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  • Best guilty pleasures to Eat in Toronto as Voted by Knifewear Staff

    October 24, 2023 1 min read

    Best guilty pleasures to Eat in Toronto as Voted by Knifewear Staff

    Toronto, a city celebrated for its cultural diversity and culinary offerings, is home to an array of delightful indulgences. At Knifewear Toronto, our team is passionate about food, and we can't resist the temptation of some of Toronto's most mouthwatering guilty pleasures. In this blog post, we invite you to join us as we explore our favourite dishes that provide pure satisfaction and offer a taste of the unique flavours this city has to offer.


    Twigg's Jamaican Patty with a Grace Peanut Punch

    First up, we have Twigg's choice for a guilty pleasure: a classic Jamaican patty accompanied by a Grace Peanut Punch. Jamaican patties are known for their flaky pastry filled with seasoned meat or vegetables. The combination with Grace Peanut Punch, a sweet and nutty beverage, creates a tantalizing blend of savoury and sweet that transports Twigg's taste buds to the sunny shores of the Caribbean, right in the heart of Toronto.

    Where to find Jamaican Patties

    Twigg didn't give us a favourite location, but this list from BlogTO is pretty solid.

    Maddie's Caledonian Mac & Cheese with a Deep Fried Mars Bar

    Maddie's comfort food of choice is the Caledonia Mac & Cheese, a creamy, cheesy delight that's a classic in comfort cuisine. But she takes it a step further by enjoying it alongside a deep-fried Mars bar. The result is a perfect harmony of rich, cheesy pasta and a crispy, sweet treat. It's a comforting guilty pleasure that's sure to put a smile on your face.

    Find the Caledonian

    856 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A2, Canada

    Website | Instagram

    Brian's Sneaky Dee's Nachos with Extra Cheese and Well Done

    Brian's guilty pleasure is all about Sneaky Dee's Nachos, a Toronto icon known for their generous toppings and incredible flavour. Brian loves to load them up with extra cheese and have them cooked until they're well done, ensuring every chip is perfectly crispy and the cheese is melted to gooey perfection. It's a nacho lover's paradise.

    Find Sneaky Dees

    431 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1T1, Canada

    Website | Instagram

    Binh An's Swiss Chalet Half Chicken and Half Rack of Ribs

    Binh An's indulgence of choice is a hearty one: Swiss Chalet's combination of half chicken and half rack of ribs. The succulent chicken and flavourful ribs, coated in Swiss Chalet's signature sauces, create a fulfilling and satisfying meal. It's the ultimate guilty pleasure for anyone with a hankering for rotisserie chicken and BBQ ribs in the city.

    Find Swiss Chalet

    Google knows where to find them.

    Website | Instagram

    Robbie's Congee Queen's Fried Chili Turnip Patties

    Robbie's go-to guilty pleasure is the Fried Chili Turnip Patties from Congee Queen. These little patties are spicy and crispy, offering a tantalizing blend of flavours and textures. Robbie enjoys them as a spicy and satisfying snack that adds an exciting twist to Toronto's culinary scene.

    Find the Congee Queen

    They have a bunch of locations, check out the website!

    Website | Instagram

    Kasumi's kfc 5 piece with gravy 

    Last but not least, Kasumi keeps it simple and satisfying with a classic favourite: a 5 Piece from KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) paired with rich and flavourful gravy. The crispy, perfectly seasoned chicken and the savoury gravy is a combo that's hard to resist, even for the staff at Knifewear Toronto.

    Find KFC

    There is a bunch of them around.

    Website | Instagram

    From savoury to sweet, each of these indulgent dishes has a unique flavour to offer, satisfying our cravings and giving us a taste of what Toronto has to bring to the table. Whether you're a local or a visitor, don't miss the opportunity to explore these delightful guilty pleasures and discover your own favourites in this vibrant city.

    So, which of these Toronto guilty pleasures would you like to try on your next visit to the city?

       Toronto Knifewear Team
    Toronto Knifewear Team

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