In an area famous for shawarma, Koreans are wrapping things up in their own style. Makkal Chon, which opened in 2008, is located at Lawrence Ave. East on Warden Ave. The Scarborough restaurant specializes in Korean food. It is especially well known for ssam-bap which is rice, sauce and meat wrapped in a leafy vegetable.
It is difficult enough to find a vegetarian restaurant,but to come across a vegetarian food bank is a pleasant surprise. Scarborough is the home to the only vegetarian food bank in North America.
“Just a simple change like changing the mashed potatoes over to Ontario-fresh mashed potatoes would have a huge impact on the patient clientele,” said Leslie Carson. “We’re basically replacing a frozen entrée type product with a freshly-made Ontario product.”
In a little corner at 2060 Ellesmere Rd. sits a small cupcake specialty shop, the first of its kind in all of Scarborough.
The Dad’s Cookies Outlet Store sells Kraft cookies and crackers to the public at kooky prices.
Arkadia House is located in Scarborough’s north end, but it brings flavours to your mouth which are reminiscent of a Greek island. The food is great, but the same cannot be said about the service we received.
The Scarborough Observer’s Kathleen Wright hit the road to uncover the best spots in Scarborough to raise a pint and watch the game. These are her Top 3.