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10 Dishes to Try That You've Never Heard of Before

10 Dishes to Try That You've Never Heard of Before

10 Dishes to Try That You've Never Heard of Before

Toronto is home to people hailing from every corner of the globe and with this level of multiculturalism, the food culture is bound to reflect the city's diversity. At this point, we are all accustomed to ramen, shawarma, butter chicken and other staple dishes that have been picked up by the masses. Yet, there still remain thousands of undiscovered regional dishes that deserve their moment in the spotlight.

Here are 10 dishes to try that you've never heard of before.

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3

Koh Lipe Thai Kitchen

Thai Boat Noodle

Thai Boat Noodle

Boat rice noodle soup with Chinese broccoli, basil, bean sprouts and onion. Broth for this pho-like dish is made with cow's or pig's blood, giving the broth a deep and rich hue.

4

Otto's Bierhalle

Spaetzle

Spaetzle

Spatz and cheese with three cheese sauce and topped with crispy potato and chive. Spaetzle is a type of pasta commonly found in Southern Germany and Austria.

5

Banh Cuon Pho Ga

Bánh Cuốn

Bánh Cuốn

Thin rice noodles filled and wrapped with ground pork, minced shallots and wood ear mushrooms.

6

Fet Zun

Sabich

Sabich

Israeli sandwich traditionally prepared for Shabbat. Consists of pita or luffa stuffed with fried eggplant, hard boiled eggs, Israeli salad, parsley, amba (pickled mango condiment) and tahini sauce.

8

BBs Diner

Sinigang

Sinigang

Filipino soup or stew known for its savoury taste associated with the addition of tamarind. Served with meat, vegetables and tomatoes.

9

Soufi's

Kanafeh

Kanafeh

Middle-Eastern phyllo pastry spread over a sweet filling, soaked in an orange blossom syrup and layered with melted soft cheese and topped with pistachios.

10 Dishes to Try That You've Never Heard of Before

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10 Dishes to Try That You've Never Heard of Before

Amy Zhu

Amy Zhu

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Toronto is home to people hailing from every corner of the globe and with this level of multiculturalism, the food culture is bound to reflect the city's diversity. At this point, we are all accustomed to ramen, shawarma, butter chicken and other staple dishes that have been picked up by the masses. Yet, there still remain thousands of undiscovered regional dishes that deserve their moment in the spotlight.

Here are 10 dishes to try that you've never heard of before.

3

Koh Lipe Thai Kitchen

Thai Boat Noodle

Thai Boat Noodle

Boat rice noodle soup with Chinese broccoli, basil, bean sprouts and onion. Broth for this pho-like dish is made with cow's or pig's blood, giving the broth a deep and rich hue.

4

Otto's Bierhalle

Spaetzle

Spaetzle

Spatz and cheese with three cheese sauce and topped with crispy potato and chive. Spaetzle is a type of pasta commonly found in Southern Germany and Austria.

5

Banh Cuon Pho Ga

Bánh Cuốn

Bánh Cuốn

Thin rice noodles filled and wrapped with ground pork, minced shallots and wood ear mushrooms.

6

Fet Zun

Sabich

Sabich

Israeli sandwich traditionally prepared for Shabbat. Consists of pita or luffa stuffed with fried eggplant, hard boiled eggs, Israeli salad, parsley, amba (pickled mango condiment) and tahini sauce.

8

BBs Diner

Sinigang

Sinigang

Filipino soup or stew known for its savoury taste associated with the addition of tamarind. Served with meat, vegetables and tomatoes.

9

Soufi's

Kanafeh

Kanafeh

Middle-Eastern phyllo pastry spread over a sweet filling, soaked in an orange blossom syrup and layered with melted soft cheese and topped with pistachios.