I actually snaffled this off of chowhound.com, but I’m going to make some additions, and so I guess it’s partly my work, too…
Korean: Sejong on Bloor West (lots of other Korean in area, this is best value)
Yummy Yummy Kitchen truck ( It parks outside #1 Edward St (where it joins Yonge 1 block north of dundas on west side of Yonge). -Singapore Noodles , Shanghai noodles
Jing Peking (College near Bathurst) - Northern dim sum, hot & sour soup
Tiger Lily’s Noodle House- actually pan-Asian, and veg friendly. Very good.
The Red Tea Box(Queen, past Bathurst)- I had to include this, even though it’s not cheap. High quality tea, pastries, and chocolates.
Matahari on Baldwin
Jean’s on Danforth
Saigon Star (at Hwy 7 between Bayview and Leslie)
curry dungeness crab
Pho Hung- my favorite. Two locations, both downtown.
Dai Nam (on Spadina in Chinatown)
Xe Lua (W side of Spadina a bit south of Dundas - train on sign)
BBQ - DiPammo’s (College and Ossington)- Incredible, real barbeque.
Ban Vanipha (Dundas West and Dennison)
Royal Angkor (Yonge just south of Rosedale subway) -Spicy To-Fu
Indian Chaat –
Five Star Market (Parliament St. south of Wellesley on the east side) – boondas and vada
Lahore Tikka House (Gerrard )
Uncategorizable - New York Subway (Queen St. West 1 block east of Bathurst)
gourmet Indian influenced burritos (get the jumbo ones)- also amazing. One of my favorite places.
El Sol (way out east on the Danforth) - chicken mole, vegetarian combo
Central American - Kensington Market places on Augusta -fresh pupusas and tamales.
Mr. Jerk (Wellesley between Sherbourne and Parliament) -jerk chicken dinner and jerk pork sandwiches
Flava (Yonge St., just north of Wellesley) - goat roti, homemade hot sauce
Groucho’s (Bayview, south of Eglington):
Pasta -One of a Kind Bar and Grill (Queen W)
Centre Street Deli (Centre St in Thornhill)
smoked meat sandwich, french fries, cole slaw, pickles,chicken matzo ball soup, chopped liver, Montreal bagels.
cabbage rolls – Country Style Hungarian Restaurant (Bloor in the Annex, about three blocks down from Bathurst)
pierogis - Future Cafe and Bakery, (couple more blocks down the street) potato and cheese ones are all you can eat on Wednesday night
La Paloma –exceptional/very expensive, and very, very good
Greg’s casual cones/cups