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Best cold spring rolls in T.O. ?

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orbitgirl Jul 6, 2008 01:18 PM

Hi all,

I'm looking to buy a bunch of cold rolls/salad rolls for a party and want to know where they have the best ones for a decent price. Downtown or west is preferred.

Thanks!

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    foodie_azn RE: orbitgirl Jul 6, 2008 04:32 PM

    There is a great Vietnamese place called "Green Bamboo" in the east end (Midland and Sheppard). They make shrimp and pork cold rolls with peanut sauce or a vegetarian ones with tofu, mango and sweet chilli sauce. They make wonderful fried spring rolls made with shrimp and chicken. I believe they cater as well - www.greenbamboo.ca

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      pancake RE: foodie_azn Jul 6, 2008 05:15 PM

      I really like the cold veggie rolls at green mango on royal york and bloor. I won't claim they are the best, but they are definately tasty. Even better accompanied by their peanut sauce.

    2. pinstripeprincess RE: orbitgirl Jul 7, 2008 08:40 AM

      i really love the jicama, egg and sausage/pork fresh rolls at pho phuong. they're fresh, a little unique and wonderfully put together. they surprise everyone i've ever had try them even though fresh rolls are de jour for them.

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        orbitgirl RE: pinstripeprincess Jul 7, 2008 03:00 PM

        do you mean the pho phuong at Dundas and Brock? (Please say yes, it's SO close to my house...)

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          pinstripeprincess RE: orbitgirl Jul 8, 2008 07:23 AM

          that is exactly the pho phuong i mean, lucky you ;)

          that particular mixture of fillings is in my regular rotation.

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          chocabot RE: pinstripeprincess Jul 7, 2008 09:13 PM

          those rolls are really good. i had them just last weekend.

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          orbitgirl RE: orbitgirl Jul 8, 2008 05:18 PM

          Thanks for all your suggestions!

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            hotpeppers RE: orbitgirl Jul 9, 2008 01:56 PM

            vanipha - it is on st. clair west near Christie. i promise you they have the best cold salad rolls you have EVER tasted. so fresh, always tightly rolled options, for veggie, duck or shrimp. i have served them at over 25 parties and always get rave reviews.
            (416) 484-9625
            Address : 863 St Clair Ave W
            Toronto, ON , M6C1C4

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              orbitgirl RE: orbitgirl Jul 13, 2008 11:20 AM

              Thanks to all - we decided to go with Vanipha - very tasty and attractive. The veg roll at Pho Phuong was totally bland!

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                pinstripeprincess RE: orbitgirl Jul 14, 2008 11:07 AM

                were you originally asking about veg rolls? the jicama, egg, sausage ones are the only ones i would consider exceptional.

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