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Wang’s Kitchen

Location: 4559 Hurontario Street, Mississauga Apart from the date pancake I had…the food is just okay at this Kitchen.  But maybe that’s only ’cause I do like Maraschino cherries. Advertisements

TRAVEL: India, Delhi: Yo China!

Location: Third Floor, City Square Mall, Rajouri Garden, Delhi http://www.yo-china.com Definitely one of the highlights from our trip to Delhi was eating chinese food.  That may sound weird, but chinese food in India is simply superb!  It’s spicy and flavourful in the way that chinese food isn’t in the west.  The closest you can get … Continue reading

Canton Chilli

Location: 418 Spadina Ave., Toronto cantonchilli.com For HUGE portions of good hakka chinese, look no further than Canton Chilli on Spadina. I can’t get over the dissimilarity between the website and the restaurant. But hey, they have a website! Anyway, we chose from the special group menu which included soup and spring rolls. Each of … Continue reading

TRAVEL: India: Delhi: Haldirams

Location: somewhere in Delhi http://www.haldiram.com Anyone who has ever visited an Indian family’s home or is Indian is familiar with the Haldiram’s symbol.  See below (image from Google) No Indian tea-time is complete  without Haldiram’s. A bag of bhel puri or chiwda will always be kicking around the cupboard of an Indian home. So think … Continue reading

Oaks Gardens Restaurant

Location: 128 Speers Road, Oakville, ON Cost: $25 for 2 For chinese take-out this place is always reliable. Consistently tasty and they always use good cuts of meat – chicken breast in everything!  The orange chicken (sweet or spicy; had both) is delish! And the portions are huge – and they’re not stingy (ie. always … Continue reading


Location: 207 Queens Quay West, Toronto Cost: $50 for two http://www.pearlharbourfront.ca Unfortunately I don’t have any pics of this experience…I did take one shot with my phone but that didn’t do any good without a macro setting. So, we were looking for a place to dine that wasn’t pub fare and remembered this Chinese restaurant … Continue reading


Looks like Swatow was shut down on Monday due to a cockroach infestation! Arggh!!! From the Toronto Star: “Toronto health inspectors on Monday shuttered Swatow, on Spadina Ave. near D’Arcy St., citing “inadequate pest control,” “failure to protect food from contamination,” and other infractions, according to inspection records. In this case, “it wasn’t rats, it was cockroaches,” said … Continue reading


Location: 309 Spadina Avenue, Toronto Cost: $25 for 3 (with one split entree) I’ve got a serious case of the sleepies as I type this ’cause I’ve just eaten at Swatow. General Tso wouldn’t be proud…but it doesn’t really matter because it’s not the 1800s and I’ve only just had his namesake in chicken. At … Continue reading

Spadina Garden

Location: 114 Dundas Street West, Toronto Cost: $50 for 2 One of our friends has been talking about this place for so long, claiming it to be his favourite chinese restaurant. Ever. And we had tried, on numerous occasions, to eat-in (and even do take-out from) there, with no luck. So, it became the perfect … Continue reading

House of Gourmet

Location: 484 Dundas St. W.,Toronto Cost:  $5-20 pp In the hustle and bustle of Chinatown, you’re almost guaranteed to never know where to eat…there are just too many choices!  But once you’ve tried a place you like, you’re almost guaranteed to keep going there.  At least, that’s the way I am.  House of Gourmet is … Continue reading