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parceroman Nov 18, 2009 09:24 AM

Anyone know of any good fusion food restaurants in Toronto?

  1. ekim256 Jul 11, 2010 05:46 PM

    Swish by Han is an interesting experience. A tapas-style Korean restaurant down by Church and Wellington.
    Items include kimchi'ed pears, "swish" which is essentially shabu-shabu. I really liked the congee that they made with the leftover broth. I'd say it's worth a try - perhaps go for lunch instead of dinner if you're hesitant, as the prices are a little lower

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    Swish by Han
    38 Wellington St E, Toronto, ON , CA

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      Gary Jul 11, 2010 06:56 PM

      I second this one, their spicy pork tacos are delicious -- Korean-style meat on taco shells. The idea may be something that came from LA where both taco trucks and Korean businesses are ubiquitous.

    2. Rabbit Nov 23, 2009 07:32 AM

      I think Nyood does a good job with fusion... plenty of creative use of spices and flavours. www.nyood.ca.

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        dubchild Nov 18, 2009 09:34 AM

        Fusion, seems like a word from another era. I think George would consider themselves a fusion restaurant. I can't say every dish is consciously drawing influence from certain cultures, but you will see techniques and ingredients taken from a wide range of cultures and mixed in innovative ways. They do a great tasting menu.
        Susur would have fit the bill. I haven't been to Madeline, so I can't comment. Lee's would be another option.

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        Susur
        601 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V1M5, CA

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          dubchild Nov 18, 2009 09:37 AM

          Apparently in NY, Susur had a cheeseburger springroll on his menu, how's that for fusion? If he takes it off his menu, stoners around NY will be at a lost.

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          Susur
          601 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V1M5, CA

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            parceroman Nov 23, 2009 07:18 AM

            Cheeseburger springroll, I'd try that just for the adventure.

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            parceroman Nov 23, 2009 07:17 AM

            Sounds great do you know the adress to these places or where I can find them?

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              chocabot Nov 23, 2009 07:25 AM

              burger bar has one on the menu.

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