Is Scarborough, Ontario the dining capital of the world?

Wednesday night I was taken on a restaurant tour of Scarborough — four different places — plus rolls from a Sri Lankan locale, consumed in the office of the Dean of UT Scarborough and with the assistance of Peter Loewen.

After that eating, and lots of driving around and looking, I concluded Scarborough is the best ethnic food suburb I have seen in my life, ever, and by an order of magnitude. I hope you all have the chance to visit Scarborough, Ontario.

If you are wondering where I went, that is beside the point.

Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions.

Update: The Toronto Star covers our Scarborough outing

Also see “Eating through Toronto’s east end: the 10 tastiest spots in Scarborough

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2 Responses to Is Scarborough, Ontario the dining capital of the world?

  1. A former Montrealer says:

    As a former resident of Montreal and now living in North York, beside Scarborough. I wholeheartedly agree. The food in Scarborough, especially Chinese, is great. Since , I don’t own a car, I am forced to rely on the TTC, transit agency, and it is quite frequent and reliable, even in the suburbs.

  2. Steve M says:

    I agree , I ate at a small Jamaican restaurant there, run by one woman, it was like the Jamaican mother you wished you had, best roti ever.

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