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The Return to Los Arrieros Restaurante

The Return to Los Arrieros Restaurante

It’s been about three months since I’ve been to Los Arrieros Restaurantein Toronto, and I really wanted a Bandeja Paisa, so I went back with a friend last Thursday. I ordered the Bandeja Paisa (Click HERE to read the first post on this restaurant) as usual, but also wanted to try something new. To drink, … Continue reading

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Local Eats: Plaza Latina Part V – Cuban Cuisine

Local Eats: Plaza Latina Part V – Cuban Cuisine

After I had a plate of tacos from Chilango Taco, I decided to try the Cuban restaurant. I ordered the Carne Asada with Arroz Moros y Cristianos,salad,and fried plantain chips ($11.00) The flat iron steak was cooked well done, but wasn’t tough, and full of flavour. The plantain chips were interesting. The plantains were pounded … Continue reading

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Local Eats: Plaza Latina Part IV – Chilango Taco

Local Eats: Plaza Latina Part IV – Chilango Taco

Two weeks ago, I returned to Plaza Latina with two friends, one of which has accompanied meow both my previous visits; and the other, a friend who I’ve mentioned how great this place was. This time around, I had to try Chilango Taco, the Mexican food stall. I ordered the Chorizo Tacos ($11.50) and Horchata … Continue reading

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Local Eats: Lula Lounge

Local Eats: Lula Lounge

This past weekend, on a Saturday night, a few of my friends and I went to Lula Lounge for Salsa Night. No, not the chips & dip kind of salsa…the Latin music and dance type of salsa. Yes, I dance…great way to meet women. One of my friends from university/college was playing with the band … Continue reading

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Local Eats: Fuzion 99

Local Eats: Fuzion 99

Last Saturday night, a few buddies and I checked out Fuzion 99, a Mexican and Latin Fusion restaurant in the St. Clair West neighbourhood of Toronto. The restaurant had a club-like atmosphere with dimmed lighting and a DJ playing some Latin music such as Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata. One of my friends ordered the guacamole … Continue reading

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Local Eats: Joe Mamas

Local Eats: Joe Mamas

This past Saturday night, a friend of mine from university celebrated his birthday at Joe Mamas in downtown Toronto’s entertainment district to enjoy a band that has residencies in two restaurants/bars in the city. The band is called Shugga, and they play a variety of Funk, Soul, R&B, and Contemporary selections. I brought along a … Continue reading

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Local Eats: Los Arrieros Restaurante

Local Eats: Los Arrieros Restaurante

Since the Lenten season began last week, my travels and search for worthy restaurants in the city have slowed down, but not to a grinding halt. After all, I still have to eat. On Tuesday after work, upon a friend’s recommendation, a friend and I drove to the Bloor West Village neighbourhood of Toronto for … Continue reading

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