JungSooNae

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This is the one place in Toronto that serves the best ganjang gejang (Korean raw marinated crabs). Shown here are the soy sauce and spicy versions.
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They even provided a LOT of side dishes with the meal!
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We also got a crispy seafood pancake.
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Mix rice with the roe and marinade and eat it straight out of the shell! JungSooNae: 5754 Yonge St, North York, ON M2M 3T6
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This is the one place in Toronto that serves the best ganjang gejang (Korean raw marinated crabs). Shown here are the soy sauce and spicy versions.

Crispy Korean Sweet Potato Strings

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Ingredients

  • 1
    large Korean sweet potato
  • vegetable oil
  • kosher salt
    optional
  • powdered sugar
    optional

Instructions

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Wash and peel 1 large Korean sweet potato.
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Slice into thin strips.
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In a nonstick pan, add a thin layer of vegetable oil. Let oil come to temp on medium high heat for 5 minutes.
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Add potatoes. Since the potatoes are thin, they can burn easily. Flip often and cook for 7-10 minutes or until golden brown.
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Remove from heat into a bowl with a paper towel and pat potatoes to remove any excess oil.
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Depending on if you prefer sweet or savory, sprinkle with kosher salt or powdered sugar.
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Serve immediately.
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Wash and peel 1 large Korean sweet potato.

Jumbo Lobster Restaurant

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This Chinese restaurant that specializes in seafood, serves lobsters in a mountain form, on a bed of fries.
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Each piece is fried using a style called “typhoon shelter”, which is very popular in Hong Kong.
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Be careful, or you may cause the mountain to collapse!
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Stir fried crabs in a scallion and ginger sauce.
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This Chinese restaurant that specializes in seafood, serves lobsters in a mountain form, on a bed of fries.

Jin Myungdong Korean Noodles

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This place serves fresh king size dumplings and handmade noodles daily.
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The kimchi here is so fresh.
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King size kimchi mandu!
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Bibim Naengmyeon! Some yellow mustard, and Korean radish.
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Cut it to make it easier to eat! Mix it all up and enjoy!
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Jin Myungdong Korean Noodles: 230 Commerce Valley Dr E Unit 7, Thornhill, ON L3T 7Y3
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This place serves fresh king size dumplings and handmade noodles daily.

Butter Baker

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Super creamy cantaloupe sorbet & tahitian vanilla ice cream.
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Right as you walk in, they have a little shop of their own where they sell decorations, home goods, kitchenware, and cutlery.
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Handmade tote bags and kitchen linens!
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So many unique flavours of jam made in house! Their cakes are also on the not too sweet side.
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Menu is pretty simple, and they have new flavours every month.
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Butter Baker: 140 Amber St Unit #10, Markham, ON L3R 3J8
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Super creamy cantaloupe sorbet & tahitian vanilla ice cream.

Arirang Hotdog

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Can you hear that crunch? Come with me to grab some Korean corndogs!
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This place serves mozzarella, potato, and even dessert corndogs!
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My first time trying dessert corndogs, and they were AMAZING!
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Shown here are the mozza, potato, churros, and oreo.
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Arirang Hotdog: 5 Byng Ave, Toronto, ON M2N 0E6
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Can you hear that crunch? Come with me to grab some Korean corndogs!

88 PalPal GamJaTang

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This place is known for their Gamjatang, which is Korean Pork Bone Soup. This is the Rocket Gamjatang that comes with pork bone, sausage, rice cakes, and veggies.
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We also got the BBQ Pork Hocks!
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A lot of side dishes! Wrapping it in lettuce with other ingredients for the perfect bite.
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Very clean and spacious.
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88 PalPal GamJaTang: 420 Hwy 7 Unit 26, Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3K2
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This place is known for their Gamjatang, which is Korean Pork Bone Soup. This is the Rocket Gamjatang that comes with pork bone, sausage, rice cakes, and veggies.

Chillax Coffee

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Come grab brunch with me at this place that serves unique menu items that you can’t get anywhere else.
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1. Blackberry Lavender White Mocha 2. Hojicha Latte
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Smoked Duck Breast Eggs Benedict with Greens and Home Fries
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Look at that yolk!
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Work hard, brunch harder.
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Chillax Coffee: 10650 Leslie St #2, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 0B9
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Come grab brunch with me at this place that serves unique menu items that you can’t get anywhere else.

Easy Pasta Salad

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Ingredients

Sauce

  • 2
    Tbsp Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2
    Lemon Juice
  • 1
    tsp Honey
  • 1
    tsp Salt and Pepper
  • 1
    tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1
    serving Spaghetti
  • 10
    pieces Smoked Salmon
  • 1/2
    Avocado
    diced
  • 5
    Cherry Tomatoes
    halved

Instructions

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Easy Pasta Salad
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1. Cook 1 serving Spaghetti according to the package instructions.
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2. Mix 2 Tbsp Greek Yogurt 1/2 Lemon Juice 1 tsp Honey 1 tsp Dijon Mustard 1 tsp Salt and Pepper in a bowl and set aside.
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3. Place cooked pasta on plate. Layer 10 pieces Smoked Salmon 5 Cherry Tomatoes 1/2 Avocado. Drizzle with sauce and enjoy!!
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Easy Pasta Salad

Corned Beef Egg Sandwich with Secret Ingredient!

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Ingredients

  • 2
    Eggs
  • 1
    Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1
    Cup Corned Beef
  • 2
    slices Sliced Cheese
  • 2
    Slices Bread
  • 2
    Slices Cheese
  • 1-2
    Tbsp Peanut Butter
    melted

Instructions

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Corned Beef Egg Sandwich (With secret ingredient)
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1. Open corned beef. Whisk 2 Eggs and set aside.
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2. Add 1 Tbsp Unsalted Butter to a skillet over medium heat. Add 1 Cup Corned Beef and break apart. Cook until it’s completely heated through.
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3. Pour in whisked eggs.. Melt 2 slices Sliced Cheese
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4. Fold together with corned beef.
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5. Melt 2 Slices Cheese. Place half of corned beef onto 2 Slices Bread followed by melted cheese. Then put remaining corned beef on top
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6. Drizzle 1-2 Tbsp Peanut Butter and cover with other piece of bread.
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Serve and Enjoy!!
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Corned Beef Egg Sandwich (With secret ingredient)