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Bex714 May 16, 2008 08:31 AM

Hey - I work in the financial district and it's my bosses birthday in June - I've been given the task of making reservations and I'm wondering where I (we) should take him. Besides being a high powered exec, his wife is a gourmet chef so he's accustomed to fine dining.

failing any strong recommendations we'll probably end up at Bymark but I'm wondering if there are any hidden gems? maybe something a little less known...

thanks in advance!

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    mac n cheeze May 16, 2008 08:42 AM

    Canoe is excellent.
    A little off the beaten-path, and slightly away from the financial district is George, which is also excellent

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      Westwardho May 16, 2008 09:09 AM

      Yeah, Canoe is safer than Bymark. Especially if you are not paying. There is no real obvious safe recommendation than that, but I do like George too. Colborne Lane is now open for lunch too I believe, but I have heard mixed reviews from friends lately. Service issues mostly.

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        Bex714 May 16, 2008 09:41 AM

        d'uh. how could I forget about Canoe? and no, I'm not paying so that's a definite plus!

        you both mentioned George - if you had to choose between the two for your own lunch, where would you go?

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          mac n cheeze May 16, 2008 10:59 AM

          Hmmm....Canoe is always a safe bet for a corporate lunch, but I would honestly be very happy with either one
          I can't honestly saw I have a strong preference either way.

          Have you checked out the menus? Perhaps there are things on one menu vs the other that he may prefer

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            TorontoJo May 16, 2008 01:25 PM

            If you want an outdoor setting, then George would be my choice -- their patio is beautiful. If you want the view, then go for Canoe. I don't think you can go wrong with either.

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