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Jan 30, 2012 05:30 PM

Looking for Local food restaurants in the GTA, anyone?

Wanting to find who has local food in the GTA. Anyone with any great secrets please share, haven't found much online. Thanks!

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  1. I'll start the list, I am sure there are many more that I am not familiar with or have forgotten
    Globe Bistro, and I assume their other locations
    Cafe Belong at Brickworks
    Gilead Cafe, and other Jamie Kennedy restaurants

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    1. The Landmark Group restaurants, Spenser's in Burlington, the Ancaster Old Mill, the Cambridge Mill and the Bread Bar are all heavily local although they don't necessarily promote it.

      Aravind on Danforth, the cusine is Keralan Indian but the ingredients are mostly locally sourced.

      1. There is a whole store dedicated to that on Roncesvalles (West end) called Stasis local food. It's not really a restaurant but they have ready made meals, produce and sandwiches. I was surprised at how much was availalble locally.

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        1. re: foodiefoodlover

          Culinarium on Mt Pleasant is another shop dedicated to local food.

          Some other restaurants that use a lot of Ontario-sourced ingredients: Cowbell, Frank, Harbord Room, Keriwa, Woodlot, Union, Ruby Watchco, Enoteca Sociale + Campagnolo.