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Jan 14, 2014 10:24 AM

add it up

Reading JennaBean's comment about 416 Snackbar in another thread made me wonder, if you were to have a running tally, at which restaurants/establishments/bakeries/specialty food shops have you probably purchased/spent/ordered the most, were you to add up all your purchases/gifts/gift cards/orders/meals/etc.?
Soma would top my list, probably followed by Nota Bene.

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  1. Bar Hop followed by C'est What.

    Yes, we drink a lot of good beer (and whiskeys!) The food is decent for what they are too.

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    1. re: lister

      Which dishes do you order most frequently at C'est What?

        1. re: Jakis

          Was hoping for a food rec. :) I realize C'est What is a great place for beer, but my beer consumption is somewhere around 1 beer/decade. :)

          1. re: prima

            If there's a food special that I find interesting then it's that. That's perhaps 75-80% of the time. The St Lawrence Peameal sandwich makes frequent appearances as a special.

            As for regular menu items dijon chicken with caesar salad. I think the caesar salad is pretty decent, much better than most restaurants. Garlicky, anchovies and real shaved parmesan (?) cheese on it. Sometimes either the bison or lamb burger. Staggering pig sandwich.

            A regular menu item that the girlfriend likes is the falafel.

        2. Great thread.
          " at which restuarants/establishments/bakeries /specialty food shops have you probably purchased/spent/ordered the most, "

          Does the LCBO count?
          If I were to tally food/drink related spending over the year, it'd probably be:
          Cheese Boutique
          Enoteca Sociale
          probably closely followed by
          The Saint

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          1. re: happycamper

            The LCBO should probably count. It'll be right up there for us.

          2. easy - Royal Beef, followed by Moberly Natural Foods (formerly Better Bulk), gotta shop local!

            1. Soma and Stockyards for me.

              1. LCBO for overall dollars spent. For food, The Pie Plate in Niagara-on-the-Lake and The Regal Diner in Niagara Falls. In Toronto, probably Soma.