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Livingtoeat Jan 27, 2012 04:36 PM

Suddenly got a real hankering for potato skins....you know....from the '80's....all crispy and full of sour cream, bacon bits, green onions.....I know you want to deny knowing about them but we all had them at least once! :)

Is there any restaurant in TO still selling them and are they within the realm of "fairly decent". Due to recent carpal tunnel surgery, I can't make them myself....and that could explain the hankering too. Surgery + feeling sorry for myself = potato skin hankering. Ya, ya, ...that's it! :)

  1. justsayn Jan 27, 2012 07:44 PM

    I saw them on the menu at The Thompson Hotel Diner (formerly The Counter), but I haven't tried them. I can say that they do fried things well there.

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      Livingtoeat Jan 28, 2012 08:41 AM

      Thanks justsayn, but a trip to New York is a bit out of my realm right now...what with my hand in a cast and all. Looking for places in east end Toronto preferably.

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        Herne Jan 28, 2012 08:44 AM

        I someone can tell you where to buy them I'll be arriving shortly after you.

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          cheesymama Jan 28, 2012 08:58 AM

          I think they meant the location on Wellington St in Toronto.

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            Herne Jan 28, 2012 09:08 AM

            Looks like the Thompson Hotel sells them. Not my part of town.

            http://www.thompsonhotels.com/media/1...

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            Livingtoeat Jan 28, 2012 09:49 AM

            Hi Justsayn,

            I am enjoying the "perks" of surgery so did not realize you were referencing the Toronto location. I will investigate further. Thanks.

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              justsayn Jan 28, 2012 01:31 PM

              Just don't drive there...yet! ; )

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          crawfish Jan 28, 2012 02:23 PM

          I think Sneaky Dee's has them.

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            youdonut Jan 28, 2012 04:25 PM

            if your out mississauga way you could try the texas longhorn steakhouse, they have really good skins.
            http://www.thetexaslonghorn.ca/

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              Herne Mar 24, 2012 08:22 AM

              They have them at the Brass Taps on Danforth near Logan.

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