Worst thing eaten this year in Toronto??!!
- Charles Yu Oct 30, 2013 09:16 PM
Today, whilst shopping with my wife for some organic products at Ambrosia in Thornhill, I came across a nicely packaged " Gluten free Home style Wild Blueberry Pie by El Peto ". Out of sheer curiosity, I dished out $9 for this made by ' The Gluten Free Experts ' product!
What a BIG mistake!! This must be the WORST TASTING pie I have ever eaten!! Period!!
Made using Potato and Rice flour with milk free margarine, the bland, soggy and chewy crust tasted more like ummmm......'Cardboard'??!! The overly sweet blue berry filling, in the form of a gooey paste, was the result of some heavy handed use of modified corn starch. An Infant in a Kindergarten mixing sugar with putty might create something more appealing??!
Gluten free baked products?! Never again!! I was glad I did not buy the Peach Pie as well!!
Not that I want you to, but, fellow hounds, try beating that?!! Ha!!
The Whole Foods house brand '365' gluten free brownie mix from 2008 was fantastic.
No idea if they've changed the formulation since then.
Ah yes... the gluten free monster strikes again. Had the GF brownie at Hey Meatball and it was atrocious.
Sine you bring up RH, I was under the impression that Joe's was serving up good burgers. They most certainly don't. My burger was so awful I ended up throwing about half of it out. I couldn't choke it down. If forced to chose between them and a Hero burger I'd opt for the GF brownie at Hey Meatball.
The root beer braised short rib and kimchi sandwich from Fidel Gastro was memorably terrible. Mushy, cloyingly sweet short rib with the approximate texture of wet paper towels, topped seemingly randomly with kimchi (it didn't compliment the meat at all). It's all on a soft, squishy bun that added no texture and only served to make the mushy meat feel even mushier. Blech. It's weird, because I actually had a pretty tasty meal at their spinoff restaurant, so I don't know how this dish went so horribly wrong.
A toss up between that thing they dared call a Caprese Salad at Crazy Tomato Trattoria or the dog food pasta mixture they called a "special" on another night. It was special all right. Either way, it's Crazy Tomato's specials that top my list.