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Dundas St, East of Spadina, second floor.

January 31, 2010.

Diners: Rob, Karen, Carman, Pina, Avo, Terry, Eric

Sunday morning Dimsum brunch (10:30 am). Carman got there first and ordered (from the carts) a vast array of Dimsum delicacies

Dishes:

Chicken feet

Har-gao (shrimp dumpling)

Siu-mai (pork ball)

squid curry sauce and other

cuttlefish

tripe

shrimp in rice wrapper

beef balls

steamed rice with pork in banana leaf

soup dumpling

several varieties of steamed dumplings in rice wrappers

beef tendon

warm soft fresh tofu

egg tarts

sesame balls

copious amounts of tea – pu-ehr or jasmine

along with the normal clatter and noise of a Chinese restaurant.

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Pot Luck at Karen and Rob’s

Located on some street impossibly difficult to find running endlessly in the wrong direction with nowhere to park – but what a great apartment – yeah, yeah, I got lost

December 16, 2009

Diners: Carman, TC Lennox, Jimmy, Eric, Karen, Rob

Pot luck dishes

Mixed vegetable stir fry

BBQ pork

BBQ duck

BBQ chicken

Rice

Doubles (the West Indian snack that is essentially equivalent to channa bathura in Indian snack cuisine – two small flatbreads, deep fried with spicy chick pea curry in between)

and Carman baked pies (in Karen’s oven) for dessert – amazing.

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Bairrada – Portuguese

1000 College Street, Toronto, ON M6H 1A7

Nov, 18 2009

Diners: Luke, Serena, TC, Lennox, Rob, Carman, Karen, Eric, Anatoly, Elena

Dishes:

Flaming sausages

Salmon

Roast chicken

Grilled Squid

House steak,

Sagres beer

And an amazing $65 seafood platter, supposedly for 2 but 4 of us shared it with a squid dinner

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1572 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, M4G 3B7

October 21, 2009

Diners: Karen, Rob, Lennox, Carman, Eric

Dishes:

Thai toast to start was interesting

HOT SAUCE

Red curry

Oodles of Noodles

Satay sampler x 2

Carman and Eric both parked their cars directly outside the window.

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Famous – Indian

Little India, Gerrard St East.

Sept 30, 2009

Diners: Eric, Terry, Carman, TC, Lennox, Katherine, Edie, Avo, Tracy, Karen, Rob, Anatoly, Elena – Largest group yet.

Dishes: Buffet  ($11.95)

Chicken tikka, tandoori

Chicken masala,

Goat,

Channa,

Beef kabobs,

Naan (bread)

+ other vegs

– palak paneer (spinach and cheese)

– aloo gobhi (cauliflower and potato)

– channa (chick peas)

– dal (lentils)

– baingan (eggplant)

ice cream and gulab jamun for dessert

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Asian Legend – Chinese

4452 Sheppard Avenue East, Scarborough, ON M1S 1V2 – (416) 298-8081

August 26, 2009

Diners: Carman, Eric, Terry, TC, Lennox, Anatoly, Elena, Tracy, Rob, Karen

Dishes:

Soup filled dumpling

Beef roll

Peking duck

Lobster

Minced meat with noodles in Peking sauce

Steamed fish

Snow pea leaves

Spicy beef

Sweet dessert soup

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Addis Ababa – Ethiopian

1184 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M6J 1J5

July 21, 2009

Diners: Carman, Michel, Gabriel, Anatoly, Elena, Karen, Rob, Sue, Grant, Eric, Terry

Dishes:

Doro wat (chicken),

Tibbs (beef)

huge platters both veg and non-veg

everyone eats from the same platter using injera bread as a utensil.

Way too much food and a bit pricey but excellent and appreciated.

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