Ossington Ave.)
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