This little St Clair coffee shop has got huge B.D.E. Tucked behind a small storefront, this coffee and sandwich shop compensates for its puny space with some wicked sammies and a fantastic cup of joe. The wine-coloured walls with the 9 Bars decal painted on them make this room cosy and welcoming, which is perfect
A sandwich shop doesn’t get to be a Rosedale institution by doing anything less than great work. The Black Camel’s brisket sandwich is the sparks that fly when bubby meets Texas barbecue. The meat has been roasted so long and slow that it melts in your mouth. Its tomato-based sauce is just sweet enough to
For sandwich enthusiasts, Brock Sandwich is a must. Bloordale’s new hit shop, which seats but a handful of people, hasn’t been open long, but it has already made quite a name for itself. The signature offering is the buttermilk chicken sammy — a veritable beast — but otherwise, the rotating menu keeps patrons coming back for more.
Right off of Queen Street East lies Completo, a cosy South American sandwich and snack shop. Completo is complete with a lot of outdoor seating in the front, tables and picnic benches both included. The menu is simple and to the point: some sandwiches, some meal boxes, some fries with add-ons available. One menu favourite
What owner Kitson Vincent has to say about his casual resto Kitson & Co is that it is gastro therapy in the form of sandwiches. Sandwiches this good and original are hard to find elsewhere in the city. Kitson is a professionally trained chef who, from Florence to Toronto, has unlocked a world of flavours
Stepping into Leslieville Pumps General Store & Kitchen is akin to setting foot inside a Kawartha cottage. With a duo of Adirondack chairs out front, countrified knickknacks peering down from shelves and gingham aplenty, this project from brothers Greg and Judson Flom is at once a convenience store, indie gas station and barbecue sandwich joint.
Ooey gooey cheesy goodness is the name of the game at MELTwich Food Co. This sandwich shop is turning out masterful melts in all shapes and sizes. The menu is a lengthy list of burgers, wraps, Philly steaks, poutines and, of course, grilled cheeses that are all blanketed with a layer of melted cheese. The
Set amidst the cacophony of Chinatown east, Rose’s Vietnamese Sandwiches is the go-to place to grab a traditional banh mi. Originally from Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City), owner Rose Pham uprooted her life when times got tough in her homeland. Some 20 years later, Pham oversees a steady stream of customers seeking a taste