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Sep 21, 2011 10:15 AM

ISO Toorshi pickels

Looking for a retailer in the Bayview Eglinton area

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

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  1. 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

      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

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

        1. re: TorontoJo

          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

        2. 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

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

            1. re: Herne

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

              1. re: MeMeMe

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

                1. re: Herne

                  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

                    Thanks Aaron. North or south of St Clair?

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

                    1. re: Herne

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

                      1. re: AaronRobertson

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

          2. 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

              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. 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.