Taste of Little Italy on this Weekend

Kicking off today, the Taste of Little Italy street festival takes over College Street between Shaw & Bathurst this weekend.

The band schedule is action packed and the namesake tastings, just as diverse. This promises to be a festival that won't have you walking around with a corn-on-the-cob, that's for sure.

Here are the indie resto/cafe tastes ($1-5) up for grabs on over the weekend:

(from east to west)

Ukula (492 College St)
Ideal coffee and cappuccino bar

Kalendar (546 College St)
black bean hummus with chips & vegetables

Magnolia (548 College St.)
fruit, BBQ corn, oysters

Paaeez (569 College St)
fresh fruit smoothies, kabobs

Sushi Island (571 College St)
Japanese cuisine

College St. Bar (574 College St)
grilled polenta, pizza, lamb spadinni, pork sandwiches, penne arabiatta

Riviera Bakery (576 College St)
pizza, sandwiches, ice cream, pastries

Il Centro Del Formaggio (578 College St)
steak sandwiches, pasta, corn on the cob

65 degrees Steakhouse (584 College St)
grilled calamari and octopus sausage

China Doll (587 College St)
nutella sandwiches
(That ones makes me laugh every time)

Il Sorriso (588 College St)
tramazzini, quesadilla, mini burger

John's Classic Pizza (591 College St)
pizza

Burro Burrito (593 College St.)
burritos

Mini Market (596 College St)
assorted Italian cuisine

Capitol Trattoria Pizzeria (597 College St)
penne rose with salmon

CafĂŠ Bar Azzurri (598 College St)
veal, chicken, sandwiches

Coco Lezzone (602 College St)
chicken, grilled veggies, octopus, shrimp, calamari

Wild Indigo (607 College St)
martinis!

La Forchetta (613 College St)
risotto al parmigiano

Ichiban Sushi (635 College St)
californian rolls

Souz Dal (636 College St)
indian ice cream

Giovanna Trattoria (637 College St)
pizza and pasta

Urban Thai (638 College St)
mango chicken, pad thai , spring rolls

Cucina (640 College St)
grilled corn, barbecue ribs, cold drinks

Grace Meats Market (644 College St)
hamburgers, hotdogs, sausages, steak on a bun

Eat My Martini (648 College St)
penne ala vodka, corn on the cob

Veni Vidi Vici (650 College St)
grilled pork, steak and pineapple kebob

Golden Wheat (652 College St)
codfish and shrimp patties, custard tarts

Li'ly (656 College St)
nutella sandwiches
(that's 2 nutella locations along with China Doll)

The Fish Store (657 College St)
cold drinks

Mona's Shawarma & Falafel (661 College St)
falafel and chicken shawarma

Vivoli (665 College St)
pasta

The Standard (667 College St)
pizza, cold drinks

Vecchio Frak (690 College St)
salsiccia (sausage), ciociara frittella

Dolce Gelato (697 College St)
gelato, granita, water

Sicilian Sidewalk Cafe (712 College St)
ice cream, iced cappuccino, gilanita

Flight 55 (713 College St)
peking duck crepes / spicy chocolate sauce

Vogue Room (718 College St)
spring rolls, dumplings, artichoke dip

El Covento Rico (750 College St)
chicken, BBQ steak, salad

The Big Chill (367 Manning)
ice cream cones/cups

Trattoria Giancarlo (41 Clinton St)
pasta



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