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Staying near the TO airport area- looking for good eats

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coffeecup Apr 16, 2009 06:18 PM

I will be in toronto for a few days soon and im looking for good eats - indian - pizza ,wings - mexican- i am open - where should i go after a long day of meetings for good food - some thing i should not miss?????????

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  1. food face RE: coffeecup Apr 16, 2009 06:35 PM

    There is the most amazing gem with wonderful roti's in a West Indian Grocery store around the Value Villiage. It's near Woodbine Downs Blvd and Hwy 7. I remember there was a coffee Time in the same complex. I just tried finding out where it is for the last half an hour (sorry I have a brain fart right now). 2 ladies in a small kitchen doing up the tastiest dishes ever. Sorry not much help.

    1. atomeyes RE: coffeecup Apr 16, 2009 08:04 PM

      good luck to you. there's a whole lot of nothing up there.
      i worked there for 2 years.
      there are lots of threads about restos on or near Airport Rd. take a peek.

      but otherwise, the only good places would be Brar Sweets (10 min away) - veggie indian that is incredibly tasty. um..otherwise, there is NOTHING great.

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        elrik RE: coffeecup Apr 17, 2009 06:21 AM

        My fav by far is Lykin Chicken. Here is a recent thread about them which includes their website and address.

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/596088

        1. BokChoi RE: coffeecup Apr 17, 2009 11:30 AM

          Dim sum?
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/557688

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            childofthestorm RE: coffeecup Apr 17, 2009 01:17 PM

            Grand for dim sum, absolutely, one of the best in the city. For your 24-hour diner needs, Zet's is a good bet. I just had a great chicken souvlaki plate there.

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              tochowchick RE: coffeecup Apr 17, 2009 01:37 PM

              There are a bunch of Hakka (Indian/Chinese) places just north of the airport at Airport Rd and Derry Rd...the one that I've enjoyed most is Lin Garden on Derry just west of Airport...interesting food and quite non-greasy....worth a try...

              1. Food Tourist RE: coffeecup Apr 17, 2009 02:13 PM

                Definitely search this board as there have been many similar threads in the past.

                For good wings, go to Arizona on Carlingview http://www.arizonabarandgrill.com/
                It's better than most downtown wing pubs.

                For Indian, go to Kwality on Steeles (about 6 km north of the airport area).

                Lykn Chicken is good for take-out but stick to the chicken. http://www.lyknchicken.com/

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