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Dine Around the Danforth... anything worthwhile?

Underdog Rally Sep 10, 2010 09:39 PM

As more and more BIAs jump on the "festival" bandwagon, I'm finding it harder to guess at which ones are worth visiting. This is the first time this area is putting on a food festival, so I'm wondering if there's anywhere worth making the trip for? Any local favourites with a good prix fixe?

http://www.dine.to/mosaic_dining_nigh...

This is next door to Greek town, so Jones to Woodbine.

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  1. mariecollins RE: Underdog Rally Sep 13, 2010 07:53 AM

    Melanies menu sounds tasty and I've always enjoyed their food.

    1. Davwud RE: Underdog Rally Sep 13, 2010 08:01 AM

      Not Prix fixe but still great is Djerba-la-Douce. A group of us hounds went last week and thoroughly enjoyed it.

      http://djerba-la-douce.ca/
      http://tinyurl.com/2cgfb6g

      DT

      1. Dr. John RE: Underdog Rally Sep 13, 2010 09:37 AM

        Djerba-la-Douce is definitely worth trying.

        Dukem, Wazema, and Lalibela are the best of the Ethiopian restaurants. Dukem's injera is 50% teff (or so they say) and it is a step up from many we've tried. Plus the wots are not oversalted as they can be at Rendez-Vous among others.

        -John

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        Dukem
        950 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4J 1L9, CA

        Rendez-Vous Restaurant
        1213 Pitt St, Cornwall, ON K6J3T3, CA

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          Pincus RE: Underdog Rally Sep 13, 2010 10:22 AM

          Melanie's is great food and service, but if ambience is important to you, it is lacking.

          Second Djerba-la-Douce.

          I enjoy Ten Feet Tall as a pub with better than average food. And their live jazz is always nice.

          The wine tasting at Sarahs might be an OK event, but I can't recommend going there at other times for anything but beer and their frites.

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          Ten Feet Tall
          1381 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4J, CA

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