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Summerlicious near King & Spadina?

tp24 Jul 16, 2008 12:33 PM

Where's the best place to go for Summerlicious near King/Adelaide/Richmond and Spadina? For lunch.

Thanks Chows!

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  1. sylvrgirl RE: tp24 Jul 16, 2008 12:40 PM

    Brassaii...Hands down!!!!!

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      tp24 RE: sylvrgirl Jul 16, 2008 12:48 PM

      Oooh! okay, good idea.


    2. spades RE: tp24 Jul 16, 2008 12:52 PM

      You could give Crush a try as well if they're doing a Summerlicious lunch.

      1. KayceeK RE: tp24 Jul 16, 2008 01:21 PM

        I second Crush.

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          tp24 RE: KayceeK Jul 16, 2008 01:26 PM

          Crush, eh?

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            tp24 RE: tp24 Jul 16, 2008 02:22 PM

            I'm thinking of trying Spice Route.....any thoughts?

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              lovestocookandbake RE: tp24 Jul 16, 2008 08:28 PM

              I went for dinner on Monday.....(Not the Summerlicious Menu)
              And had a great meal
              Great wine, nice Atmosphere

        2. jennjen18 RE: tp24 Jul 17, 2008 04:38 AM

          Tutti Matti's in that area, ... we've tried it several times and loved it, even outside of the 'Licious events.

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            tp24 RE: jennjen18 Jul 17, 2008 07:04 AM

            Mmm..>Tutti Matti! Will have to give that a go sometime. Crush was unfortunately booked up for lunch and so was Brassaii, but I'll see if my friend wants to try Tutti Matti. Otherwise, Spice Route, it is. I hear they have amazing washrooms!

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              jennjen18 RE: tp24 Jul 17, 2008 03:45 PM

              Oh my goodness, you're going 'coz of the washrooms.......... how bizarre! What's so good about their washrooms???

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                tp24 RE: jennjen18 Jul 17, 2008 09:37 PM

                hahaha. No.

                I'm not going only because of their washrooms. It was recommended by a couple of friends, but everyone here seems to be recommending Crush - which is fully booked (boo urns). BUT an interesting point is that Spice Route apparently has incredible toilets...so I figure if the food sucks, at least I'd have seen these remarkable loos!
                I'll be sure to capture a photograph if I can without seeming like a pervert.


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                  tjr RE: tp24 Jul 18, 2008 07:08 AM

                  Maybe that's why the lineups for the washroom are always so long.

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            LeTimmy RE: tp24 Jul 17, 2008 08:02 AM

            I too nominate Crush Wine Bar. My friend and I didn't partake in the Summerlicious Menu but they certainly had one. Started with Beet/Goat Cheese terrine as well as Scallops. Both yummy. Found scallops to be overpriced. 2 Scallops/$21. I had the Lamb Saddle on a bed of Rapini w/ some sort of stock/wine sauce. Delicious. Friend had Halibut in a light broth. Very good as well. Good Wine selection.

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              abigllama RE: tp24 Jul 18, 2008 11:24 AM

              Crush Crush Crush! The roast beef on the Summerlicious menu kicks serious butt. We had an outstanding meal here about 2 weeks ago,attentive service, great wine. All the Summerlicious crap outs were not in exitence that night at all.

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                tp24 RE: abigllama Jul 18, 2008 12:54 PM

                Wow, it'll have to be CRUSH next time for sure - will have to book early!

                I just got back from Summerlicious at SPICE ROUTE! Wwwooooow....beautiful interior....teeeeeeeeerrible service. O. M. G.
                Washrooms are nice too; but seriously....the bad service really did it. Full review coming soon!

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                C.Jackson RE: tp24 Jul 18, 2008 08:42 PM

                Tutti Matti is very good for summerlicious

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