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The Patrician Grill (redux), 219 King St. E.

4 stars (out of 5) I’m writing this update WITHOUT reading my previous review. The Patrician was the first stop in what has ended up being a 2 1/2 year long, weekly breakfast get-together with friends. We’ve been to almost … Continue reading

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The Emerald Bar and Grill, 1628 Queen St. E.

3 stars (out of 5)                 This place opened as the Emerald Grill in 1952 and operated as a diner, jukeboxes and all.

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Hazel’s Diner, 523 Mt. Pleasant Rd.

3 stars (out of 5) Breakfast at this newish, attractive eatery was uninspired, to say the least. The decor (at bottom) set it apart from a typical diner or greasy spoon, but the breakfast special was just about average.

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Eggspectation, 220 Yonge St.

2 stars (out of 5) This place was below eggspectations. It was overpriced (above our guidelines – not sure how it slipped through), under-valued and our breakfast was inconsistent.      

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Eggsmart, 645 Bay St.

3 stars (out of 5) This characterless chain serves perfectly average breakfasts. The eggs were fried, the bread was toasted, the potatoes boiled then fried, and the coffee was…poured.

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Avenue Open Kitchen (redux), 7 Camden St.

4.5 stars (out of 5) We first visited the AOK, hidden away on a side street near the financial district, very early on our “Spoon Tour”. In fact, it was June 2010, just a month in. I forgot to review … Continue reading

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Sunset Grill, 45 Wicksteed Ave. (#100!)

4 stars (out of 5) This restaurant represents the 100th different stop on The Spoon Tour. Over two years ago, we began this weekly adventure to investigate the best and worst of diner-style breakfasts in Toronto with The Patrician. We … Continue reading

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