Suresh Doss

Suresh Doss is a Toronto-based food writer. He joins CBC Radio's Metro Morning as a weekly food columnist. Currently, Doss is the print editor for Foodism Toronto magazine and regularly contributes to Toronto Life, the Globe and Mail and Eater National. Doss regularly runs food tours throughout the GTA, aimed at highlighting its multicultural pockets.

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Get a 'good kick' from the spices and sauces at this Afro-Asian spot

Get Grill is a Brampton restaurant that serves up Afro-Asian cuisine with an array of spices and sauces developed by its Nigerian chef, Bab T.
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Crunch, smoke, tenderness: This Iraqi-inspired charcoal chicken spot will make your mouth water

Rony Shamoun is Iraqi, his cuisine clearly Iraqi-influenced, reminiscent of restaurants you'd encounter in Baghdad where cooking meat over charcoal is common practice.
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Savour the Vietnamese braised catfish at this Niagara Falls restaurant

Ca Kho To is one of the signature dishes made at Niagara Falls restaurant Pho Xyclo.
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These momos are 'inspired by life in Parkdale'

Ask where you can find good Tibetan food in Toronto and chances are you'll be directed to Parkdale, where Jangchup "George" Dorjee's Tiny Cafe whips up an assortment of momos. While some are traditional, others are Dorjee's own creations, "inspired by life in Parkdale," the restaurateur says.
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You can try this rice noodle roll drenched in soy sauce at a Mississauga strip mall

Cheung fun is a translucent, delicate roll stuffed with meat that is typically served at dim sum restaurants.
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Suresh's picks for gyros, oysters, chicken and cheese at St. Lawrence Market

Suresh Doss takes us through St. Lawrence Market and introduces us to his favourite food vendors.
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This Chinese-Vietnamese restaurant in Richmond Hill serves up wok-fried crab

With Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai dishes on the menu, Saigon Star's meals offer flavours from multiple cultures. 
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Turkish scrambled eggs from this downtown café are topped with feta and sausage

Fresh Start Bakery & Café, located at 595 Bay St. in the Atrium, serves up Turkish dishes and pastries. "We try to serve you the food that we would eat at home — the way my parents used to cook for us," one of the owners says.
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Taste this Tuscan wild boar ragu tagliatelle in Toronto's Entertainment District

Tutti Matti concentrates on the home-cooked taste of Tuscany with simple, seasonal ingredients. Try the peposo fiorentino - a riff on the classic Tuscan dish where beef is braised overnight in clay pots with a generous amount of black pepper.
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This burger from Maple Leaf Tavern is topped with cheddar cheese made in-house

Maple Leaf Tavern chef Jesse Vallins says he's been "working on the burger for a decade." It's an incredibly juicy sandwich made with marbled meat cooked over a flat top and minimally dressed with a soft texture from the homemade brioche bun and pronounced cheddar notes from custom slices. 
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Taste this savoury Japanese pancake stuffed with local seafood in The Junction

Honest Weight is a 20-seat establishment inspired by the Maritimes that is part restaurant and retail counter that sells shellfish, scallops and seasonal fish. 
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This Detroit-style pizza spot tops its pies with jerk chicken or kothu roti

Descendant Detroit Style Pizza in Leslieville serves up many tasty variations of the Motor City version with some toppings you might not expect, like kothu roti — leftover roti, chopped into pieces and cooked over a hot griddle with curry leaves, onions, and mutton curry.
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Taste lasagna like nonna used to make at this Whitby deli

Antonio's Deli is part deli, part grocery store and part lunch counter specializing in making lasagna daily. The signature dish strikes the classic chords just right. The sauce, which sings of harvest season, is savoury, laced with herbs and a touch of sweetness.
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You can get Korean, Lebanese, Japanese and Jamaican at this downtown food court

The Village by the Grange has been around since the 1970s and is known for having more than half a dozen cultural food vendors all under one roof.
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Ceylon Spice's traditional cuisine 'takes you immediately to Sri Lanka'

Ceylon Spice is a sit-down Sri Lankan restaurant that serves up traditional mulligatawny soup and string hoppers in downtown Toronto. Suresh Doss says the mulligatawny reminds him of home.