Satisfying any craving, Toronto has multiculturally diverse dining options available in every neighbourhood.
The city’s Chinatown, Greektown, Indian Bazaar and Little Italy speaks volumes to its food scene. The Italian trattorias along College Street are known for family-style, casual dining whilst the Indian Bazaar houses North America’s largest South Asian ethnic market.
St Lawrence Market
Foodies can feast their way through the city’s street food markets, including the historic St Lawrence Market building, the crowning jewel of Old Town Toronto. Consistently noted as Canada’s best food market, the complex has over 120 stalls, a farmers’ market and local artisans. With tasty delicacies at every turn, visitors can try the city’s famed Toronto peameal bacon sandwich from Carousel Bakery, or indulge in the ultimate charcuterie board at Scheffler’s with homemade preserves and spreads.
Toronto’s dynamic F&B scene also offers a whole host of outdoor dining spots. A popular choice is seasonal rooftop patio The Porch, tucked away in the heart of the city. Draped in twinkling lights and offering crystal clear views of the CN Tower, guests to the sprawling terrace can share creative small plates, washed down with a funky cocktail served by the bucket.
For something a little more special, visitors should head to Louix Louis within the St. Regis Toronto hotel, located in the city’s Financial District. Inspired by grand hotel bars of the past, the restaurant combines French and American influences to create a glamorous setting featuring a dramatic 30-foot-long bar, a secret garden terrace and murals painted on the ceiling by artist Madison van Rijn. www.marriott.com
For all things quirky, eclectic and multicultural, Kensington Market can’t be missed.
Hidden in the neighbourhood is Wanda’s Pie in the Sky, renowned for homemade flavoursome pies and baked goods - go try one for yourself!