Toronto, ON M5R 1J2
Of all the places to eat in Toronto, why do people still flock to Joso's? It's sure not because of the old school decor, the red tablecloths, incredibly cramped tables and ubiquitous chatchkas. Or the faintly ridiculous paintings and sculptures of large-breasted women… But the fish is superb. There is no better grilled octopus in Toronto — so sweet, so tender, so zinged by warm black olives and tiny capers. No better seafood or squid ink risotto. They show you the daily fresh fish on a huge platter: There are orata, John Dory, three kinds of bass, octopus and shrimp, clams and squid, so fresh they emit the sweet smell of the sea.