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NEW: L’eat


Location:

410 Adelaide St W

www.leatcatering.com/home.htm

In the cursed location where Zimbel’s Cafe and before that,  Mosaic used to be, L’eat Express is the newest addition to the building beside Toronto School of Art.  Herbal Infusions is faring quite well so far, so maybe there is hope for L’eat (such a difficult name to wrap my head around.  Sometimes I think “teat”, wrongly, of course).

I hear the brownies are amazing, but I walked by earlier today and the door was locked!  Will try again in a bit and keep you posted.

** So went back with some co-workers but they were still closed.  Someone did inform us that they were open this morning for a training session which included free pastries and plan to open again later this afternoon for another training session.  We were told they’ll be open again tomorrow, so fingers crossed!

*** Went back on Friday and they were OPEN!  Found out a few things. 

Most importantly it’s pronounced “ELITE”, literally pronounce the letter “L” and the word “EAT”.  I feel so much better, now. 

Owned by Tony Loschiavo with hand-crafted  goodies and gourmet meals made by Chefs Christopher Palik and Eric Walker, L’eat Express looks promising, especially with their original full service catering business (started 1983) in full swing at their Bathurt location.  I DID try the brownie, and it did not disappoint.  Shared with several co-workers, it was a huge hit! 

The complimentary bran muffin and double chocolate fudge cookie I scored was equally as satisfying, although I have to admit the cookie can’t compare to Le Gourmand’s chocolate chip walnut cookie which still reigns supreme. 

The teas on hand are from Language of the Leaf, which I love and which Neeta Khanna had sent me a package of teas to review in 2009.  I’ve also heard great things  about Paese, the sister restaurant to L’eat on King St W.

 

 

I really hope L’eat Express does well in this district, it’s such a beautiful space and after speaking to Christopher, Tony and Rahim about their vision for this location, it looks like it’s got all the ingredients to being as successful as the original.

Open Monday – Saturday (7:30am – 7pm)

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Discussion

3 thoughts on “NEW: L’eat

  1. ooh, brownies? agh, my weakness. i shouldn’t visit your website before breakfast. 😉

    Posted by Jacqueline | April 20, 2011, 10:54
  2. Mmmmh, that seems like a wonderful place for a great afternoon tea! And that chocolate chip walnut cookie looks so delicious…

    Posted by Martina Egli | April 15, 2011, 09:06
  3. Yummy…those cookies look so good:) I would totally need one day:) Hugs and kisses, darling
    How is your week so far?
    Muah

    Ps: I’m hosting a charming necklace GIVEAWAY today! Hope you’ll join in:)

    Posted by Diana Mieczan | April 13, 2011, 11:43

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