Vietnam Spots on SunTV
This am there was a short program abut Vietnam restos in TO. Here is the list:
Pho Hung, 200 Bloor St. W., 350 Spadina Ave., Toronto - 416-963-5080
Golden Turtle, 125 Ossington Ave., Toronto - 416-531-1601
Hanoi 3 Seasons, 588 Gerrard St. E., Toronto - 416-463-994
Pho Mi Saigon, 680 Silver Creek Blvd at Cawthra, Mississauga
Pho Ben Thanh, Cannon Street, Hamilton
Ginger, 695 Yonge St., Toronto
Banh Cuon St. Clair, 1772 St. Clair Ave. W, Toronto
Xe Lua, 180 Steeles Ave. W., Thornhill
Krispy Roll, 789 Warden Ave., Scarborough
I never tried any of them but I intend to. Golden Turtle looked very appealing. I wish those of you who tried one of those spots let us know what they think about them. Thanks!
sun tv is under some serious restructuring so i wouldn't be surprised if the producers were nixed recently and no new shows were made.
phu hung - used to be pretty good but overall has lost the sparkle since they enclosed their patio space. here i was introduced to some great dishes but the food just isn't the same and now i'd rate it as just average.
golden turtle - all hype and no substance. someone mentioned they have as well gone downhill but my dried out duck and bland boring pho soup had me unwilling to return.
hanoi 3 seasons - a different world as it's northern style. i can enjoy it for what is, especially the dill fish but i find myself craving it less than my regular dishes. considering i'm unaware of any other competition, they're great.
if you were interested in vietnamese food downtown, i highly suggest going to pho phuong at dundas west and brock. no one i've taken there has ever been disappointed and everyone goes back. the crispy pancake (#24) with mini cakes are amazing and the broken rice is fantastic.
It was first broadcast much earlier than that(goes back to maybe summer of 2005). Jan 2007 was when they went daily M-F(that was when they started airing the second season(new episodes) at their regularly weekly timeslot on Saturdays). BTW, their third season debuts on January 13th(it continues on Sun TV with the new episodes airing Sundays at 6:30pm). I'm a avid viewer of Street Eats, watching from Montreal.
i guess this should go into the thread about admitting your cheap indulgences... but i'll throw a little love towards pizza pizza. if you order online you get to see the plethora of options available and i've constructed a few beauties in my day.
and while i don't run to the latest susur sighting for my meals, give him a break. with two growing teenage boys, you're not exactly going to serve foie gras and wu xi pork daily...