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Chef_Fu Oct 15, 2006 02:42 PM

Anywhere in the city where I can get whole roast pig other than chinatown?

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  1. jennjen18 RE: Chef_Fu Oct 15, 2006 06:36 PM

    Lots of selection in the east end in Scarborough. My favourite is at the Alton Towers mall in the corner between the Pizza Nova and the bookstore.. I forget their name, but they're reasonably priced and very yummy.

    1. sweetie RE: Chef_Fu Oct 16, 2006 12:43 AM

      There is a BB-Q place at Brimly and Sheppard north west corner. When you say besides chinatown are you refering to the spadina dundas area or do you mean not chinese style?

      1. Kagemusha RE: Chef_Fu Oct 16, 2006 12:41 PM

        Not sure what sort of seasoning appeals to you but many of the larger mid-town Portuguese BBQ joints could oblige.

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          newcaveman RE: Chef_Fu Oct 22, 2006 06:01 PM

          There is a plaza at the SE corner of Midland & McNicoll, where
          there are 3 Chinese BBQ joints, and they advertised on their
          windows that they roast whole pig.. I think a baby pig is
          about $90 or 125?

          1. xtal RE: Chef_Fu Oct 22, 2006 06:36 PM

            If you're looking in west Toronto, I know that there is at least one place near Dupont & Symington that has lineups running out the door when they're pigs are ready (about once a week).

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              estragon RE: xtal Oct 25, 2006 12:43 AM

              O Bairradino, at Lansdowne and Wallace (between Bloor and Dupont), is another Portuguese churrascaria that does roast suckling pig. Very tasty, as I recall.

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              cwong5 RE: Chef_Fu Oct 23, 2006 12:19 AM

              My favorie Chinese Roast Piglet is inside Pacific Mall. On the second floor, there's a Shark Fin City. They are crisp and soft!

              C :)

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                jennjen18 RE: cwong5 Oct 25, 2006 12:26 AM

                Also very expensive!

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                  cwong5 RE: jennjen18 Oct 25, 2006 04:40 AM

                  That is true. Grrr. I guess a whole piglet maybe a small fortune.

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                ctl98 RE: Chef_Fu Oct 25, 2006 12:57 PM

                have you ever tried filipino style roast pigs (they're called lechon)? it's a staple in celebrations and i'm sure there are many places that make it here.

                1. kerwintoronto RE: Chef_Fu Nov 3, 2006 08:28 PM

                  Chef Fu, where did you end up getting your pig?

                  If you haven't my family has been ordering their whole pigs (not suckling) from a place at Finch/Leslie. He He Long BBQ.

                  1. Herb RE: Chef_Fu Nov 5, 2006 12:43 PM

                    Barraida, 1000 College has roast pig every Wednesday. Takeout, too.

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                      NovoCuisine RE: Herb Nov 5, 2006 06:15 PM

                      You can't get the whole pig. I thought that's what the original poster was inquiring about.

                      Barraida is terrific, though. Not the nicest servers, even if you are Portuguese, but takeout's great and patio season is an amazing time to dine there.

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                        smartygirl RE: NovoCuisine Jul 11, 2013 11:53 AM

                        i'm wondering if anyone's had pig from barraida recently? i am craving some pig but not enough to get a whole one.

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                      SnoShoe RE: Chef_Fu Nov 6, 2006 06:30 PM

                      Does anyone know where I can rent a spit for a party I'm having???

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                        NovoCuisine RE: SnoShoe Nov 7, 2006 02:33 PM


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