In downtown Toronto there are three main destinations for Chinese cuisine - the original Chinatown on Dundas between Bay and University, the largest Chinatown on Spadina on and around Dundas and the often overlooked East Chinatown near Broadview and Gerrard. All three areas are represented on this list. For the best chinese restaurants outside of the downtown core keep an eye out on this site for a separate best of list later this year.
Read my review of AME in the restaurants section.
Simon's conveys a different perspective on vegetarian food, with a whopping 111 menu items to choose from, including a wide range of hearty "fake meat" options. And trust me... earnestly-named dishes like "Assorted Wheat Gluten" are a lot more delicious than they sound.
See my review of Simon's Wok in the restaurant section.
See my review of Thai Elephant in the restaurants section.
Okra, bitter melon, peppers, aubergine and shrimp arrive in a fragrant coconut milk, shrimp paste sauce. The buttery seafood stew is divine over a bowl-full of simply steamed jasmine rice.
Find out more in my review of Casa Manila in the restaurants section.