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Myth on the Danforth (Toronto)

Going to a singles' social at Myth on the 13th and am skeptical about their food...is there anything good to eat there? There's a dinner party before the mingling, and obviously, I'll be trying to restrict the onion-and-garlic intake, but hey, food's my first love!

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  1. Actually, their food is quite good. The dips, spanakopita and souvlaki I've had there have been fine. Just stick to the Greek things and you'll be fine.

    1. I find their apps better than their mains.

      1. I must agree with the dips over dinner. But alas, like you said, if it's a single's social, skip any kind of greek salads and some of the dips.

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        1. re: cwong5

          You have a point there! Their spanakopita is not bad, but then one has to worry about spinach in the teeth.

          1. re: julesrules

            I'll bring floss!

            But seriously, I imagine Greek food without garlic is like ice cream without sugar.

            Thanks, everyone, for your help!

            1. re: Food Tourist

              It's actually quite sad, as Myth was, at one time, fabulous. They had a spectacular chicken liver dish that was worth a trek, and their garlic mashed potatoes were amazing. I had one genuine foodie relative declare it one of the best meals he's ever had, anywhere in the world, on price performance. Last time I went, though, the chicken liver dish was gone, the potatoes were bland, the octopus was unforgivable, and, well, I can get a dip platter anywhere. I guess I won't be back, either.

        2. Stay away from Myth unless you like mushy chargrilled octopus ($12), taste-challenged traditional salad ($9), and slightly overcooked though decent chicken souvlaki skewer ($3) with side of delicious tzatziki. Dips (4 on platter) weren't impressive but were fairly enjoyable nonetheless. I ended up spreading tzatziki all over the octopus to make it more palatable. At least the excellent coconut rum-based pink aphrodite martini ($9.50) helped me forget the major food flaws!

          1. MYTH IS AWFUL. I WENT THERE ON A SUNDAY NIGHT - DEAD....WE WERE THE ONLY ONES IN THERE. FOOD WAS NO BETTER OR WORSE THAN FOOD COURT GREEK PLACES. SAVE YOURSELF THE MONEY AND TIME.

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            1. re: rafer madness

              Yeah, it was fairly empty on Friday night as well, so the 30 of us at the singles' party had plenty of room to move!