Toronto is known for being a multicultural city and this reputation is so true that more than half of the city's population is made up of immigrants. Of course, this cultural plurality reflects in the kitchen too! In addition to French and English cuisine, very present due to colonization, there is a strong presence of Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Italian and fusion cuisine, this culinary diversity makes Toronto a city with great restaurants.
Canada has some typical dishes and a trip to Toronto is perfect to try them! To start the day, nothing better than eating pancakes with bacon or maple syrup. The maple syrup, or maple syrup, comes from the maple, the tree that is the symbol of the country, prints the national flag and thousands of products across Canada. In the country, you will find several products made with syrup, but one of the most traditional ways to eat it is with pancakes. Various sandwiches, mac and cheese, fish and seafood and afternoon tea are also common items in local habits.
Those who visit Toronto and want to eat well have a must-see place, the St Lawrence Market. The market has already been declared as one of the best in the world and gathers stalls selling fruits, cheeses, jams, salami, meat, seafood and a lot more of them work as restaurants. For bacon lovers, the tip is to eat peameal bacon, a traditional sandwich in town and with a type of bacon that is very popular in Canada. Another suggestion is to eat a lobster sandwich at Buster's Sea Cove － delicious! Donuts are also a good choice, but if you want something lighter, buy a jar of fresh raspberries, success is guaranteed!
Another place that brings together several options in a small radius is Kensington Market, a Toronto area with several cool restaurants. The options there are quite varied; you can eat good and cheap fish & chips at Fresco Fish & Chips and, for dessert, buy some churros at Pancho's Bakery. A place that looks like a market, but which is a single restaurant, is Marche; inside, you can find everything: French food, fish, meat, desserts, juices, salads, etc. It even has the appearance of a market, you go to “stalls”, your order is credited to command and you pay for everything consumed when you leave － it is an amazing and wonderful place for those who are not sure what they want to eat.
For those who like hot dogs, our suggestion is to go to Wvrust, an informal German restaurant, where the focus is on sausages and beer! If you like this combination, be sure to go!
If you like something more refined, you have many other options in Toronto, including Richmond Station. The restaurant has one of the most renowned chefs in the city and dishes that are an explosion of flavors, for a very fair price － order the tasting menu! If you want a combination of a good meal with a beautiful view, don't miss the opportunity to go to 360 Restaurant, the CN Tower's panoramic restaurant; it's an expensive place, but the experience is incredible!
The variety of restaurants and types of menu that Toronto offers is really interesting, there are options for all tastes, for all budgets. In addition to food, don't forget that Canada produces wines and a trip to Toronto is an opportunity to try them. Craft breweries are increasingly growing in the country, so it's easy to find places in Toronto to enjoy the drink, including Steam Whistle and Mill St Brew Pub.
This multicultural wealth combined with the excellent quality of life, was the reason for my move to Toronto. Come and discover this incredible city in this blog and who knows, soon you will be packing your belongings and looking for a moving company in Toronto?