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Best Street Eats in Toronto?

Hello everyone! I am producing Toronto Dining for Rogers Television this summer and I want to add a segment called "Street Fare". Think Seinfeld's "Soup Nazi". Places in city you know of where you can quickly grab a great hot dog, soup, burrito, hamburger, fries, sandwich, noodles, pretzel, taco, gyro, baclava, ice cream, patties, samosas, whatever! That little dump that people go great distances to get to. That mom & pop store that have them lined up out into the street. Your suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Charmaine

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    1. Hey Charmaine

      I think the epitome of what you are looking for is Mr. Jerk in the Peanut Plaza. It's beside Becker's.

      Enjoy
      DT

      1. Off the top of my head,

        Gandhi
        Burrito Boyz
        California Sandwiches
        Red & White
        Mustachio's (St. Lawrence Market)
        Carousel Bakery (St. Lawrence Market)
        Akram's (Kensington)
        Something 2 Talk About
        Sage (McCaul St.)
        Yung Sing (Baldwin)
        Mother's Dumplings

        Searches (here or Google) on these will bring you some more information.

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        1. re: xtal

          I agree with Burrito Boys, they have an excellent halibut burrito (really try it!). Yet, for beef and chicken, I prefer Burrito House on the Danforth (& make sure you get some chipotlé sauce).

          1. Not sure of the exact restaurant names, but how about all of the places that sell Bahn Mi (Vietnamese subs) on Spadina for $1.50 each... or is it $2 now? Regardless, they are a great snack. I love the spicy ones.

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            1. re: Tara9000

              i agree. i love those buns. you can even get cold rice spring roll for $3. they are deeelish!

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