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Herne Sep 21, 2011 10:15 AM

Looking for a retailer in the Bayview Eglinton area

and a review of the pickles would be appreciated as well.

  1. kerwintoronto Sep 23, 2011 10:41 AM

    They have a table at the Brickworks Market on Saturdays. Strictly speaking not a retailer but they have the product and it is in area to your OP.


    1. b
      bytepusher Sep 21, 2011 12:12 PM

      The Toorshi pickles are well made, they use good veg and you can tell, this is not the cast-off stuff a lot of other commercial picklers use.

      However they not exactly the pickles we are used to, they are a specifically Armenian style (Toorshi is an Armenian word that means "pickled mixed vegetables") and the flavour profile is quite different than the pickles we usually get, some people love them, I'm not a fan myself but you should try them and see for yourself. if you visit their farmer's market stands they always have samples available. Hratch the owner is a really nice fellow, just don't call the pickled cucumbers "dill pickles".

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      1. re: bytepusher
        Herne Sep 21, 2011 12:52 PM

        I think had one at Goody's but I don't actually remember it. Anyway it will make for an outing for a few hours. I'd like to go to the Wychwood Barnes (I grew up not far away) but I'm leery of finding a place to park.

      2. m
        MeMeMe Sep 21, 2011 11:50 AM

        I think we buy them for $8 at Wychwood Barns. We enjoy all of the varieties....including the spicy ones.

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        1. re: MeMeMe
          Herne Sep 21, 2011 11:53 AM

          Thanks. Can you tell me where you can park near the Wychwood Barnes?

          1. re: Herne
            MeMeMe Sep 21, 2011 01:06 PM

            There is street parking all around - on Christie, Wychwood, Helena, Alcina, etc.

            1. re: MeMeMe
              Herne Sep 21, 2011 01:53 PM

              And parking spots on Saturday morning?? (*.*)

              1. re: Herne
                AaronRobertson Sep 21, 2011 08:18 PM

                On the west side of wychwood, there is saturday only parking which doesn't seem to fill up till later in the morning.

                1. re: AaronRobertson
                  Herne Sep 21, 2011 08:56 PM

                  Thanks Aaron. North or south of St Clair?

                  St Clair Restaurant
                  69 St Clair St, Chatham, ON N7L3H8, CA

                  1. re: Herne
                    AaronRobertson Sep 22, 2011 04:12 AM

                    South of St Clair on Wychwood Ave, and they have samples out so you can try them too.

                    1. re: AaronRobertson
                      Herne Sep 22, 2011 05:24 AM

                      Ok. Thanks for your help. Only rain or the unexpected will keep me away this weekend.

        2. TorontoJo Sep 21, 2011 10:23 AM

          The left side of their web site lists retailers.


          They also serve the pickles at Goody's Diner.

          Goody's Diner
          133 Manville Rd, Unit 17, Toronto, ON , CA

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          1. re: TorontoJo
            Herne Sep 21, 2011 10:46 AM

            Thanks Toronto Jo. Apparently they are sold at Bravo Pizza on Millwood. At $10 a bottle they had better be good but I see Goody's uses them so I'll take the chance. I also see that McKeon sells them and I'll have to check the price next time I take a tour.

            Bravo Pizza
            901 Millwood Rd, Toronto, ON M4G1X2, CA

            1. re: TorontoJo
              Herne Sep 22, 2011 08:24 PM

              Interesting that Goody's and Toorshi's are about a block away from each other.

              1. re: TorontoJo
                Herne Sep 23, 2011 09:05 AM

                As it is expected to rain Sat am I decided to buy the pickles at a retailer listed on the Toorshi web site. Royal Beef was sold out and Fiesta Farms was as well. Must be a big seller. So off to Wychwood Barnes tomorrow. Unless it rains

                Royal Beef
                1968 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4C, CA

                Fiesta Farms
                200 Christie St, Toronto, ON M6G, CA

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