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Any Lunch Suggestion at Laird/Eglinton?

ahysin Mar 16, 2007 12:09 PM

I work near that around and I am looking for some good food. For those who doesn't know Laird is West of Leslie and East of Bayview.

Don't really have a budget since I believe that you can buy expensive food that taste like trash and you can get cheap but excellent food.

Thanks in advance.

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    snoobie Mar 16, 2007 06:30 PM

    Marvellous Edibles is great. We have been going there for years. Try their tiger shrimp and scallop dish. It is fabulous...

    1. koknia Mar 16, 2007 06:06 PM

      Another vote for Marvellous Edibles. Busy at lunch.

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        embee Mar 16, 2007 01:42 PM

        Agree with Olde York and Marvelous Edibles. There's also Mikado on Laird and a Mamma's Pizza at Bayview & Eg. Many choices on Bayview if you'll venture that far.

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          ahysin Mar 16, 2007 01:43 PM

          I wouldn't mind going to Bayview and Eglinton if anyone has some good suggestions, it only takes me 3 min to drive there).

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            embee Mar 16, 2007 02:07 PM

            Bayview between Millwood and Eglinton has become a food destination. I can think of: Smalltalk, Jakes Sandwiches, Nunzios (takeout), La Cigogne [sic], Epi, Rahier, Jov, Hollywood Gelato, Chi, Riz, Bagel House, Satay on the Road, and at least two Italian places and an Indian one (I can't remember the names).

            There's also Bigman's Pizza, Mc Sorleys, East, Duffs Wings, Groucho's, Fiesta Azteca, Diner 55, Rosies, and several more that I can't think of offhand.

            I like some of these places and not others, but I know more than a few people who like the ones I don't. Originals is VERY bad.

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              fleisch Mar 19, 2007 07:16 AM

              I think the Indian place is Kama Sutra?

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          ahysin Mar 16, 2007 01:42 PM

          Thanks everyone.

          I have been to Olde Yorke, the fish was great, but I had a problem with the waiting time (I was eating by myself and it took them 40 min to get me my food) and the fries (they were all crumbs). I think I will go back there one more time to give them a chance.

          Never been to Nando's grilled chicken, I will give that a try, thanks.

          Been to Marvellous Edibles couple of times, gotta love their food (especially the sweet potato fries).

          I should mention my favourite restaurant, the best japanese in GTA - Mikado. I can post some reviews if anyone wanna know more about it. I have been to about 30 Japanese restaurants in GTA and I will have to say Mikado is the best of them all.

          Thanks guys, looking forward to more suggestions.

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            Helen Mar 16, 2007 01:25 PM

            Marvellous Edibles on Laird. Great food.

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              Snarf Mar 16, 2007 01:05 PM

              It's part of a chain, but it's still good. Nando's grilled chicken, just east on Vanderhoof.

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                ahysin Mar 16, 2007 01:46 PM

                Can you please give more directions? Is it on Vanderhoof between Laird and Brentcliffe? Is it on the north side or south side of Vanderhoof? Thanks.

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                  embee Mar 16, 2007 02:13 PM

                  It's in the plaza on the west side of Brentcliffe, facing the plaza with Staples and Winners. All the Best Fine Foods also has a takeout place on Vanderhoof, but I can't explain how you find this totally hidden place.

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                    cheesymama Mar 16, 2007 04:37 PM

                    All the Best has closed their takeout at this location. Guess it really was too hard to find!

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                yoyodyne Mar 16, 2007 12:14 PM

                if you're looking for something decidely unfashionable, try olde york fish and chips. a little heavy for every day eating but a tasty occasional-treat for sure.

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