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Jun 29, 2006 07:26 AM

Tiffin Carrier

Hi, I was wondering where I can get a tiffin carrier in Toronto. And if there's any other style than the classic silver tin. Thanks in advance.

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  1. I've definitely seen them in the Little India neighbourhood, which is located on Gerrard East between Greenwood & Coxwell. There are a few household stores there that will carry them, as well as other Indian kitchen accessories. This might be the time to buy your first tandoor. :)

    1. The classic silver is available at Lee Valley, but they're not really downtown.

      1. Yes, they are. There is a new store at 590 King West. Yeah!

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          1. BIG Bump.

            Anyone know where I can find a stainless steel, four level, with insulated bag / sleeve in Toronto ?

            Man these things would be freaking awesome to take a warm gourmet lunch on a fishing / hunting / bunky trip !


            Can you just imagine having this baby spread out and seeing the look on the guys face in the next boat as he's eating a wonder bread bologna sandwich ! Come-ON ! :-D

            6 Replies
            1. re: PoppiYYZ

              Well you could get one from Lee Valley Tools
              But there is no cover for it though

              What about looking at Bento Boxes like these?




              They come with a carry bag and are insulated to keep your goodies warm i am sure some of the asian markets downtown may have these or can get them in

              1. re: PoppiYYZ

                I know this reply is obvious but I have definitely see them at Kohinoor on Gerrard in Little India - you are going to make a lot of new friends with a picnic spread using those.

                1. re: PoppiYYZ

                  Yeah, you just gotta drop in to some of the Indian stores either in the suburbs or in the city and see if they have it.

                  1. re: pakmode

                    Yeah, but the reason for asking here is to hopefully find someone who has "dropped in" somewhere and noticed a nice SS 4 level insulated one so I don't have to visit all the suburbs or the city and see if they happen to have one.

                  2. re: PoppiYYZ

                    Check out Fenigo - Their Toronto store (they are based in Waterloo) is at 1199 Bloor St W. (Just W of Dufferin) and has great lunch carrier options including tiffin carriers. The site just shows a three-level, though you might give them a call to see if 4-level is an option. They have insulated cotton carrier bags for 3-tier carriers shown in the tiffin section, but they have a lot of other insulated bags that could also work. Great store.

                    1. re: urbnmns

                      Thanks everyone,

                      The Fenigo tiffins look really nice and I'll definitely check out Kohinoor and Lee Valley too. Thanks very much for the tips.