Aida's on Queen East gone?
This wasn't a good day for takeout. I drove some distance into Toronto from Scarborough to pick up a Montreal smoked meat sandwich at Jody's on Kingston Road above Queen E. It was closed. The sign on the door said the reason was "a family emergency". I was sorry on more than one count, then headed for nearby Aida's on Queen just east of Woodbine. I couldn't find it! Does anyone know when it closed, and if it's relocated anywhere nearby?
It closed some time ago. Another falafel joint opened in it's place and it appears to have closed as well. Next time, if Jody's is closed, grab a schnitzel at Grumble's on Main, just south of Danforth. Great sandwich, very relaxing, kitschy atmosphere (full of quirky toys and always playing classical music)
Grumbles is my favourite deli - I'll go there. The European staff are delightful and I kinda like the kitch, in an an area like the Danforth where most retail outlets are bo-o-o-o-ring. I settled for a panzerotto at Panzeroffo Pizza on Kingston Rd. just east of Victoria Park Ave. that bakes them for me instead of deep frying.
looking for good local falafel myself; but i CAN tell you that Danforth Roti Shoppe (N side between Dawes Rd & Victoria Park) is pretty darn fine for Roti.